Category: Highlights

Contraction 2021 Teams Set

(GAME DATE — Aug. 26, 2020) — The four teams set to be dissolved and removed from the Bull League have tentatively been set, allowing the remaining GMs to start scouting players in those organizations for the offseason contraction draft that will follow the playoffs.

The Norfolk Sharks, Dallas Deputies, Pittsburgh Iron Pigs, and Detroit Motorheads will be folded after the 2020 season, and their players made available to the remaining 16 teams in a modified draft that will aim to maintain the competitive balance between selected franchises. Continue reading “Contraction 2021 Teams Set”

Mendoza Hits for 2nd Career Cycle

(GAME DATE — August 1, 2020) — Carlos Mendoza, right fielder for the New York Dragons, accomplished a rare feat, going 4-for-4 and hitting for the cycle tonight in front of a home crowd, as the Dragons prevailed over the visiting Pittsburgh Iron Pigs. It was his second time hitting for the cycle and he becomes the first Bull League batter to do so, having previously done it in 2009.

The 37-year-old Mendoza scored once and drove in two runs. His memorable night began with a 2nd inning double, a triple in the 4th, an RBI single in the 5th, and finally his solo homer in the 7th. All of his hits came against Robby Andrade, who was tagged with the loss Continue reading “Mendoza Hits for 2nd Career Cycle”

Homer #200 for Nevada’s Lahey

(GAME DATE — July 18, 2020) — Nevada first baseman Jim Lahey pounded a home run during the Speeders 14-5 loss to Ohio yesterday. Despite the defeat, the long ball was a significant achievement and raised his career home run total to 200.

“Some hitters never live up to the hype,” said his manager. “Jim has definitely lived up to his. He’s hammered the heck out of the ball year after year.” Continue reading “Homer #200 for Nevada’s Lahey”

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Young Star Helps Propel Lake League to Win in Midseason Classic

(GAME DATE — July 9, 2020) — All-Star Detroit Motorheads’ first baseman Payton Bint had a night to remember.

Not only did he take the field with the game’s best players, he was also a huge factor in the 7-5 Lake League victory over the Metropolitan League All-Stars. He was named All-Star MVP for 2020. Continue reading “Young Star Helps Propel Lake League to Win in Midseason Classic”

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BBL News: The All-Star Game Rosters Have Been Announced

(GAME DATE — July 6, 2020) — The votes are tallied and the players have been chosen — all that’s left is to “Play Ball”! It’s time once again for the midyear classic, where the league’s premier performers come together to show their skill and talent. The All-Stars from the Lake League and the Metropolitan League are set to tangle to determine which league is the best. Continue reading “BBL News: The All-Star Game Rosters Have Been Announced”

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Good Socks 200th HR

(GAME DATE — June 23, 2020) — New York third baseman Justin “Flamethrower” Good pounded a home run during the Dragons 9-8 loss to Pittsburgh yesterday. Despite the defeat, the long ball was a significant achievement and raised his career home run total to 200.

“Some hitters never live up to the hype,” said his manager. “Justin has definitely lived up to his. He’s hammered the heck out of the ball year after year.” Continue reading “Good Socks 200th HR”