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Joe Maloney Named Indy Player of the Year

October 9, 2015 - (POMONA, NY) - Rockland Boulders outfielder/catcher, and the 2015 Can-Am League Player of the Year, Joe Maloney was named the 2015 Independent Baseball Player of the Year by Baseball America. The biweekly publication "covers baseball at every level, with an emphasis on finding the best players in high school, college and the minors and tracking their progress." Maloney is the 20th player ever to receive the honor, joining big leaguers Chris Colabello and Morgan Burkhart. He is also ranked as the third best independent lea... Full Story

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Bees in 2015 MLB Postseason

October 9, 2015 - The 2015 Major League Baseball playoff started on Tuesday night and feature eight former Burlington Bees, seven with the American League Central winning Kansas City Royals and one with the National League Wild Card Chicago Cubs. The Kansas City Royals won their first division title since 1985, making their second straight trip to the post season after coming up short in the 2014 World Series. Seven former Burlington Bees appear on the Royals post season roster. Outfielder Jarrod Dyson is joined by infielders Eric Hosmer a... Full Story

Former TinCaps, Wizards in MLB Postseason

October 8, 2015 - FORT WAYNE, Ind. - After two wild card games, eight teams remain alive in Major League Baseball's Postseason, and several former TinCaps and Wizards have a shot at winning the 2015 World Series. While 54 Fort Wayne alumni played in the majors during the regular season, four players and one coach are on active rosters for the American League and National League Division Series. LaTroy Hawkins, an original 1993 Wizard, is in the bullpen for the Toronto Blue Jays. Hawkins, who at 42 is the oldest player in the big league... Full Story

Press Conference Scheduled for Monday to Introduce Two-Time World Series Champion as Assistant Coach

October 8, 2015 - St. Cloud, MN - The St. Cloud Rox announced today they will introduce two-time World Series winner, Al Newman as their new Assistant Coach at a press conference scheduled for 6:30 P.M. on Monday, October 12th at the House of Pizza in Sartell. The event is open to the public and will include a meet and greet event following the press conference. Newman, a former first round draft pick of the Montreal Expos out of San Diego State University, played eight seasons in the major leagues including five with the Minnesota Twins. ... Full Story

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