Monthly Archives: May 2010

Revs hurt by Oakland’s signing frenzy

In a move that could handcuff the York Revolution for weeks if not the remainder of the first half, the Oakland A’s signed one of York’s best hitters, Val Majewski, and one of the league’s best pitchers, Jesus Sanchez. Sanchez … Continue reading

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Good moves or bad?

Much like a team in the basement with the best closer in the league, the York Revolution had to make a move. They didn’t need two of the best catchers in the league. For one, York manager Andy Etchebarren couldn’t … Continue reading

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Major shakeup to Revs roster

The best way to start this entry might be to ask a simple question: What didn’t the York Revolution do on Wednesday? The Revs traded one of the best hitting catchers in the league. And he was dealt to rival … Continue reading

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Bullpen overhaul begins

The York Revolution began what can only appear to be the beginning of an overhaul of their bullpen. The Revs signed RHP R.J. Rodriguez, 25, Monday. The former Pirates prospect has never pitched above High-A, but he owns a 3.78 … Continue reading

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So what happens to Beltran?

Revs closer Francis Beltran looked amazing in spring training. I expected him to be the first player on the York roster signed by a major league organization. His fastball touched 94 mph in spring training. He threw two breaking pitches … Continue reading

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A new team, a notable retirement, and a new Rev

Even on the night of a rainout, news breaks: * BallparkDigest is reporting that Sugar Land City Council will ratify a formal agreement with Opening Day Partners — the ownership group for the Revolution — to bring a minor league … Continue reading

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Changes on the horizon

Two games separate the best team from the worst team in the Atlantic League standings. Translation: Every team still has a chance to win a first-half title. It’s no surprise that the Revs remain near the top of the standings, … Continue reading

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Revs podcast from May 11

For your listening pleasure: We discuss the Revs up-and-down start and what has proved to be a very mediocre Atlantic League.

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Etch: Beltran needs to go to his fastball

Revs closer Francis Beltran appeared to be one of the top candidates to earn a plane ticket out of York when he suited up in spring training. Just for the simple fact a major league organization might want a power … Continue reading

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Castro ready to play

Ramon Castro just wanted to play. The man who recorded the first hit in Sovereign Bank History wanted to play his game. Work the count. And win some games. But the Oaxaca Warriors in Mexico wanted more. They didn’t want … Continue reading

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