Monthly Archives: April 2012

A bad trip

Back in Pennsylvania after a 1-3 showing in the Houston suburbs to start the 2012 season, the Revs didn’t enjoy an ideal visit to Texas. It was a bad four-game stretch. Whenever this happens at the start of a season, … Continue reading

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Atlantic League glance

Baseball America examined the Atlantic League’s humble beginnings — a baseball exec fell asleep during a meeting with Joe Klein and Sparky Lyle –and its ambitious move to Sugar Land. Somerset Patriots owner Steve Kalafer also addressed the league’s limited … Continue reading

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Revs score first win at Constellation Field

It was a grand opening. The Sugar Land Skeeters still have to work on that ending, though. The York Revolution spoiled the franchise opener for the expansion Sugar Land Skeeters at $37-million Constellation Field in the Houston suburbs. The Revs … Continue reading

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Glance around the league on opening day

The Somerset Patriots needed to rebuild after the team suffered its worst season in franchise history in 2011. The Pats brought in a big bat in Jesse Hoorelbeke. Here’a preview story by Pats beat reporter Ryan Dunleavy. Former Astros president … Continue reading

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Gonzalez will be key player

Revs shortstop Danny Gonzalez will start the season batting near the bottom of the York Revolution lineup. But the switch hitter could be key to the Revs success. For one, not many teams can have a bat like Gonzalez sitting … Continue reading

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Regas headed to Mexico; Revs shut down Garceau

A few days ago, pitching coach Mark Mason laughed when talking about the decisions the York Revolution had to make before the start of the season. He looked down at a sheet of paper listing all the Revs pitchers and … Continue reading

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Weekend wrapup

Revs notebook. Story on former Revs and Ducks pitcher Daryl Harang interested in pursuing a firefighting career. Here’s a story on former Revs slugger Jason Aspito. The onetime team MVP is now coaching at Penn State York. York County amateurs … Continue reading

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Nearing a time to make some tough decisions

The Revs coaching staff will have some tough decisions, deciding which players to release before opening day. Revs lefty Chris Cody (pictured above), Ryan Feierabend and Corey Thurman seem to be locked in as the first three starters in the … Continue reading

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Crabs top Revs in exhibition on Thursday

Travis Garcia hit a pair of homers, including one that bounced off the top of the Arch Nemesis and over the tall wall in left during the Crabs’ 4-2 victory. Here’s a look a story on Revs left-handed reliever Ian … Continue reading

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Wednesday wrap-up

The Revs and Skeeters played another exhibition game Wednesday, here’s a wrap-up on the day’s news — including a look at York’s new second baseman Andres Perez.

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