Tag: California Tidals

Tidals Clinch Wild Card

(GAME DATE — Sep. 29, 2020) — The California Tidals are Metropolitan League wild card winners.

The postseason berth became official today and players and coaches alike celebrated as the team prepares to go in search of the franchise’s 3rd Bull Cup.

“We’re proud of where we are right now, but know there’s a lot of work ahead of us to get what we all want,” said first baseman Hiroki Omiya. “We’re definitely not satisfied just to make the playoffs.”

Cowboys Take First Division Title

(GAME DATE — Sep. 26, 2020) — The Arizona Cowboys were already guaranteed a playoff spot a week ago, but now they can claim their first division title as they have cemented their seat atop the Metro League West division for the 2020 season.

Currently 89-70, they are now 4 games ahead of the Nevada Speeders with just 3 games left to play — the Speeders are firmly in the wild card, but are now mathematically unable to unseat Arizona. Continue reading “Cowboys Take First Division Title”

Will We See Lengthy Bull Cup Drought End in 2020?

(GAME DATE — Sept. 19, 2020) — Several probable and confirmed pennant race teams this year have lengthy Bull Cup droughts, or have never won at all, meaning this year could see a record set when it’s all over.

Most prominent are the LL East division title winners, the Boston Brawlers, who have never won a Bull Cup in the 29 years since the trophy has been awarded. They came close just once, in the inaugural year, losing to the ten Chicago Knights in 1991, the first year the cup was contested. Continue reading “Will We See Lengthy Bull Cup Drought End in 2020?”

Motorheads End Baker’s Streak

(GAME DATE — July 6, 2020) — The 20-game hitting streak of David Baker has come to an end. The Minneapolis Ravens third baseman went 0-for-4 today in his team’s 3-2 loss to the Detroit Motorheads at Comerica Park.

“It’s not just David who came up short today,” Ravens manager Scott Stutter said in his postgame press conference. “This was a team loss.” Continue reading “Motorheads End Baker’s Streak”

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”