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March 2020
Penprase

PENPRASE TO RETURN FROM RETIREMENT FOR ISRAEL

It was the fifth inning of Team Israel’s second game in Bulgaria a few months ago along the unlikely path of qualifying for the Olympic games to be played in Japan when Zach Penprase found himself standing out at shortstop in tears. They were actual tears, this now 35-year-old previously “retired” Fargo-Moorhead infielder recalled from...
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Brewers Cubs Spring Baseball

CORONAVIRUS PUTS HOLD ON A.A. ALUMS SPRING TRAINING ASPIRATIONS

By Bob Wirz With baseball shut down indefinitely because of the coronavirus one cannot help but think what is going through the mind of the countless professional players throughout the game, with perhaps a little extra attention to those in major league camps who were on the bubble of a $563,500 payday if they were...
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American Association

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION STATEMENT REGARDING COVID-19

MARCH 13, 2020 MOORHEAD, MN – The American Association of Independent Professional Baseball continues to monitor the COVID-19 virus outbreak (Novel Coronavirus) and will take all necessary steps to protect our fans, players, umpires, and staffs in the 2020 season. The 2020 American Association season remains scheduled to begin on May 19. League officials will...
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Tyler Matzek

FORMER AIRHOG MATZEK GETTING ATTENTION IN BRAVES CAMP

By Bob Wirz To say that Tyler Matzek has done it all is not really understating the situation. He was a very high draft choice (11th in the country), was considered among the top 25 pitching prospects in the game, threw a shutout in the major leagues, had physical and mental issues which once cost...
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