Monthly Archives: January 2012

Revs’ 2012 roster grows to seven

The Revs bolstered their pitching staff, particularly their bullpen with three player signings announced Monday. They also announced the return of fan favorite Liu Rodriguez, 35, as a player/coach for 2012. York brought back The Professor, left-hander Kris Regas. Regas, … Continue reading

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They’re not booing him …

… they’re chanting “Liuuuuuuu!” Liu Rodriguez, 35, will return for his fourth season in York in 2012 as a player/coach. A fan favorite almost from his first day in York in 2009, Rodriguez continues to be greeted by chants of … Continue reading

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Revs sign Luis; bring back Castro and Paniagua

The Revs had been looking at Santo Luis (pictured above) for several months. At the end of the 2011 season, York’s coaching staff tried to bring on the hard-throwing right-hander for the Revs playoff push. The move never happened, but … Continue reading

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Stidfole announces retirement

Revs reliever Sean Stidfole (pictured above), one of the big cogs in York’s bullpen during its back-to-back championship seasons, won’t return to play for York next season. “I got a pretty good job offer and I just figured it was … Continue reading

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Hoiles wants to return to O’s

Former York Revolution skipper Chris Hoiles wants to return to work for the Baltimore Orioles, and he’d be open to working at the minor league level. MASN staffer and former Baltimore Sun reporter Roch Kubatko caught up with Hoiles recently. … Continue reading

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Schumacher returns to Sioux City

Pitcher Nick Schumacher became a big part of the York Revolution’s championship run last fall, but he won’t start the season with the York Revolution. The right-handed starter has signed a deal to return to Sioux City in the independent … Continue reading

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Around the league

* Several former Atlantic League players are headed to spring camp with major league organizations. Former York Revs relievers Mike DeMark (Arizona Diamondbacks) and Scott Rice (L.A. Dodgers) are included in that group. * More news out of Malden, Mass., … Continue reading

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Skeeters sign 2008 league MVP

The expansion Sugar Land Skeeters made a big splash, acquiring the rights to former Somerset Patriots slugger Josh Pressley. Pressley had been with the Pats since 2007, helping Somerset win back-to-back titles in 2008-09. Pressley, who will turn 32 in … Continue reading

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Around the league

In the Boston area, planning continues as developers hope to build a ballpark that would host an Atlantic League team. Developers want to build a $45-million park in Malden, Mass. Atlantic League journeyman Shane Youman continued his impressive year, this … Continue reading

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Lancaster’s Douglas bound for Japan

After a career year, Stephen Douglas will leave the independent ranks to play in Japan. The left-handed hitting Douglas was one of Lancaster’s best offensive threats in the postseason. Douglas batted .529 (9-for-17) in the five-game divisional playoff series against … Continue reading

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