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He says he's been relaxed at the plate, that everything has just been working out. To say things are working out might be the understatement of the year. Slashing .380/.439/.593 puts Jordan Groshans comfortably among the top hitters in the Gulf Coast league. Life has gotten pretty comfortable too. He's fallen into the rhythm that comes with rookie league baseball and has been able to spend time off the field with his teammates, including Adam Kloffenstein who Jordan talked about here, and his girlfriend who made a short trip from Texas before she leaves for college this month....

Brandon Reilly has always loved proving people wrong, going against the tide, and shocking those around him.  Reilly grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska, the heart and soul of Nebraska football, but Reilly wasn’t about to dedicate his life to football as most Nebraskan boys do. He had a different passion: hockey.  Reilly had an older brother who introduced him to the game early on. Beginning at the age of three, Brandon began joining his brother on the rink....

Hooper, Nebraska only has a population of 836 and 835 of them bore witness to one of the greatest volleyball players in the state’s history. From the very beginning Larson was bound to be a breakout athlete. Her parents were both athletes, her father playing football at Wayne State....

Jose Trevino never realized skipping a birthday party could end up changing his life. One weekend when Trevino was a freshman at John Paul II High School in Corpus Christi, Texas, a friend of his was celebrating a birthday. He planned on going to the party....

Going into the game, he was uneasy. He was set to play in his first professional game, but since he missed his senior season with a shoulder injury he wasn't sure what the on-field performance would be....

Things have been clicking for Albert Gonzalez. After getting drafted by the Reds, he's begun throwing in games and has seen positives early. He's pitched primarily in relief to this point for the AZL Reds, but has been able to leverage that to his benefit thus far....

The excitement that came with the live BP did not change the fact that the stakes were higher than in high school. Not only was there pressure to do well, but each hitter posed a different threat than they used to. "It was different knowing how good the hitters were and knowing that if I make a mistake it could get hit 400 plus feet," he said....

Welcome to the first installment of the Athlete Nation series "On Deck." This series will follow the careers of five players taken in June's MLB Draft. Each player was selected out of high school and has signed with his respective team....

Outside, a packed house awaited him. Outside, essentially every person in attendance wanted to see the same outcome. Outside, there was no question in most minds that Ryan MacDonald would cruise to his eighth professional victory in as many opportunities, in spite of and possibly because of the circumstances....