Category: League News

Dong-kyoon Kim Hurt, Out of Action

(GAME DATE — Aug. 11, 2020) — Injuries are something every team has to deal with. That fact struck home for the Motorheads when after today’s game against the Admirals, the club found out they would be without the services of Dong-kyoon Kim for at least 5 weeks. After the game, his manager said of the incident, “You hate to lose anyone to injury. That’s always a negative.” Kim was injured earlier today running the bases and suffered a sprained ankle.

So far on the season the high-flying Kim is hitting .338 with 18 home runs, 72 RBIs and 93 runs scored. He has 142 hits and played in 113 games. Continue reading “Dong-kyoon Kim Hurt, Out of Action”

Seattle Loses Hugo Prista, Will Miss Season

(GAME DATE — August 9, 2020) — The doctors have spoken and Hugo Prista of the Seattle Salts didn’t like what he heard. The 25-year-old starting pitcher is almost certainly gone for the rest of the year and depending on his progress could miss some of next season as well. Prista sustained his season-ending injury during the New York Dragons game yesterday at The Redoubt. He had to leave the game because he hurt himself while throwing a pitch. Today the Seattle medical staff reported Prista had a torn labrum and would be absent from the lineup for at least 5 months.

So far this year Prista has 2 wins and 2 losses and a 3.33 ERA. Continue reading “Seattle Loses Hugo Prista, Will Miss Season”

Ohio Stops Torres’s Hit Streak

(GAME DATE — August 8, 2020) — After 24 games, Cesar Torres had his hitting streak ended abruptly today by the Ohio Oxen at The Ox Ranch in Cinci. The Calgary Inferno center fielder failed to get a hit in 5 at-bats, bringing his tenure in the national spotlight to a halt.

Despite the tough day at the plate, Torres seemed unconcerned after the game, talking instead about the Inferno taking a 5-4 victory from the Oxen. Continue reading “Ohio Stops Torres’s Hit Streak”

Toronto’s Malone Down with Injury

(GAME DATE — August 6, 2020) — “It was a freak thing,” said a dejected Knuckles Malone after injuring himself in a game against New York. The Toronto manager told reporters that he’s expected to miss up to one week with elbow inflammation. The Nomads are expected to announce a roster move in the next day or two.

To date Malone is 16-5 in 24 starts with a 2.44 ERA and has 138 strikeouts in 195.2 innings. Continue reading “Toronto’s Malone Down with Injury”

ML Top Pitcher for July Picked

(GAME DATE — August 1, 2020) — When the Admirals skipper wrote Young-lau Weng on the lineup card, it was a bad omen for the opposition. Outing after outing in July he took command and usually got the win.

He dominated with a 5-0 mark and 3.92 ERA in 6 starts. The gifted Admirals star pitched 43.2 innings, fanned 31 and held opposing teams to a .239 average. Continue reading “ML Top Pitcher for July Picked”

LL’s Premier Starter is Medina

(GAME DATE — August 1, 2020) — In July, when the name of Ruben Medina appeared on the Toronto lineup card it was a virtual lock on a victory. He started 5 times and chalked up 4 wins and no losses. With those stats it was also a virtual lock that he would be named the Lake League Pitcher of the Month.

Medina shackled opposing batters on 33 base hits and a .219 batting average. He rang up 20 strikeouts in 42.1 innings of work, surrendered 8 walks and fashioned a sparkling 2.55 ERA. Continue reading “LL’s Premier Starter is Medina”