Baseball league – NY Renegades http://nyrenegades.com/ Thu, 29 Sep 2022 18:28:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://nyrenegades.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/ny.png Baseball league – NY Renegades http://nyrenegades.com/ 32 32 Nationals minor league affiliates wrap up critical year https://nyrenegades.com/nationals-minor-league-affiliates-wrap-up-critical-year/ Thu, 29 Sep 2022 17:53:23 +0000 https://nyrenegades.com/nationals-minor-league-affiliates-wrap-up-critical-year/ Due to inclement weather on Wednesday, the Class AAA Rochester Red Wings did not play their scheduled season finale, setting their record at 67-81. And like most Washington Nationals affiliates — save for a strong year and an early playoff exit for Class A Nationals in Fredericksburg — the Red Wings’ spring and summer were […]]]>

Due to inclement weather on Wednesday, the Class AAA Rochester Red Wings did not play their scheduled season finale, setting their record at 67-81. And like most Washington Nationals affiliates — save for a strong year and an early playoff exit for Class A Nationals in Fredericksburg — the Red Wings’ spring and summer were in some way. sort of a reflection of the club’s entire minor league system.

Progress in the right direction – in throwing development, primarily, but also simply acquiring more players with an edge – has been offset by injuries and stunning performances. For the Red Wings in particular, a hot start was weighed down by a 19-game losing streak which spanned July and August. Rochester regularly nurtured players at the majors, grooming Carl Edwards Jr. and Erasmo Ramírez for important roles in the bullpen; send Joey Meneses, Ildemaro Vargas and Josh Palacios to the trade deadline; then finally grooming top prospect Cade Cavalli for his Washington debut.

Another top prospect, Cole Henry, briefly pitched for the Red Wings before undergoing season-ending surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome. Matt Cronin, one of the Nationals’ leading young relievers, was promoted to Rochester in late May and recorded 35⅔ innings, picking up a few lumps along the way. When Washington traded Juan Soto and Josh Bell to the San Diego Padres on August 2, the return was widespread across all affiliates, with the entire system receiving a massive boost from popular ranking sites.

So the implication was two-fold: yes, the package for Soto and Bell reset the Nationals’ top hopes for the better. Shortstop CJ Abrams went to Rochester first. Outfielder Robert Hassell III went to Class A Wilmington and eventually jumped to AA Harrisburg. James Wood, a 19-year-old outfielder, joined Fredericksburg for the playoff push and showed his potential. And Jarlin Susana, an 18-year-old fire pitcher, took his 103 mph fastball from West Palm Beach, Fla., to Fredericksburg, catching the attention of general manager Mike Rizzo and other front office members during his second stop.

Jarlin Susana, 18, can already throw 103 mph. Can he do better?

But by underperforming in scouting and player development for so many years – and further shrinking the talent pool with trades to stay competitive – the Nationals had to deal with Soto, a generational star, to put their system on the line. right path for a successful reconstruction. That’s the undercurrent of Washington’s ongoing transformation, which to date has included a new director of player development (from Jon Watson), a revamped staff (more roles, new faces) and results. mixed.

Progress is often incremental, especially when it comes to making up for lost time. And any progress, or lack thereof, will be magnified as the reconstruction of Washington moves forward.

Regardless of the value of minor wins and losses, Nationals affiliates finished 22nd in combined winning percentage. The Tampa Bay Rays, considered a model for player development and talent acquisition, had the best affiliate winning percentage for the second straight year.

Washington’s main hope is that Fredericksburg players will soon fill a void of promise in Wilmington and Harrisburg. Health will also be a big factor, especially for Henry and 19-year-old infielder Brady House, who has missed most of the season with lower back issues after a bout with the coronavirus. On Wednesday, Rizzo was asked about mounting House and Abrams in the same infield by The Junkies hosts on 106.7 The Fan. The implication was that Abrams’ arrival means House will have to leave his natural position, a possibility that has been following House since he was drafted in the first round in 2021.

“[House] had a great first half of the season before it hit covid, then he had a little back injury, and it looks like he’s going to be a powerful mid-range guy for us in the near future,” says the Director General. “So we’re going to figure out if that’s how it has to be when they’re both so good that they have to be on the pitch at the same time. We’ll find that one easily.

Svrluga: The Nationals and their fans know the bottom line. It’s not that.

Rochester named outfielder Andrew Stevenson its most valuable player. Stevenson, 28, played for Washington in parts of the previous five seasons, even scoring as a punch runner in the 2019 National League wildcard game. But after being slated for assignment in April, he spent the year in AAA and ended up with 16 home runs, 39 interceptions, .279 batting average, .344 on-base percentage and .457 hitting percentage.

Stevenson and outfielder Donovan Casey were rare constants in the Rochester roster. In September, however, the club’s most intriguing player was Jake Alu, a 25-year-old who worked his way up the system – and its most intriguing pitcher was reliever Zach Brzykcy, who was a late addition after posting an ERA. 1.66 for Wilmington, then a 1.89 ERA with a high strikeout rate in 32 appearances for Harrisburg.

Having also excelled for the Senators, Alu hit 11 homers and posted a .323 batting average, .372 on-base percentage and .553 slugging percentage in 53 games with the Red Wings. In September, he slashed a remarkable .409/.442/.761 in 95 plate appearances, good for a 1.204 on-base plus slugging percentage. And beyond the offensive improvement after a jump to AAA, Sports Info Solutions had Alu as one of its minor league leaders in defensive runs saved, a metric measuring a player’s contributions on the field to a given position.

Alu was a third baseman in 2022 but played second base a bit. On Tuesday, Nationals director Dave Martinez discussed the possibility of Alu moving back to third, second and left field in the future. Earlier this summer, Watson praised Harrisburg hitting coach Micah Franklin for his work with Alu.

To keep Alu in the mix, the Nationals should add him to the 40-man roster this fall so he can’t be selected by another club in the Rule 5 draft. He and Vargas are the best inside options to be a utility infielder on the bench next year. They could also be candidates to play third, a spot that hinges on Carter Kieboom’s recovery from Tommy John surgery and the team’s approach to free agency.

“He’ll definitely be with us next year,” Martinez said of Alu, a 2019 24th-round pick. “I don’t know if he’ll be in spring training. look at him and see a little bit of what he does with us, then we’ll see what happens. He’s had a great year and he should be proud of himself. I’ve noticed.”

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Turning Alu and Brzykcy into major league contributors would be wins that would show a slight increase in organizational depth. But beyond that, the Nationals need to hit their high hopes, both those who came from San Diego and those the club picked in the last draft. Once again, a critical winter of decisions and brainstorming looms.

Hurricane Ian forces weekend schedule changes

The remnants of Hurricane Ian have already forced Major League Baseball to adjust the Nationals’ four-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies. A double day-night schedule will now take place at Nationals Park on Friday, with the first game starting at 1:05 p.m. and the second at 7:05 p.m. From there, teams are scheduled for a game at 1:05 p.m. Saturday and a final at 1:35 p.m. Sunday.

Those competitions could be further impacted by storms, and the Nationals noted in a statement that they “will continue to work closely with MLB as the weather situation evolves.” Completing four official games is paramount as the Phillies are still in the national league joker race.

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NBA Unveils Patch No. 6 to Honor Bill Russell Leaguewide https://nyrenegades.com/nba-unveils-patch-no-6-to-honor-bill-russell-leaguewide/ Tue, 27 Sep 2022 00:05:04 +0000 https://nyrenegades.com/nba-unveils-patch-no-6-to-honor-bill-russell-leaguewide/ Marcus Smart shows off the No. 6 patch that all teams will wear this season. (Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports) CANTON, MA (AP) – As the Celtics’ longest-serving player, Marcus Smart has been in Boston long enough to appreciate what Bill Russell meant to the team, city and country. “We’ve heard things like ‘pioneer,’ ‘pioneer,'” Smart […]]]>

Marcus Smart shows off the No. 6 patch that all teams will wear this season. (Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports)

CANTON, MA (AP) – As the Celtics’ longest-serving player, Marcus Smart has been in Boston long enough to appreciate what Bill Russell meant to the team, city and country.

“We’ve heard things like ‘pioneer,’ ‘pioneer,'” Smart said Monday while wearing a patch honoring the Celtics Hall of Famer who died this summer. “To mention, you know, Bill Russell and the impact he has brought to this game is undeniable.”

A centerpiece of the Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years, Russell is honored this season not only for his unparalleled success on the field, but also for his lifelong commitment to civil rights. The NBA announced it would retire its league-wide No. 6 and each player would wear a black No. 6 crest on their jersey.

The Celtics have other tributes planned, with two nights set aside to honor Russell’s legacy, including the Oct. 18 opener. They painted the No. 6 in the free throw lane.

“The presence that Bill Russell had – not just on the field, but in the community – is something that will always be present, and he will always have a legacy because of it,” Celtics forward Grant Williams said. , adding that Boston was his grandfather’s favorite team because of Russell. “I’m lucky to play for this organization.”

Players who already wear number 6 can keep it, and Nuggets center DeAndre Jordan was among those who said he would do so to honor Russell’s legacy. (Major League Baseball did the same in 1997 when it retired Jackie Robinson’s No. 42 across the AL and NL, and closer Yankees Mariano Rivera continued to wear it until his retirement. retired in 2013.)

Bulls guard Alex Caruso said he was considering changing his No. 6 uniform this season, but was told he had to keep it because it’s in the top 75 for jersey sales. Caruso wore No. 4 with the Lakers, but Chicago retired it for Jerry Sloan and No. 6 was the “greatest single-digit number left.”

“Obviously I don’t want to do anything but honor him and his legacy and what he stood for, because he’s one of the pioneers of racial rights advocacy for basketball in general and a great person,” he said. “I don’t know anyone who talks about him or who knows him who has anything negative to say.”

Remembering Bill Russell (1934-2022)

In addition to the shirt crest, teams will also have a No. 6 on their pitches near the scorers’ tables.

“I’m glad we remember him like that,” Memphis Grizzlies big man Jaren Jackson Jr. said. It’s special man. Lots of rings for him.

It’s been a tumultuous offseason for the Celtics, who were two wins away from winning an unprecedented 18th NBA championship last season. Over the summer, newly signed free agent Danilo Gallinari tore his ACL and was lost for the season, and center Robert Williams III also required surgery and will not be available for the first game.

Jaylen Brown was mentioned in trade talks for All-Star Kevin Durant, leaving him to doubt the team’s commitment to him. And then, just three days before the start of training camp, coach Ime Udoka was suspended for the entire season.

Brown said it was important to remember Russell’s struggles with racism in the 1960s and to understand that the team’s current turmoil pales in comparison.

“Thinking about his legacy and what he stood for and the amount of adversity he went through has nothing to do with what we have now,” Brown said.

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Use closures to clinch your league championship https://nyrenegades.com/use-closures-to-clinch-your-league-championship/ Sun, 25 Sep 2022 01:17:00 +0000 https://nyrenegades.com/use-closures-to-clinch-your-league-championship/ The final push towards a fantasy baseball the championship is always the most difficult. If you’re playing in a one-on-one league, you need to further adjust your roster based on how your teams actually match up. If you’re playing in a rotisserie format, you’re probably focusing your attention on the counting stat categories where you […]]]>

The final push towards a fantasy baseball the championship is always the most difficult. If you’re playing in a one-on-one league, you need to further adjust your roster based on how your teams actually match up. If you’re playing in a rotisserie format, you’re probably focusing your attention on the counting stat categories where you can progress the most.

Narrowing your search for waiver requests is paramount, and it’s all about surfing the hot hand. The saves category is where you can probably progress the easiest with the help of an extra arm or two, so it’s time to find those last-minute relievers who can rack up a few saves to close out the year.

Domingo Acevedo has had a strong closing streak, even though he is playing for the last place in Athletics.
Domingo Acevedo has had a strong closing streak, even though he is playing for the last place in Athletics.
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Few pay attention to the athleticism because they sit in last place in the AL West, but with 12 games remaining, including six against the equally bad Angels, there are some saves to be made. Domingo Acevedo has thrown 5 ¹/₃ scoreless innings in his six appearances since September 4, and after making saves in each of his last four outings, he has seemingly returned to the closer role. It may be difficult to find such a reliable arm at the end of the year, but given Oakland’s bullpen problems this season, his efforts and your fantastic team should be rewarded handsomely.

You can also turn to Cubs left-hander Brandon Hughes if you’re looking for some cheap stops. With nine of Chicago’s last 12 games against Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, you can expect some save opportunities. He’s had three saves in his last six appearances, and although he twisted his ankle during Thursday’s game, he should be fine after a day or two and should return as the Cubs’ best closing option. .

Waiver thread choices may be slim at this point, but unearthing a gem or two in a category as mobile as backups should pay immediate dividends. Drop any dead weight your team may be carrying, because time is running out. If your current players aren’t helping, Acevedo and Hughes can.

Howard Bender is Chief Content Officer at FantasyAlarm.com. Follow him on Twitter @rotobuzzguy and find him on the award-winning “Fantasy Alarm Radio Show” on the SiriusXM fantasy sports channel weekdays from 6-8 p.m. FantasyAlarm.com for all your fantasy baseball tips.

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Major League Baseball star Jason Tyner, Texas A&M alumnus, joins Gulf Coast HOF FR24 News English https://nyrenegades.com/major-league-baseball-star-jason-tyner-texas-am-alumnus-joins-gulf-coast-hof-fr24-news-english/ Sat, 24 Sep 2022 05:10:17 +0000 https://nyrenegades.com/major-league-baseball-star-jason-tyner-texas-am-alumnus-joins-gulf-coast-hof-fr24-news-english/ Major League Baseball star Jason Tyner, Texas A&M alumnus, joins Gulf Coast HOF Posted at 12:06 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022 Post-pandemic, Gulf Coast Museum director Tom Neal had a long list of names he said were overdue for admission to the museum’s halls of fame. One of the names on that list was […]]]>

Major League Baseball star Jason Tyner, Texas A&M alumnus, joins Gulf Coast HOF

Posted at 12:06 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022

Post-pandemic, Gulf Coast Museum director Tom Neal had a long list of names he said were overdue for admission to the museum’s halls of fame.

One of the names on that list was former Beaumont West Brook baseball player Jason Tyner.

The former Bruins player and Major League Baseball player will be one of four Hall of Fame inductees on Saturday. He will join former Port Neches-Groves defensive back Mike Simpson and former Orangefield pitcher Jeff Granger as inductees into the Sports Hall of Fame.

Legendary lawyer Walter Umphrey will receive a posthumous induction into the Notable People’s Hall of Fame.

“I’m amazed at the talent,” Neal said. “I feel honored and blessed to be able to recognize these guys. What’s so interesting is that you can tell what all these people did, but when you dig a little deeper, you can find all these cool stories that get you noticed. I find it an incredible experience to find out what these people have done.

Tyner was born in Bedford in 1977. He attended West Brook High School, where he was named Beaumont Student Athlete of the Year and was a member of the National Honors Society his junior and senior years.

After his high school career, he attended Texas A&M, where he thrived on diamond.

He broke the school single-season stolen base record with 41 and recorded 107 hits.

By the time he finished at A&M, Tyner had the school career high for hits (307) and stolen bases (119). He was also second in career batting average and third in batting. His career totals were even more remarkable considering that he only played three seasons with the Aggies before turning pro.

In 1998, the New York Mets drafted Tyner with the 21st choose in the first round. The southpaw made his MLB debut on June 5, 2000.

His stay in New York was short-lived as the Mets traded him the following month to Tampa Bay. His speed was on display in Florida as he broke the then-club record for stolen bases in a season with 35.

Tyner bounced around at different clubs until his retirement in 2009.

He was inducted into the Texas A&M Hall of Fame in 2007.

Tyner lives in Southeast Texas with his wife and four children. He is the baseball coach at Kelly Catholic High School. Each year, he awards a student athlete a $1,500 Juliet Tyner Memorial Scholarship Foundation, named in honor of his mother, who died of breast cancer in 1998.

He and former minor leaguer Morgan Walker run the Southeast Texas Baseball Academy for players ages 4-14.

“The academy has over 170 kids,” Neal said. “They run many programs in the area.”

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Cisco Award for Little League Most Valuable Player | New https://nyrenegades.com/cisco-award-for-little-league-most-valuable-player-new/ Thu, 22 Sep 2022 18:40:00 +0000 https://nyrenegades.com/cisco-award-for-little-league-most-valuable-player-new/ The Rotary Club of St. Marys hosted Galen Cisco as they presented the annual Galen Cisco Award to local student Owen Green at Wednesday’s meeting. The winner of this year’s Galen Cisco Award is Owen Green, being the 59th recipient of the honor since its inception in 1965. The award is presented to St. Marys […]]]>

The Rotary Club of St. Marys hosted Galen Cisco as they presented the annual Galen Cisco Award to local student Owen Green at Wednesday’s meeting.

The winner of this year’s Galen Cisco Award is Owen Green, being the 59th recipient of the honor since its inception in 1965. The award is presented to St. Marys Little League’s Most Valuable Player, Green having proven because of his time on the field.

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Single-A Charleston clinches Carolina League crown https://nyrenegades.com/single-a-charleston-clinches-carolina-league-crown/ Wed, 21 Sep 2022 04:18:45 +0000 https://nyrenegades.com/single-a-charleston-clinches-carolina-league-crown/ Just as it has throughout the season, Single-A Charleston dominated the playoffs en route to a second straight crown. The RiverDogs finished a sweep of the Carolina League Championship Series with a convincing Victory 6-2 against the Lynchburg Hillcats on Tuesday night at Bank of the James Stadium. Charleston ended its championship run with a […]]]>

Just as it has throughout the season, Single-A Charleston dominated the playoffs en route to a second straight crown.

The RiverDogs finished a sweep of the Carolina League Championship Series with a convincing Victory 6-2 against the Lynchburg Hillcats on Tuesday night at Bank of the James Stadium.

Charleston ended its championship run with a perfect 4-0 playoff score. The RiverDogs outscored opponents 29-14, while trailing only one inning throughout the playoffs. The club finished the regular season with an 88-44 record and a +174 point differential.

“I think this group as a whole, from Day 1 through the whole season, showed up to work every day, wanted to get better every day, stayed hungry, and were never happy,” said the RiverDogs skipper Blake Butera. “So thank you to them for wanting it so badly and wanting to be successful, and when you end a season that way, it’s a surreal feeling.”

Goss had a hit in the sixth inning and was out after allowing two runs on five hits and a walk while sniffing out seven on a career-high 6 1/3 frames. The right-hander gave up a first single to Jordan Brown in the sixth and allowed another single in the inning, but escaped the frame unscathed, recording three out on five pitches.

The 21-year-old gave up a first homer to Isaiah Greene in the seventh and after driving a groundout in the second and landing his seventh punch on the night on Will Bartlett, Goss gave up a single and a triple RBI before being replaced by Antonio Jiménez. He came out after throwing 59 of his 82 pitches for strikes.

“JJ’s season really started to take off in the second half,” Butera said. “He’s a competitor on the mound and just one of those guys that when he’s out there you feel calm and confident because of what he’s done for us this year.”

Goss’ effort was more than enough for the Charleston attack. Williams opened the scoring with his second home run of the Championship Series, a solo shot to the center of a 2-1 offering by Lynchburg starter Trenton Denholm. Williams finished with two hits, a walk and a pair of runs scored.

“It was a 0-0 game at the time, so that home run just made us feel, ‘OK, here we are. We can do what we do and score points,'” Butera said. “We felt good with JJ, and the bullpen we have is exceptional, so any lead we have is good for us.”

In the sixth, Caminero opened the scoring in the frame with an RBI single to the right, and Jones capped a four-run frame for the RiverDogs with a two-run dinger to right center with two outs.

Bobby Seymour, who led the club’s other run in the sixth, led all batters with a 4-on-4 night that included a pair of doubles, a walk and two runs scored.

After the Hillcats scored their two runs in the seventh, Spikes capped the RiverDogs’ score with an insurance run in the eighth on a sacrificial left fly that tackled Seymour.

For the first 41 years of franchise history, the team went without winning a championship. Since becoming affiliated with the Rays ahead of the 2021 season, the team has posted the best record in minor league baseball and won back-to-back titles.

“The overall feeling is quite surreal,” Butera said. “Just very lucky to be surrounded by amazing players and staff.”

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Yankees seeding hopes head to Arizona Fall League https://nyrenegades.com/yankees-seeding-hopes-head-to-arizona-fall-league/ Mon, 19 Sep 2022 12:00:00 +0000 https://nyrenegades.com/yankees-seeding-hopes-head-to-arizona-fall-league/ In early October, some of the most promising young players from each team’s farming system will be directed to Arizona Fall League for six weeks. The New York Yankees announced who they’ll be sending on Friday, and it’ll be worth keeping an eye out for what the organization’s future may be like. Typically, teams don’t […]]]>

In early October, some of the most promising young players from each team’s farming system will be directed to Arizona Fall League for six weeks. The New York Yankees announced who they’ll be sending on Friday, and it’ll be worth keeping an eye out for what the organization’s future may be like.

Typically, teams don’t send their marquee talent, because, well, they don’t usually need the extra run. For example, Anthony Volpe will not go for obvious reasons. He dominated Double-A then shredded Triple-A in limited time. He doesn’t have much more to prove.

But for others in the lower tiers, it’s an opportunity to get more reps and capitalize on the spotlight. Seven Yankees prospects will have the chance to try to make it on the Mesa Solar Sox starting Oct. 3.

The AFL will (hopefully) coincide with a Yankees playoff run, so checking in during certain pockets of October will do fans good in terms of educating themselves on the New York system, which has become increasingly deeper in recent years.

Here’s a quick primer on who you might see if you catch a glimpse of the action when it starts.

Ranking Yankees prospects going to the Arizona Fall League.

Tampa Tarpons manager Rachel Balkovec (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

7. Shaine McNeely

McNeely was a 16th-round draft pick in 2019 and was injury-limited while also missing all of 2020 due to the pandemic. The Hope International University right-hander has played in just 23 minor league games and boasts a 3.66 ERA and 1.19 WHIP with 41 strikeouts in 32 innings.

Maybe the Yankees want to see more of the 6-foot-4, 210-pound, 24-year-old by sending him to the AFL when he’s seen just 13 games of action this year. He’s on the mend from whatever injury he’s been dealing with, and his six earned runs in six innings of work in Tampa isn’t enough to determine anything. This could be a great opportunity for him.

6. Leam Mendez

Drafted as an international by the Yankees last February, Mendez made his professional debut in June with the Yankees Rookie League team. He wasn’t bad either, appearing in 14 games and maintaining a 3.78 ERA and 1.32 WHIP with 21 strikeouts and just five walks in 16.2 working innings as a reliever. . Then he got the bump in Tampa and saw those numbers take a hit (4.97 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, 16 strikeouts, 5 walks in 12.2 innings in seven games).

The Yankees clearly want more work from the 22-year-old out of Cuba, especially since they parted ways with so many pitches at the deadline. McNeely and Mendez can make big leaps in the rankings of the system if they can put it together.

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Nolensville Little League All-Star Team to be Honored as Bms Neighborhood Heroes at Bass Pro Shops Night Race https://nyrenegades.com/nolensville-little-league-all-star-team-to-be-honored-as-bms-neighborhood-heroes-at-bass-pro-shops-night-race/ Sat, 17 Sep 2022 21:18:40 +0000 https://nyrenegades.com/nolensville-little-league-all-star-team-to-be-honored-as-bms-neighborhood-heroes-at-bass-pro-shops-night-race/ The Nolensville Little League All-Star team, which had a stellar run in the Little League World Series in August and captured the hearts of nearly every Tennessean with their “magical” play, will be honored as as neighborhood hero by Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night during pre-race ceremonies for the Bass Pro Shops Night Race. […]]]>

The Nolensville Little League All-Star team, which had a stellar run in the Little League World Series in August and captured the hearts of nearly every Tennessean with their “magical” play, will be honored as as neighborhood hero by Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night during pre-race ceremonies for the Bass Pro Shops Night Race.

The Nolensville team won the Southeast Region title and ultimately fell to Hawaii in the United States Championship game. They finished second in the U.S. minding their own business on and off the pitch.

“This incredible group of young men conducted themselves with such class and competitive fire in the Little League World Series, accomplishing something very special that the entire state of Tennessee is very proud of,” said Jerry Caldwell. , chairman and managing director of Bristol Motor Speedway. . “We are thrilled to be able to honor the team here at The Last Great Colosseum on Saturday night as BMS Neighborhood Heroes for their tremendous accomplishments.”

The Nolensville team will join members of the Walters State Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy and the Northview/Kodak Fire Department in being celebrated as BMS Neighborhood Heroes on the pre-race scene before the green flag for the Bass Pro Shops Night Race, a NASCAR Cup playoff race that begins at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Nine team members and their family members will be part of the group visiting the iconic Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday. The team will stay and enjoy the race after the pre-race reconnaissance and celebration.

“Never in a million years would I have thought we would be invited to watch a NASCAR playoff race at Bristol Motor Speedway,” assistant coach Evan Satinoff said. “Bristol Motor Speedway’s invitation only solidifies the generosity and love that people all over the state volunteer for this team. It is an honor for our team to attend Saturday’s race and to to be recognized in front of so many passionate fans.

The nine players in the race are William Satinoff, Drew Chadwick, Jack Rhodes, Josiah Porter, Charlie Malom, Nash Carter, Lane Dever, Bo Daniel and Trent McNiel. The four players who were unable to attend the race due to prior commitments were JF Forni, Grayson May, Caz Logue and Wright Martin.

“To have our team play in the US title game was super surreal,” Satinoff continued. “For all of our players, coaches and families, watching the Little League World Series on TV has been a tradition for so many years. Playing the U.S. title game in front of 27,000 people and millions of spectators around the world was a moment our Nolensville All-Star family and community will cherish forever.

The Bristol Motor Speedway Neighborhood Heroes program was launched in 2017 and recognizes first responders, military members and other members of our regional communities who have gone beyond the call of duty in their profession to have a significant impact on the life of others. Over the years the program has honored many highly deserving individuals from towns all around Bristol Motor Speedway.

The Walters State Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy is honored for the excellent work it does in replenishing quality law enforcement personnel for a variety of agencies. Their cadets hold a variety of positions for law enforcement groups throughout the region and the state of Tennessee. Their newest class, No. 125, includes 51 cadets who will graduate on September 15, 2022. Many of these cadets will be attending as guests of Bristol Motor Speedway at the upcoming Bass Pro Shops Night Race. Travis Stansell, director of Walters State Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, will accept the award at the pre-race stage along the front stretch of the track.

Firefighters from the Northview/Kodak Fire Department are being honored for their bravery in their efforts to battle the Wears Valley Wildfires in the Smoky Mountains, which have scorched more than 3,700 acres and forced hundreds of evacuations. During the fire, their truck was instantly surrounded by flames. As it seemed their fate would be the worst and there was no way out, the crew began calling family members to say goodbye. Miraculously, before the flames reached their truck and destroyed it, a logging bulldozer was spotted on the ridge which made a path to a logging truck that came out of nowhere to transport them to safety. Members of the Northview/Kodak Fire Department will be attending America’s Night Race as guests of BMS. Northview/Kodak Fire Chief John Satterfield accepts the award on behalf of his fire unit during the pre-race stage along the front stretch of the track.

To purchase tickets, go to www.bristolmotorspeedway.com or call the BMS Ticket Center at (866) 415-4158.

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Mets 2022 Minor League Player of the Year https://nyrenegades.com/mets-2022-minor-league-player-of-the-year/ Fri, 16 Sep 2022 12:18:38 +0000 https://nyrenegades.com/mets-2022-minor-league-player-of-the-year/ See also: Baseball America updated all of its prospect rankings for subscribers in August. • Top 100 Prospects• Top 30 prospects for each team• Classification of agricultural systems of the organization During a nine-day stretch in August, Brett Baty was promoted twice, to Triple-A in Syracuse on August 8 and New York on August 17. […]]]>

See also: Baseball America updated all of its prospect rankings for subscribers in August.

Top 100 Prospects
Top 30 prospects for each team
Classification of agricultural systems of the organization


During a nine-day stretch in August, Brett Baty was promoted twice, to Triple-A in Syracuse on August 8 and New York on August 17.

The 22-year-old third baseman’s highs included blasting a home run in his first MLB at-bat. His season ended two weeks later when he underwent surgery for a torn thumb ligament

Injuries to Luis Guillorme and Eduardo Escobar gave Baty the opportunity, who moved to Triple-A after a remarkable streak at Double-A Binghamton.

In 95 games with Binghamton and Syracuse, the 2019 first-round pick produced at a .315/.410/.533 level with 19 home runs, 49 walks and 104 strikeouts.

“It’s very hard to find someone his age who put up the numbers he did,” Mets farm manager Kevin Howard said.

Baty set career highs in home runs and with a .943 OPS.

“He slowly came out of the gate and got better and better over the season, and I think that’s what you’re looking for in your prospects is that they continue to figure things out.

“Every pitcher he’s faced, (Baty) is the main roster player that they really plan the game against. And I think that sometimes makes it harder for some prospects because they’re just getting started.

Baty is still working on his footwork defensively. He had 15 errors in 72 games at third base in the minors – a .918 field percentage – but impressed the organization with his strong, accurate shots. He also plays left field.

“Even as a young guy, his arm is one of the best third basemen I’ve seen in the major leagues, so I think he’s not far behind,” Howard said. “He made some good plays and he impressed people while he was up there.”

One thing Baty has emphasized this season has been hitting the ball in the air more often.

“I always tried to hit the ball hard, all over the pitch,” Baty said. “I thought it was going to happen soon enough, and this year it showed a bit. I think I’m only scratching the surface, though. I feel like I can do a lot more.”

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Meet 4 stars of Minnesota’s ‘League of Their Own’ team kicked out of state by hostile media – InForum https://nyrenegades.com/meet-4-stars-of-minnesotas-league-of-their-own-team-kicked-out-of-state-by-hostile-media-inforum/ Thu, 15 Sep 2022 20:30:00 +0000 https://nyrenegades.com/meet-4-stars-of-minnesotas-league-of-their-own-team-kicked-out-of-state-by-hostile-media-inforum/ Minnesota was among the states encouraging women to step up in the 1940s, with its All-American Girls Professional Baseball League team producing notable female players who would otherwise have gone unnoticed. The league, formed as male baseball players were drafted into the military for World War II efforts, provided more than 600 female players with […]]]>

Minnesota was among the states encouraging women to step up in the 1940s, with its All-American Girls Professional Baseball League team producing notable female players who would otherwise have gone unnoticed.

The league, formed as male baseball players were drafted into the military for World War II efforts, provided more than 600 female players with a chance to shine and earn pay to play their game on the national stage.

The league has been immortalized in popular culture by the movie “A League of Their Own” and a new streaming show of the same name.

The Minneapolis Millerettes represented Minnesota in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1944.

The Minneapolis Millerettes represented Minnesota in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1944.

The Minneapolis Millerettes did not come onto the scene without controversy, however – rumors still swirl around the treatment of the players. The crowds the Millerettes drew were quite small compared to their rival teams across the country.

Pointing the finger at a hostile press, the Millerettes spent most of their time on the road, waiting for the chance to hear their fans support the home team, in favor of the crowds who welcomed the women on the diamond.

Eventually, lack of local support contributed to the team’s move in 1945 – just a year after its debut – to become the Fort Wayne Daisies. Despite the controversy, a few key players stood out while representing Minnesota.

The Minneapolis Millerettes were part of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1944.

The Minneapolis Millerettes were part of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1944. The following year they became the Fort Wayne Daisies. It is alleged that their stay in Minnesota was cut short due to hostile press.

The Minneapolis Millerettes represented Minnesota in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1944.

As the song says, the league had Canadians, Irish and Swedes. Helen Callaghan fits right into the first category, hailing from Vancouver, BC.

Helen Callaghan has stood out, not just on her own team, but across the league. The left-handed center fielder was a force at the plate, tying for third in league home runs and third in hits. She was also known for her wheels, contributing 112 interceptions, ranking seventh in the league.

With Helen Callaghan in center field, she had a special connection to the infield – her sister, Marge Callaghan was the third baseman.

It turned out that baseball ran in the family – his son, Casey Candaele, went on to play professional baseball. He is now the coach of the Toronto Blue Jays.

On July 29, 1944, dressed in her Minnesota uniform, Annabelle Lee strode to the mound and pitched the first perfect game the All-American Girls Baseball League had seen.

Although known for her short stature, the left-handed pitcher was considered a force at the mound and at home plate. The wheeled switch hitter was a dependable base hitter and runner.

The Minnesota Millerettes had a short run in Minnesota, playing for one season in 1944 before becoming the Fort Wayne Daisies.

The Minnesota Millerettes had a short run in Minnesota, playing for one season in 1944 before becoming the Fort Wayne Daisies.

Photo courtesy of All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Players Association.

She, like many other female players of her time, went on to mentor and encourage a younger generation of male players. His nephew, Bill Lee, then pitched for the Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos. He credits his aunt for teaching and encouraging him throughout his baseball career.

Faye Dancer, also known as “Tiger” and “All The Way Faye”, was a dream player for league organizers. Recognized as incredibly talented and skilled, she also had a knack for adding entertaining elements of flair to her acting.

Faye Dancer was considered the inspiration for A League of Their Own's "All the way Mae." However, she earned her title of, "All the way Faye" for his ability to give everything on the pitch.

Faye Dancer was considered the inspiration for “All the Way Mae” from A League of Their Own. However, she earned her title of “All the Way Faye” for her ability to give it her all on the court.

Photo courtesy of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Players Association.

The California native traveled to Minnesota in 1944 to play for the Millerettes. Given his ability to stun crowds, the lack of support from his home team meant the Minnesotans missed his on-field antics and superb outfield plays.

While Dancer was the inspiration for the character “All the Way Mae” from A League of Their Own, Dancer herself was given the name due to her total commitment to the field. According to the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, Dancer would do anything to play — she would crash into fences to catch a fly ball and basically do anything she could to win.

Dancer began his professional baseball career in 1944 with Minnesota. She played six seasons in total.

Dorothy Collins was the queen of no-knocks.

The California native grew up around the game, with her father, who played semi-professional, raising her in baseball culture.

Debuting with Minnesota in 1944, Collins, also known as “Dottie,” went on to play with several league teams, ending her professional career with 117 wins and 76 losses, according to the All-American Girls Professional. Baseball League.

Midway through her baseball run, Collins sat out a season after the birth of her daughter. She eventually returned to play one more regular season with the All-American league before officially hanging up her cleats.

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