Category: Awards

Tak-keung Yang Winner in Metropolitan League

(GAME DATE — Oct. 1, 2020) — The Metropolitan League has made it official — Tak-keung Yang is the winner of the Batter of the Month trophy.

In September, the Arizona first baseman starred with a .356 batting average, 8 home runs and 22 RBIs. Yang also had 22 walks, posted a .478 on-base percentage and scored 26 times. Continue reading “Tak-keung Yang Winner in Metropolitan League”

LL Choice for Batter of the Month is Guillot

(GAME DATE — Oct. 1, 2020) — Chicago Pit Bulls fans may just have witnessed a star player blossoming before their eyes in September.

Jon Guillot put up a remarkable month at the age of 24 and has been named the Lake League Batter of the Month. Continue reading “LL Choice for Batter of the Month is Guillot”

Lake League #1 Hurler is Rollins

(GAME DATE — Oct. 1, 2020) — The Lake League announced today that Steve Rollins has been chosen the league’s Pitcher of the Month. The New York starter had everything working for him last month as he glided to a 4-2 record.

In September Rollins chalked up a 2.08 ERA in 52 innings with 40 strikeouts and 11 walks. Continue reading “Lake League #1 Hurler is Rollins”

Ferguson Snags ML Top Hurler Trophy

(GAME DATE — Oct. 1, 2020) — Harry Ferguson‘s been around the league long enough to appreciate the honor he received today. After going 5-1 in September, the 31-year-old St. Petersburg hurler has been named Metropolitan League Pitcher of the Month.

He fanned 26 in 39 innings, logged an ERA of 2.31 and allowed opponents to hit .184 against him. Continue reading “Ferguson Snags ML Top Hurler Trophy”

Metropolitan League Names Rookie of Month

(GAME DATE — Oct. 1, 2020) — Nate Cavanaugh is still a bit shy, but then, who could blame the newest Metropolitan League Rookie of the Month honoree? He hasn’t been around the league long enough to fully know the ropes yet, despite the fact that he’s putting up veteran-like numbers.

In September the Norfolk hitter tagged opposing pitching for a .311 average with 33 hits, 2 home runs and 17 RBIs. Continue reading “Metropolitan League Names Rookie of Month”

Rambo Makes History, Claims 6th Rookie of the Month

(GAME DATE — Oct. 1, 2020) — John Rambo, the rookie outfielder for the Chicago Pit Bulls, has carved his name in Bull League history with a sixth straight LL Rookie of the Month nod, giving him a clean sweep for all six months of the 2020 season, a league first.

Rambo has lit up baseball since making his debut this season straight out of spring training. He smashed the Bull League records for hits (244) and total bases (447), and came within a pair of home runs from claiming the league’s first ever batting Triple Crown. He led the LL in batting, with a .374 average, led in RBIs with 162, and was tied for second in home runs with 52, behind teammate Mike Strang. Continue reading “Rambo Makes History, Claims 6th Rookie of the Month”