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November 2014
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TESTA INKED BY DIAMONDBACKS’ ORGANIZATION

Durham, N.C. — The American Association announced on Tuesday that the contract of St. Paul Saints OF Carlo Testa was purchased by the Arizona Diamondbacks’ organization. Testa was acquired by the Saints in September after spending the 2014 season with Wichita. Appearing in all 100 of the Wingnuts’ games, Testa had a dynamite season for the...
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Johnson

INDY STARS GET BIG PAYCHECKS TO PLAY ABROAD

Independent Baseball Insider – Vol. 12, No. 34, November 20, 2014 By Bob Wirz It seems like a new trend for onetime Independent stars to head off to Japan or Korea for major paydays. Andrew Albers (Quebec 2010) did just that (Korea) last season rather than face the long odds of being in Minnesota’s rotation,...
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Brent Clevlen

WICHITA’S CLEVLEN NAMED “STAR OF STARS”

Durham, N.C. — The American Association announced on Wednesday that Wichita Wingnuts OF Brent Clevlen was named the Pointstreak “Star of Stars” for the 2014 season. The award is given by Pointstreak, the official league statistician, for the best overall statistical performance during the regular season. Clevlen assembled a league-best and career-high .372 average for the league champion...
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Samson

NEW DEALS FOR SOME, FREE AGENCY FOR OTHERS

Independent Baseball Insider – Vol. 12, No. 33,   November 6, 2014 By Bob Wirz   It is more commonplace for former Independent pitchers to get picked up by major league organizations, but shortstop Nate Samson has been rewarded with a new deal. Samson, whose contract was purchased by Arizona after he had hit .335 in...
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Tbonescheck

T-BONES AWARD $100,000 TO LUCKY FAN

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – In one of the biggest cash prizes given to a fan by a sports team, the Kansas City T-Bones awarded Tina West of Overland Park, Kan., with a check for $100,000 Wednesday night as winner of the 7th Street Casino Bull’s-eye contest. After calling her earlier in the week, representatives from the...
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