Monthly Archives: July 2008

Revs sign former Mets reliever

The Revolution signed and activated former New York Mets reliever Juan Padilla Saturday. His story is not unique for a player in the independent Atlantic League. Padilla appeared headed for a long career in the majors. Still in his 20s, … Continue reading

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Myette leaves the team

The surprise comeback of starting pitcher Aaron Myette is over. The former major leaguer expected to leave the York Revolution and return to his home in Vancouver, British Columbia, after Friday’s game. He does not expect to return to pitch … Continue reading

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Wild, wet win

The Revolution finally ended a slosh-fest four hours and 34 minutes after first pitch. It ended in the slop and mud around home plate as the Revs Kennard Jones scored from first on a throwing error on a sacrifice bunt. … Continue reading

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Unreal!

The game looked out of reach for York — not once, but twice. And then the Revolution rallied to take the lead … only to blow a one-run lead in the top of the ninth. A heavy rain began to … Continue reading

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Revolution prepare …

It’s difficult to overstate the importance of the upcoming four-game series against the Freedom Division’s first-half champions. York and the Somerset Patriots entered Wednesday’s game with identical 5-6 records. But the Revs have struggled against the Patriots during York’s two-year … Continue reading

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Beats the heat

An announced crowd of 3,962 sat through a misting rain for six innings at Sovereign Bank Stadium. It was a welcome change from the 90-degree temperatures that hit the area last week and continued through Tuesday. The crowd featured at … Continue reading

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Changes expected

The Atlantic League Board of Directors answered a number of questions after meeting at the All-Star Game in Somerset last week. But the biggest news could be the one question the board didn’t answer. The league still has no official … Continue reading

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Revs back for seven-game homestand

The Revs return to York tonight to open a seven-game homestand. York will face Bridgeport tonight, tomorrow night and then bright and early at 11:07 a.m. Wednesday. Then the Somerset Patriots roll into town a four-game set from Thursday through … Continue reading

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Hillenbrand arrives in York

The York Revolution expect to activate former major league third baseman Shea Hillenbrand after he passes his physical. Revolution Director of Baseball Operations Adam Gladstone confirmed Hillenbrand arrived in York late Monday night and will join the Revs active roster … Continue reading

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New-look Revs keep winning

The York Revolution might not have anything left to play for in the first half. They can’t win the division title, but the Revs are playing their best baseball of the season. A big reason for the turnaround has been … Continue reading

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