High Point Rockers Bring Back Giovanny Alfonzo, Nephew of Met Legend Edgardo Alfonzo


Alfonzo--whose dad, Edgar Alfonzo, managed in New York's minor league system--played 75 contest with the Columbia Fireflies, a Mets' Single-A affiliate in 2018.

LI Ducks Add 3-Year MLB Pitcher Rob Zastryzny to Roster


Zastryzny spent parts of three seasons (2016-18) in the Major Leagues with the Chicago Cubs, who drafted him in the second round of the 2013 MLB amateur draft. He appeared in 18 games (one start), amassing a 2-0 mark with a 4.41 ERA and 31 strikeouts over 34.2 innings pitched.

LI Ducks Ink Ex-MLB Pitcher Mike Bolsinger to Deal


Bolsinger has pitched with the Arizona Diamondbacks (2014), Los Angeles Dodgers, (2015-16) and Toronto Blue Jays (2017) in his four-year MLB stint. He has combined to make 48 appearances (41 starts), amassing 230.2 innings of work while striking out 210 batters.

LI Ducks Ink Ex-Columbia Southpaw Reliever David Speer


The 28-year-old pitch in 33 games (four starts) combined with Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus in 2019. He went 3-3 with a 2.06 ERA with two saves and 44 strikeouts over 56.2 innings. Before the season, Speer earned an invitation to Cleveland’s Major League spring training camp.

LI Ducks Bring Back Two-Way Player Clint Freeman


in 2109 with the Ducks, the 29-year-old appeared in 28 contests as a position player, posting a .270 batting average with two home runs, 14 RBI, 12 runs, three doubles, and a .340 on-base percentage. The Tennessee native also made 15 outings out of the bullpen, recording one hold and striking out 13 batters over 17 innings of work. Defensively, he recorded a .994 fielding percentage, committing just one error.

Mets Add Former Player Matt den Dekker as Minor League Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator


den Dekker last suited up as a professional player for the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) in 2019. With the Dicks, he batted .268 with two homers, 12 RBI, 18 runs, and 12 doubles in 29 games.

LI Ducks Ink Ex-MLBer Johnny Hellweg to Deal


The Ann Arbor, Mich., native most recently spent two seasons (2018-19) with the Hiroshima Carp in Japan. He combined to toss a 3-1 record with a 3.00 ERA, three saves, and 26 strikeouts over 33 innings in Japan’s Western and Central Leagues during the 2019 campaign.

Ex-Long Island Duck P.J. Phillips Named Manager of Lexington Legends


Phillips, 34, launched four home runs, drove in 19 RBI, collected nine doubles and two triples while scoring 33 runs and swiping 13 bases in 77 games with the Ducks in 2013.

West Islip Native Pitcher Joe Iorio Returns to Ducks for 2021 Season


Iorio also proved effective in postseason play, pitching in five games, including three scoreless innings in Game Four of the Atlantic League Championship Series with the Ducks facing elimination.

Atlantic League of Pro Baseball to Permit Player Signings Monday


Rick White, President of ALPB, said he is confident that the league will start a season in due course.