Phillies stocking up on players with Nebraska ties
For what seems to be the first time in history, players from Creighton, Nebraska and UNO all played in the same major league game for the same team Tuesday. Pitcher Tyler Cloyd starred at UNO and Bellevue East.
Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:00 am
If there's a kid with potential in the Nebraska area, Philadelphia Phillies scouts know to make sure that Marti Wolever has heard about him.
And, armed with the connections and insights a Council Bluffs native and longtime Papillion resident has, Wolever — the Phillies' scouting director — doesn't mind making the call to take those kinds of players come draft time.
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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:00 am.