Tag: 2018 Season

Episode #22 (2018): The Free Agency Edition

In this special, hour+ long podcast, we discuss the state of the league’s finances, who is arbitration eligible, and who the big-name free agents are that are compensation eligible, breaking down team by team who might … and who should … get a Qualifying Offer of $13.3 million. We also announce GM of the Year vote results.

Scott Dummler Named GM of the Year for 2018

Long-time Nevada Speeders General Manager Scott Dummler was voted the top GM of 2018 by his peers, it was announced today.

Dummler led the Speeders to their first playoff appearance since 2011, and giving them their best win-percentage finish since 2009.

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Did An All-Star Team Just Retire?

(Game date: Oct. 7, 2018) — A number of well-known players have given their notice and hit retirement following the 2018 season, and the quality of talent now leaving the rosters of the 20 clubs leaves one to wonder whether or not an All-Star Team could be fielded among their numbers?

We think so.

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Episode #21 (2018): Metros Bull Cup Champs!

We recap the 2018 playoffs and how the Montreal Metros won the Bull Cup championships over the St. Pete’s Admirals, as well as recap the 2018 player awards, talk about some changes coming to the league for 2019 (as well as our new sim schedule), and basically get you motivated for more baseball!

Last AEL Player Awards Announced

(Game date: Oct. 7, 2018) — The final season for the American Eagle League, which will be renamed for 2019 as the Metropolitan League, has come to a close. The last official act for the league was the issue its 2018 season player awards, which were announced today.

Taking home the 2018 AEL Carl Simms MVP Award as the most valuable player during the year was dominant Norfolk Sharks catcher Earl MacPherson.

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Lake League Awards Announced

(Game date: Oct. 7, 2018) — The Lake League’s 2018 player awards have been announced today, and there are few surprises among the winners.

Metros outfielder Orlando Garza was named LL MVP for 2018

Starting with the Carl Simms MVP Award, which recognizes the premier position player in the league based on their overall contribution to their team during the season, this year’s recipient went to Orlando Garza, of the 2018 Bull Cup championship Montreal Metros.

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