Portrait of Jackson Purcell

2020 Premier Player Selected By SCT

(GAME DATE — August 3, 2020) — At the age of 21, Jackson Purcell of the The United States could very well have his best years ahead of him.

It’s a startling thought when you consider the year he had in 2020 was good enough to win the second baseman, who normally plays for the NCAA Division I’s Arizona State Sun Devils, the Summer College Tournament Most Valuable Player Award. Continue reading “2020 Premier Player Selected By SCT”

Logo of the Summer College Tournament

Championship Round to The United States

(GAME DATE — August 1, 2020) — The United States will avoid the wrath of manager Troy Vogel and they have a championship trophy to boot.

The United States defeated Australia today by the final score of 4-2 in the championship game of the 2020 Summer College Tournament, sending overjoyed players and fans streaming onto the field. Continue reading “Championship Round to The United States”

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”

Garzes Crowned Top ML Hitter in July

(GAME DATE — August 1, 2020) — Jorge Garzes mauled enemy pitching all month long as he cruised to the Metropolitan League Batter of the Month title. The 28-year-old second baseman batted .366 with 10 home runs, 27 RBIs and 27 runs scored in a July performance that has Seattle fans eagerly awaiting what he can do in August.

Garzes capped off July with a Grand Slam against the Arizona Cowboys on the 29th. So far this year he is hitting .310 with 122 hits, 29 home runs, 78 RBIs and has scored 75 runs. Continue reading “Garzes Crowned Top ML Hitter in July”

Portrait of Payton Bint

LL Announces Outstanding Batter Award

(GAME DATE — August 1, 2020) — Detroit Motorheads fans may just have witnessed a star player blossoming before their eyes in July. Payton Bint put up a remarkable month at the age of 24 and has been named the Lake League Batter of the Month.

For the month, Bint hit .418 with 11 home runs, 22 RBIs and 28 runs scored. This season Bint is batting .334 with 107 RBIs, 82 runs scored and 40 home runs. Continue reading “LL Announces Outstanding Batter Award”