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Former Francis Howell standout Graves makes Father’s Day special with Major League debut

Former Francis Howell star Brett Graves has made plenty of pitching appearances from the bullpen during his professional baseball career over the past three years, but none was bigger or more special than June 17. Just over a week ago, on Father’s Day, Graves, a right-handed relief pitcher with the Miami Marlins gave his father, Scott the best Father’s Day gift ever, as he made his major league debut in the third and final game of the Marlins series at Baltimore against the Baltimore Orioles. Although his appearance was just for one batter, as he induced Baltimore’s Mark Trumbo into a two-out grounder ...

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Holt baseball starts season on an early roll

Just seven games into the 2018 baseball season, the Holt Indians are showing they will be a force on the diamond and the Indians appear poised to do a lot of winning. Holt is off to an impressive 6-1 start heading into the final weekend of March. The Indians showed their early season mettle recently thanks to claiming the 23rd annual Troy Baseball Classic tournament last weekend at Troy Buchanan High School. Holt knocked off Timberland 7-5 last Saturday to claim the championship. “It’s a good one (tournament) to win because it’s so early and you’ve got to play five ...

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