Monthly Archives: July 2007

Revs welcome back Wayne Franklin

By JEFF DEWEES The York Revolution welcome an old friend back with the return of right-handed pitcher Wayne Franklin to the team, after a short-lived stint in Taiwanese baseball. Franklin rejoined the ballclub this past weekend in Long Island. He … Continue reading

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Ninth-inning meltdown, but still a loss

The game ended with the Lancaster Barnstormers screaming and manager Rick Wise running to pull third baseman Felix Martinez away from home plate umpire Jesse Redwine. And, oh yeah, did we mention the Barnstormers won the game? Lancaster snapped a … Continue reading

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So how do you score that?

The Barnstormers are inventing ways to end innings. Here’s one play you may never see again. In the top of the first, Lancaster’s Jutt Hileman singled with two outs. Dominic Ambrosini came to the plate and hit a line drive … Continue reading

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Franklin set to rejoin Revs

The York Revolution’s biggest weakness may no longer be a concern. Revs opening day starter Wayne Franklin is expected to return to the club this weekend, and could be activated as early as Sunday, according to Revs director of baseball … Continue reading

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Bucs sign Bergeron

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased the contract for York Revolution center fielder Peter Bergeron Thursday, and he has been assigned by the Pirates to Altoona (Double-A). Bergeron learned he had been signed when he reported to Sovereign Bank Stadium. The first … Continue reading

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‘War’ returns to York

The York Revolution and Lancaster Barnstormers resume their Route 30 series tonight. Each team has won six games in the season series. But surprise, York holds a two-game lead in the Atlantic League South. Somerset remains in second place, and … Continue reading

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Castillo shutting down Road Warriors

York Revolution right-hander Frank Castillo took a no-hitter into the sixth inning against the Road Warriors Tuesday night. The Road Warriors Gabe Suarez lined a base hit to right field to break up the no-hitter. The Revs clinched an 8-1 … Continue reading

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New arm

The Revolution acquired RHP Enmanuel Ulloa (3-5, 4.80 ERA) today from the Road Warriors. During his stay with the league’s all-travel squad, he beat one of the league’s first-half division winners (Newark) and also two quality teams in Bridgeport and … Continue reading

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Releasing the young guys

In the last seven days York has cut pitchers Charlie Hesseltine and Matt Hirsh — the Revs two youngest players. Both players are 22. RHP Hirsh (1-8, 8.05 ERA) was released Monday. LHP Hesseltine (1-8, 8.22) was placed on the … Continue reading

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Warning track power

Felix Jose made his first appearance in a Lancaster Barnstormers uniform Saturday night, flying out in his first three at-bats. The former major league all-star has not played in the United States since he suited up for the Arizona Diamondbacks … Continue reading

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