Sunday, February 17, 2013
Mansfield's Rhett Wiseman made his debut in his first college game for Vanderbilt University, pinch-hitting and playing centerfield.
Mansfield's Rhett Wiseman made his collegiate debut for the Vanderbilt University baseball team in their season opening 10-4 win over Long Beach State, Friday afternoon in Nashvlle. Wiseman went 0-1 in a pinch-hitting and had one putout in centerfielder. The freshman out of Buckingham, Browne & Nichols is playing in the same outfielder as Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Boston Red Sox hall of famer Carl Yastrzemski. Vanderbilt is ranked No. 2 in the country and is predicted to win the Southeastern Conference East title. In the Sporting News Baseball Preview, the Commodores are ranked as the eighth-best team in the country. Wiseman was taken in the Major League Baseball Draft by Chicago Cubs in 25th round and spent the summer playing …
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Mansfield's Rhett Wiseman and his Brockton Rox teammates captured the fourth and final playoffs in their first season in the New England Futures Collegiate Baseball League.
Sunday, August 19, 2012
For the Brockton Rox, their first season inn the New England Futures Collegiate Baseball League ended with a two-game series sweep at the ends of the Nashua Silver Knights. The Rox, whose season ended on Aug. 13, made a late season run to claim the fourth and final playoff spot in the league by finishing with a 29-23 record. Norton High head baseball and football coach Ted Currie was an assistant head coach for the Rox. Here's how the local Rox players did this summer: Mansfield-Rhett Wiseman, outfielder-.224 batting average, going 41 for 183 in 48 games, three homers, three RBI and 13 steals. Norton-Sean Ryan, outfielder, .356, going 64 for 180 with 10 doubles, 25 RBI and 19 stolen bases. Norton-AJ Bashaw, relief pitcher, 0-1, seven …
Monday, July 9, 2012
In the Brockton Rox's 9-2 win over the Pittsfield Suns Sunday, Mansfield's Rhett Wiseman drove in and scored a run.
Monday, July 9, 2012
Mansfield's Rhett Wiseman had a single and scored a run as the Brockton Rox defeated Pittsfield Suns, 9-2, at Wahconah Park on Sunday afternoon in Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) action. Wiseman, who was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the June draft, was batting in the leadoff spot and drove in a run. On the year, he is hitting .227 on the year East Bridgewater native Greg Baggett (Bentley) highlighted a seven-run rally in the fifth inning with a two-run homer to help the Brockton Rox take down the Pittsfield Suns, 9-2, at Wahconah Park on Sunday afternoon in Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) action. With the win, Brockton (11-11) slides into a tie for fourth place in the FCBL standings with the Seacoast Mavericks, …
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Live music this weekend.
1. Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North wind between 5 and 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind between 3 and 6 mph. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southwest. Sunday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind between 5 and 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. 2. Doll E Daze Project/NBDM is being presented at 1 p.m. today. Celerbrate Diversity/Reception Preview the best …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Rhett Wiseman's homer wasn't enough to give the Brockton Rox the win over the Seacoast Mavericks Thursday night on the road.
Mansfield's Rhett Wiseman, a draft choice of the Chicago Cubs who is headed to Vanderbilt University, hit a solo homer in the Birockton Rox's 5-3 loss to the Seacoast Mavericks in Rochester, N.H. Thursday night. It was his first homer of the year in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Seacoast's Anyelo Roman hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the night as the Rox fell to 1-5 on the year. The left-handed hitting outfield is batting .280 in six games for the Rox as the only high school player on the Rox. He recently graduated from Buckingham, Browne & Nichols. The Rox will be hosting the Martha's Vineyard Sharks Friday night at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, June 9, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of June 3, 2012.
Easton Police Arrest Two For Heroin Possession Ryan Desrosiers, 27, of Falmouth, and his girlfriend, Andrea Poirier, 22, of Norwood, were arrested by Easton Police on June 1 after heroin was allegedly found in their car. Police located Desrosiers and Poirier near the Raynham Dog Track on Route 138 after receiving a call from a woman stating that her great grandson and his girlfriend were taking financial advantage of the woman's elderly sister, Easton Police Chief Allen Krajcik said. Read more by clicking here. *** Two Hospitalized After Roll-Over Crash on Stoughton/Easton Line Two drivers were transported to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton Thursday morning, June 7 with minor injuries after a car vs. car collision in front of …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Mansfield's Rhett Wiseman was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 25th round of this year's MLB draft, but instead, will play with the Brockton Rox in the Futures Baseball League this summer.
When major league baseball teams called Monday night, Rhett Wiseman had a price tag for giving up the chance to attend Vanderbilt University in the fall to turn pro. While he was watching the draft with his friends at his house in Mansfield, Wiseman took calls from major league teams wondering if he would give up college to play for their teams. Major league teams had a fixed price for each tag pick in the early rounds. "I got a few calls," he said. "Teams told me that they would love to take me. "Respectfully, I told them I was going to college." While the Buckingham, Browne & Nichols left-handed hitting outfielder was expected to be an early draft pick, he was taken by the Chicago Cubs in the 25th round as the 764th pick overall. "It …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Mansfield's Rhett Wiseman is expected to be taken in this week's major league draft, which starts today.
It's now a waiting game for Mansfield's Rhett Wiseman as the Major League Draft is starting today and will run until Wednesday. Wiseman, a senior at Buckingham, Browne & Nichols, is rated as a top outfielder prospect. The 5-11, 187-pounder is a left-handed hitter with speed on the bases and in the outfield. When he is drafted, Wiseman will have a decision to make on whether to sign with a professional team or attend Vanderbilt University. He is going to get use to college baseball by playing for the Brockton Rox in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League this summer. Baseball America projects him to be a fifth round selection. While mlb.com is predicting he could be taken in the earlier rounds. Here's the scouting report from MLB Draft …
Friday, May 11, 2012
Mansfield's Rhett Wiseman, who is expected to be a top pick in the major league baseball draft June 4, has signed a contract to play for the Brockton Rox in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League this summer.
Friday, May 11, 2012
The Brockton Rox of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) announced the signing of Mansfield's Rhett Wiseman, a senior outfielder at Buckingham, Browne & Nichols in Cambridge, Mass. Wiseman is widely regarded as the top high school baseball prospect in New England. The left-handed hitting center fielder is expected to be selected within the first 100 picks of the 2012 MLB Draft on June 4, and according to many scouts, could go as high as the first round. ESPNHS has him ranked 42nd among high school seniors, while MLB Draft Guide has him ranked 47th overall. The 17-year old Wiseman has committed to play at Vanderbilt University next season, after signing with the Division I Commodores of the Southeastern Conference as a 15-year …
Saturday, April 21, 2012
A look at the top headlines in your town and the surrounding area for the week of April 15, 2012.
Teens Allegedly Held at Knifepoint at Stoughton's Skate Park Stoughton Police responded to the Stoughton skate park, located behind the stands of the Stoughton High football field and across from the O'Donnell Middle School, at 5:04 p.m. on April 13 for a report of stolen bikes. Police found that two teen victims were allegedly threatened at knifepoint for the two bikes by the two 17-year-old perpetrators, according to the SPD Facebook page. Both perpetrators were arrested. Read more by clicking here. *** Two Indicted in Sharon Break-Ins Two local residents charged with several Sharon break-ins last summer have been indicted on the charges. Andrew Busa and Hannah Boraks both pleaded not guilty during their arraignment Tuesday following …