Tag: Hoshi Mizuguchi

Cowboys Down Salts in Playoff Premiere, Will Face Admirals

(GAME DATE – Oct. 7, 2019) — The Arizona Cowboys, enjoying their first-ever playoff appearance, have defied the odds and outlasted the Metro League West Division pennant winner Seattle Salts, taking the best-of-5 Elimination Round series to the full five games.

The Salts, appearing in their 3rd straight playoff, led the series 2-1 after Game 3, and the Cowboys looked spent as they placed their hopes and dreams on 35-year-old righty Ivan Morillo for Game 4. Continue reading “Cowboys Down Salts in Playoff Premiere, Will Face Admirals”

Danger-Metros Announce Trade

The Denver Danger completed a trade today with the Montreal Metros that both sides seem to be content with.

The main feature of the deal is an exchange of 25-year-old 3B Alex Beuno who will join the Metros, while Montreal will send 1B Luis Santos to Denver. Continue reading “Danger-Metros Announce Trade”

Salts Sign Mizu

The Seattle Salts have signed veteran third baseman Hoshi Mizuguchi to a 2-year deal following several days of intense negotiations by the AEL West club, it has been learned.

Mizu played six very successful seasons with the Chicago Pit Bulls, but most recently completed a pair of seasons for the Montreal Metros at the hot corner, where he had career numbers for home runs and RBIs last season. Continue reading “Salts Sign Mizu”

Winter Meetings Conclude with Rule 5 Draft

The annual Bull League winter meetings conclude today with the Rule 5 draft.  The OSA top-rated player in the pool of potential picks is Chicago’s Jon Guillot, a 22-year-old 3B currently playing at AA-level Anchorage Sky Chiefs.

It is almost certain that Guillot and several other players will be picked up by teams looking for economical talent to meld into their own organizations. Continue reading “Winter Meetings Conclude with Rule 5 Draft”

Arizona Spends Big on Yang

The Arizona Cowboys have dipped into their war chest and spent big on an international free agent, signing Taiwanese phenom Tak-keung Yang to a 4-year, $27.3 million deal today.

Yang is a 28-year-old shortstop who decided to test his value on the Bull League after spending several years in a Taiwan pro ball league. Continue reading “Arizona Spends Big on Yang”

Offseason Promises Big Talent FAs

Numerous high-caliber players are up for free agency at the end of 2017, suggesting a busy and expensive offseason for most teams as they fish the free agency pool for talent to bring home for next season.

While many teams are focused on the race to the playoffs, some teams are taking an early look at 2018 budgets and what talent will go to free agency after the postseason. Continue reading “Offseason Promises Big Talent FAs”