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December 2014
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5 AA PLAYERS IN AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAME

Independent Baseball Insider Vol. 12, No. 36,  December 18, 2014 By Bob Wirz The American Association had five of its current or former players in this week’s Australian League All-Star Game, led by Aussie strikeout leader Ryan Searle (Grand Prairie ’14, 40 strikeouts in 32.2 innings to go with a 2.76 ERA), who was the starting...
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WINTER BASEBALL UPDATE: CARIBBEAN LEAGUES

In Venezuelan Winter League action, 3B Abel Nieves (Wichita) rapped a two-run single in the La Guaira Tiburones’ 7-4 victory last night. Nieves, the American Association’s all-star third baseman in 2014, is one of several AA players in the Caribbean winter leagues this season. Others include: Mexico Navojoa: OF Reggie Abercrombie (Winnipeg) Obregon: LHP Cesar Carrillo...
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ANGELS JUMP RABEN TWO LEVELS TO TRIPLE-A

Independent Baseball Insider – Vol. 12, No. 35, December 11, 2014 By Bob Wirz Dennis Raben’s name has been part of this column numerous times the last two years because of his 10 homers in only 23 games for Lincoln in ’13 and 31 dingers and 94 RBI this past season for the Los Angeles...
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AIRHOGS’ SEARLE LEADS ABL IN STRIKEOUTS

Australian Baseball League hitters haven’t had much luck against Brisbane Bandits RHP Ryan Searle (pictured, Grand Prairie ’14) so far this season, as he leads the ABL with 31 strikeouts in 25.2 innings pitched so far this season. The native of Canberra, Australia, is 2-0 with one save a 2.81 ERA in six outings for the Bandits, who...
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A NEW CHAPTER IN AMARILLO BASEBALL BEGINS

Amarillo, TX – After public input and careful research, Amarillo Pro Baseball management has opted to change the name of the team to the Amarillo Thunderheads. “There were some great submissions from the fans,” said Thunderheads Executive VP and General Manager Stephanie Tucker. In choosing the name Amarillo Thunderheads, Tucker says fans have a name...
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