IMG Academy trainee, Welington Castillo, lights up the league with hot bat
Posted: April 19, 2013
IMG Academy trainee Welington Castillo has become one of the hottest hitters in baseball
In past years, Chicago Cubs’ catcher, Welington Castillo, has battled with nagging injuries that haven’t allowed him to play more than 70 games in a three year span. For the 2013 season, Castillo wanted a change and his agent suggested spending his offseason at...
Pittsburgh Pirates trio training at IMG Academy
Posted: January 25, 2013
Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez, and Neil Walker are training at IMG Academy in preparation for the 2013 season
Pittsburgh Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen conducted his offseason training at IMG Academy last year and went on to have the best year of his career. McCutchen took home the Rawlings Gold Glove for defense, and finished third in voting for the National...
IMG Academy Baseball Alumni and Trainees Represented in All-Star Games
Posted: July 5, 2012
Over the course of the last few offseasons, IMG Academy has trained several of baseball's brightest stars from 10-year veterans to young minor league prospects. While at various points in their careers, these players came to the IMG campus looking to improve their...
IMG Academy baseball program Alum, Tyler Pastornicky, hits first Big League HR
Posted: April 11, 2012
Tyler PastornickyAfter recording his first-ever Big League hit last Thursday, IMG Academy baseball program Alum, Tyler Pastornicky, launched the first home run of his Major League career last night against the Houston Astros. Pastornicky battled through a 10-pitch...