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Ohio Stops Torres’s Hit Streak

(GAME DATE — August 8, 2020) — After 24 games, Cesar Torres had his hitting streak ended abruptly today by the Ohio Oxen at The Ox Ranch in Cinci. The Calgary Inferno center fielder failed to get a hit in 5 at-bats, bringing his tenure in the national spotlight to a halt.

Despite the tough day at the plate, Torres seemed unconcerned after the game, talking instead about the Inferno taking a 5-4 victory from the Oxen. Continue reading “Ohio Stops Torres’s Hit Streak”

Calgary, Seattle Make Deal

(GAME DATE — July 13, 2020) — Both sides appear content with the trade finalized today that will send 31-year-old LHP Jian Ju and 24-year-old minor league RHP Ryuki Hirano to the Seattle Salts, while the Calgary Inferno will receive 27-year-old minor league LF Allen Kennedy.

“This is a move that filled a few gaps in our roster,” said Andy Turnbull, Inferno general manager. Continue reading “Calgary, Seattle Make Deal”

Conch Socks it to Brawlers, Cracks 5 Hits

(GAME DATE — May 15, 2020) — No matter what the Boston Brawlers threw him today, Jan Conch hit it. The 30-year-old Toronto Nomads left fielder racked up 5 hits in 6 at-bats today at Constitution Stadium and led the Nomads to a 13-7 victory.

Conch struck out in the 1st, hit an RBI double in the 3rd, hit a two-run home run off Al Woodridge in the 5th, hit an RBI double in the 7th, hit a two-run single in the 7th and hit an RBI single in the 9th. Continue reading “Conch Socks it to Brawlers, Cracks 5 Hits”

Minor League News

Wrath of Cahn in Cairo

Luong Cahn, the prospect slugger first baseman drafted in a year ago last June by the New York Dragons, will lead a team that includes both Calgary and New York minor leaguers into next year’s Bull Oceanic Winter League for the Cairo Pharaohs. Cahn had shown some pop in his bat earlier this year with […]

Cow League Playoffs Start

The Cow League season came to a close, with the last wild card spot determined on the last day in dramatic fashion. The last wild card slot was awarded to the Hillsborough Dinos (California) after they defeated the Savannah Salts (Seattle) in a make-up game yesterday.