Tag: Summer College Tournament

Dominican Republic’s Granados Takes Tourney MVP Award

Dominican pitcher Efrain Granados, who plays for Utah State’s Preachers normally, won Summer College MVP

With their championship win largely due to his effort, it was no surprise that the Dominican Republic’s ace starter Efrain Granados was named the MVP of the Summer College Tournament today.

During the tourney, the 20-year-old Granados, who normally plays for the CANAM’s Utah State Preachers, went 3-1, crafting a 0.96 ERA and tournament-best 0.89 WHIP. Continue reading “Dominican Republic’s Granados Takes Tourney MVP Award”

Dominican Republic Dominates in College Final

The Summer College Tournament, featuring the best and brightest international college and high school players, has finally come to a close in a grand finish that saw last year’s silver medal winner, Dominican Republic, take the gold in 2018.

The Dominicans defeated the team from South Korea 7-2 to take the gold medal game, and were crowned champions as a result. Continue reading “Dominican Republic Dominates in College Final”

Episode #18 (2018): Trade Deadline Buyers and Sellers, Probable Contenders

In this episode we sort out trade deadline buyers and sellers, but can the buyers afford the price? Also, if the season ended tomorrow, who would the contenders be? And what are the chances they will still be there when the end does finally come? We close with a look at the FRL and Summer College Tourney playoffs.

Summer College Tourney’s First Games Played

The second annual Summer College Tournament is three days into its’ newly extended round-robin schedule, and so far there has been plenty of action for GM’s and scouts to salivate over. The tournament, which takes place in Yokohama, home of the PRCL’s Yokohama U Spirit, runs through the month of July.

The early power team to watch is the Dominican Republic, which is 3-0 but running up a +19 run differential, after routing the United States 7-0 on opening day, then dismantling South Korea yesterday, 13-4. Continue reading “Summer College Tourney’s First Games Played”

Canada Wins First Summer College Tournament

Team Canada won the inaugural Summer College Tournament today, edging a tough Dominican Republic side 6-5 after having dropped a game to them in an earlier phase of the double-elimination playoff.

Catcher Bernard Morgan came through in a big way for the Canadians, going 2-for-5 in the final showdown, scoring once. Morgan hit .367 during the tournament, including 2 doubles in his 11 base hits. The Collège Cardinal Richelieu player can now celebrate his 21st birthday with an adult beverage before coming back home from Los Angeles, where the tournament made its debut, though as a Quebecker he’s more than likely had celebratory beverages many times before.

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August 8, 2017 – WEEK 13 – Final 1/4 Season, Summer College Tourney, Award Predictions

In this podcast we take a look at the likely candidates for the 2017 playoffs as we enter the final 1/4 of the season, including a look at possible player awards for the two leagues. We recap the minor league playoff action you may have missed at AA and A level, and finally, we cover the Summer College Tournament results including Canada’s big surprise tourney win!