Tag: Boston Brawlers

Nomads Surge in First Week’s Power Rankings

The Toronto Nomads opened 2018 with a surprisingly strong surge, leading the Bull League in wins with 7 after the first eight games of the season.

Division rival Boston remains close behind – just ½ a game away – with a 6-1 record, after their Wednesday night game in Detroit was scratched due to weather. Continue reading “Nomads Surge in First Week’s Power Rankings”

Aberto Gone for 6 Weeks

Boston CF Bruce Aberto has his the DL for at least 6 weeks

Boston Brawlers stalwart Bruce Aberto, the 26-year-old center fielder and two-time Gold Crown Award winner, will be out of action for about six weeks resting a strained oblique, it was learned today.

Just four games into the season, Aberto felt a “twinge” in his side during a game in Chicago yesterday. He was pulled out of the game but since then learned of the extent of his injury. Continue reading “Aberto Gone for 6 Weeks”

Metros Manager Pettis Walks

Montreal Metros GM Danny Desrochers has only been on the job for a day, but he has already sent manager Nick Pettis packing. The firing was announced today, and the team named Scott Stutter as his replacement at the same time.

Pettis had only been hired recently, after the departure of Michael Smith, the previous GM/Manager for the club. He had barely gotten his feet wet with spring training games before the change was announced. Continue reading “Metros Manager Pettis Walks”

Injuries Dog Teams in First Week of Spring

Spring Training has begun in the Bull League, and already there are several notable injuries that will have teams scrambling to make adjustments as Opening Day approaches.

Baseball’s annual warm-up ritual started on April 1, and by the end of the second day the New York Dragons learned that promising rotation piece Fred Loveless would miss the season. The 28-year-old right-hander, who was 7-4 last year with a 2.09 ERA, and was named Pitcher of the Month for June last season, tore a ligament in the 2nd inning of their April 2 game against Boston. Continue reading “Injuries Dog Teams in First Week of Spring”

Extending a Line: Who’s Likely to Re-up This Year?

Every team has at least someone due to become a free agent at the end of 2018, the big question is, will those teams be looking to sign those players to extensions, and if not, will other teams be bidding for their services come this fall?

We take a look at a team-by-team snapshot of who is eligible for a re-up and what the chances are of them doing so. Continue reading “Extending a Line: Who’s Likely to Re-up This Year?”

Veteran Closers Up for Free Agency This Season

Four of the Bull League’s top relievers are up for free agency at the end of 2018, and all eyes will be watching to see who gets offered extensions, and who gets their walking papers.

Topping the list is lefty Kyle Cahill, the Rimouski closer that the team picked up this off-season as a free agent, on a one year deal. Continue reading “Veteran Closers Up for Free Agency This Season”