Tag: Minneapolis Ravens

Ravens Take LL West

(GAME DATE – Sep. 22, 2019) — In a development that surprises absolutely no one, the Minneapolis Ravens have clinched 1st place in the Lake League West Division, following their 6-2 win over the Chicago Pit Bulls.

The Ravens were already destined for the playoffs, but are now going to repeat their pennant performance from last season, and likely earn the top seed in the Lake League playoffs.

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Ravens, Speeders Clinch Playoff Spots

(GAME DATE – Sep. 19, 2019) — As the clock runs down on the 2019 season, two more teams have cemented themselves into the post-season.

The Nevada Speeders, currently 88-64 (.579) atop the ML West, and the Minneapolis Ravens, leading the Lake League West at 92-60 (.605), have now mathematically guaranteed themselves playoff entry. Continue reading “Ravens, Speeders Clinch Playoff Spots”

Roster Expanding as Pennant Chase Heats Up

(GAME DATE — Aug. 29, 2019) — The Bull League is entering its final month of play for the 2019 season, and the pennant chase will really start in earnest, as teams active rosters expand to 40 players for the final weeks.

Several teams are expected to make some big moves, with those locked-in teams using the extra roster spaces to bring in new players who can allow their veterans some rest ahead of the playoffs, while out-of-contention teams will give their upcoming stars a chance to shine before the offseason roster decisions get made. Continue reading “Roster Expanding as Pennant Chase Heats Up”

Flurry of Trades as Deadline Nears

(GAME DATE: July 29, 2019) — A handful of trades, including a potentially big game-shifter for the Lake League’s West Division, have been executed as the July 31st trade deadline in the Bull League looms.

The Calgary Inferno (39-64) were involved in two this month, sending RHP Brian Johnson and a minor leaguer, Christopher Wicks, to Arizona in exchange for two minor leaguers from the Cowboys.

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2018 Series Preview: Boston Brawlers vs Minneapolis Ravens

(Game date: Sep. 8, 2018) — The Boston Brawlers and the Minneapolis Ravens will face off to open the highlight series of the 2018 LL Elimination Round. #1 seeded Ravens

moved into the Lake League for 2018 and ran roughshod over most of the teams, blanking 2017 Lake League champs 8-0, and dismantling West division competitors like Ohio and Louisville with season series wins. Continue reading “2018 Series Preview: Boston Brawlers vs Minneapolis Ravens”

Baker’s Streak Over; Record Set at 34 Games

David Baker’s hitting streak has finally come to an end. The Minneapolis Ravens third baseman failed to get a hit tonight at Twin Cities Stadium, ending a streak of consecutive games with a base hit that began on June 30 in Chicago.

The 28-year-old from Fairton, New Jersey, playing in his fifth season in the Bull League, has cemented the new record for hitting streaks at 34 games. Continue reading “Baker’s Streak Over; Record Set at 34 Games”