Monthly Archives: February 2011

Do Keys even want to return to Frederick?

The Frederick Keys lease for Harry Grove Stadium expires at the end of September. The city of Frederick (Md.) has issued a request for proposals, and an ownership group led by Reston, Va., real estate attorney John “Jack” Lavoie and … Continue reading

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Three former Revs earn spring invites

Three former York Revolution players earned invites to spring training from major league organizations this week. Salomon Manriquez, Justin Hampson and Vince Perkins signed with major league organizations. All three played for York in 2010, but none of them finished … Continue reading

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Familiar face returns to league

The Revolution’s former director of baseball operations, Adam Gladstone, has returned to the league in the same role for the expansion Loudon County Hounds. The Hounds begin play in 2012. In place with the club since Jan. 1, Gladstone (pictured … Continue reading

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Connolly to lead Hot Stove Talk

Baltimore Sun national baseball reporter Dan Connolly will present a hot stove conversation on Monday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church. A free-will offering will be taken, with proceeds going to the church’s furnace fund. The church … Continue reading

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Somerset remains a team to watch

The Patriots’ season ended in devastating fashion for Somerset. The five-time league champions lost 1-0 to the York Revolution in the fifth game of the five-game Freedom Division Championship Series. The winning run scored on a fly ball hit into … Continue reading

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Players signed for 2011

The following is a list of players signed by Atlantic League clubs for the 2011 season. The Atlantic League regular season begins April 29.

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Hoiles should be a candidate — if he’s interested

It’s been more than a year since Chris Hoiles stepped down as the manager of the York Revolution. Despite a mostly miserable 2009 season, Hoiles never lost the Revs’ clubhouse. He decided to step aside — he and ownership stated … Continue reading

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Familiar names at Loudon Hounds fan fest

Former York Revolution manager Chris Hoiles and former Revs pitching coach Tippy Martinez joined a number of former major leaguers and baseball celebrities at the Loudon Hounds Fan Fest Sunday. Former Bridgeport manager Tommy John and former Atlantic City Surf … Continue reading

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Revs sign three more players

The Revs signed three more players for the 2011 season, including starting pitcher Matt DeSalvo and second baseman Liu Rodriguez (pictured above) — key players from last season’s Atlantic League championship club. DeSalvo, 30, went 1-0 with a 1.02 ERA … Continue reading

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When will the Revs offer to play the Keys?

Frederick Keys owner Ken Young has stated his opinion on independent baseball. Now compare that opinion to what York manager and former Baltimore bench coach Andy Etchebarren said about Revs outfielder Scott Grimes last year. Etchebarren thought Grimes (138 runs, … Continue reading

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