About bjrains

B.J. Rains is an associate reporter for
MLB.com based in St. Louis. He is a 2008 graduate of The
University of Kansas where he received a BS in Journalism.
While at KU, Rains was the football beat writer for the
University Daily Kansan for the 2008 season and prior to that
worked as the KU sports correspondent for The Associated
Press for three years. He covered both the Orange Bowl
Champion football team and NCAA National Championship
basketball team during his time in Lawrence. He also covered
high school sports for the Lawrence Journal-World and had a
weekly column in the UDK. Rains, the 2008 Don Pierce Award
winner for Outstanding Sports Reporting at the University
Daily Kansan, is an avid sports fan and enjoys the