- Four Players Optioned to Knights (www.CharlotteKnights.com)
- Carter, Dolsi, Escobar, and Gartrell sent to Charlotte
- Knights to Host 49ers (www.CharlotteKnights.com)
- MORE FROM CHARLOTTEKNIGHTS.COM: NEWS ARCHIVE – FACEBOOK – TWITTER
- Cleveland Roster Moves Impact Governors’ Cup Defense (www.Dispatch.com)
- The Clippers Opening Day roster is beginning to take shape
- Spring Training Briefing (www.Cleveland.com)
- Pitcher Frank Herrmann gets some advice on his split-fingered fastball
- MORE FROM CLIPPERSBASEBALL.COM: PRESS RELEASES – NEWS ARCHIVE – TEAM BLOG
- Top Prospects Projected in Indy (www.IndyIndians.com)
- Morris, Owens Among Those Projected to Begin with Tribe
- MORE FROM INDYINDIANS.COM: NEWS ARCHIVE – TEAM BLOG – TWITTER
LEHIGH VALLEY IRONPIGS
- Phillies Injury Bug Creates Opportunities (www.IronPigsBaseball.com)
- A host of spring injuries for the Phillies could open doors for IronPigs players
- MORE FROM IRONPIGSBASEBALL.COM: NEWS ARCHIVE – FACEBOOK – TWITTER
- 2011 Bats to be Both Young and Experienced (www.Courier-Journal.com)
- The defending IL West champs will have a mixture of youth and experience
- Manager Rick Sweet Press Conference (www.TheBatsSignal.com)
- Video of Rick Sweet addressing the media just prior to Spring Training
- MORE FROM BATSBASEBALL.COM: HOME PAGE – TEAM BLOG – FACEBOOK
- Former Tides Featured on IL Coaching Staffs (www.NorfolkTides.com)
- McEwing and Sweet among former Tides on staffs around the League
- MORE FROM NORFOLKTIDES.COM: NEWS ARCHIVE – SOCIAL MEDIA – GAME HIGHLIGHTS
PAWTUCKET RED SOX
- Report from the Fort (www.PawSox.com)
- Pitching coach Rich Sauveur is the only returning member of the PawSox staff
- PawSox Patter (www.PawSox.com)
- The official team magazine’s 2011 pre-season edition
- MORE FROM PAWSOX.COM: TEAM BLOGS – NEWS ARCHIVE – HOT STOVE TRACKER
ROCHESTER RED WINGS
- Twins Option Several Players to Minor League Camp (www.TwinsBaseball.com)
- Bromberg, Hacker, Swarzak, and Tosoni among those optioned
- Legend Series to Honor Greatest Wings (www.RedWingsBaseball.com)
- The 20-card set will honor the legends of the Red Wings franchise
- MORE FROM REDWINGSBASEBALL.COM: FEATURES & INTERVIEWS – GAME NOTES – NEWS ARCHIVE
- Japanese Hurler Headed Home to Deal with Tragedy (www.thetimes-tribune.com)
- In face of the disaster in his hometown, Kei Igawa sent home from Yankees camp
- Meet the SWB Yankees (www.SWBYankees.com)
- The first chance to meet the team heading into the 2011 season
- MORE FROM SWBYANKEES.COM: TEAM BLOGS – FACEBOOK – NEWS ARCHIVE
- Interview with OF Michael Morse (www.SyracuseChiefs.com)
- Jason Benetti speaks with Michael Morse at the Nationals camp
- Interview with Chiefs Manager Randy Knorr (www.SyracuseChiefs.com)
- New skipper Randy Knorr looks ahead to the 2011 season in Syracuse
- MORE FROM SYRACUSECHIEFS.COM: CHIEFS NEWS – INSIDE PITCH PODCAST – YOUTUBE
TOLEDO MUD HENS
- Mud Hens Roster Starts to Take Shape (www.ToledoBlade.com)
- What recent roster cuts by Detroit mean for the 2011 Mud Hens
- Clete Thomas Making His Mark (www.freep.com)
- Former Mud Hen involved in Tigers outfield competition
- MORE FROM MUDHENS.COM: MUD HENS TV – COOP SCOOP BLOG – NEWS ARCHIVE
Information compiled from team submissions
The Buffalo Bisons were 13-3 winners over the Memphis Redbirds (Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals) on Sunday afternoon from Jupiter, FL.
The victory gives the Bisons a 3-6 record on their 13-game spring training schedule.
RHP DILLON GEE earned the victory for the Herd, tossing five shutout innings. The righty also struck out five batters.
INF RUBEN TEJADA was 1-3 at the plate, including a bases-loaded triple. INF ZACH LUTZ was 2-4 with a solo home run while INF JUSTIN TURNER (2-4) and OF KIRK NIEUWENHUIS (2-4, 3B) finished with multi-hit efforts.
There are just 11 days until the Bisons’ 2011 Home Opener on Thursday, April 7 against the Syracuse Chiefs (3:05 p.m.). Tickets are now on-sale at bisons.com or by calling THE-HERD at (843-4373).
Segments have been UPDATED as of 3/29… If you missed any of the second Bisons 2011 Preview Show, we’ve got you covered.
- Bisons include Dillon Gee (RHP), Fernando Martinez (OF), Jesus Feliciano (OF) and Mets manager Terry Collins.
- Bisons Tobi Stoner (RHP), Jason Pridie (OF), Kirk Nieuwenhuis (OF) and former manager, now Mets bench coach Ken Oberkfell.
The New York Mets re-assigned LHP MIKE O’CONNOR to minor league camp.
This spring, O’Connor posted a 5.79ERA in seven appearances for the Mets (4.2IP, 7H, 3ER). He struck out five batters and walked just one.
O’Connor spent the entire 2010 season in the Bisons bullpen and made a team-high 51 appearances. The southpaw was 5-2 with a 2.67ERA and 70 strikeouts in only 70.2 innings of work. O’Connor only walked 17 batters all season and yielded just a .246 average against.
The Bisons were defeated 2-0 by the Memphis Redbirds (Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals) on Monday afternoon.
RHP DILLON GEE started for Buffalo and allowed just one run in 4.2 innings of work. He allowed only three hits and struck out seven batters. RHP RYOTA IGARASHI, RHP JOHN LUJAN and RHP MANNY ALVAREZ all chipped in an inning of shutout relief.
Offensively, the Bisons were limited to just three hits. OF JESUS FELICIANO was 2-4 at the plate.
There are just 17 days until the Bisons’ 2011 Home Opener on Thursday, April 7 against the Syracuse Chiefs (3:05 p.m.). Tickets are now on-sale at bisons.com or by calling THE-HERD at (843-4373).