Monthly Archives: June 2010

Year of the Mohawk

First baseman Ian Bladergroen remembered talking with Corey Thurman about Mohawks, wondering if any teammates would work the hairdo best utilized in sports by linebacker Brian Bosworth. The next day it seemed, outfielder James Shanks showed up in the clubhouse … Continue reading

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From worst to first

The York Revolution can clinch the Freedom Division first half title tonight with a win against Long Island and a loss by second-place Somerset. A first-half title by York would mark the third time in league history in which the … Continue reading

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Seven Revs named to All-Star squad

The Revs placed seven players on the Atlantic League All-Star team. The game will be held July 6 at Suffolk County Sports Park, the home of the Long Island Ducks. Pitchers Derell McCall (6-1, 2.47 ERA) and Jesus Sanchez (5-1, … Continue reading

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Boulton remains committed to Newark

Atlantic League CEO and founder Frank Boulton continues to throw his full support behind the Newark Bears, and he hopes to repeat the type of work he’s already accomplished with the Bridgeport Bluefish. Taking over the Bluefish before the 2009 … Continue reading

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Youman headed to DL; Plummer signed

The Revs placed LHP Shane Youman after Thursday’s game. Youman pulled a hamstring covering first base during his most recent start, Sunday against Lancaster. Youman will be required to miss at least seven games, per Atlantic League rules, after being … Continue reading

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Paris released; Deleon signed

The Revs released backup catcher Pete Paris before Thursday’s game. Paris, 23, batted 1-for-9 in three games. He also contributed an RBI. The Revs signed veteran catcher Sandy Deleon. Deleon, 30, has a number of connections in the league. York … Continue reading

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All-Star ballot

Media members are responsible for returning a ballot for the Atlantic League All-Star, held this season on July 6 in Central Islip, N.Y., at Suffolk County Sports Park — the home of the Long Island Ducks. Here is the ballot … Continue reading

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Power surge

Revs outfielder Steve Haake (pronounced hockey) wants to pursue a career in medicine when he finishes playing baseball. But being a surgeon is not going to be one of his options. “With as long as it takes to become a … Continue reading

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A permanent honor

The Revs future president/general manager Eric Menzer has a long history of working to bring and also improve minor league baseball in York. He began research on the possibility of bringing a franchise to York in 1994, during his time … Continue reading

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Newark will play all season

Atlantic League Executive Director Joe Klein dismissed a rumor that the Newark Bears would fold at the end of the first half and become the Road Warriors. “Forget it,” Klein said. Klein said he expects the Bears to finish the … Continue reading

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