Tag: Danny Tirado

Trade Winds Blow at Deadline

After a flurry of trades in the beginning of July, the remainder of the month was looking quiet.  But as injuries stacked up and wild card races heated up, several trades were triggered in the last week of July just before the deadline.

The action started on July 26, when the Toronto Nomads confirmed a deal with the Detroit Motorheads that sent promising prospect infielder Ronnie van der Wal – the “Flying Dutchman” – right-handed reliever Glen Talbert, and 21-year-old prospect Matt Hagopian to the Motorheads in return for slugger Brian Chambliss and infielding prospect Jose Rodriguez. Continue reading “Trade Winds Blow at Deadline”

Focus: Montreal Metros

If one team is in the midst of a dynasty in the Bull League right now, it is the Montreal Metros. Since 2006, they have not missed a single playoffs, nor finished lower than 2nd in their division, and they are looking at their 11th straight playoff year in 2016.

During their incredible run, they have won three Bull Cup Championships, produced the Lake League MVP three times, and the LL Sandy Koufax Award winner an impressive six times.
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