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April 2014
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ROSTER CHANGES MAY HELP SIOUX CITY FORTUNES

Independent Baseball Insider – Vol. 12, No. 8,   April 24, 2014 By Bob Wirz            Every baseball manager is naturally eager for a new season to start, but I cannot imagine anyone more excited than first-time skipper Steve Montgomery, who has the task of getting Sioux City into the playoffs for...
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THOMAS OFF TO SOLID START WITH ATLANTA

Independent Baseball Insider – Vol. 12, No. 7,   April 17, 2014 By Bob Wirz While we cannot help but wonder who will be the next Independent player to get the thrilling call to the major leagues, it is encouraging to see recently-elevated players continuing to do well. Entering play Thursday, major league rookie Ian Thomas,...
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Wichita

WICHITA! RAYS CONNECT WITH WINGNUTS’ HOME

By Andrew Astleford / Fox Sports Florida For the complete article, visit Fox Sports Florida. Still, Wichita has become part of the fabric of this Rays season. The label is a nod to Kansas’ largest city, with a population of about 382,000 people. It’s known as the “Air Capital of the World” because of its...
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13 OF 23 INDY LEAGUERS IN MLB FROM AA, CAN-AM

Of the 23 alumni of independent leagues who began the season in Major League Baseball, ten came from American Association clubs, while another three formerly played in the Can-Am League, the AA’s sister league. American Association Players Aaron Crow, Kansas City (Fort Worth 2008-09) Dane De La Rosa, L.A. Angels (El Paso 2009) Luke Hochevar,...
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Graham

TWO MORE GOLDEYES COULD MAKE MAJORS

Independent Baseball Insider – Vol. 12, No. 5,   April 3, 2014 By Bob Wirz Seeing two former players (Ian Thomas and Brandon Kintzler) in the major leagues would make any manager feel pretty good, but Winnipeg Goldeyes skipper Rick Forney is very happy for other reasons, in addition to watching his four children grow. “I...
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