Monthly Archives: February 2009

News from around the league

Former Atlantic League pitcher/critic Joe Borowski (pictured above) told the Cleveland Plain Dealer he has retired. Here’s a take on his retirement from a hometown paper in New Jersey. Borowski pitched for the Newark Bears in 2000. After returning to … Continue reading

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Revs lose a fan favorite

The York Revolution lost perhaps the most recognizable face in the organization’s history when slugger Matt Dryer informed team officials he will not return for a third season with the club. Dryer confirmed late last night that he has told … Continue reading

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Revolution sign four players

The York Revolution brought back the one player they could not afford to lose in outfielder Jason Aspito. They also brought back pitcher Corey Thurman, a former major league reliever, a clubhouse leader and an All-Star conversationalist — on any … Continue reading

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Olson won’t start the season in York

One of the original members of the York Revolution, reliever Jason Olson (pictured above) will not start the season in the Atlantic League. Interested in finding a career after his playing days are over, Olson has started working as an … Continue reading

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Nunez, Totten earn contracts

Revolution closer Franklin Nunez signed with the Colorado Rockies and reliever Heath Totten (pictured above) re-signed with the Dodgers. York’s closer for two seasons, Nunez saved 11 games for the Revolution in 2008 after posting impressive numbers in the Mexican … Continue reading

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Upshaw back with ‘Fish

True this is supposed to be a blog about the York Revolution. But indulge me for a moment. When the Bridgeport Bluefish bring back a former manager to serve as a bench coach, and the newly named bench coach happens … Continue reading

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DeRenne weighs options

Days before the York Revolution begin building the 2009 roster, infielder Keoni DeRenne expressed the belief that he will not return to the Revolution this season. Revolution Director of Baseball Operations Adam Gladstone didn’t want to part ways with DeRenne. … Continue reading

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Is Hoiles on the hot seat?

It’s almost here: Spring Training/Pennsylvania Dutch-Style. The new faces. The dreary weather. The sore arms. The musty smell of DownTown in the morning. But the biggest story to watch this season might be the status of York manager Chris Hoiles. … Continue reading

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