Tag: Washington Freedom

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Freedom Tripp Tames California

April 10, 2024

Dave Tripp allowed 3 hits while giving up 1 walk and collecting 7 strikeouts as the Washington Freedom blanked the California Tidals, 3-0.

In the postgame interview, the 25-year-old right-hander said he was focused on “trying to keep the ball down and letting guys put it in play.”

“It worked for me today,” Tripp said.

 

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Washington Center Fielder Hurt

April 9, 2024

A blow for Lowell Woodford today — team doctors confirmed he will miss 6 months with a torn flexor tendon in his elbow. Woodford suffered the injury throwing the ball. Although officials from the Washington Freedom are confident he’ll make a full recovery, doubts will persist about Woodford’s ability to return fully fit with an injury of this nature.

Currently Woodford is batting .222 with 1 home run and 4 RBIs.

Cowboys Take First Division Title

(GAME DATE — Sep. 26, 2020) — The Arizona Cowboys were already guaranteed a playoff spot a week ago, but now they can claim their first division title as they have cemented their seat atop the Metro League West division for the 2020 season.

Currently 89-70, they are now 4 games ahead of the Nevada Speeders with just 3 games left to play — the Speeders are firmly in the wild card, but are now mathematically unable to unseat Arizona. Continue reading “Cowboys Take First Division Title”

Defending Champs, Admirals, Clinch Division Again

(GAME DATE — Sep. 19, 2020) — The defending Bull Cup champions, the St. Petersburg Admirals, have clinched their third straight division title since moving into the East division of the Metro League (formerly the American Eagle League), securing a fifth straight playoff appearance.

With a 90-62 record and 10 games left to play, their nearest division rival, the Washington Freedom, can no longer catch them as they are 10½ games back. Continue reading “Defending Champs, Admirals, Clinch Division Again”

Salazar Twirls Freedom to Shutout Win

(GAME DATE — June 23, 2020) — Washington Freedom pitcher Willie Salazar did his job to perfection today, blanking the Calgary Inferno at Liberty Field. He scattered 5 hits while striking out 6 in the complete game 1-0 shutout win.

“All I did was not allow any runs,” the humble Puerto Rican joked after the game. “I mean, technically, that’s what they pay me to do, right?” Continue reading “Salazar Twirls Freedom to Shutout Win”

Pratt and Nakanishi Fight, Get Suspended

(GAME DATE — June 8, 2020) — Chris Pratt of St. Petersburg and Kusuo Nakanishi of Washington were the main participants in a recent bench-clearing brawl and today the league handed out its punishment. Pratt will have to miss 5 games for his part in the brawl, while Nakanishi was given 3 games. League officials announced their suspensions today.

Currently Pratt, a two-time all-star, has 8 home runs and a .283 batting average. Continue reading “Pratt and Nakanishi Fight, Get Suspended”