Tag: Israel Medina

Calgary-Dallas Game Rings Up 9 Homers as Inferno Win

The Calgary Home Run Factory went into overdrive tonight in a high-scoring affair against the visiting Dallas Deputies at Inferno Park in front of 37,070 frenzied fans. Israel Medina walked it off in the bottom of the ninth with one out in classic Inferno style, with a home run over the left field wall to win it 11-10.

Israel Medina went yard twice, including a walk-off solo shot, in a high-scoring win over Dallas tonight

It was Medina’s second of the night, with his first a 4-run, no-outs slammer in the 7th off Travis Pope that seemed at the time to put Dallas under the dirt, as Calgary soared to a 10-3 lead. Continue reading “Calgary-Dallas Game Rings Up 9 Homers as Inferno Win”

Calgary to Host 2018 All-Star Game

The league has announced that the 2018 All-Star Game will be played in Calgary, Alberta, hosted by the AEL’s Calgary Inferno.

The Inferno were the 2017 Bull Cup champions, and the announcement of Calgary as the host city continues the theme set last year, when the 2016 champion Ohio Oxen were used as the hosts for this season’s mid-summer classic. Continue reading “Calgary to Host 2018 All-Star Game”

Inferno Tie Metros, Ramirez Out

The Calgary Inferno have tied the Bull Cup series against the Montreal Metros 1-1, and what could be a bad turn of events for the Metros, 2017 LL batting champion Jose Ramirez bruised his hand and will not play for a week.

As the series moves to game 3, this means Ramirez’ postseason now comes to an early end. Continue reading “Inferno Tie Metros, Ramirez Out”

Inferno Sweep Aside Ravens

The AEL Championship Series wrapped up in short order, with the Calgary Inferno sweeping the Jacksonville Ravens, 3-0.

3B Israel Medina won series MVP

Earning Series MVP honors was Israel Medina, the third baseman for Calgary, who batted .455 against JAX, bashing 5 homers, batting in 7 and scoring 5 times. Continue reading “Inferno Sweep Aside Ravens”

AEL July Awards Announced

Anchorage Aces rookie ace starter Jose Soto once again snagged a Rookie of the Month Award, along with the Pitcher of the Month honors. This time, Soto took both awards in the same month.

July saw Soto remain undefeated for 2017, as he went 4-0 with an ERA of just 0.22 on the month, as he allowed just 1 run all month, while ringing up 51 batters.  Opposing batters were kept to just a .110 average when squaring up against Jose Continue reading “AEL July Awards Announced”

Young Star Helps Propel American Eagle League to Win in Midseason Classic

During the star-studded affair, the 2017 American Eagle League All-Stars defeated the Lake League All-Stars by a score of 8-4.

The fans in attendance at Oxen Ballpark certainly enjoyed the show, seeing the best that the game had to offer.

Chief among the stars was Israel Medina, who led the American Eagle League to victory.

“I will admit I was nervous out there. To share a field with such incredible players is always a humbling experience. But after the first couple pitches, you just have to ignore the talent out there and focus on your game,” Medina commented as he accepted his award after the game.

In his career Medina has hit for a .289 average and totaled 98 hits, 25 home runs and 63 RBIs.