Tag: Toronto Nomads

Toronto’s Malone Down with Injury

(GAME DATE — August 6, 2020) — “It was a freak thing,” said a dejected Knuckles Malone after injuring himself in a game against New York. The Toronto manager told reporters that he’s expected to miss up to one week with elbow inflammation. The Nomads are expected to announce a roster move in the next day or two.

To date Malone is 16-5 in 24 starts with a 2.44 ERA and has 138 strikeouts in 195.2 innings. Continue reading “Toronto’s Malone Down with Injury”

LL’s Premier Starter is Medina

(GAME DATE — August 1, 2020) — In July, when the name of Ruben Medina appeared on the Toronto lineup card it was a virtual lock on a victory. He started 5 times and chalked up 4 wins and no losses. With those stats it was also a virtual lock that he would be named the Lake League Pitcher of the Month.

Medina shackled opposing batters on 33 base hits and a .219 batting average. He rang up 20 strikeouts in 42.1 innings of work, surrendered 8 walks and fashioned a sparkling 2.55 ERA. Continue reading “LL’s Premier Starter is Medina”

LL Selects Malone May’s Best Starter

(GAME DATE — June 1, 2020) The Toronto Nomads felt very secure when they sent out Knuckles Malone to the hill last month. The 30-year-old starter went after Lake League hitters with a vengeance and earned May’s Pitcher of the Month award.

He went 6-0 with a 2.01 ERA as he struck out 42 in 53.2 innings over 6 starts, a stark contrast to a shakier April that saw him drop 2 games and pitch a third loss to a no decision. Continue reading “LL Selects Malone May’s Best Starter”

5-for-5 Day for Groves

(GAME DATE — May 26 2020) — It’s not something you read about in the sports pages every day — a 5-for-5 day. For many, it might come around only once in a career — and for Les “The General” Groves, it came around today.

The 29-year-old catcher scattered hits all over GTAGunSafety.com Stadium to pace the Milwaukee Hops to a 6-4 victory over the Toronto Nomads. Continue reading “5-for-5 Day for Groves”

Toronto Nomads In Deals with Cowboys, Deputies

(GAME DATE – May 20, 2020) — Hot off their third win in a row, the first time the club has extended a win streak this long all season, the Toronto Nomads have made a deal sending 30-year-old 3B Alex Romero to the Dallas Deputies for 24-year-old minor league SS Elijah Smith and 19-year-old minor league LHP John Balcome. Both sides are said to be pleased with the way the trade worked out.

Romero is batting .182 this season in 43 games with no home runs, 12 RBIs and 16 runs scored. He has 26 hits in 143 at-bats. Continue reading “Toronto Nomads In Deals with Cowboys, Deputies”

Walker Helps Nomads Run Win Streak to 3

(GAME DATE — May 19, 2020) — Toronto left fielder Joseph Walker played a vital role in his team’s 7-2 triumph over California. He was 2-3 with a home run and 2 walks, while adding 4 RBI and scoring once for Toronto. Alex Medina, the winner, improved to 4-4. He held the Tidals to no earned runs on 1 hit over 6.2 innings, while striking out 6 and walking 2. Toronto has now won 3 in a row. Continue reading “Walker Helps Nomads Run Win Streak to 3”