Tag: Nate Kremer

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”

Kremer Signs with Nevada in Stunning Surprise

The Nevada Speeders have pulled off another coup, just days after signing hot international free agents Chitoji Yamada, and most recently, Raul Abarca, they have landed highly sought-after closer Nate Kremer.

Kremer was one of the top closers in the Bull League’s AEL, and won the 2015 Woodchuck Trophy with the Jacksonville Ravens in his sophomore season. Continue reading “Kremer Signs with Nevada in Stunning Surprise”

Top 3 Free Agent Closers

A good closer can make or break a team, as they can often shut down late inning opponent rallies. After the top of the rotation starter, closers are often the best pitcher on the team.

The pairing between an ace at the front of the rotation, and a dominant shut down man can often mean a nearly guaranteed win every five games. Continue reading “Top 3 Free Agent Closers”

Stunned Ravens Lose Kremer for Season

Jacksonville Ravens took one on the chin today when they learned star closer Nate Kremer will miss the rest of this season, and all of next year.

Kremer had come in for an inning in relief after Tomas Maldonado pitched 8.0 great innings against the Dallas Deputies this afternoon in front of a full stadium in Jacksonville. Then, with Jacksonville ahead 3-2 in the top of the 9th, Kremer allowed a game tying run in what was otherwise a stellar appearance, with two strikeouts. But Kremer came out after the 9th and did not return. Continue reading “Stunned Ravens Lose Kremer for Season”

What’s In a Number? (Part 1)

Over time, exceptional players become associated to the number they wear on their back. In fact, in many cases, these exceptional players are honored at the conclusion of their career by having their jersey number “retired” by the team or teams that they were most closely associated with.

Here, we take a look at who we view as the top player for selected popular shirt numbers. Continue reading “What’s In a Number? (Part 1)”