(GAME DATE — Sep. 18, 2020) — They still have a way to go to catch the Ohio Oxen in terms of number of LL West titles, but the Minneapolis Ravens have managed to clinch their 3rd consecutive LL West title, and are now vying for the top playoff seed with the Boston Brawlers.
With an offense powered by 40-plus home run hitters Evandro Cerigo (pictured) and Chris Zahn, and Sandy Koufax Award contender Takahide Higuchi starring in their rotation, the Ravens were almost guaranteed a playoff appearance through most of this season, but now it’s official. Continue reading “Ravens Clinch 3rd Straight Division Title”
(GAME DATE — Sep. 18, 2020) — The Boston Brawlers have shaken a monkey off their backs and ended 29-year streak by clinching their first division title since 1991. They stand alone atop the LL East with a 91-61 record, a full 11 games ahead of the New York Dragons with just ten games left on the schedule.
Boston front office and fans are said to be ecstatic. Their last playoff appearances have come only after the team managed to secure wild card entries, with a total of six appearances since 2009. Continue reading “Boston Ends Long Drought, Clinches Division”
(GAME DATE — June 8, 2020) — Boston Brawlers third baseman Zong-ming Gang went 6-for-9 today and paced Boston to a 6-5 victory over the Minneapolis Ravens in a lengthy battle at Twin Cities Stadium.
“Well, that was fun,” Gang said following the game, which lasted 18 innings. Continue reading “6-Hit Blitz by Gang”
(GAME DATE – Feb. 26, 2020) — The Bull League kicks off Spring Training today, and players and GMs are anxious to play some baseball once again.
The off-season was quiet, with just a handful of big name free agent deals, and not too many trades, as teams worked on developing their talent internally and making adjustments as we move into the second year of full 162-game schedules. Continue reading “Spring Training Begins for 2020 Season”
Baby Brawlers – Minor League News
(GAME DATE — Sep. 18, 2020) — The A-level Calf League playoffs wrapped up at the beginning of the month and the Winnipeg Gophers (Seattle Salts) were victorious, taking out the Boston-affiliated Lexington Moonshiners in a 2-0 series sweep. Despite Winnipeg winning the series, it was Lexington’s right fielder, Harvey Marleau, who was named series MVP. Marleau […]
(GAME DATE – Sep. 19, 2020) — The AA-level Heifer League playoffs wrapped up recently, and the Minneapolis Ravens’ farm club, the Spokane North Stars, took home the Heifer Cup in a 3-game sweep of the best-of-five finals against the Madison Cyclones, the Boston Brawler’s affiliate. Right fielder Takaaki Takahashi put in a huge performance in the […]
(GAME DATE – April 21, 2020) — Veteran right-handed hurler Brett Slade has thrown his first career no-hitter, accomplishing the feat while on the mound for the Halifax Gunboats, the AAA-level Cow League affiliate of the Boston Brawlers. The 29-year-old, who is known for a nasty slider, went the full 9 innings, throwing 111 pitches, against the […]