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2022 Season Awards Predictions

(GAME DATE — Oct. 30, 2022) — The results are not yet finalized, but GM voting for the end of season awards for 2022 is nearly completed, and we have predictions on some of the potential winners.

Most notably is the GM of the Year Award, which is widely predicted to go to Ohio Oxen GM Dylan M. The Oxen showed a massive improvement through 2022, going from last place in 2021 with a 53-109 (.327) win-loss record, to a near .500 finish at 80-83 (.491), forcing a tie-breaking game 163 against the Milwaukee Hops for the 2nd wild card slot, winning it 6-4.

Dylan’s post season was short as the Oxen exited in the Elimination Round after falling 3-0 to the Chicago Pit Bulls, and getting outscored 20-11 in the three games of the best-of-five series. But the team performed fairly well overall against some of the toughest teams in the LL, save for Chicago. The Oxen held winning records against the New York Dragons, Montreal Metros, Toronto Nomads, and every ML team they played against in inter-league play, including 3 game sweeps of the St. Petersburg Admirals, Washington Freedom, and 2021 MLCS champions, Calgary Inferno.

Milwaukee Hops GM, Jason P, will likely be a noted runner up for the GMOTY, as despite suffering the most injuries in terms of IL days, his squad managed to finish with winning records over two division rivals, and force the Oxen-Hops tie-breaker by keeping pace with Ohio at the end of the pennant race.

It is almost a certainty that Chicago’s RF John Rambo will repeat as LL Carl Simms MVP Award winner, and voting could be unanimous. Knuckles Malone, who was traded from Toronto to Minneapolis early in the season, then injured just before the postseason, will likely pick up his 5th consecutive LL Sandy Koufax Award after his 17-6 season, with a 3.59 season ERA to lead the LL.

Tex “Red” Rudman is looking like a solid ML Rookie of the Year after slashing .309/.385/.573 and bashing 28 homers in his BBL debut with the Arizona Cowboys, all while impressing fans and foes alike with his defensive prowess in CF.

End of season awards will be announced shortly.

 

The Ox Ranch in Cinci Finishes Offseason Renos

(GAME DATE – April 4, 2022) — Just in time for Opening Day, the Ohio Oxen have completed much needed renovations to their relatively new stadium, The Ox Ranch in Cinci.

The stadium had its right field fences rebuilt closer to home plate, and a shockingly large, 70-foot tall, wall installed in left field, where the outfield is much shorter. Continue reading “The Ox Ranch in Cinci Finishes Offseason Renos”

Dominican Republic Dominates in College Final

The Summer College Tournament, featuring the best and brightest international college and high school players, has finally come to a close in a grand finish that saw last year’s silver medal winner, Dominican Republic, take the gold in 2018.

The Dominicans defeated the team from South Korea 7-2 to take the gold medal game, and were crowned champions as a result. Continue reading “Dominican Republic Dominates in College Final”

Febres, Smokem Possibly Gone for Year

Rimouski learned tonight that star pitching fixture William Febres, acquired in a February trade with Detroit, will possibly miss the rest of 2018 with shoulder inflammation that flared up during an appearance against his former team tonight in the Motor City.

Febres left after completing 5.0 innings, and had been on fire all night, allowing just 3 hits, 1 walk, and no runs scored. He had struck out 5 Detroit batters. He is expected to miss three months, meaning that it’s possible he could return for the playoffs should Rimouski make a reappearance in the postseason. Continue reading “Febres, Smokem Possibly Gone for Year”

Ohio GM Named GM of the Year for 2017

Ohio Oxen GM and manager Dylan Maccarone has been named “GM of the Year” by his fellow GMs in voting for the 2017 award.

Voting took place at the close of the regular baseball season. Continue reading “Ohio GM Named GM of the Year for 2017”

Bull League GMs Take Control of World Cup Teams

The World Cup of Baseball starts next month, and many Bull League GMs have been rewarded with posts at the head of the prestigious international teams selected to compete.

The WCB features major-level and AAA-level players from the Bull League all of whom are competing for their national team in an inaugural tournament to be held in London, England, in 2017. It is expected the tournament will continue annually each fall. Continue reading “Bull League GMs Take Control of World Cup Teams”