Remember Wander Franco? What about Vlad Guerrero Jr.? Even Cristian Pache? They all three have one thing in common. They each passed through the Appalachian League at one point in their career.
First the first time in the three-plus years I’ve spent covering the Appy League (this year being year number 4), I decided to partake in a Top 10 ranking.
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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 […]
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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.
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With just three days to go until Appalachian League opens up for the 2019 season, the league announced its first ever Hall of Fame ballot, revealing its inaugural class earlier this week. The first class will hold seven members, all of which played in the Appalachian League. Those seven members are Greg Maddux, Eddie Murray, Kirby […]
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When you think of Kingsport, Tennessee, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For most of us, it’s baseball which just happens to field the Kingsport Mets (Rookie; Appalachian League) to the parent ballclub, New York Mets.
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