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'Dogs Name Coaching Staff for 20th Season

January 24, 2020 - LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Lincoln Saltdogs have announced the hiring of hitting coach Tommy Gregg and bench coach Brad Weitzel to round out the coaching staff for the 2020 season. "We are excited to welcome Tommy & Brad to the Saltdogs team for the 2020 season," said Saltdogs President/General Manager Charlie Meyer. "They both have tremendous experience in baseball and will bring great energy to our baseball operation." Gregg, 56, has over three decades of experience in pro baseball and spent most of the last decade as a... Full Story

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Former Cubs, Braves Prospect Dalton Geekie Kicks off 2020 Blue Crabs Signings

January 24, 2020 - Waldorf, MD - The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced their first signing of the 2020 season on Friday afternoon, a right-handed pitcher, Dalton Geekie. Geekie was originally a 22nd round draft pick of the Atlanta Braves out of Georgia Highlands College in 2015. After going through Tommy John Surgery he circled through the Independent Frontier League before signing with the Chicago Cubs organization in 2019. Geekie jumped right into the closing role with the Single-A South Bend Cubs, and would finish the 2019 campai... Full Story

Ducks Statement on Wally Backman

January 24, 2020 - (Central Islip, N.Y.) - Long Island Ducks President/General Manager Michael Pfaff today has issued the following statement regarding Wally Backman: "Based on information we were made aware of on August 30 and have discovered since, we had complete confidence that today's decision exonerating Wally Backman of these fraudulent charges would ultimately be the outcome of this case. We stood behind Wally because of our belief in his innocence and in every person's right to due process. Now that he has been found innocent, we h... Full Story

Miners Welcome Back Nolan Earley

January 24, 2020 - Marion, IL - The Southern Illinois Miners announce that Nolan Earley will return to the club for the 2020 season, further solidifying a veteran hitting corps for the upcoming year. Earley will enter his fourth season with the Miners, having previously been their every-day right fielder from 2016-18. In those three seasons, the Anderson, Indiana native batted .278 in 286 games (missing only two contests total), and amassed 283 hits, 64 doubles, 33 home runs, 158 RBIs, and 146 runs scored, along with nearly as many walks (1... Full Story

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