The Post and Courier
August 7, 2011
Pitcher Graham Godfrey (College of Charleston) continued his stellar season, picking up two wins to improve to 11-2 with a 2.44 ERA at Triple-A Sacramento. He started the year in Double-A, and is also 1-1 with a 4.24 ERA in three appearances in the big leagues with Oakland.
The Daily Record
August 4, 2011
Rob Kral knows the odds. Only two percent of youth baseball players make it to the major leagues. But Kral isn't thinking about numbers and statistics right now — except, perhaps his batting average.
A former baseball and ice hockey star at Randolph, Kral just started his professional career with the San Diego Padres’ rookie team in Peoria, Ariz. He's determined to be one of the few who makes it all the way.
“It’s just the best,’’ Kral said via cell phone on Monday. “They have you here playing baseball, when you could be out trying to look for a job in today’s economy. I couldn't ask for more than this right here.’
Aug. 2, 2011
For most of Saturday, it looked as if River Cats pitcher Graham Godfrey was going to be recalled to the major leagues to start tonight for the A's in Seattle.
Godfrey's scheduled start for the River Cats on Saturday was scratched as the A's looked to trade starting pitcher Rich Harden to the Boston Red Sox for first baseman Lars Anderson, a Jesuit High School graduate.
It was believed that Godfrey would take Harden's spot in the A's rotation. The deal fell through, however, because the Red Sox were reportedly concerned about Harden's medical history. He has been on the disabled list nine times in his career.
Post and Courier
Aug. 2, 2011
The College of Charleston men's soccer season-opening home match Aug. 26 against No. 12 South Carolina will be televised live by Fox Soccer Channel at 6 p.m.
Both teams participated in last year's NCAA tournament with the Cougars advancing to the second round and South Carolina making it to the third round. USC coach Mark Berson is the NCAA's winningest active coach with 441 victories, while Charleston's Ralph Lundy ranks third with 406 wins.