Category Archives: Newark Bears

Game features two former Revs, seven league alumni

Italy’s 14-4 victory against Canada included two former Revs players, and it featured seven former Atlantic League players. York Daily Record, March 8, 2013, Jim Seip

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Hill to pitch for Team Canada

Former York Revolution RHP Shawn Hill will pitch for Team Canada in Germany later this month as part of a qualification tournament for the World Baseball Classic. York Daily Record Jim Seip Sept. 13, 2012

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Looking back at five-year trends

The whole foundation of the Atlantic League has been built around one idea: There are more qualified players than open roster spots in major league organizations. That’s why the Atlantic League can offer lower salaries (a league guideline is to … Continue reading

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The last five years of player movement

I’ve updated and posted the last five years of Atlantic League player signings by MLB organizations. You can find the year-by-year lists under the “Atlantic League history” subject header (pictured above) on the blog’s menu bar. The files should remain … Continue reading

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Updated: Latest list of Atlantic League rosters

In the final week leading up to the Atlantic League’s spring training, many teams are finalizing their rosters for camp. A few big surprises are apparently going to land on the Lancaster roster according to the Atlantic League transactions page. … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2010

The whole reason many ballplayers choose to play in the Atlantic League is because they want to return to a major league organization. So as the 2011 season approaches, here’s a look back at the 36 Atlantic League players who … Continue reading

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Where are they now?

Looking back at the 36 Atlantic League players signed by major league organizations during the 2010 season, surprisingly 13 remain with the organization that signed them. In years past it wasn’t uncommon to see a player earn a mid-season contract … Continue reading

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Nix returns; Revs add Gonzalez and Novoa

Right-handed pitcher Roberto Novoa and infielder Andy Gonzalez have played in the big leagues. And they might be two of the more pivotal players signed by the Revs in 2011. But the Revs’ biggest announcement Wednesday could be the return … Continue reading

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Grimes earns national recognition

York Revolution center fielder Scott Grimes (pictured above right) capped his record-setting season by earning first-team honors on Baseball America’s All-Independent Leagues Team. This year’s team is comprised of players from seven different independent leagues around the country. Grimes, 27, … Continue reading

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Ramon Casto leads the cheers

After playing in several Major League organizations, Ramon Castro has pretty much seen everything in baseball. He has a career batting average of .348 in the Atlantic League and was a member of the 2007 champion Newark Bears. Revolution personnel … Continue reading

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