Category: Independent

Laredo Lemurs Lingo: May Update

The Laredo Lemurs have been rebuilding a roster that was the third best in the American Association last season. They made some moves early on that allowed key members of last season’s team to move on, but their recent moves have bolstered the club, making them a real threat in the South Division again. The…

Wichita Wingnuts Wire: May Update

It is now just two weeks until the Wichita Wingnuts take to the field to defend their American Association title. This club is built to repeat despite losing some major pieces from the lineup that led the league in many offensive categories last season. Manager Kevin Hooper and GM Josh Robertson have restocked the roster,…

Ottawa Champions Courier: May Update

The Ottawa Champions are one of two new teams in the Can-Am League this season. Manager Hal Lanier has been busy working to piece this team together, and in April he made several moves that should make this club a real competitor in the league this season. This is going to be a tough pitching…

Sioux City Explorers Examiner: May Update

With the ability to carry only 22 players on the active roster, every space has to be masterfully selected to gain maximum value. No one gets that better than Sioux City Explorers manager Steve Montgomery, who has used the last three weeks to fill his roster with players that will have the ability to affect…

Gary Southshore RailCats Report: May Update

With a majority of the Gary Southshore RailCats roster in place, manager Greg Tagert is simply focused on tweaking his roster to get the right mix for the upcoming 2015 American Association season. The club has spent the last three weeks signing some key players and trimming the roster itself. After a disappointing conclusion to…

Lincoln Saltdogs Line: May Update

The last two months have been tough ones for the Lincoln Saltdogs, as they prepare to defend their Central Division title in the American Association. The loss of closer Marshall Schuler to the Mexican League was a key loss, but April has seen two other key pieces of their roster head across the pond to…

Quebec Capitales Chat: May Update

After winning the Can-Am League championship from 2009-2013, the Quebec Capitales have established themselves as the team to beat in this league, even in seasons when they are not the Cam-Am League champions. Manager Patrick Scalabrini has established himself as one of the best evaluators of talent in the game, and with the moves the…

Rockland Boulders Buzz: May Update

This has been a very busy off-season for the Can-Am League Champions, the Rockland Boulders. The club has been working to ensure that their rise to the top of the league was not a one-year deal. They enjoyed the view from the top position in the league, and plan on making that a permanent location.…

Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Review: May Update

The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks have been one of the busier teams in the American Association over the last three weeks. The club has a long history of success in the league, and has been making moves looking to return the club to its former glory. The RedHawks’ most recent moves have been centered around building a…

Sioux Falls Canaries Chat: May Update

First year manager Chris Paterson has been busy completing his roster, looking to take his team to the top of the American Association. The Sioux Falls Canaries have been busy in May, making a host of deals with other clubs, as well as signing some key players who should make the team a force in…

St. Paul Saints Sermon: May Update

It is hard to believe that it is less than three weeks before the beginning of the American Association season begins. March ended as a sad one for the St. Paul Saints when star 1B Ian Gac was signed to play in the Mexican League, but he returned to the Saints less than four weeks…

Winnipeg Goldeyes Gazette: May Update

It was a fairly quiet month of April north of the border. With the American Association season less than three weeks away now, the Winnipeg Goldeyes made just three moves in the last three weeks preparing for the season. This may seem like they are not as ready as they should be, but the Goldeyes…

New Jersey Jackals Journal: May Update

Looking to make a run to return to the Can-Am League championship series, the New Jersey Jackals have done a great deal over the last month to prepare for the upcoming season. Manager Joe Calfapietra has been adding a group of quality arms that will keep this team quite competitive this season. The club has…

Gary Southshore RailCats Pat Salvi Extends Fundamentals of Game to Owners Box

A look around the American Association reveals a league with some of the best managers that baseball has to offer. It doesn’t matter whether you are talking about the Majors or minor league baseball – there is quality talent here. That can also be said of the ownership of many of the clubs. An independent…

Joplin Blasters Jive: April Update

It is an exciting time in Missouri, as the Joplin Blasters are getting their roster ready in anticipation of the 2015 American Association season. Manager Carlos Lezcano has been working feverishly to find the right blend of players to turn this into a true competitor in the tough South Division of the league. With quality talent…

Amarillo Thunderheads Tale: April Update

It has been a busy last thirty days in Texas as the Amarillo Thunderheads look to make a run for the American Association title in 2015. The club has restocked their pitching staff, and is ready to prove that they have as much talent as any other team in the South Division. With the quality…

Nate Robertson Creates Culture of Success for Wichita Wingnuts

What makes a winning sports organization? That is something that some of the most brilliant minds in sports have spent years trying to figure out. How is it that an organization like the Los Angeles Dodgers or the Pittsburgh Steelers can be so good for so long, yet the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Cubs…

Grand Prairie AirHogs Press: April Update

The Grand Prairie AirHogs entered March needing to fill some key positions on their roster so that they could be a real contender for the American Association title. To reach those ends the club signed a group of players that filled needs all over the diamond and, as a result, they are looking like a…

Laredo Lemurs Lingo: April Update

  The Laredo Lemurs had made a series of moves early in the off-season that saw some key pieces of their club depart, including the Strawn brothers. It was wondered by some insiders whether the club would be able to compete in the American Association this season after so many key departures, but manager Pete…