Tag: Glen Reese

Iron Pigs Looking Solid After Week #2

(GAME DATE: 15 Apr. 2019) —  The Pittsburgh Iron Pigs,

They had a gain in Elo of 21.2 since the start of the season, surpassing strong California’s gain by nearly double. The Iron Pigs, despite losing handfuls of rental talent in the offseason, now sit atop the Lake League East with a 9-3 record, and a run differential of +33, a Bull League best.

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2018 AELCS Preview: St. Petersburg Admirals vs Denver Danger

(Game date: Sep. 15, 2018) — The St. Petersburg Admirals and Denver Danger will face off for the AEL Championships after an exciting roller-coaster Elimination Round that saw an upset exit for the Nevada Speeders, and hard-fought Admirals battle over the Seattle Salts.

The Speeders had sailed into the playoffs after an absence of six seasons looking like the favorite to move on to a Bull Cup, but found themselves quickly in a quagmire with solid Denver pitching from Rich Ojeda, and Game #4 star Willie Morales. The Danger bats tallied up hits and kept the first two games close, earning a series split as they won Game #1, 4-3, then dropped Game #2, 2-0. Continue reading “2018 AELCS Preview: St. Petersburg Admirals vs Denver Danger”

Top 5: “Five-Tools” Players

The holy grail of player scouting and development is for a team to find a player that has to so-called “five tools” – that is, they can hit, hit for power, run, throw and field.

Many players have one, two, or three of these tools and can sometimes make passable use of the other tools to a lesser degree. Where they lack some of those five tools, teams can often make adjustments and use roster management to make up for the deficiency. Continue reading “Top 5: “Five-Tools” Players”

Top 10 Under 26’s

The Bull League is chock full of talented players of all ages, but it’s the younger players who hold the keys to the futures of the franchises. In this post we look at ten of the top players under age 26: Continue reading “Top 10 Under 26’s”

AEL Star of the Week Honored

Glen Reese has the tools to stick in this league for many years. The 23-year-old left fielder of the Denver Highlanders had a pretty hot bat in the American Eagle League over the past seven days and won the Player of the Week honors.

Reese batted .483 with 14 hits in 29 at-bats, 3 home runs and 6 RBIs.

For the season Reese has produced 81 hits in 206 at-bats for a .393 average with 14 home runs and gotten on base at a .452 clip.