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Shawn Zarraga released by Reds

Aruban catcher Shawn Zarraga has been released by the Cincinnati Reds according to a MiLB transaction overview of Baseball America. In the offseason, Zarraga signed a minor league contract with the Reds because they gave him the best feeling. After a season that he split between AA Tulsa Drillers and AAA Oklahoma City Dodgers, Zarraga… Continue reading Shawn Zarraga released by Reds

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Didi Gregorius and Jim Kaat to visit Kiwis

Amsterdam born shortstop of the New York Yankees Didi Gregorius and former Minnesota Twins pitcher and Yankees announcer Jim Kaat will pay a visit to New Zealand. Both will have their own schedule as Kaat already arrived and Didi will arive on January 9. Jim Kaat will tour the country to motivate youngsters to play… Continue reading Didi Gregorius and Jim Kaat to visit Kiwis

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Shawn Zarraga invited to 2017 Spring Training

According to a Tweet of the Cincinnati Reds, nineteen minor league players have been invited to the 2017 spring training camp. One of the nineteen minor leaguers is 27-year old Shawn Zarraga. #Reds minor leaguers invited to Major League spring training camp: pic.twitter.com/kXNF6vizYT — Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) December 9, 2016 After seven years in the… Continue reading Shawn Zarraga invited to 2017 Spring Training

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Roger Bernadina heading to Korea

Roger Bernadina, the outfielder from Curacao and player of team Kingdom of the Netherlands, will continue his career in the KBO as he has signed a deal with the Kia Tigers.  Last season Roger played for the AAA affilate of the New York Mets in the Pacific Coast League. Despite having a decent season he wasn’t… Continue reading Roger Bernadina heading to Korea

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PDC news from the City of Brotherly Love

Unlike many teams the Philadelphia Phillies and their AAA farm team, the Leghigh Valley IronPigs have extended their player development contract with four years through the 2020 season. Both clubs announced the news in an on field presentation before the final game of the season at Coca Cola Park. The four years is the maximum number of… Continue reading PDC news from the City of Brotherly Love

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Rangers and Indians extend PDC

The Texas Rangers and the Spokane Indians (A Short Season, Northwest League) have extended their player development contract with two more years through the 2018 season. The cooperation between the two clubs started in 2003. Since the two clubs became partners the Indians have won three Northwest League titles. One in the inaugural year of… Continue reading Rangers and Indians extend PDC

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More Brotherly Loving PDC News

After the Philadelphia Phillies extended their player development contract with their A Full Season affiliate, the Lakewood BlueClaws, it was time to extend the PDC with their A Short Season affiliate, the Williamsport Crosscutters. While the extension with the BlueClaws was for a period of four years, the extesion with the Crosscutters is for the standard… Continue reading More Brotherly Loving PDC News