Spring Training opens today, with all 20 Bull League teams in action against teams in their respective leagues. Some of the players to watch include LF Alexis Rosa (Toronto), who spent just 12 games in the Bull League last season, but hit .348 at the AAA-level Cow League affiliate Brampton Longhorns, stealing 18 bases along the way, and CF Dennis Guppy (Chicoutimi), the current #1 Prospect, a blazing speedster who hit .314 at the Short Season A level last season. Continue reading “Spring Training Starts, Predictions Announced”
Norfolk Sharks officials presented Rick Baggywrinkle to members of the local print media today as their new first baseman.
The deal, worth $15,800,000, guarantees the 31-year-old a home in Norfolk for 2 years. It should improve the ballclub, assuming he plays to his potential. NUmerous other Bull League clubs are rumored to have been interested in signing the veteran, but the Sharks won out – reportedly due to the superb, active urban lifestyle available to stars who live in the bustling hub.
During his career Baggywrinkle has hit for a .280 average and totaled 472 hits, 63 home runs and 238 RBIs.