Monthly Archives: May 2009

Why Hoiles’ job is secure … for now

It has all the makings of a bad separation. This is not a recent development. Go back to last season, when Revs manager Chris Hoiles wanted to return for a third season. He received a lukewarm response from ownership. Hoiles … Continue reading

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Collaro uses time machine

Everyone seems to be wondering what happened to Tom Collaro, the slugger. Collaro the hitter has never been better. He has hit .373 with four homers — including one Wednesday in York’s 9-3 victory against Camden — through the first … Continue reading

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Pinckney signed by O’s, Rogelstad joins York

Infielder Brandon Pinckney left the Revolution Wednesday, and the team announced today he has been signed by the Baltimore Orioles organization. He played Thursday night for Double-A Bowie, going 1-for-3. He also grounded into a double play. Pinckney batted .315 … Continue reading

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Revs lose another pitcher

Starting pitcher Mike Smith (1-3, 2.86) has been placed on the suspended list, accepting a contract offer to pitch in Taiwan. He registered his only win of the season earlier this week, notching a victory Monday after registering 6 1/3 … Continue reading

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Redman returns to Atlantic League

Former Revolution right fielder Tike Redman signed with the Newark Bears today. Redman (pictured above during his time with Pittsburgh) is the only player in Revolution team history to go from York to the majors in one season. One of … Continue reading

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Players-only meeting sparks Revs

The gist of a players-only meeting before the Revs game Tuesday went something like this: Some of this stuff may fly in other leagues, it doesn’t work here. Revs outfielder Matt Esquivel noted how teams in this league get their … Continue reading

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Revs bring in two pitchers

Former major leaguer Travis Hughes and former Revs reliever Saul Solveson have joined the team. If both pass their physicals, the two new relievers could be available for Wednesday’s game against Bridgeport. Hughes has appeared in 24 major league games … Continue reading

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Officials prepared for changes

When a team doesn’t produce, players are shown the door. So despite entering the season with a roster that appeared to be a first-half title contender, the York Revolution are 3-12 — owners of the worst record in the Atlantic … Continue reading

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Collaro: Right man for the job

The following is an excerpt of a story that will appear in this week’s edition of the Sunday News. Tom Collaro doesn’t have the typical resume to be a succesful No. 3 hitter. He doesn’t walk: He earned a career-high … Continue reading

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