Month

April 2015
Aagraphic

TOP TALENT ABUNDANT HEADED TOWARDS OPENERS

Independent Baseball Chatter – By Bob Wirz It is a big dose of encouragement for American Association players to see what the league’s former stars are doing in the major leagues with New York Yankees reliever Chris Martin a prime example this season.  But come Opening Night on May 21 virtually all attention will turn...
Read More
Thomas3

THIELBAR, SCHEPPERS, THOMAS RETURN TO BIGS

Independent Baseball Chatter – By Bob Wirz After the return of Tanner Scheppers (Texas) and Caleb Thielbar (Minnesota) boosted the American Association’s Independent Baseball-leading count of current major leaguers to eight, one other graduate of the league received a return trip on Tuesday. Lefty Ian Thomas (Winnipeg, 2009-11) was recalled by Atlanta after allowing only...
Read More
Sinnery

SINNERY MOVES UP, KEEPS IMPRESSING

Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz University of Michigan product Brandon Sinnery started his professional career by winning nine of 11 decisions in his rookie year (2012), including five of six for Lincoln, had his contract purchased by the Arizona Diamondbacks and led the California League in wins (14-7, 4.02) in his second season...
Read More
Martin3 Copy

WHAT A DEBUT FOR MARTIN

Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz Chris Martin, who thought for a long time his professional baseball career would never happen , can think back to several highlights once it got under way in the American Association although it seems certain he will never forget the day he debuted for the New York Yankees....
Read More

Archives