Tag: Israel Medina

Testy Inferno-Oxen Rematch Leads to Brawl, Suspensions

In what was already billed to be a series that brings back memories of the 2016 Bull Cup, the Ohio Oxen rolled into Calgary to play the Calgary Inferno in the second half of a home-and-home series, a brawl erupted that cleared the benches tonight, and suspensions have been announced by the Commissioner.

The Inferno took the first two games, which were in Ohio, and then came home to open the last two games. Ohio was ahead for the first time since the first inning of game 1 of the series, after a Brad Bogus solo shot in the 2nd inning was followed up by one from Corny Maise in the 4th. Continue reading “Testy Inferno-Oxen Rematch Leads to Brawl, Suspensions”

Calgary Season In Danger of Imploding

The Calgary Inferno are already having a rocky season, currently 7½ games out of first place in the AEL West, and 4 games out of a wild card.

But the 2017 Bull Cup champs could see their season completely collapse in the second half as they hobble to the midpoint with eight of their players on the disabled list, the highest of any team. Continue reading “Calgary Season In Danger of Imploding”

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”