BOBBY BROWN TABBED TO LEAD SALTDOGS IN 2016

BOBBY BROWN TABBED TO LEAD SALTDOGS IN 2016

Courtesy Lincoln Saltdogs Media Relations Lincoln, Neb. – The Lincoln Saltdogs promoted recently-hired hitting coach Bobby Brown to manager and hired former Los Angeles Dodgers first-round draft pick Jim Haller as pitching coach. Brown, who managed Amarillo from 2013–15, was hired in November as hitting coach for the Saltdogs. Former manager Ken Oberkfell stepped down for […]

DEFENSIVE WHIZ PHILLIPS PICKED UP BY ANGELS

DEFENSIVE WHIZ PHILLIPS PICKED UP BY ANGELS

Durham, N.C. — The contract of St. Paul Saints SS Anthony Phillips was purchased by the Los Angeles Angels organization, the American Association announced on Monday. In his first season with the Saints, Phillips put together an outstanding season in the field, leading the league with 307 assists and tying Wichita’s Ryan Khoury (2014) for the best fielding […]

HOYT COULD BE NEXT AA GRAD IN MAJORS

HOYT COULD BE NEXT AA GRAD IN MAJORS

Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz The more one studies it the more convincing it would seem are James Hoyt‘s chances of breaking into the major leagues this season even though his team, Houston, was in the playoffs last season.  Hoyt’s success would give the American Association one more graduate on baseball’s greatest stage. In […]