Monthly Archives: August 2009

More on Hedrick’s debut

Local townball legend Shawn Hedrick was terrific in his professional debut for the York Revolution and the 34-year-old certainly impressed York infielder Keoni DeRenne, who spoke moments after hitting a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth in … Continue reading

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Hedrick impresses in debut

Keoni DeRenne won the game for the Revs in the bottom of the ninth, sending an 0-2 pitch over the left-center field wall thanks to some extra protein in the morning. But the story of the night came from the … Continue reading

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Hedrick draws a crowd

Shawn Hedrick not only can draw a crowd, the York native can pitch too. Spending his post high school career pitching in local adult leagues, the Revs decided to give him a shot. He proved up for the challenge, keeping … Continue reading

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Gassner retires, leaves Revs

Revs pitcher Dave Gassner (pictured above during spring training) announced his retirement today. He has left the team to return home to Wisconsin. The Purdue graduate and former Minnesota Twins pitcher had an up-and-down career with York. One of the … Continue reading

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Baker added, Sotolongo placed on DL

The Revs reached out to the smaller independent leagues to sign right-handed pitcher Jamie Baker Tuesday. Baker had a connection with Southern Maryland manager Butch Hobson, playing for the skipper in Nashua in the Can-Am League. Baker underwent labrum surgery … Continue reading

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Martinez filming interview

Revs pitching coach Tippy Martinez missed Monday’s game and will not be in York Tuesday because he is filming an interview with former major league catcher Tim McCarver. Martinez is being interviewed for a segment on former Yankees catcher Thurman … Continue reading

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Instant attendance boost: Hedrick to start

He tried out for the team. He tried playing against the team. The York Revolution finally agreed to sign him, however, only after they fell more than 30 games under .500. Townball standout Shawn Hedrick will start for the York … Continue reading

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Rodriguez acquired, Acey released

The Revs acquired infielder Liu Rodriguez, trading for the Southern Maryland infielder in exchange for future considerations. One of manager Andy Etchebarren‘s top priorities after accepting a job in York was finding a shortstop for the club. On his first … Continue reading

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Redman signed by Brewers

From the press release: The Newark Bears are proud to announce that the contract of outfielder Tike Redman (pictured above early in his career) was purchased by the Milwaukee Brewers organization. Redman becomes the 13th member of the record-setting Newark … Continue reading

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Esquivel talks about “The Wall”

As reported in a feature that ran in Sunday’s Daily Record/Sunday News print edition, Matt Esquivel is having a solid year playing the 38-foot wall in left field at Sovereign Bank Stadium. Heck, I even tried to play out there … Continue reading

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