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Richards Comes Back to Gateway After Promising Rookie Campaign

February 4, 2016 - Sauget, Ill. - The Gateway Grizzlies have extended the contract of right-handed pitcher Trevor Richards, who joined the organization during June of the 2015 season. Richards maintained a 3.36 ERA in 14 starts for Gateway last season, including a stretch where he pitched at least six innings in 11 consecutive outings. Prior to signing with the Grizzlies, he finished his senior season at Drury University with 72 innings of work on the mound. "As a rookie, I learned about the day-to-day grind of professional baseball," sa... Full Story

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Gateway Grizzlies Bring Back Pair of Righty Arms for 2016 Season

January 28, 2016 - Sauget, Ill. - The Gateway Grizzlies have extended the contracts of right-handed pitchers Ross Spurgeon and Vince Molesky for the 2016 season. Spurgeon, 23, returns to Gateway after posting a 2.37 ERA in 18 appearances out of the bullpen in 2015. "It feels great to be back with a team that ended last season so well," said Spurgeon, who was signed during July of 2015. "Hopefully, we can pick up from where we left off and show what we have as a team," he said. Spurgeon played a key role in the Grizzlies' bullpen as t... Full Story

SEC Network to Air Mizzou vs Illinois Game at GCS Ballpark

January 14, 2016 - Sauget, Ill. - The Southeastern Conference announced on Thursday, Jan. 14, the annual "Braggin' Rights" game between the University of Illinois and University of Missouri on May 3, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. will be featured on the SEC Network. The game takes place at the Gateway Grizzlies' home ballpark for the third time in the facility's history. In 2015 the Tigers and the Illini battled it out at GCS Ballpark in front of over 5,000 fans. "This is a tremendous event and I am very excited that the SEC is going to cover this g... Full Story

Grizzlies Complete Strong Second Half with Sweep of Crushers

September 6, 2015 - SAUGET, Ill. - The Grizzlies capped off the 2015 season with a 10-0 victory on Sunday night against the Lake Erie Crushers at GCS Ballpark. Gateway secured their sixth straight win and ended the campaign by winning 15 of 18 games. More than 7,000 fans packed the ballpark while Aviston, Ill. native Trevor Richards (6-6) dazzled through eight scoreless innings on the mound. The rookie picked up his sixth win of the year. The Grizzlies (45-50) struck early and often against Crushers LHP Brad Zambron (3-8). Cody Livesay le... Full Story

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Gateway Grizzlies Minor League Baseball

League: Frontier League
Home: Sauget, Illinois
Class: Independent
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