Tag: Knuckles Malone

May Awards Announced; Hot Nomads Pick Up Two

The Lake League’s Toronto Nomads remain hot at the close of the opening month of baseball as they pick up two player of the month awards for May 2018.

Jorge “Chachi” Chavarria was named Lake League Rookie of the Month after the 26-year-old third baseman showed he’s got some skill at the plate, going .323 with a pair of homers and 13 RBIs through the month. Chachi came to the Nomads in a trade with Arizona last season, and was sent to AAA Brampton, where he provided solid numbers on the way to a Longhorns Cow League championship. Continue reading “May Awards Announced; Hot Nomads Pick Up Two”

Nomads Complete a Sweep of Chicago in Opening Series

The Toronto Nomads have completed a 4-game sweep of the Chicago Pit Bulls in their season opener series at home, with a convincing 3-1 win.

The Nomads failed to sweep any 4-game series all last season, and were expected by many to just tread water with a .500 record this season. Continue reading “Nomads Complete a Sweep of Chicago in Opening Series”

Malone, Glanz Injured

Toronto Nomads ace Knuckles Malone, and Anchorage Aces outfielder William Glanz were injured today and will miss the remainder of the regular season.

For Malone, elbow tendinitis was the cause, and and the injury is not expected to have lasting effects, but he will miss an opportunity to get an 11th win, and set a club record. Continue reading “Malone, Glanz Injured”

Toronto Mulls Decisions After Playoff Exit

The Toronto Nomads are going to miss the playoffs for the 7th season in a row, and frustrated fans and front office executives are mulling decisions for 2018.

For the fans, the decision is easy: keep supporting the team by buying seasons tickets, or not? Continue reading “Toronto Mulls Decisions After Playoff Exit”

Dragons Kimura Gets Hit #1500

Dragons’ veteran 1B Setsuo Kimura notched his 1500th hit tonight as his team steamrolled the Toronto Nomads 11-6 to a home town crowd of 45,412 fans tonight.

Veteran 1B-man Kimura broke the 1500 hits mark tonight in a huge 3-for-4 game against Toronto, hitting 2 homers off Nomads’ Knuckles Malone

The 38-year-old left-handed batter from Yokohama was 3-for-4 tonight in what was a huge 4-RBI, 2 HR game. It was his first multi-home run game since June 15. The pair of long balls were joined by another from Tony Cruz, and all three were hit off of Nomads ace Knuckles Malone. They followed two given up by Malone in his previous start, a 4-3 loss to Battle Creek, and in the space of just two starts Malone has now given up 5 home runs – his first home runs allowed in his Bull League career. Continue reading “Dragons Kimura Gets Hit #1500”

Soto, Malone Toss Shutouts

Anchorage Aces rookie star Jose Soto threw a gem of a game today, a near-perfect one-hitter against the Battle Creek Attack, winning 9-0 in inter-league action tonight. Soto chalked up 14 strikeouts on the effort, and is quickly solidifying a reputation as one of the most feared pitchers in the AEL.

Nomads starter Malone improved to 8-2 after a shutout tonight

Meanwhile, in the Lake League, Toronto’s Knuckles Malone was also impressive, shutting out the Seattle Salts at Portlands Stadium. Malone allowed 8 hits, and had an equal number of strikeouts. Continue reading “Soto, Malone Toss Shutouts”