Tag: Dallas Deputies

Contraction Draft Starts – Top Names Revealed

(GAME DATE — Oct. 27, 2020) — The offseason is upon us and before the arbitration hearings and free agency filings occur, the league’s four teams on the contraction chopping block will be folded and their players sent to free agency.

But, not before the remaining 16 teams have had an opportunity to pick through their rosters and select a number of players to take over their contracts or minor league rights. Continue reading “Contraction Draft Starts – Top Names Revealed”

Contraction 2021 Teams Set

(GAME DATE — Aug. 26, 2020) — The four teams set to be dissolved and removed from the Bull League have tentatively been set, allowing the remaining GMs to start scouting players in those organizations for the offseason contraction draft that will follow the playoffs.

The Norfolk Sharks, Dallas Deputies, Pittsburgh Iron Pigs, and Detroit Motorheads will be folded after the 2020 season, and their players made available to the remaining 16 teams in a modified draft that will aim to maintain the competitive balance between selected franchises. Continue reading “Contraction 2021 Teams Set”

Martinez, Wakeham Swap Teams

(GAME DATE — July 25, 2020) — With the July 31 trade deadline fast approaching, the Admirals and the Deputies finalized a deal this afternoon. St. Petersburg has traded for 28-year-old C “Disco” Stu Wakeham and in return Dallas will receive 29-year-old minor league 2B Jon Martinez.

This year Martinez has hit at a .125 pace and produced 1 RBIs, no home runs and scored 1 run. Dallas will likely put the 29-year-old to work straight away to test his capabilities with that team. He has batted .221 in 7 seasons with St. Pete’s, and has had several spells in the minors to work on mechanics and timing.

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Season Possibly Over for Sergio Maestas

(GAME DATE — June 19, 2020) — The season is ending on a bad note for Sergio Maestas, reliever for the Dallas Deputies. It was announced today that he will miss the rest of the season because of injury. Maestas was hurt against the Norfolk Sharks while throwing a pitch. He suffered a partially torn labrum and will be out for at least 4-5 months.

Maestas had just closed out the 5th inning with his team behind 1 run to Norfolk, inducing a Mike Ryba ground into a double play with his first and only pitch of the game, a rare 0.2 inning appearance in which he faced just one batter. Continue reading “Season Possibly Over for Sergio Maestas”

Davis Goes to Deputies in 1st Overall Pick

(DRAFT 2020) — The 2020 Bull League draft pre-selection has commenced and with their first overall pick the Dallas Deputies have selected Jonathan Davis, a pitcher and potential two-way player as a second baseman out of the NCAA Indiana Hoosiers.

Bull League scouts have had mixed but generally positive views on the right-hander from New York City, who won a College World Series in 2018 and was named College Player of the Year in 2019. Continue reading “Davis Goes to Deputies in 1st Overall Pick”

Toronto Nomads In Deals with Cowboys, Deputies

(GAME DATE – May 20, 2020) — Hot off their third win in a row, the first time the club has extended a win streak this long all season, the Toronto Nomads have made a deal sending 30-year-old 3B Alex Romero to the Dallas Deputies for 24-year-old minor league SS Elijah Smith and 19-year-old minor league LHP John Balcome. Both sides are said to be pleased with the way the trade worked out.

Romero is batting .182 this season in 43 games with no home runs, 12 RBIs and 16 runs scored. He has 26 hits in 143 at-bats. Continue reading “Toronto Nomads In Deals with Cowboys, Deputies”