Tag: Detroit Motorheads

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”

Dong-kyoon Kim Hurt, Out of Action

(GAME DATE — Aug. 11, 2020) — Injuries are something every team has to deal with. That fact struck home for the Motorheads when after today’s game against the Admirals, the club found out they would be without the services of Dong-kyoon Kim for at least 5 weeks. After the game, his manager said of the incident, “You hate to lose anyone to injury. That’s always a negative.” Kim was injured earlier today running the bases and suffered a sprained ankle.

So far on the season the high-flying Kim is hitting .338 with 18 home runs, 72 RBIs and 93 runs scored. He has 142 hits and played in 113 games. Continue reading “Dong-kyoon Kim Hurt, Out of Action”

Portrait of Payton Bint

LL Announces Outstanding Batter Award

(GAME DATE — August 1, 2020) — Detroit Motorheads fans may just have witnessed a star player blossoming before their eyes in July. Payton Bint put up a remarkable month at the age of 24 and has been named the Lake League Batter of the Month.

For the month, Bint hit .418 with 11 home runs, 22 RBIs and 28 runs scored. This season Bint is batting .334 with 107 RBIs, 82 runs scored and 40 home runs. Continue reading “LL Announces Outstanding Batter Award”

2020 Preview: Lake League West

ANOTHER 100-WIN YEAR FOR RAVENS

The Ravens could break 100 wins again, though they are predicted to just hit 99.

(GAME DATE — April 1, 2020) — All indications are that the Minneapolis Ravens will storm to another strong finish this year, and could once again hit 100 wins. The official prediction is for 99, but the team is largely intact from a very successful Bull Cup appearance last season, with the addition of strong performers like Takahide Higuchi (in a trade) and Jake Pruitt (in a free agent signing).

There is a good chance that with the expected weakness Lake League East division, and the deep-pocketed team locking down their big time talent for years to come, that the Ravens could actually smash through 100 wins this year and ride that wave to the Bull Cup again.

Continue reading “2020 Preview: Lake League West”

Ravens, Admirals Could Become First 100 Game Winners

(GAME DATE – Sep. 26, 2019) — With the expanded, 162-game schedule introduced for the first time this season, an interesting race has developed to see which team can breach the 100-game wins mark first.

Just 2 teams are in a position to do this, with only 4 games left on the schedule, the St. Petersburg Admirals and the Minneapolis RavensContinue reading “Ravens, Admirals Could Become First 100 Game Winners”