CLEBURNE, Texas (Apr. 19, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Friday the signing of left-handed pitcher Braden Pearson. A native of Georgetown, Texas, Pearson played collegiately at Texas State University in San Marcos for four seasons, making 69 relief appearances for the Bobcats from 2015-2018. The sidewinding southpaw proved an instant contributor, finishing second on […]
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CLEBURNE, Texas (Apr. 8, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Monday the signing of left-handed pitcher Eudis Idrogo (pronounced YOU-diss ih-DROE-go). The 23-year old Idrogo was released by the Detroit Tigers organization on March 26 after seven seasons in their minor league system. Idrogo split the 2018 season between Class-A West Michigan and High-A Lakeland, […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report’s Robert Pannier discusses the likelihood that the Southwest League of Professional Baseball will never get off the ground and how Josh Robertson’s arrival in Cleburne may have been the death kneel in the league’s coffin.
CLEBURNE, Texas (Apr. 1, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Monday the signing of right-handed pitcher Charles “Bubby” Rossman. Rossman, 26, comes to Cleburne with four years of professional experience, three in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. The 6’5, 220 pounder last played in 2017 with the Sioux City Explorers of the American Association, making […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Mar. 11, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Monday the re-signing of infielders Patrick Palmeiro and Rafael Palmeiro. The 54-year old Rafael produced an impressive .301/.424/.495 slash line for the Railroaders in 2018, though injuries limited him to 31 games. Among Railroaders with at least 100 at-bats, Palmeiro led the team in on-base […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report’s Robert Pannier continues his look back at the 2018 American Association season. Today, he looks at the Cleburne Railroaders.
CLEBURNE, Texas (Mar. 8, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Friday the signing of right-handed pitcher Charlie Gillies. Gillies was originally acquired by the Railroaders as part of a 12-player trade with the Wichita Wingnuts on October 5, 2018. Gillies joins the Railroaders with seven years of professional experience, three in affiliated baseball and four […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Mar. 4, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Monday the signing of left-handed pitcher Alex Burgos. 2019 will serve as the ninth professional season for Burgos, who has spent time in the Detroit Tigers, Miami Marlins, and Los Angeles Dodgers organizations. Burgos last pitched in the United States in 2017 with the Bridgeport […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Mar. 1, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Friday the acquisition of left-handed pitcher Martire Garcia (pronounced MAHR-tuh-ray) from the Sussex County Miners of the Can-Am League in exchange for a player to be named later. The Railroaders subsequently signed Garcia to a contract for the 2019 season. “Left-handed pitching is something that […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Feb. 25, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Monday the signing of right-handed pitcher Hayden Shenefield. Shenefield has traveled an unconventional path to professional baseball. The righty enrolled at San Diego State University as a freshman, and tried out for the Aztecs team four consecutive seasons without making the squad. Shenefield still had […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Feb. 20, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Wednesday the signing of utility man Logan Trowbridge. Trowbridge delivered a strong 2018 season with the Wichita Wingnuts, hitting .278 over the course of 78 games. The 25-year old racked up six doubles, four triples, and one home run while driving in 25 runs and […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Feb. 11, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Monday the signing of outfielder Hunter Clanin. Clanin impressed in his first professional season a year ago, hitting a combined .260 with 11 doubles, two triples, and four home runs in 61 games. The strong-armed outfielder was originally signed by the Wichita Wingnuts on June […]
In today’s edition of American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report’s Robert Pannier talks about the new attitude and direction of the Cleburne Railroaders since Josh Robertson became the Player Personnel Director.
CLEBURNE, Texas (Feb. 15, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Friday the signing of left-handed pitcher Jacob Hill. Hill made his professional debut last season with the Martinez Clippers of the Pacific Association, making 20 relief appearances and four starts. The 24-year old finished 0-3 with a 5.06 ERA in 53.1 innings, notching three saves […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Feb. 8, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Friday the signing of right-handed pitcher Nefi Ogando. Ogando played parts of two seasons in the Major Leagues, first with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2015 and then with the Miami Marlins in 2016. In 18 career MLB appearances, all in relief, the righty owns a […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Feb. 5, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Tuesday the signing of left-handed pitcher Michael Gunn. Gunn operated as both a starter and a reliever for the Railroaders in 2018, making 22 total appearances including 14 starts. He finished the year 3-8 with a 5.69 ERA, working 87 innings and allowing 100 hits. […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Jan. 31, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Thursday the signing of infielder Chase Simpson. Simpson had a productive and well-traveled 2018 season, splitting it between Cleburne, the Lincoln Saltdogs, and the Wichita Wingnuts. In 99 total games, Simpson hit .273 with 22 doubles, 13 home runs and 47 RBI. The switch-hitter led […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Jan. 28, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Monday the signing of outfielder K.C. Huth. Huth has donned a Railroaders uniform for both seasons of the franchise’s existence, originally signing with the club in February of 2017. The native of La Verne, Calif., played 90 games for Cleburne last season, hitting .254 with […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the list of American Association players who have already had their contracts purchased by Major League affiliates and Mexican teams since the end of the 2018 season. The list is growing, and could very well reach 20-plus before May 4 when spring training begins for the league.
CLEBURNE, Texas (Jan. 23, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Wednesday the signing of right-handed pitcher Tyler Wilson. Wilson impressed in a brief stint with the Railroaders in 2018, going 2-2 with a 3.86 ERA in 16 relief appearances. The 29-year old notched 35 strikeouts along the way, yielding a rate of 15.0 strikeouts per […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Jan. 22, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Tuesday the signing of infielder Levi Scott. Scott was named the Railroaders Position Player of the Year in 2018 after producing career-best numbers in most major offensive categories. The Burleson, Texas native hit .270 with 15 home runs and 56 RBI, adding 23 doubles for […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Jan. 21, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Monday the signing of rookie outfielder Nick Rotola. Rotola made his professional debut with the Wichita Wingnuts in 2018, playing 45 games and hitting .263. The Wichita native added five doubles, two triples and one home run, driving in 18 runs while scoring 20 of […]
CLEBURNE, Texas (Jan. 18, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders announced Friday the signing of rookie outfielder Kenny Meimerstorf (pronounced MIME-er-storf). Meimerstorf, 24, entered professional baseball with a bang in 2018, winning Pacific Association Rookie of the Year while playing for the Sonoma Stompers. The native of Las Vegas finished second in the league with 23 […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier continues catching up on big trades from around the American Association. In today’s edition, he focuses on the three team trade between the Lincoln Saltdogs and Cleburne Railroaders in the American Association and the Sussex County Miners in the Can-Am. This deal included six players, including Zach Nehrir, Tyler Kane, Austin Boyle, Trevor Sealey, Edward Cruz, and James Campbell.
Robert Pannier opens 2019 with the first edition of American Association Daily. In the first edition of the year, Rob looks back at the 2018 American Association season, examining changes in the league, top performances, and the loss of one of the storied franchises in the league. This and much more. A Look Back at […]
It was the last game of the arduous three week road trip for the Wichita Wingnuts, as the team was looking for their sixth win in seven games. Thanks to five solid innings from Travis Banwart and a four run seventh inning, the Wingnuts pulled off the 7-4 victory over the Cleburne Railroaders, taking three […]
It looked more like a football game between Kansas and Texas on Sunday evening, as the Wichita Wingnuts downed the Cleburne Railroaders, 13-6. Angel Reyes drove in five and the 2-5 hitters in the lineup combined to go 9-18 with 9-runs scored. Seth Harvey came out of the bullpen following a 90 minute rain delay […]
Despite losing the first game of their series against the Wichita Wingnuts, the Cleburne Railroaders have been one of the hottest teams in the American Association of late, winning five of their last eight games. They would make that there six of the last nine after utilizing three home runs to help send them to […]
The Wichita Wingnuts were looking for their 10th win on their 19 game road trip as they rolled into Cleburne to take on the Railroaders. Thanks to 6.2 outstanding innings by starter Jordan Cooper and a 2-3 night by Zach Nehrir, the Wingnuts earned themselves a 3-1 victory, their fourth straight win. This was a […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier from the Minor League Sports Report examines the deal that sent Chase Simpson from the Cleburne Railroaders to the Wichita Wingnuts for Hunter Clanin.