Watley debuts in new role at clinic for kidsIn spite of some uncustomary Southern California rain in Saturday's early hours, Natasha Watley excelled in her first appearance as Major League Baseball's youth softball ambassador.
VideoGreene hosts annual youth clinicReds prospect Hunter Greene hosts the second annual Hunter Greene Baseball Fest, as nearly 150 campers took part in a free baseball clinic
Greene gives back with free Compton clinicReds prospect Hunter Greene began playing organized baseball at the MLB Youth Academy in Compton when he was 7 years old. He's been giving back to his community for nearly as long.
VideoMLB Youth Academy golf eventFormer All-Stars Torii Hunter and Gary Matthews Jr. co-host a golf event to benefit the MLB Youth Academy in Compton, Calif.
Compton academy gets boost from golf outingA number of former and current Major Leaguers took to the links to benefit the MLB Youth Academy in Compton, Calif. Former All-Stars Torii Hunter and Gary Matthews Jr. co-hosted the event.
Compton academy celebrates National Signing DayMore than 500 student-athletes who have come through the MLB Youth Academies have gone on to participate in college baseball and softball programs. More than 160 have been drafted by MLB clubs, including last year's No. 2 overall pick Hunter Greene. Seven more student-athletes joined those ranks Saturday and were recognized at the Compton academy as they committed to play on the college level on National Signing Day.
VideoCompton celebrates signing daySeven student-athletes announce where they committed to play college baseball at the MLB Compton Youth Academy on National Signing Day
Breakthrough Series personal for former All-StarFormer Major Leaguer Eric Davis is serving as a coach at MLB's Breakthrough Series hosted at the Compton Urban Youth Academy, where the event took place for the first time 10 years ago. Davis was a part of the Compton academy's inception.
Breakthrough Series revisits Compton originsMajor League Baseball celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Breakthrough Series at the place where it began. In 2008, MLB's Youth Academy in Compton, Calif., hosted the first Breakthrough Series, a four-day event, blending elements of a showcase and an instructional league.
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