Eiland has spent the last two seasons as the pitching coach for the Mets and prior to that he was the pitching coach for the Kansas City Royals from 2012-17, including when they captured the World Series title in 2015. Eiland also served as the pitching coach for the New York Yankees from 2008-2010 and served as a coach at the minor league level for the Yankees from 2003-07.
A commemorative bobblehead of legendary, former Chicago Bears football head coach Mike Ditka donning a Dogs-inspired sweater will be giving to every fan in attendance at the Chicago Dog's Home opener.
Sharabi did not permit an earned run over six frames at the European Championships, registering the win over France that clinched Israel's spot in the Olympic qualifier. He made two appearances in that tournament, including two scoreless innings in Israel's upset win over the Netherlands.
Saint Paul Saints get ready for 2020 season with three more players added to roster.
St. Louis selected Chinea in the 17th round of the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft out of LSU and spent all but the final two games of that season at the Rookie Level with Johnson City. He hit .313 with six home runs and 27 RBI in 44 contests. In 160 at bats he scored 19 runs, had 11 doubles, one triple, a .356 on base percentage, and a .506 slugging percentage for an .863 OPS.
The 27-year-old Max Murphy was on fire for the first part of the 2019 season, slugging .343 with 17 home runs, 43 RBI, 13 doubles, and one triple.
Lago excelled with Sioux Falls, hitting a league-leading .339 and posting 386/.531 with 13 home runs, 30 doubles, and 57 RBIs last year. Plus, the Cuba native earned a Postseason All-Star selection as a second baseman.
The American Association season will run from July 3-September 10 with a Championship Series, consisting of the top two teams from the regular season, to follow in a best-of-five game format starting on Saturday, September 12, and ending no later than Thursday, September 17.
Baseballism, a lifestyle brand devoted to all things baseball and its rich history as America’s pastime, has been brought aboard to promote the season with a retail offering commemorating the spirit of the effort via a “For Love of the Game” log
The Jersey Strong T-Shirt is available online only through the Somerset Patriots’ website, Facebook page, and Shopify store.