Tag: Dao-zi Ling

Fighting Moose in Fighting Form as Week 5 Closes

The books are closed on Week #5 of the regular season, and the Rimouski Fighting Moose have surged to the top of the LL East standings in what has been a roller-coaster ride so far in that division this season. The Moose are 20-12 at the close of the first trimester of baseball, two games ahead of the Toronto Nomads, who held the lead for the early weeks.

Last week, the Moose completed a four-game sweep of the Boston Brawlers, and after a rare Saturday rest day, they opened a home stand against rivals Montreal with a 2-1 comeback win yesterday. Continue reading “Fighting Moose in Fighting Form as Week 5 Closes”

Rimouski Adds Tavitas

The Rimouski Fighting Moose have added free agent outfielder Jose Tavitas to their roster today, and no doubt the 30-year-old will add yet another disciplined bat to the already stacked batting order come May.

Tavitas last played for the Jacksonville Ravens (now Minneapolis Ravens) in 2017, playing out 29 games and finishing with just a .231 averages — but his real talent was in in drawing walks, and he crafted an on-base percentage of .370. Continue reading “Rimouski Adds Tavitas”

Ling Signs with Fighting Moose

The last “whale” on the free agent list this off-season, Dao-zi Ling, has signed a 2-year deal with the Rimouski Fighting Moose, it can now be reported.

The switch-hitting 7-time all-star and 3-time MVP from Taiwan will captain the field from behind home plate, largely relegating journeyman catcher Milt Tracey to the backup role. Continue reading “Ling Signs with Fighting Moose”

Gonzo Inks Big Deal with Nevada

Earlier this week, Nevada Speeders GM Scott Dummler has landed one of the biggest free agent deals this offseason, signing outfielder Hugo Gonzales to a 2-year, $23.5 million deal.

This means the annual $11.75 million to 32-year-old Dominican is the biggest deal, on an annual basis, since December 16, when Jacksonville signed Roberto Castro for $12.45 million. Continue reading “Gonzo Inks Big Deal with Nevada”

Ling Faces Uphill Climb to Land a Contract

MVP catcher Dao-zi Ling is facing a rough ride in seeking a new contract this off season, since becoming a free agent at the end of this season.

The veteran former Calgary Inferno catcher, who recently won his second Bull Cup with the organization, remains in free agency and thus far has had no teams show interest. Continue reading “Ling Faces Uphill Climb to Land a Contract”

Eligible Players File for Free Agency

The next crop of free agents have filed following the conclusion of the contract arbitration phase of the 2017-2018 baseball off-season, and several big names are now on the market.

Dao-zi Ling, at 34, is one of the top players available in this year’s crop of free agents

Among the elite players looking for new deals with new teams are three-time MVP and seven-time all-star Dao-Zi Ling, who is coming off a second championship season with the Calgary Inferno, Oxen ace right-hander A.C. Deucey, and Lake League strikeout king William Febres, who spent 2017 with New York. Continue reading “Eligible Players File for Free Agency”