Tag: Bill Sarauer

2008 Draft: Ten Years Later

As we count down to the 2018 draft, the hopeful and eager college and high school prospects anticipating the call to a Bull League organization, we can take a glance at the draft Class of ’08 to help us analyse what a draft class might look like ten years later.

The 2008 draft produced an important core of some of the top names in the Bull League today, despite being one of the shortest drafts in history — running just three rounds. Continue reading “2008 Draft: Ten Years Later”

Ling Faces Uphill Climb to Land a Contract

MVP catcher Dao-zi Ling is facing a rough ride in seeking a new contract this off season, since becoming a free agent at the end of this season.

The veteran former Calgary Inferno catcher, who recently won his second Bull Cup with the organization, remains in free agency and thus far has had no teams show interest. Continue reading “Ling Faces Uphill Climb to Land a Contract”

BNN Stats: Batting Split Stats Leaders

Here is a peek at the top 5 hitters leading the Bull Baseball League in RBI during spring training.

  1. Bill Sarauer, ARI, 10
  2. Zenjiro Suga, HAM, 9
  3. Jose Gonzales, KIN, 8
  4. George Hubbard, CHI, 8
  5. Koji Kondo, ARI, 8
Bill Sarauer, C (Arizona)

Arizona’s Bill Sarauer (C) is having a great Spring Training so far, opening with a hit streak that ran the first seven games, and three multiple-RBI games, including a 3-for-5 performance that included 4-RBI’s against the Tidals last Tuesday.

Meanwhile, 3-time MVP Zenjiro Suga (1B), of the Hamilton Crusaders, has also had a very productive first week of spring. The 37-year-old bagged Player of the Game honors against Chicoutimi yesterday in a 4-2 win that saw Suga hit a 3-run homer in the sixth, putting the Crusaders on top.

Dominican-born speedster Jose Gonzales (SS) is on fire for the Kingston Cannons. In addition to his 8 RBI’s so far, he’s batting .429 with two triples, a homer and 3 stolen bases.

Spring action continues for these hot players, with Arizona (5-3) hosted by Dallas (3-5), and the Crusaders (6-2) and Cannons (7-1) playing each other today.