Tag: Calgary Inferno

Calgary-Dallas Game Rings Up 9 Homers as Inferno Win

The Calgary Home Run Factory went into overdrive tonight in a high-scoring affair against the visiting Dallas Deputies at Inferno Park in front of 37,070 frenzied fans. Israel Medina walked it off in the bottom of the ninth with one out in classic Inferno style, with a home run over the left field wall to win it 11-10.

Israel Medina went yard twice, including a walk-off solo shot, in a high-scoring win over Dallas tonight

It was Medina’s second of the night, with his first a 4-run, no-outs slammer in the 7th off Travis Pope that seemed at the time to put Dallas under the dirt, as Calgary soared to a 10-3 lead. Continue reading “Calgary-Dallas Game Rings Up 9 Homers as Inferno Win”

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”

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”

Last Season’s Best Parks for Hitters

Every batter wants to hit long balls and get on base, and some stadiums lend themselves to batters doing so better than others.

Last year, a number of ballparks were considered quite favorable to hitters, giving pitchers nightmares every time they took the mound in them. Continue reading “Last Season’s Best Parks for Hitters”

Championship Inferno Look to Prospects for Dominance

The Calgary Inferno, who have won 2 of the last 3 Bull Cup Championships, appear to be on the cusp – or even the midst, some might argue after 3 straight AEL championships – of a dynasty. With some of the top offensive players in the league riddling their batting order, they can also boast several top league prospects coming up through their farm system.

Their top three “specs” are all pitchers, including two heat-hurling power pitchers and a possible curveball craftsman. All should be on track for major-level success within four season, just about the time the rotation will have holes to plug. Continue reading “Championship Inferno Look to Prospects for Dominance”