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WINGNUTS RHP PEACOCK HEADED TO PITTSBURGH

WINGNUTS RHP PEACOCK HEADED TO PITTSBURGH

Durham, N.C. — The American Association announced on Friday that the contract of Wichita Wingnuts RHP Chris Peacock was purchased by the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. Peacock joined the 2014 league champions in August and went 2-0 in six relief appearances, striking out four hitters in six innings of work. He also appeared in four of the […]

AA TO ADOPT EXTRA-INNING TIEBREAKER RULES

AA TO ADOPT EXTRA-INNING TIEBREAKER RULES

Durham, N.C. – Starting with the 2015 season, the American Association has announced the adoption of extra-inning tiebreaker rules to be used in all regular-season games, based upon existing International Baseball Federation and Can-Am League rules. Beginning in the 11th inning, the player in the batting order immediately preceding that inning’s leadoff hitter will be […]

OUTFIELD HILL PART OF STORY FOR BLASTERS

OUTFIELD HILL PART OF STORY FOR BLASTERS

Independent Baseball Insider – Vol. 12, No. 30,  October 2, 2014 By Bob Wirz Mickey Mantle helped put Joplin, Mo., on the baseball map in 1950 when he reeled off 199 hits and a Western Association-leading .383 average in only 137 games.  Old-timers in the city of 60,000 and market of 250,000 still talk about the feats […]