Monthly Archives: March 2010

Majewski’s big break may have led to injury

Val Majewski broke in with the Baltimore Orioles in 2004 as a 23-year-old. In his first big league game against the Blue Jays, he felt something in his shoulder. He ended the season, seeing action in nine major league games. … Continue reading

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Another O’s prospect, Majewski, joins Revs

Moving closer to finalizing its roster for spring training, the York Revolution agreed to terms with former Orioles Minor League Player of the Year Val Majewski. He appeared in nine big-league games in 2004, and earned the O’s honor for … Continue reading

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Ashmore returns in a different role

New Jersey reporter Mike Ashmore stepped aside in his role as lead commentator for AtlanticLeagueBaseball.com. But he will return to cover the league for his eighth season. Eight seasons? I don’t know whether to congratulate Mike or feel sorry for … Continue reading

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Hoiles, Gladstone headed to airwaves

Former Revs manager Chris Hoiles has landed a new gig. The former Orioles catcher will anchor the 1-3 p.m. weekday sports talk radio show for WVIE Fox Sports 1370-AM. He will be joined on the air by former Revs director … Continue reading

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DeRenne, Pinckney still on Phils’ roster

Former Revolution infielder Brandon Pinckney has been moved from the Phillies Triple-A roster to their Double-A roster in spring training. Pinckney is one of several former Atlantic League players to earn an invitation to the Phillies minor league spring camp. … Continue reading

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Teams continue adding to their rosters

It looks like the next batch of player signings for the York Revolution could happen early next week. The team is almost finished in its search for players to start the 2010 season. Click on the link to see the … Continue reading

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Harang moved to big league camp

Former Revs starter Daryl Harang moved from the Reds minor league spring training camp to the big league camp Sunday. Cincinnati newspaper coverage listed Harang as the backup pitcher for Sunday’s game. The younger brother of Reds big leaguer Aaron … Continue reading

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Sir Shrek signs with Long Island

Sidney Ponson, the pitcher nicknamed Shrek by his Baltimore Orioles teammates, has signed with the Long Island Ducks. An Aruba native with a vast amount of talent, Ponson ran out of chances with the Orioles. He was arrested on Christmas … Continue reading

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Jones signs with Newark

Former Revs center fielder Kennard Jones will return to the Newark Bears this season according to the Atlantic League transactions page. Jones spent parts of two seasons in York, and he slugged the franchise’s first walk-off homer on June 30, … Continue reading

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Memories of baseball

I first met Jim Cerny in 2001 or 2002. He broadcast games for the New Jersey Jackals, and I was covering a team that no longer exists in a league that has since changed names — a couple times. I … Continue reading

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