Monthly Archives: January 2009

Aspito, Thurman around town

What York Revolution player would you like to see back in 2009? Aaron Rakers Corey Thurman Matt Padgett Matt Dryer Jason Aspito Created on Jan 29, 2009 View Results poll by twiigs.com It’s a debate every offseason: Should an Atlantic … Continue reading

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A game for the fans

York Revolution vs. Local All-Stars 1 p.m. Saturday, April 18 Sovereign Bank Stadium The York Revolution delivered what many local baseball fans asked for since the Atlantic League club arrived in 2007. The Revolution scheduled a preseason exhibition game against … Continue reading

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Revs announce game against locals

I just returned from a press conference announcing the preseason scrimmage between the York Revolution and an All-Star squad composed of players from the Susquehanna and Central leagues at 1 p.m. April 18 at Sovereign Bank Stadium. York’s local amateur … Continue reading

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Big names still out there

Joe Klein addressed executives last week at the annual league meetings, held at Clipper Magazine Stadium Friday. He asked teams to be patient when compiling rosters because major league players are still available. A similar situation arose last year, allowing … Continue reading

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New GM: Bears “miraculously improved”

New Bears manager Tim Raines (pictured above with his son, Tim Raines Jr.) was featured in a recent N.Y. Times article. The article takes an optimistic view of the Bears. In the article Newark General Manager Mark Skeels is quoted … Continue reading

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Padilla named to Puerto Rico roster

Revolution relief pitcher and former New York Mets reliever Juan Padilla has been named to Puerto Rico’s provisional World Baseball Classic roster. The 45-man roster will be trimmed to 28 players on Feb. 24. Play begins March 5. Puerto Rico … Continue reading

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Indians sign Esquivel

The last week has been a series of emotional highs and lows for Matt Esquivel, but it ended on a happy note as the Cleveland Indians signed the former Revolution outfielder to a one-year minor league deal. Esquivel (pictured above … Continue reading

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The Marlins?

Thrown to the curb by the Orioles after his name surfaced in the Mitchell Report, Jay Gibbons has been signed by the Florida Marlins. Unlike others linked to performance-enhancing drugs — the name Brian Roberts comes to mind — Gibbons … Continue reading

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Tigers sign Travis Phelps

York Revolution reliever Travis Phelps has signed a free agent minor league deal with the Detroit Tigers. He will report to minor league spring training at the end of February in Lakeland, Fla., and hopes to earn a spot with … Continue reading

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