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Great Week for Toronto’s Makanaakua Mano

April 8, 2024

The Lake League announced today that Makanaakua Mano of the Toronto Nomads earned Player of the Week honors for his performance over the past seven days.

Mano hit .480 with 3 home runs, 10 RBIs and 5 runs scored.

Chicago, Toronto Tee Up 5 Player, 3 Draft Pick Deal

(GAME DATE — May 16, 2022) — The Chicago Pit Bulls and the Toronto Nomads have agreed to a blockbuster five-player, 3 draft pick trade, the 14th trade deal struck in 2022 and the 8th involving the busy Chicago team.

The Nomads will send former star closer Nate Kremer, a 2015 Woodchuck Trophy winner, and Dong-kyoon Kim, an effective and disciplined hitting second baseman, along with both a second and third round pick in the upcoming 2022 draft, while receiving 25-year-old slugging first baseman Makanaakua Mano, who was a first round pick for Chicago in 2018 and who won Rookie of the Year just last season, and two AAA-level budding stars, Miguel Perez (LF) and Shannon Stone (1B) along with Chicago’s 3rd round pick this year. Continue reading “Chicago, Toronto Tee Up 5 Player, 3 Draft Pick Deal”

Chicago, Calgary Officially Out of Race

(GAME DATE – Sep. 12, 2019) — Not that either team had a hope after the first few weeks of the 2019 season, but both the Chicago Pit Bulls and the Calgary Inferno can start planning for their off-season golf activities as they have been officially eliminated from playoff contention.

Chicago is on track to post their 3rd worst season in club history, behind last season’s dismal 30-70 (.300) finish, and 2001’s reprehensible 28-52 (.350). Calgary, which won the Bull Cup in 2015 and 2017, will miss their 2nd playoff in a row, and only their 3rd since 2010.

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PRCL Week #4 – Busan Back On Top

The Busan Tech Brawlers have edged out the Melbourne U Admirals to reclaim the top spot in the PRCL power rankings for Week #4.

Both teams have been performing amazingly, but Busan had a 7-0 shutout to cap a 2-0 series against Incheon, while Melbourne split two series and lost a third, causing them to stumble an allow Busan to pass them. Continue reading “PRCL Week #4 – Busan Back On Top”