Tag: Chris Sulis

Milwaukee’s Sulis Sidelined for Season

(GAME DATE — July 24, 2020) — Chris Sulis of the Hops just might have to call it quits for the season. The 26-year-old Milwaukee utility infielder received a season-ending injury against the Montreal Metros recently at Metros Ballpark. Sulis suffered a broken kneecap while running the bases. The Hops medical staff said he could be out quite some time, as much as 4 months.

Batting .225 to date, Sulis has 3 home runs and 15 RBIs. Sulis has struggled to make contact at the plate, but shows flashes of power when he connects. Last year, he sent 14 balls over the wall. An aggressive baserunner, he has stolen 20 bases since coming up to the big league in 2017.

Martel Opens Season with 1-Hitter

Montreal’s Judson Martel was in peak form, throwing a 1-hitter in the Opening Day game against Louisville

The indomitable Metros starter Judson Martel is back with a vengeance for 2018, curing all doubters with an incredible Opening Day performance, going the full nine against Louisville and holding them to just one hit and three walks, in a 4-0 shutout win.

“Fivespot” looked to be in peak condition, showing no signs of his elbow ligament injury from last August the ended his 2017 campaign early. He threw 121 pitches, with 73 of them for strikes, and whiffed 8 batters. Continue reading “Martel Opens Season with 1-Hitter”