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MARTIN GETS ANOTHER BIG-LEAGUE OPPORTUNITY

MARTIN GETS ANOTHER BIG-LEAGUE OPPORTUNITY

Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz RHP Chris Martin (Grand Prairie ’10) ranks among the most recent crop of players who started their professional journey in the American Association to reach the major leagues, and now he has a new opportunity, this time with the New York Yankees. Martin, 28, broke into the majors last season […]

VETERAN LEZCANO TO PILOT FIRST-YEAR BLASTERS

VETERAN LEZCANO TO PILOT FIRST-YEAR BLASTERS

Joplin, Mo. – The Joplin Blasters have tabbed former major-leaguer and veteran skipper Carlos Lezcano as the club’s skipper in its inaugural 2015 season. Lezcano, a native of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, comes to the Blasters with an extensive background in baseball. He starred at Florida State University before being signed by the Chicago Cubs in 1977. A career outfielder, he […]

CANARIES TAB PATERSON AS NEW MANAGER

CANARIES TAB PATERSON AS NEW MANAGER

Sioux Falls, S.D. – On Friday, the Sioux Falls Canaries introduced Chris Paterson as the organization’s new field manager. Paterson spent the previous three seasons with the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings of the United League, earning United League Manager of the Year honors in 2014 after guiding the club to a 51-27 record and a league championship. He also managed […]