Tag: Tak-keung Yang

Stu Madden Signs on with Arizona as Manager

Stuart Madden, who took the Seattle Salts to the playoffs last year with an AEL record-tying 63 wins, and team record attendance of 1,866,071 fans, has signed on to manage the Arizona Cowboys, following the departure of Kevin Norris.

Madden’s tenure with the Salts last year was marked by his religious adherence to sabermetrics, the advanced analysis of player statistics and trends. He was considered popular among most of the players, and many of them exceeded expectations under his tutelage. Continue reading “Stu Madden Signs on with Arizona as Manager”

Arizona Spends Big on Yang

The Arizona Cowboys have dipped into their war chest and spent big on an international free agent, signing Taiwanese phenom Tak-keung Yang to a 4-year, $27.3 million deal today.

Yang is a 28-year-old shortstop who decided to test his value on the Bull League after spending several years in a Taiwan pro ball league. Continue reading “Arizona Spends Big on Yang”