2021 Fall Report: North CarolinaTop Stories
Donna Papa has coached for nearly 40 years. Yet, Kayla Baptista experienced something the long-time North Carolina head coach has not. Baptista lived out a dream this past summer and her resume now includes coached a game at Fenway Park.
Baptista, a sophomore infielder for the Tar Heels, joined the Red Sox’s northeast regional scouting supervisor Ray Fagnant’s staff for a prospect showcase back on August 28. The Rhode Island native and lifelong Red Sox fan had a choice to join the Yankees’ staff on the other side. Despite Baptista’s connection to the New York franchise through Rachel Balkovec, the[…]