FORMER AIRHOG CHRIS MARTIN RE-SIGNS WITH BRAVES

FORMER AIRHOG CHRIS MARTIN RE-SIGNS WITH BRAVES

By Bob Wirz  It is only a bad joke to say that every American Association player should be looking up to Chris Martin these days even if the Atlanta Braves reliever does measure out at a basketball-worthy 6-foot-8. The real reason to use Martin as an example to today’s players comes about because the right-handed […]

LINCOLN SALTDOGS HIRE JAMES FRISBIE AS NEW MANAGER

LINCOLN SALTDOGS HIRE JAMES FRISBIE AS NEW MANAGER

LINCOLN, NE – The Lincoln Saltdogs have hired James Frisbie as the team’s next field manager, the club has announced. Frisbie, 47, takes over for Bobby Brown, who managed the ‘Dogs in each of the last four seasons. “We are extremely thrilled to welcome James Frisbie (Friz) to the Lincoln Saltdogs organization,” said Saltdogs President/GM […]

AA ALUMNI DOT VENEZUELAN LEAGUE ROSTERS

AA ALUMNI DOT VENEZUELAN LEAGUE ROSTERS

Dozens of current and former American Association players are spending their off-seasons in the Venezuelan Winter League, highlighted by OF Denis Phipps (pictured, Laredo ’14-’16, Texas ’17), who leads the league with five home runs and 15 RBI for Anzoategui. Two league alumni are managing this season: Margarita’s Alex Nunez (Laredo ’16) and Anzoategui’s Jackson […]