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January 2020
Dj Snelten

SNELTEN MAKES QUICK LEAP FROM CHICAGO DOGS TO MLB SPRING TRAINING WITH TAMPA BAY

By Bob Wirz It is not often when a player gets invited to a major league spring training camp right after spending a season in an Independent league unless he has some type of high profile history. The Chicago Dogs‘  D. J. Snelten, who had four brief relief appearances (4.1 innings) with San Francisco early...
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Eddy Rodriguez

FORMER CANARIES BACKSTOP EDDY RODRIGUEZ LANDS MLB COACHING JOB WITH MARLINS

By Bob Wirz It does not matter where Eddy Rodriguez’s baseball career takes him in the future, the one highlight from the Cuban native’s 12-year playing career that everyone will want to talk about is the home run he hit off of Johnny Cueto in Cincinnati August 2, 2012. Rodriguez, the sturdy catcher already pretty...
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Ryan Fitzgerald

RED SOX FINDING SUCCESS WITH RAILCATS STARS

By Bob Wirz Call it whatever you want.  Threesome.  Triumvirate.  Triad. Regardless of the choice, it is more than a little bit intriguing to notice that a trio–yes, that number–of former Gary SouthShore RailCats position players have gone on to the Boston Red Sox organization in recent times.  All three are drawing some attention, too....
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