Minor League Baseball · Uncategorized

BayBears leaving Mobile?

According to reports, an Arizona investment group has acquired the Mobile BayBears (AA affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels in the Southern League) and is willing to move the team elsewhere. As a matter of fact, the BayBears are the only team the Southern League is willing to approve a possible move for. An investment… Continue reading BayBears leaving Mobile?

Minor League ballparks · Minor League Baseball · Uncategorized

San Antonio AAA baseball may hit a snag

Two weeks ago, the Elmore Sportsgroup announced they will move their AA team to Amarillo and their AAA team from Colorado Springs to San Antonio. All in good faith the city of San Antonio would spend on a new AAA ballpark. Now it seems that several prominent politicians prefer Major League Soccer over Minor League… Continue reading San Antonio AAA baseball may hit a snag

Dutch baseball · Dutch Hoofdklasse · Uncategorized

Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: L&D Amsterdam Pirates crushes Curaçao Neptunus in Rotterdam

More than four weeks after the club failed to reach the final of the European Champions Cup and three weeks after they fell to De Glaskoning Twins, L&D Amsterdam showed it was a misstep as they humiliated Curaçao Neptunus in seven innings by beating them 12-0. The team as a whole did well, but two players… Continue reading Dutch hoofdklasse 2017: L&D Amsterdam Pirates crushes Curaçao Neptunus in Rotterdam

Dutch baseball · European Championship · International Baseball · Uncategorized

U12 European Championship 2017: Dutch finish off Austria in five innings

In a game in which Austria was no match for the Netherlands, the Dutch finished the game in five innings, beating the Austrians 17-6. The difference was not only the Austrians being outhit by the Dutch but also the number of walks (8) the Austrian pitching gave up. Add the number of extra base hits… Continue reading U12 European Championship 2017: Dutch finish off Austria in five innings

Minor League Baseball · Minor League promotions · Uncategorized

Spokane Indians to help Redband Trout

The Spokane Indians (A-Short Season affiliate of the Texas Rangers) will wear a special uniform in an attempt to help the Redband Trout, whose numbers are dwindling, rally back in the Spokane River. Five times this season the team will don Redband Trout themed jerseys: July 8, 27, August 8, 19 and September 2. In… Continue reading Spokane Indians to help Redband Trout

Independent baseball · Japan Baseball · Uncategorized

Manny still doesn’t want to stop playing

Manny Ramirez, who signed a deal in January to play with the Kochi Fighting Dogs of the Japanese independent Shikoku Island League,  has extended his contract with the club through the end of the 2017 season. The previous contract ran until the end of the month of July. There are players who never want to quit… Continue reading Manny still doesn’t want to stop playing

Independent baseball · Minor League Baseball · Uncategorized

Kalian Sams named CanAm League player of the month

Team Kingdom of the Netherlands player Kalian Sams was named player of the month of June by the CanAm League. The player from The Hague in the Netherlands had a terrific month in which he excelled at the plate which earned him the title. Sams hit .342 (40 for 117) for the month of June… Continue reading Kalian Sams named CanAm League player of the month