Tag: Nevada Speeders

Storm Lose Erazo for 4 Weeks; Bai Out for Season

The Miami Storm will lose Francisco Erazo for about four weeks after he fielded a ball in today’s game against the Tidals. What was at first thought to be a sprained ankle turned out to be a more serious heart issue. The 39-year-old left fielder has been order to take strict bed rest.

Miami may be able to weather the loss, as Erazo is only batting .148 after 8 games this year. Forbes Peddle will get the nod as his replacement for the time being. Continue reading “Storm Lose Erazo for 4 Weeks; Bai Out for Season”

International Star Cerigo in Talks with Denver, Others

Evandro Cerigo, an international free agent outfielder, is rumored to be in talks with the Denver Danger, where the power-hitting 25-year-old would be right at home with the homer friendly Highlander Dome.

Now, other teams are said to be talking with the Venezuelan, including Detroit, Chicago, Seattle and Nevada. His price range is thought to be north of $5.5 million for the season, a bargain if he lives up to his potential. Continue reading “International Star Cerigo in Talks with Denver, Others”

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?”

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BOWL Playoffs Set

The Bull Oceanic Winter League (BOWL) has nearly wrapped up it’s first season of developmental winter baseball, after the last of the regular season round-robins games finished yesterday.

The knock-out round starts on Wednesday, with the single game semi-final matchups: Lagos-Algiers and Tunis-Melbourne. Continue reading “BOWL Playoffs Set”

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Algiers, Melbourne Early BOWL Contenders

Although the end of the preliminary round is still weeks away, the Bull Oceanic Winter League (BOWL) already has two emerging power teams that are seemingly locks for the playoff round when it starts February 20.

The Algiers Berbers, which is made up of minor league players contributed by the Nevada Speeders and the Battle Creek Attack, have been unquestioningly dominant since the season began on January 8. Continue reading “Algiers, Melbourne Early BOWL Contenders”

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”