Category: Highlights

Davis Goes to Deputies in 1st Overall Pick

(DRAFT 2020) — The 2020 Bull League draft pre-selection has commenced and with their first overall pick the Dallas Deputies have selected Jonathan Davis, a pitcher and potential two-way player as a second baseman out of the NCAA Indiana Hoosiers.

Bull League scouts have had mixed but generally positive views on the right-hander from New York City, who won a College World Series in 2018 and was named College Player of the Year in 2019. Continue reading “Davis Goes to Deputies in 1st Overall Pick”

Early Look at MVP, Sandy Koufax and Other Awards Candidates

(GAME DATE — May 27, 2020) — As we move towards a third of the way through the 2020 season, we begin to see an early picture forming of who the top players in the LL and ML are, and we can offer predictions about who may be holding that hardware at the end of the year.

Injuries have already taken some pieces off of the chess board, meaning a four-peat for Admirals ace Jose Soto as ML Sandy Koufax Award winner is unlikely, and Montreal’s Jose Ramirez will not likely accumulate the numbers required for a Carl Simms MVP Award this year. Continue reading “Early Look at MVP, Sandy Koufax and Other Awards Candidates”

Looking Back 10 Years Ago at the 2010 Draft

(GAME DATE — May 24, 2020) — As the 2020 Bull League first year player draft approaches, we take a look back in time a decade to see where the league’s top draft picks from 2010 are today.

The 2010 draft was an unusually short one, just 3 rounds for the league’s 16 teams at that time. The expansion that would add Arizona, Battle Creek (now Milwaukee), Dallas and Norfolk was still two seasons away, and many teams were already chock full of talent through their systems. Continue reading “Looking Back 10 Years Ago at the 2010 Draft”

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BBL News: The All-Star Game Voting Begins

Let the voting begin! The annual Bull Baseball League All-Star game is rapidly approaching, and everyone is welcome to vote for their favorite players to represent each team.

This year, the game will be held at The Burg, home stadium of the 2019 Bull Cup champion St. Petersburg Admirals. General manager Brandon Popper is said to be elated at the prospect of all the league’s attention – once again – on his home town and ballpark. Continue reading “BBL News: The All-Star Game Voting Begins”

Reyes Hits for the Cycle

(GAME DATE – May 11, 2020) — Gabel Reyes accomplished one of the rarer feats in baseball today when he hit for the cycle against the Milwaukee Hops in the 19-1 Minneapolis Ravens win at Brauhaus.

Afterward, Reyes acknowledged that his accomplishment was special, but said he was more interested in helping the Ravens win. Continue reading “Reyes Hits for the Cycle”