Former Winthrop outfielder Daniel Carte will get his first taste of Double-A professional baseball this season.
Carte, Colorado's second-round pick in the 2005 draft, has been assigned to Double-A Tulsa.
A 6-foot, 190-pound right-hander, Carte batted .283 with 14 homers and 71 RBIs for Class A Modesto last year. It was the second straight season that Carte hit 14 homers.
Ex-Birmingham-Southern right-hander Brandon Hynick is Carte's teammate at Tulsa and the Drillers are managed by Charlotte native Stu Cole, who played with the Charlotte 49ers.
Some other ex-Eagles assigned to their respective pro teams are infielder Matt Repec (Class A Modesto, Colorado); pitcher Heath Rollins (Class A Vero Beach, Tampa Bay), and catcher Alan Robbins (Class A Clearwater, Philadelphia).
• ANDERSON: Sophomore outfielder Elisa Sebastyan continues to have a consistent softball season.
Sebastyan, a former Fort Mill High School standout, is batting .290 with three homers and 15 RBIs.
Sebastyan has helped the Lady Trojans to a 15-11 record, 7-3 in Conference Carolinas, third-best in the league.
• LIMESTONE: Ex-York outfielder Lindsay Gladden is a senior on the Lady Saints' softball team.
Gladden has appeared in 29 games, batting .205 with a triple and three RBIs.
The Lady Saints are 18-22, 7-5 in Conference Carolinas.
• COKER: The Cobras handed NCAA Division II top-ranked Mount Olive its first Carolinas Conference baseball loss of the season, 10-9, in the first game of a doubleheader last week. The loss ended Mount Olive's 26-game winning streak.
The Cobras, 13-26 and 10-13 in the conference, have four The Herald-area players, including three ex-Chester standouts, on their roster.
The former Cyclones are sophomore infielder Matt Ammons, freshman catcher Maverick Farley and freshman pitcher Terry Thomas. Ex-Indian Land standout Shawn Thomas is a freshman outfielder.
• USC UPSTATE: Two former Rock Hill prep baseball standouts have helped the Spartans to a 10-6 Atlantic Sun Conference record and a 15-14 overall mark.
Spartans freshman outfield Blake Green (Northwestern), is batting .296 in 21 games. The 5-8, 160-pound Green has two doubles, six RBIs and five sacrifice bunts.
Junior left-hander Dennis McCraney, who played at Rock Hill, has made 13 appearances, pitching 19 1-3 innings with 15 strikeouts and 11 walks. McCraney is 1-3 with a 6.05 ERA.