KNOWLEDGE IS POWERFUL FOR VETERAN ALUMNI

KNOWLEDGE IS POWERFUL FOR VETERAN ALUMNI

Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz Since Washington reliever Brandon Kintzler already has 299 pitching appearances on his record and Seattle starter James Paxton has made 75 starts these onetime American Association hurlers are entitled to voice their opinions. And, they are doing just that, Kintzler to help himself and teammates and Paxton to […]

MARTIN, FIVE OTHERS ON OPENING DAY ROSTERS

MARTIN, FIVE OTHERS ON OPENING DAY ROSTERS

The final few days of spring training pointed out once again just how difficult it is to secure a spot on a major league Opening Day roster, but the American Association, despite some disappointments,  can take pride that it has more of its former players among the 750 active players than any other Independent league. […]

TAKING AN ALUMNI TOUR OF SPRING TRAINING

TAKING AN ALUMNI TOUR OF SPRING TRAINING

Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz Four more former American Association players have had a day or more in major league uniforms recently lifting that count this spring to 10 in addition to the 18 who have trained daily at baseball’s highest level as 40-man roster players or non-roster invitees. The latest group is […]