FORMER CANARIES BACKSTOP EDDY RODRIGUEZ LANDS MLB COACHING JOB WITH MARLINS

FORMER CANARIES BACKSTOP EDDY RODRIGUEZ LANDS MLB COACHING JOB WITH MARLINS

By Bob Wirz It does not matter where Eddy Rodriguez’s baseball career takes him in the future, the one highlight from the Cuban native’s 12-year playing career that everyone will want to talk about is the home run he hit off of Johnny Cueto in Cincinnati August 2, 2012. Rodriguez, the sturdy catcher already pretty […]

RED SOX FINDING SUCCESS WITH RAILCATS STARS

RED SOX FINDING SUCCESS WITH RAILCATS STARS

By Bob Wirz Call it whatever you want.  Threesome.  Triumvirate.  Triad. Regardless of the choice, it is more than a little bit intriguing to notice that a trio–yes, that number–of former Gary SouthShore RailCats position players have gone on to the Boston Red Sox organization in recent times.  All three are drawing some attention, too. […]

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION GRADS JOINING MLB ORGS; INDY PLAYER OF YEAR NOT YET AMONG THEM

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION GRADS JOINING MLB ORGS; INDY PLAYER OF YEAR NOT YET AMONG THEM

By Bob Wirz While the steady tick of American Association players getting opportunities in major league organizations has been impressive the list has one noticeable omission. Where is Chicago Dogs first baseman Keon Barnum? All the young slugger has done within the last few months is break the league’s home run record with 31 bombs […]