Category: Highlights

Malone Goes to Minneapolis in Blockbuster Trade

(GAME DATE — May 16, 2022) — Toronto ace Knuckles Malone, the four-time Sandy Koufax Award winner, will join the Minneapolis Ravens as part of a blockbuster five player deal that will execute in the next few days.

The 32-year-old right-handed knuckleballer has spent his entire major league career, now in his 8th season, at the top of the Toronto Nomads rotation where he has cemented himself in the team’s records books in multiple pitching stats, including career bests in ERA (2.49), wins (91), winning percentage (.705), pWAR (55.6), completed games (69), shutouts (21), and WHIP (1.01). Continue reading “Malone Goes to Minneapolis in Blockbuster Trade”

Opening Day 2022 Arrives!

(GAME DATE — April 4, 2022) The grass is freshly mowed. The baselines newly painted and stark white against the soothing green and rich infield dirt. The stadiums are prepped, and refreshments chilled and the food at the vendors stalls is hot and ready. The clubhouses have been scrubbed and readied, the players’ gear is all moved in.

It’s Opening Day for the 2022 baseball season — in the Bull League! Continue reading “Opening Day 2022 Arrives!”

2022 Top Prospects Announced

(GAME DATE — April 1, 2022) The Bull League’s Top Prospects List as ranked by the OSA has been released, and the news is great for California’s Mei-shan Siu, who retains the #1 spot once again.

Siu (California) was named #1 Bull League Prospect for the 2nd year in a row.

The 24-year-old righty from Huainan, China, spent just 35.1 innings on the Tidals major roster last season, after being drafted in 2019 and working his way up from A-level Flagstaff Racers. Continue reading “2022 Top Prospects Announced”

Chicago Looks Forward to Stellar 2021

(GAME DATE — April 26, 2021) — The preseason predictions were out in time for Opening Day, and so far, just after 3 weeks of play, the predictions are shaping up accurately for the high-flying defensing champion Chicago Pit Bulls.

Chicago won the Bull Cup as a 2nd wild card entry in the 2020 postseason, finishing 85-77 (.525) in their LL West division, before taking down Boston and Toronto on their way to the finals, where they took Nevada to game 6 and won the series 4-2. Continue reading “Chicago Looks Forward to Stellar 2021”

Will We See These Top Prospects in 2021?

(GAME DATE — Jan. 1, 2021) — Many of the top baseball prospects could still be years away from their first Bull League appearances, but a handful of the best are due for their big league debuts in 2021.

Among them could be championship winning Chicago’s Jeremy Wright, a 24-year-old left-handed pitcher, and 22-year-old Minneapolis shortstop Viriato Quintal. Continue reading “Will We See These Top Prospects in 2021?”

Will 2021 Be Dave Norman’s Year for the HOF?

(GAME DATE — Oct. 31, 2020) — Very shortly the ballots will be sent out to the league’s GM’s for their votes on their selections for the most eligible players to be inducted into the Bull League Hall of Fame. For the fourth year in a row, Dave “The Dominator” Norman’s name will appear on that ballot — will 2021 finally be the year he is admitted to the hallowed Hall?

The fleet-footed right fielder is known for his all-time stolen bases record, 303 after his 21 seasons of service, accumulated in 1,297 games. But few know that Norman was also a two-time league batting champ, one of the few to be named such in both leagues. Continue reading “Will 2021 Be Dave Norman’s Year for the HOF?”