Tag: Fred Loveless

Admirals-Dragons Deal: Forbes for Loveless

(GAME DATE — July 25, 2020) — Reports have surfaced that St. Petersburg have pulled the trigger on a second trade today. The Admirals have agreed to send 25-year-old minor league LHP Andy Forbes to the New York Dragons in exchange for 31-year-old veteran reliever, RHP Fred Loveless. “It’s a done deal,” said one executive speaking on the condition of anonymity. “I’m surprised word got around so quickly. We just signed off on this an hour ago.” The deal apparently is awaiting physicals before an official announcement is made by either team.

For the year Loveless has made 41 relief appearances and claimed 14 saves. His record is 4-5 with 34 strikeouts in 45.1 innings and a 3.38 ERA. Continue reading “Admirals-Dragons Deal: Forbes for Loveless”

Looking Back 10 Years Ago at the 2010 Draft

(GAME DATE — May 24, 2020) — As the 2020 Bull League first year player draft approaches, we take a look back in time a decade to see where the league’s top draft picks from 2010 are today.

The 2010 draft was an unusually short one, just 3 rounds for the league’s 16 teams at that time. The expansion that would add Arizona, Battle Creek (now Milwaukee), Dallas and Norfolk was still two seasons away, and many teams were already chock full of talent through their systems. Continue reading “Looking Back 10 Years Ago at the 2010 Draft”

Injuries Dog Teams in First Week of Spring

Spring Training has begun in the Bull League, and already there are several notable injuries that will have teams scrambling to make adjustments as Opening Day approaches.

Baseball’s annual warm-up ritual started on April 1, and by the end of the second day the New York Dragons learned that promising rotation piece Fred Loveless would miss the season. The 28-year-old right-hander, who was 7-4 last year with a 2.09 ERA, and was named Pitcher of the Month for June last season, tore a ligament in the 2nd inning of their April 2 game against Boston. Continue reading “Injuries Dog Teams in First Week of Spring”

June Lake League Player Awards Out

The Lake League has announced its June player awards, recognizing the top batter, pitcher and rookie during the month.

LL BATTER OF THE MONTH (JUNE 2017)

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