Tag: Boston Brawlers

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”

Stacked Boston Prospects Ready to Brawl

The Boston Brawlers tasted the playoffs for the last two seasons in a row – the first time ever the team has had back-to-back postseason appearances. And a glance at their 3rd ranked prospect pool suggests many more postseasons are coming their way.

Boston’s top prospect, Orlando Rios, has a bright future anchoring their outfield within the next 1-2 seasons

Their #6 ranked center-fielder Orlando Rios is joined by a succession of up and coming pitching arms that will surely bolster their rotation and solidify their bullpen over the next few seasons. The solid-hitting, speedy CF is already developing great contact and should find enough power to earn a regular spot in the top level in 1-2 seasons. Continue reading “Stacked Boston Prospects Ready to Brawl”

2018’s Sophomores to Watch

In 2017, we saw the emergence of several rookies in the Bull League, including ROTY winners Jose Soto (Anchorage) and Corny Maise (Ohio). Many had breakout first-year performances, leaving a lot to look forward to for the coming season.

In this story, we look at some of the top sophomores expected to keep up the pace for 2018. Continue reading “2018’s Sophomores to Watch”

Recent Signings Include Bricknell, Ohata and Davila

The holiday period has proven to be a busy one for big-name free agent signings, as three popular stars landed big contracts just before Christmas.

The New York Dragons signed former Inferno shortstop Manny Davila to a 7-year, $73.85 million contract, leaving the team with a pleasant problem of deciding where to place the Gold Crown winning SS. Continue reading “Recent Signings Include Bricknell, Ohata and Davila”

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Gold Coast Goes with Moultrup, Shintani

The Gold Coast Stars in the Bull Oceanic Winter League have announced their roster and lineups for the January start to the season, and they have managed to land some of the most talented players from both the Boston and California minor league organizations.

Right-hander Kyoshi Shintani was a first round draft pick for the California Tidals last June, after completing 75 innings with Melbourne U in the Pacific Rim College League earlier in 2017. Continue reading “Gold Coast Goes with Moultrup, Shintani”