Before the season got rolling in mid-May, the Pulaski Yankees and the Danville Braves made an announcement that they are teaming up to raise funds for cancer research. After comments made by the Yankees Senior Vice President and General Manager calling the Yankees a “fully-operational death star” and referring to the team’s “Evil Empire” nickname, […]Read More Star Wars Night in Pulaski
Main Photo: Baseball Farm Between good pitching and timely offense, the Burlington Royals were able to fight off the enemy and protect home field with a victory over the Kingsport Mets. With their win, the Royals now hold the best record (5-2) in the Appalachian League. Monday’s game between the B-Royals and K-Mets was the only […]Read More Appy League: Royal Pain for Kingsport
Photo: James Gravley, Baseball Farm If you’re a fan of strikeouts, long balls, great defense, and comebacks, then Sunday’s game between the Pulaski Yankees and Bluefield Blue Jays is for you. Pulaski’s starter Leonardo Pestana was dealing from the start. He struck out five Bluefield batters in the first three innings. However, he hit a rough […]Read More Appy League: Ryder Green Lifts Pulaski Past Bluefield
The Kingsport Mets scores 13 runs on 13 hits on their way to a 13-6 victory over the Greeneville Reds thanks to big bats from Sebastian Espino, Jaylen Palmer, Andres Regnault, and Gregory Guerrero. Espino went 1-3 with two RBI, Palmer went 2-4 with a homer and two RBI while Regnault went 3-5 with two homers […]Read More Appy League: Mets Fight Off Reds
Photo: James Gravley, Baseball Farm The Royals took advantage of a late mistake by the Pirates on Wednesday to squeak out a 1-0 win and move to 2-0 on the season. Driving 100 miles for a baseball game sounds rough and rightfully so whenever you get pulled over, like I did. However, walking up the […]Read More Appy League: B-Royals Hold of BriBucs
Opening night of the Appalachian League was celebrated Tuesday with a walk-off by Elizabethton to win 3-2 over the Bluefield Blue Jays at Joe O’Brien Field. Eric Rivera doubled with one out in the eighth. It drove in the game-tying run Steward Berroa who had reached on a walk before stealing second. Rivera advanced to third on […]Read More Appy League: Elizabethton Walks Off
It was gloomy all day within the Appalachian League with two games being postponed due to weather, the clouds and heavy rain missed Bristol, but Burlington poured it on early and didn’t hold back.
Burlington put a five spot before Bristol even touched their bats. A wild pitch by Tahnaj Thomas scored John Rave and Maikel Garcia, Jake Means drives in a run on a fielder’s choice and David Hollie blasted a two-run double.Read More Appy League: Burlington Explodes For 15 Runs; Route Bristol
The Danville Braves kick off their 2019 season Tuesday night at home against the Princeton Rays. The Braves, rookie-affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, is comprised mostly of newly-drafted, newly-signed players, along with a handful of returning players from last summer. The Braves are also managed by 2013 Danville Brave Anthony Nuñez in his first year […]Read More Danville Braves Release 2019 Roster
The Pulaski Yankees have announced their 2019 Opening Night roster in advance of the team’s season opener in Johnson City Tuesday evening. Three players in the New York Yankees Top 30, according to MLB Pipeline, are on the P-Yanks roster. Outfielders Anthony Garcia (No. 21) and Ryder Green (No. 23) and pitcher Yoendrys Gomez (No. […]Read More Pulaski Yankees Release 2019 Roster
It just wasn’t any normal day in Toronto on Friday night. No, it was “Vladito” day.
That’s right, the long-awaited debut of Vladimir Guerrero Jr., was finally here. The 20-year-old phenomenon made his arrival wearing an Expos Jersey with his dad’s last name on it with a smile on his face. A smile that hasn’t seemed to leave his face since his days in Rookie ball with the Bluefield Blue Jays.Read More Vlad Jr. Makes Big League Debut