Fans watch the Chicago Cubs play the Milwaukee Brewers during a spring training baseball game Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

CORONAVIRUS PUTS HOLD ON A.A. ALUMS SPRING TRAINING ASPIRATIONS

By Bob Wirz With baseball shut down indefinitely because of the coronavirus one cannot help but think what is going through the mind of the countless professional players throughout the game, with perhaps a little extra attention to those in major league camps who were on the bubble of a $563,500 payday if they were […]

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION STATEMENT REGARDING COVID-19

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION STATEMENT REGARDING COVID-19

MARCH 13, 2020 MOORHEAD, MN – The American Association of Independent Professional Baseball continues to monitor the COVID-19 virus outbreak (Novel Coronavirus) and will take all necessary steps to protect our fans, players, umpires, and staffs in the 2020 season. The 2020 American Association season remains scheduled to begin on May 19. League officials will […]

FORMER AIRHOG MATZEK GETTING ATTENTION IN BRAVES CAMP

FORMER AIRHOG MATZEK GETTING ATTENTION IN BRAVES CAMP

By Bob Wirz To say that Tyler Matzek has done it all is not really understating the situation. He was a very high draft choice (11th in the country), was considered among the top 25 pitching prospects in the game, threw a shutout in the major leagues, had physical and mental issues which once cost […]