Category: League News

Stu Madden Signs on with Arizona as Manager

Stuart Madden, who took the Seattle Salts to the playoffs last year with an AEL record-tying 63 wins, and team record attendance of 1,866,071 fans, has signed on to manage the Arizona Cowboys, following the departure of Kevin Norris.

Madden’s tenure with the Salts last year was marked by his religious adherence to sabermetrics, the advanced analysis of player statistics and trends. He was considered popular among most of the players, and many of them exceeded expectations under his tutelage. Continue reading “Stu Madden Signs on with Arizona as Manager”

Nomads Surge in First Week’s Power Rankings

The Toronto Nomads opened 2018 with a surprisingly strong surge, leading the Bull League in wins with 7 after the first eight games of the season.

Division rival Boston remains close behind – just ½ a game away – with a 6-1 record, after their Wednesday night game in Detroit was scratched due to weather. Continue reading “Nomads Surge in First Week’s Power Rankings”

Storm Lose Erazo for 4 Weeks; Bai Out for Season

The Miami Storm will lose Francisco Erazo for about four weeks after he fielded a ball in today’s game against the Tidals. What was at first thought to be a sprained ankle turned out to be a more serious heart issue. The 39-year-old left fielder has been order to take strict bed rest.

Miami may be able to weather the loss, as Erazo is only batting .148 after 8 games this year. Forbes Peddle will get the nod as his replacement for the time being. Continue reading “Storm Lose Erazo for 4 Weeks; Bai Out for Season”

Aberto Gone for 6 Weeks

Boston CF Bruce Aberto has his the DL for at least 6 weeks

Boston Brawlers stalwart Bruce Aberto, the 26-year-old center fielder and two-time Gold Crown Award winner, will be out of action for about six weeks resting a strained oblique, it was learned today.

Just four games into the season, Aberto felt a “twinge” in his side during a game in Chicago yesterday. He was pulled out of the game but since then learned of the extent of his injury. Continue reading “Aberto Gone for 6 Weeks”

Tidals-Storm Clash Leads to Suspensions

The California Tidals crashed into Miami, but the storm erupted on the field as Storm shortstop Jose Gonzales took exception to being hit by a pitch from Sjaak Mills in a testy game 2 of their series today.

The brawl sparked a huge come back for Miami, who had started the bottom of the 4th down by six runs, with California holding a commanding 7-1 lead. Continue reading “Tidals-Storm Clash Leads to Suspensions”

Nomads Complete a Sweep of Chicago in Opening Series

The Toronto Nomads have completed a 4-game sweep of the Chicago Pit Bulls in their season opener series at home, with a convincing 3-1 win.

The Nomads failed to sweep any 4-game series all last season, and were expected by many to just tread water with a .500 record this season. Continue reading “Nomads Complete a Sweep of Chicago in Opening Series”