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Tak-keung Yang Winner in Metropolitan League

(GAME DATE — Oct. 1, 2020) — The Metropolitan League has made it official — Tak-keung Yang is the winner of the Batter of the Month trophy.

In September, the Arizona first baseman starred with a .356 batting average, 8 home runs and 22 RBIs. Yang also had 22 walks, posted a .478 on-base percentage and scored 26 times. Continue reading “Tak-keung Yang Winner in Metropolitan League”

Mota Out as Speeders Clinch 2020 Berth

(GAME DATE — Sep. 26, 2020) — The Nevada Speeders offered muted celebration as they clinched a wild card playoff berth for the 2020 postseason, as they learned that their #1 ace in the rotation, Al Mota, will miss the rest of the season with a herniated disc.

Motormouth Mota, a 3-time all-star, who twice came close in Sandy Koufax Award voting, suffered the injury in the 8th inning of a gem of a game against division rivals Arizona. Despite the injury, Mota picked up the win, and player of the game honors, after throwing 7.2 innings while allowing just 4 runs on 3 hits and 4 walks, while whiffing 8 batters. Continue reading “Mota Out as Speeders Clinch 2020 Berth”

Cowboys Take First Division Title

(GAME DATE — Sep. 26, 2020) — The Arizona Cowboys were already guaranteed a playoff spot a week ago, but now they can claim their first division title as they have cemented their seat atop the Metro League West division for the 2020 season.

Currently 89-70, they are now 4 games ahead of the Nevada Speeders with just 3 games left to play — the Speeders are firmly in the wild card, but are now mathematically unable to unseat Arizona. Continue reading “Cowboys Take First Division Title”

Will We See Lengthy Bull Cup Drought End in 2020?

(GAME DATE — Sept. 19, 2020) — Several probable and confirmed pennant race teams this year have lengthy Bull Cup droughts, or have never won at all, meaning this year could see a record set when it’s all over.

Most prominent are the LL East division title winners, the Boston Brawlers, who have never won a Bull Cup in the 29 years since the trophy has been awarded. They came close just once, in the inaugural year, losing to the ten Chicago Knights in 1991, the first year the cup was contested. Continue reading “Will We See Lengthy Bull Cup Drought End in 2020?”

Salts, Cowboys Close Deal

(GAME DATE — July 21, 2020) — Both sides appear content with the trade finalized today that will send 32-year-old RHP Jason Connery and 21-year-old minor league 3B Robert Cabrera to the Arizona Cowboys, while the Seattle Salts will receive 32-year-old 3B Cody Martin.

“This is a move that filled a few gaps in our roster,” said David Cuellar, Salts general manager. Continue reading “Salts, Cowboys Close Deal”

ML Announces June’s Best Starter

(GAME DATE — July 1, 2020) — Robby McWeeney took a much-deserved turn in the spotlight earlier today as he accepted the Metropolitan League Pitcher of the Month award for June.

The 26-year-old Cowboys starter is a relative newcomer to the league, but nonetheless racked up an impressive 4-2 won-lost record in 6 starts. This month he fanned 43 batters in 45.2 innings and compiled a 1.77 ERA. Continue reading “ML Announces June’s Best Starter”