Tag: Montreal Metros

Injuries Dog Teams in First Week of Spring

Spring Training has begun in the Bull League, and already there are several notable injuries that will have teams scrambling to make adjustments as Opening Day approaches.

Baseball’s annual warm-up ritual started on April 1, and by the end of the second day the New York Dragons learned that promising rotation piece Fred Loveless would miss the season. The 28-year-old right-hander, who was 7-4 last year with a 2.09 ERA, and was named Pitcher of the Month for June last season, tore a ligament in the 2nd inning of their April 2 game against Boston. Continue reading “Injuries Dog Teams in First Week of Spring”

Extending a Line: Who’s Likely to Re-up This Year?

Every team has at least someone due to become a free agent at the end of 2018, the big question is, will those teams be looking to sign those players to extensions, and if not, will other teams be bidding for their services come this fall?

We take a look at a team-by-team snapshot of who is eligible for a re-up and what the chances are of them doing so. Continue reading “Extending a Line: Who’s Likely to Re-up This Year?”

Rimouski Acquires Febres in Huge Trade

The Detroit Motorheads only signed him in November, but 2017’s strikeout king William Febres is going moving back to the Lake League East to play for the Rimouski Fighting Moose.

Febres played for the New York Dragons last season, and racked up a league-leading 188 K’s in 118.1 innings, though his record was a forgettable 4-8 and his ERA just a slightly better than league average 3.18. Continue reading “Rimouski Acquires Febres in Huge Trade”

Tidals Deal Chinchilla to Montreal for Moles

The California Tidals have come to terms with the Montreal Metros on a trade deal that will see veteran 1B David Chinchilla go to Montreal in return for outfielder John Moles and RF Naoaki Sato.

The move equips Montreal with a veteran power bat for the lineup, as Chinchilla will likely slot in the cleanup spot in the order after the departure of 3B Hoshi Mizuguchi to free agency created a gap to fill. Continue reading “Tidals Deal Chinchilla to Montreal for Moles”

Gonzo Inks Big Deal with Nevada

Earlier this week, Nevada Speeders GM Scott Dummler has landed one of the biggest free agent deals this offseason, signing outfielder Hugo Gonzales to a 2-year, $23.5 million deal.

This means the annual $11.75 million to 32-year-old Dominican is the biggest deal, on an annual basis, since December 16, when Jacksonville signed Roberto Castro for $12.45 million. Continue reading “Gonzo Inks Big Deal with Nevada”