Monthly Archives: January 2008

Who should replace Minor?

The full force of Ryan Minor’s absence may not be seen on gameday. There are other men who can fill the role of hitting coach and third base coach. But the Revolution lost one of their most valuable employees in … Continue reading

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Minor change in plans

Defections in the Atlantic League are understandable, to the point where the front office expects them. In independent baseball, everyone is trying to work their way back to affiliated baseball and hopefully the major leagues. Revolution hitting coach Ryan Minor … Continue reading

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Franklin returns with a twist

Former major leaguer Wayne Franklin made a pitch to return to the York Revolution. But he had one request. He wanted to be the closer, not a starter. York’s Opening Day starter, Franklin notched York’s first and last victories during … Continue reading

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Crabs snatch Castillo in draft

The York Revolution have lost arguably their best pitcher from the inaugural 2007 season. The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs selected right-hander Frank Castillo in the Atlantic League expansion draft. The Revolution had the ability to protect 13 players, and on … Continue reading

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Patriotic to a fault?

As expected, the Atlantic League scrapped its traditional geographic divisional alignment Thursday. But in a rather unexpected move, the league managed to pick new divisional names that only Lee Greenwood could appreciate. We lost the North and South. We gained … Continue reading

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