Tag: Fernando Latorre

Deputies Draft Mass Bay’s Horsley

The Dallas Deputies have chosen Matt Horsley as their first round selection in the entry draft this year, the club announced today.

Horsley, who was a starting pitcher for Mass Bay Law College in the Can-Am College League for the past two seasons, is considered by many to be a superb groundballer with a bright future in the Bull League. Continue reading “Deputies Draft Mass Bay’s Horsley”

Deps, Danger in a Swap

The Dallas Deputies today announced they have traded shortstop Kenta Nakayama and minor league center fielder Takashi Matsuda to the Denver Danger, in return for starting RHP Count Montecristo.

The move vastly improves the struggling Deputies’ rotation, as Montecristo will likely slot behind former Calgary Inferno lefty and two-time Bull Cup champion Fernando Latorre, who was signed during the off-season, but ahead of long-time Dallas fixture Rafael Rosario. Continue reading “Deps, Danger in a Swap”

Good Finesse Coaching a Rare Commodity

When the 2015 Calgary Inferno won the Bull Cup championship, and then won again this season, some in the organization were quick to credit to long-time pitching coach Nate Toto.

After 23 years with the organization, he has proven to possess a solid reputation for helping young pitchers develop their control and finesse, earning two Bull Cup championships and numerous playoff trips along the way. Continue reading “Good Finesse Coaching a Rare Commodity”

Nakamura Signs with Calgary

The 2017 Bull Cup champions, Calgary Inferno, have put their playoff revenue to good use, signing international free agent Hiroiaki Nakamura to a $2.44 million, one-year deal.

The 28-year-old Japanese pitcher is said to have great control, and a four-pitch repertoire. Continue reading “Nakamura Signs with Calgary”

Latorre Signs with Dallas

The Dallas Deputies are wasting no time in signing a talented free agent. Cuban southpaw Fernando Latorre inked a 3-year, $5.2 million deal just days after leaving the Calgary Inferno.

The hard-throwing 28-year-old had spent six years at the top level with the Inferno, amassing a record of 32-22 and a career ERA of 3.88, and is leaving with two Bull Cup championship rings. Continue reading “Latorre Signs with Dallas”

Krohn Out for the Year

Right-handed closer Kevin Krohn, the only bright star in the Calgary bullpen, was injured tonight and will not return this season, potentially jeopardizing Calgary’s playoff plans

Calgary Inferno closer Kevin Krohn will miss the rest of this season – along with the playoffs – after leaving a game against Anchorage on just six pitches tonight.

With his team ahead 4-3, Krohn took to the mound in the 8th inning, replacing LHP Fernando Latorre, who was solid through 7 innings, allowing the Aces just 3 runs on as many hits.  Continue reading “Krohn Out for the Year”