The Norfolk Sharks are hanging in the playoff race at 30-26. The club being led by All-Star Game MVP Earl MacPherson (no relation to Elle) and his 19 home runs to go with a .339 average. MacPherson, flanked by 10 time all star Danny Sanchez, who is hitting an AEL-leading .412 at the break. Second baseman Miguel Ortega is having a solid season as well batting .355. Bronson Jameson has 12 homeruns in the first half. The offense is strong, but run production is not where it needs to be. Continue reading “Norfolk Sharks GM Recaps First Half”
The Denver Danger have signed 18-year-old left-hander Jorge Ulloa, a Venezuelan amateur free agent, to a minor league contract, giving him a signing bonus of $1.56 million.
The 5’10”, 165-lb teenager is thought to have some great potential to turn into a finesse pitcher, and has a keen ability to hold runners on bases. Continue reading “Denver Signs International Amateur LHP Ulloa”
Toronto Nomads assistant GM Bart Cartier was given his pink slip today, as the front office announced several changes amongst the organization’s front office and coaching staff.
Two other mid-season departures were announced, including A-level London Bluebirds manager Rory Sharpe, and short season A-level Killam Cyclones manager Joey Murphy. Continue reading “Toronto Makes Some Changes to the Front Office”
There are several familiar faces, along with a few new ones, in this year’s lineups for the 2018 Bull League All-Star Game, which will take place on July 19 in Calgary, Alberta.
Making the cut for the AEL are 19 first-time all-stars, including 7-season veteran Norfolk Sharks arm Charles Ling, who earned his 500th strikeout this season. Continue reading “Bull League’s 2018 All-Stars Announced”
The Chicago Pit Bulls moved out of the American Eagle League starting with the 2012 season, and former AEL East rivals, Nevada Speeders, were moved to the AEL West at the same time, and have not yet made a playoff since then.
As a result, the two teams have not played against each other in over six seasons, but had frequently tussled for first place in their former division back then. Continue reading “Chicago-Nevada Series Sure to Rehash Old Rivalry”
The Bull League’s interleague matches get underway today, and one of the ones to watch will certainly be the Ohio Oxen hosting the Calgary Inferno.
Long time fans will remember that these were the two teams that faced in a Bull Cup Championships recently, when the Oxen claimed the prize in 2016. Continue reading “Ohio-Calgary Series Sure to Bring Back Memories of 2016”