Frontier League Postpones Start of 2020 Season

April 1, 2020: SAUGET, IL –  The Frontier League announced today they are officially delaying the scheduled May 14th start of the 2020 Frontier League season, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The League, which is the largest independent baseball league in North America, will continue to monitor the situation, and announce a start date for […]

Frontier League preseason tryout in Allentown, Pa. postponed

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Evansville Otters and Joliet Slammers have announced that the Frontier League preseason tryout scheduled for Saturday April 4 at ECTB Stadium at Bicentennial Park in Allentown, Pa. has been postponed due to concern with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The tryout will be pushed back to Friday April 17. Registration for the […]

FLORENCE Y’ALLS START UP PEN-PAL PROGRAM FOR AREA NURSING CENTERS

FLORENCE, KY – The Florence Y’alls Professional Baseball Club, presented by Towne Properties, are doing all they can to raise the community’s spirit during the COVID-19 pandemic, including having their coaching staff and players pen-pal letters to area senior nursing centers. Beginning Tuesday, March 24, an emailed letter written by one of the Y’alls players […]

Frontier League preseason tryout at Bosse Field postponed

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Evansville Otters and Joliet Slammers have announced that the Frontier League preseason tryout scheduled for Saturday March 21 at Bosse Field has been postponed due to concerns with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The tryout will be pushed back to Sunday April 19. Registration for the original March 21 date will be […]

Frontier League COVID-19 Announcement

Frontier League Official Announcement: The leadership of the Frontier League is following the events associated with the Coronavirus very closely. The virus spread and impact is currently changing daily. The sports industry is responding in a variety of ways and is being tracked daily. The Frontier League season is due to start regular season games […]

Otters extend starter Beardsley; sign Fernandez and Holdgrafer

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Evansville Otters have signed starting pitcher Tyler Beardsley to a contract extension and signed pitchers Andrew Fernandez and Tim Holdgrafer for the 2020 season. Beardsley is from Tehachapi, Calif. and returned to the Otters in 2019. In 2019, Beardsley went 9-4 with a 2.56 ERA and 116 strikeouts in 130.0 innings […]

Miners Sign Former MLB Pitcher Alejandro Chacín

Marion, IL (March 10, 2020) – The Southern Illinois Miners announce that they have signed relief pitcher Alejandro Chacín for the 2020 season. He becomes the second player with experience in Major League Baseball to sign with the club in their 14-year history, after former Atlanta Braves right-hander Williams Perez in 2018. A native of […]

SUSSEX COUNTY MINERS ACQUIRE OUTFIELDER DANNY MARS FROM THE KANSAS CITY T-BONES IN EXCHANGE FOR RIGHT-HANDED PITCHER TYLER FALLWELL

Augusta, NJ – The 2019 Can-Am League Regular Season Champion Sussex County Miners announce the acquisition of outfielder and former Boston Red Sox farmhand Danny Mars from the Kansas City T-Bones (American Association) in exchange for right-handed pitcher Tyler Fallwell. Fallwell came over to Sussex County in a five-player trade with the Sioux City Explorers […]

BOOMERS ADD FRONTIER LEAGUE VETERAN TO PITCHING STAFF

SCHAUMBURG, IL – The Schaumburg Boomers presented by Wintrust Community Banks, have signed Shawn Blackwell, Kyle Arjona, Dallas Bryan and Stephen Chamblee.  Veteran right-hand pitcher Shawn Blackwell joins the Boomers with over eight years of professional baseball experience. Blackwell was drafted in the 24th round of the 2009 draft by the Texas Rangers. His affiliated career saw him play for the AZL Rangers, Hickory Crawdads, and Spokane Indians. Following […]

MURPHY, THE FIRST LEADER UNDER CONTRACT

The Trois-Rivières Eagles confirm the return of Chris Murphy. This will be a fourth campaign in the city of Laviolette for the starting pitcher who is ranked third in the history of the concession for the heats launched with a total of 321. Since joining the Eagles in 2017, Murphy has averaged 4.72 earned runs […]

SUSSEX COUNTY MINERS COMPLETE FOUR-PLAYER TRADE WITH FLORENCE Y’ALLS

Augusta, NJ – The 2019 Can-Am League Regular Season Champion Sussex County Miners announce the acquisition of outfielder Isaac Benard and left-handed pitchers Mike Castellani and Cam Hatch from the Florence Y’alls in exchange for infielder/outfielder Jose Brizuela. “Anytime you make a trade like this you aim to get back depth and I think we yielded a solid return. I have a relationship with Isaac’s […]