Tag: California Tidals

Lozano Tags Number 200

(GAME DATE — May 29, 2020) — Veteran Roberto Lozano hit a historic home run today — career blast number 200. “I am happy to be in such elite company. It has been quite a ride so far,” Lozano said after the game.

The California Tidals third baseman went 1 for 3 with 1 home run and 2 runs batted in as the won 16-2 over the New York Dragons in interleague play. Continue reading “Lozano Tags Number 200”

Walker Helps Nomads Run Win Streak to 3

(GAME DATE — May 19, 2020) — Toronto left fielder Joseph Walker played a vital role in his team’s 7-2 triumph over California. He was 2-3 with a home run and 2 walks, while adding 4 RBI and scoring once for Toronto. Alex Medina, the winner, improved to 4-4. He held the Tidals to no earned runs on 1 hit over 6.2 innings, while striking out 6 and walking 2. Toronto has now won 3 in a row. Continue reading “Walker Helps Nomads Run Win Streak to 3”

Rambo Tops Prospects List

(GAME DATE – Apr. 15, 2020) — The Bull League’s Top 100 Prospects list was put out on Opening Day, and we’ll review the top names as we roll through April, starting with Numero Uno, John Rambo.

#1 JOHN “LONE WOLF” RAMBO, CHICAGO

The 22-year-old right fielder was drafted first overall by the Chicago Pit Bulls in the 2019 draft, coming out of two years with Arizona State University where he patrolled the outfield for the Sun Devils.

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2020 Preview: Metro League West

ARIZONA LOOKING FOR REPEAT TITLE

Arizona could add to their 2019 success with a 94-win year.

(GAME DATE – April 1, 2020) — The Arizona Cowboys are predicted to repeat their 2019 miracle run with a first-place finish with a 94-win season to top the Metro League West division, a shocking revelation that has surprised many watching the stronger of the two Metro League divisions.

The Cowboys set a team record last season with 92 wins, placing 2nd behind the Seattle Salts (93-69). It was the first time in club history they made a playoff, entering as the first wild card, along with the Nevada Speeders (91-71) in a tight three-way race for the division title.

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Rick-Rod, Garza, Castaneda All Hit DL Before 2020 Opener

(GAME DATE – Mar. 25, 2020) — Three big Bull League names on potential contender teams will be starting the year injured, as center fielder Orlando Garza (Montreal), 4-time Sandy Koufax winner Ricky Rodriguez (Minneapolis Ravens) and veteran starter Jose Castaneda (Ohio Oxen) were all hurt during spring training.

Castaneda fractured his shoulder blade pitching against Detroit back on March 14. Then, on the 20th, “Cha Cha” (Garza) strained on oblique muscle against Chicago. Then, just 2 days ago, Rick-Rod left a game against Milwaukee in the 2nd inning with elbow inflammation.

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Race to Rookie of the Year Decided?

(GAME DATE – Sep. 23, 2019) — It is safe to say this year’s Rookie of the Year races for both leagues will focus once again on premier talent at the plate. And, not necessarily even young talent.

California’s powerful Hiroki Omiya is the front runner for the Metro League ROTY after clobbering 45 home runs in his debut season. The 33-year-old rookie was an international free agent signing from Japan last November, and inked a 7-year, $161 million deal with the Tidals on the strength of extremely positive scouting reports. Continue reading “Race to Rookie of the Year Decided?”