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April 2018
Bollinger

BOLLINGER MAKES IMPRESSIVE TRIPLE-A DEBUT

Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz 6-foot-6 Ryan Bollinger, who pitched at St. Paul and Winnipeg four years ago, had a memorable debut in the New York Yankees farm system Tuesday, allowing only a solo home run and three other hits in five innings of one-run work as Scranton/Wilkes-Barre dropped a 3-2 decision to...
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Fuenmayor

FUENMAYOR’S STREAK HITS 14 IN MEXICAN LEAGUE

First baseman Balbino Fuenmayor, who first played at Laredo in 2013 when that city had an American Association team, is back in the city and making plenty of noise with his bat for the now Mexican League team. He has hit safely in all 14 games he has played, a robust .380 (19-for-50) with four...
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Phillips

IMPRESSIVE TRIPLE-A DEBUTS FOR HOLMAN, PHILLIPS

David Holman and Anthony Phillips (pictured) have a few things in common since they both played a season in the American Association, and they are teammates with the Colorado Rockies’ top farm club in Albuquerque. Oh yes, each had a very solid initial performance with the Isotopes as they continue their quest to join a number...
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NINE LEAGUE ALUMNI NOW IN MAJOR LEAGUES

Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz In the ups and downs of the major leagues, pitcher John Brebbia (pictured, Sioux Falls ’14, Laredo ’15) is back with the St. Louis Cardinals after spending a few days at Triple-A Memphis and Junior Guerra (Wichita ’11, ’13) rejoined Milwaukee from Colorado Springs to start Wednesday (1...
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KNOWLEDGE IS POWERFUL FOR VETERAN ALUMNI

Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz Since Washington reliever Brandon Kintzler already has 299 pitching appearances on his record and Seattle starter James Paxton has made 75 starts these onetime American Association hurlers are entitled to voice their opinions. And, they are doing just that, Kintzler to help himself and teammates and Paxton to...
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