Tag: Seattle Salts

Seattle Loses Hugo Prista, Will Miss Season

(GAME DATE — August 9, 2020) — The doctors have spoken and Hugo Prista of the Seattle Salts didn’t like what he heard. The 25-year-old starting pitcher is almost certainly gone for the rest of the year and depending on his progress could miss some of next season as well. Prista sustained his season-ending injury during the New York Dragons game yesterday at The Redoubt. He had to leave the game because he hurt himself while throwing a pitch. Today the Seattle medical staff reported Prista had a torn labrum and would be absent from the lineup for at least 5 months.

So far this year Prista has 2 wins and 2 losses and a 3.33 ERA. Continue reading “Seattle Loses Hugo Prista, Will Miss Season”

Garzes Crowned Top ML Hitter in July

(GAME DATE — August 1, 2020) — Jorge Garzes mauled enemy pitching all month long as he cruised to the Metropolitan League Batter of the Month title. The 28-year-old second baseman batted .366 with 10 home runs, 27 RBIs and 27 runs scored in a July performance that has Seattle fans eagerly awaiting what he can do in August.

Garzes capped off July with a Grand Slam against the Arizona Cowboys on the 29th. So far this year he is hitting .310 with 122 hits, 29 home runs, 78 RBIs and has scored 75 runs. Continue reading “Garzes Crowned Top ML Hitter in July”

Seattle’s Coleman Will Miss Season

(GAME DATE — July 22, 2020) — A blow for Travis Coleman today — team doctors confirmed he will miss 9 months with a torn labrum. Coleman suffered the injury throwing a pitch. Although officials from the Seattle Salts are confident he’ll make a full recovery, doubts will persist about Coleman’s ability to return fully fit with an injury of this nature.

For the season, the right-handed reliever Coleman is 0-2 with 1 save and a 5.40 ERA. He has given up 16 hits in 15 innings with 9 strikeouts. He had been struggling all year and now some analysts believe he was suffering from the injury a lot longer than team officials may have been aware.

Salts, Cowboys Close Deal

(GAME DATE — July 21, 2020) — Both sides appear content with the trade finalized today that will send 32-year-old RHP Jason Connery and 21-year-old minor league 3B Robert Cabrera to the Arizona Cowboys, while the Seattle Salts will receive 32-year-old 3B Cody Martin.

“This is a move that filled a few gaps in our roster,” said David Cuellar, Salts general manager. Continue reading “Salts, Cowboys Close Deal”

Calgary, Seattle Make Deal

(GAME DATE — July 13, 2020) — Both sides appear content with the trade finalized today that will send 31-year-old LHP Jian Ju and 24-year-old minor league RHP Ryuki Hirano to the Seattle Salts, while the Calgary Inferno will receive 27-year-old minor league LF Allen Kennedy.

“This is a move that filled a few gaps in our roster,” said Andy Turnbull, Inferno general manager. Continue reading “Calgary, Seattle Make Deal”

Covey Snares ML Top Batter Award in June

*(GAME DATE — July 1, 2020) — Bill Covey really put on a show in June, earning the Batter of the Month Award in the Metropolitan League!

The Seattle right fielder batted .354 with 10 home runs, 34 RBIs, 18 runs scored, along with 22 walks to compile a .471 on-base percentage. Continue reading “Covey Snares ML Top Batter Award in June”