Monthly Archives: August 2008

Hoiles’ future still in doubt

Chris Hoiles wants to return to manage the York Revolution for a third season in 2009. It remains to be seen if the Revolution front office and the ownership group Opening Day Partners will offer him a contract. Hoiles (pictured … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic League, Jim Seip, Major leagues, York Revolution | Leave a comment

Rainout creates interesting doubleheader

Turns out a rainout could be good news for baseball fans in York and Lancaster. Instead of rescheduling the game as part of a doubleheader Saturday or Sunday, the teams have agreed to play a cross-river doubleheader in both York … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic League, Jim Seip, Lancaster Barnstormers, York Revolution | Leave a comment

Revs vs. Stormers

Opening Day Partners thought they finally had a dream scenario. York and Lancaster appeared to be in a playoff chase. That was before Lancaster fell apart by losing six of their last seven entering Thursday night. York remains in first … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic League, Jim Seip, Lancaster Barnstormers, York Revolution | Leave a comment

Should York sit Ashby?

Chris Ashby needs a break. And one of these days, he may earn a day off. The MVP for the York Revolution has played in every second-half game, and it finally appears to have caught up with the 33-year-old. For … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic League, Jim Seip, Major leagues, York Revolution | Leave a comment

Does York need another hitter?

York third baseman Shea Hillenbrand has not returned to the Revolution clubhouse, and no one is certain if he will be back in York’s lineup this season. Hillenbrand left after York’s victory on Aug. 13, when he injured a hamstring … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic League, Jim Seip, Major leagues, York Revolution | Leave a comment

Part III: Is the league improving?

Blogger’s note: This is the third installment of a story examining Atlantic League players who have signed with major league organizations during the last two seasons. After looking at the number of players signed during the last two seasons, it … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic League, Jim Seip, Major leagues, York Revolution | Leave a comment

Part II: … but 2008 has been even better

Blogger’s note: This is the second installment of a story examining Atlantic League players who have signed with major league organizations during the last two years. The Atlantic League had a few more checks to cash this summer. The league … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic League, Jim Seip, Major leagues, York Revolution | Leave a comment

Part I: Atlantic League provided key talent in ’07 …

Blogger’s note: This is the first installment of a story examining Atlantic League players who have signed with major league organizations during the last two years. It almost seemed too easy last season. The York Revolution watched Opening Day leadoff … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic League, Jim Seip, Major leagues, York Revolution | Leave a comment

Gil fighting through injury

York starter Dave Gil left in the third inning of the Revolution’s 8-5 victory against Southern Maryland, suffering from bicep tendinitis. Gil has been battling the injury for weeks, but hopes to remain on the active roster because he wants … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic League, Jim Seip, York Revolution | Leave a comment

Hillenbrand returns home

One night after sliding head first into home plate to score the winning run with two outs in the ninth, Shea Hillenbrand has returned to his home in Arizona to have his personal trainer treat a hamstring injury. “He told … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic League, Jim Seip, Major leagues, York Revolution | Leave a comment