Tag: Steve Rollins

Rambo a Lock for MVP, Rookie Nods, Rest of Awards Wide Open

(GAME DATE — Oct. 27, 2020) — The indomitable Chicago rookie sensation John Rambo is a virtual guarantee to take home the Lake League’s Carl Simms MVP Award and the Rookie of the Year Awards for the 2020 season, along with the Gold Crown for the RF position.

This has been nearly certain since the all-star break, when the 23-year-old drafted last year out of Arizona State was among LL HR leaders by then, and hit a 2-run shot in his only all-star game at bat. But the rest of the player awards are less certain, and early returns on voting have shown few locks as solid as Rambo. Continue reading “Rambo a Lock for MVP, Rookie Nods, Rest of Awards Wide Open”

Lake League #1 Hurler is Rollins

(GAME DATE — Oct. 1, 2020) — The Lake League announced today that Steve Rollins has been chosen the league’s Pitcher of the Month. The New York starter had everything working for him last month as he glided to a 4-2 record.

In September Rollins chalked up a 2.08 ERA in 52 innings with 40 strikeouts and 11 walks. Continue reading “Lake League #1 Hurler is Rollins”

Two Big FA Signings Set High Bar for Player Contracts

Two undrafted amateur free agents signed huge contracts this week, both landing in the upper echelon of player contracts in the Bull League.

Steve Rollins signed the 5th largest contract in the league at more than $156 million

Steve Rollins, a starting pitcher from Pembroke Park, Florida, who did not play in any affiliated college or amateur league before this year, but whom some scouts have hailed as a “dominant hurler”, has signed an 8-year deal with the New York Dragons organization, jetting to fifth place on the list of largest Bull League contracts. Continue reading “Two Big FA Signings Set High Bar for Player Contracts”