Monthly Archives: April 2007

Revs remain unbeaten

The Revolution survived another day of spring training. But not before watching a starter suffer the first major injury of camp. Vic Gutierrez suffered a pulled hamstring running out a groundout. He left the game after collapsing steps from first … Continue reading

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Lakeland: A wonderful place to visit

Lakeland has it all. * Bustling night life. If you consider a Hooters, IHOP and Steak-n-Shake bustling. * Sweet neighborhoods. If you consider chain-link fences and trailer parks sweet. * And gorgeous weather. If you consider 90-degree afternoons in April … Continue reading

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Getting a glimpse of the real thing

Right-handed pitcher Matt Hirsh is one of the youngest players signed by the Revolution. The 22-year-old is the younger brother of Colorado Rockies pitcher Jason Hirsh. Matt’s trying to earn a spot on the Revolution’s roster, and he’s providing fans … Continue reading

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Remember that guy

The York Revolution signed first baseman Omar Garcia late in the offseason. Funny thing, the bulky first baseman ended up playing against the Revs Thursday in York’s first ever scrimmage. Originally re-assigned to the Road Warriors, Garcia played first base … Continue reading

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Real work starts Thursday

The Revolution will take the field Thursday, and play their first scrimmage. York is scheduled to play Camden at 1 p.m. today. Revs manager Chris Hoiles cautioned not to read too much into Thursday’s scrimmage. He still doesn’t have all … Continue reading

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One new guy

OK. I’ll be honest. I didn’t think camp worked this way. First day of spring training for the Revs meant five no-shows. The players were awaiting final approval to travel to the U.S. Then Wednesday, the second day of practice, … Continue reading

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It could be worse

OK, so York’s missing five players. (For details, read the previous posting.) It’s not great news, but it’s not the worst news either. Especially compared with what some of the teams around the league are experiencing. Former major league pitcher … Continue reading

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The big first practice

It sounds impressive, but the first day of practice wasn’t much of anything. The York Revolution eased into the season. First-day manager Chris Hoiles talked to the team — briefly. And then the team went through some basic fielding drills. … Continue reading

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A York College grad with Riversharks

Shannon Powers can be found most days walking through the Tigertown clubhouse looking for anything from a box of baseballs to dirty laundry. The York College graduate is the Camden Riversharks’ clubhouse manager. So he’s in Lakeland, Fla., with most … Continue reading

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Two Revs familiar with Tigertown

Two members of the York Revoltuion know their way around Lakeland, Fla., where the Revs are holding their first spring training. Right-handed pitcher Shane Loux and catcher Russ Cleveland trained at Tigertown during their careers with the Detroit Tigers. Loux … Continue reading

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