Monthly Archives: May 2011

Moments before the last pitch of the fifth inning

The York Revolution and Lancaster Barnstormers are under a rain delay at Clipper Magazine Stadium. Revs lead 2-0 through five innings.

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What will happen to Harrison?

Thanks to the poster who asked this question. I think everyone is curious to see what happens to the Revs infield when Ramon Castro finally joins York. Third baseman Vince Harrison has been one constant in York’s lineup. He’s the … Continue reading

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Spradlin has connection to PGA

Released out of the Nationals organization out of spring training, LHP Jack Spradlin joined the Revs Wednesday and threw an inning of work — allowing one hit. Spradlin, 26, spent parts of the last three seasons at Double-A Harrisburg. “It … Continue reading

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Van Benschoten solidifies starting rotation

He is a former big leaguer. He posted a career winning record in the minors. And he has a 3.71 career ERA in the minors. Somehow John Van Benschoten didn’t have a job at the start the season. “It’s just … Continue reading

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Looking for a promotion?

Here’s a look at some of the former Revs signed by major league organizations in the not-too-distant past: LHP Justin Hampson has a chance to return the big leagues after a solid start to the season. The former big leaguer … Continue reading

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New pitchers signed, ready to play

The Revs picked up two pitchers to help stabilize the bullpen and starting rotation. Former big leaguer John VanBenschoten (Pirates 2004, 2007-08) is expected to fill the starting position once held by Reymond Cruz. York manager Andy Etchebarren moved Cruz … Continue reading

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Curious about the details

The Atlantic League will not be moving to Frederick. Honestly, it was a longshot. From everything I’ve read, the media that covers the Frederick Keys wanted the team back in town. And if the politicians who made the decision felt … Continue reading

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Committee directs Frederick to negotiate with Keys

The Frederick Keys will likely return to Frederick in 2012 and beyond. The following is a press release from the office of prospective Atlantic League owner John “Jack” Lavoie: Frederick Atlantic, LLC has recently been informed by the Purchasing Department … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with R.J. Rodriguez?

Before a single pitch was thrown in the regular season, York manager Andy Etchebarren anointed R.J. Rodriguez the closer. He earned it with the way he pitched last season, Etchebarren reasoned. But now, everything seems up in the air. About … Continue reading

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Revs win second straight

Saddled with a five-game losing streak when it entered the weekend series against Long Island, the York Revolution pitching staff has managed to turn the team around. Chris Cody (2-1, 4.36 ERA) earned the victory Saturday, combining with five York … Continue reading

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