Jesus Modica has signed a one-year deal that will keep him in the Detroit Motorheads bullpen for 2018, it has been announced today.
“Pincho”, as he is known around the league, signed with the club in November of 2016, when it was still known as the Chicoutimi Cinquantes before their 2017 relocation, after seven-and-a-half seasons in Kingston. Continue reading “Modica a Motorhead”
With a rumored move out of the Limestone City, the Kingston Cannons have changed tack and released GM Ernst McAlister, who was just signed to a 5-year contract on October 11, and replaced him with newcomer Troy Vogel.
During his brief time running Kingston through the offseason, the Cannons executed three trades, including moves that acquired left-handed outfielder Forbes Peddle, Sandy Koufax Award winning southpaw Rod “Punchy” Matos, and up-and-comer relief pitcher Albert Jeffrey. Continue reading “Vogel in, McAlister Out in Kingston”
The Kingston Cannons and the Seattle Salts finally came to terms with a trade the teams had been discussing for several days now, one that will see the Salts receive reliever Damien Hines and $16.5 million in cash, in exchange for minor league prospect Albert Jeffrey going to Kingston.
Jeffrey was drafted by the Salts in the supplemental round in June, the 39th overall pick after a decent season with the Can-Am College league’s Danbury College, where he was 4-4 with an ERA of 3.35, and 72 K’s in 83.1 innings. Continue reading “Cannons, Salts Agree to Trade”
Power-throwing right-hander Ron Alder has signed with the Montreal Metros, for a reported $18 million per year over 6 years, it was announced today.
Alder last played for the Kingston Cannons, and became a free agent at the end of 2017. He will join a powerful Metros rotation that includes 2017 Sandy Koufax Award winner Judson Martel, Yoshiaki Fujimura, and lefty Tom Haviland. Continue reading “Montreal Signs Alder”
Minor League News
Devin Simonds of the Lakeland Seattle Salts B humiliated the Tallahassee Kingston Cannons B at Lakeland Ballpark today, spinning a complete game shutout and holding the visitors to 4 hits. “He’s got a bunch of different arm angles and his ball was really moving,” said Tallahassee manager Ryan Nelson, after the game.
It was a terrific day for Edgar Vazquez of the Key Largo Ohio Oxen B at Tallahasee Field today. The right-hander stood out with a fantastic 2-0 no-hitter against the Tallahassee Kingston Cannons B. “I knew I had a no-no going in about the sixth inning, when I noticed no one was talking to me […]