Archive for the ‘ General Baseball 2017 ’ Category

Honors for Astros’ Jose Altuve

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Congratulations to @Astros @JoseAltuve27 on being named co-Sportsperson of the Year for 2017. Here Jose Altuve (4) of the rookie Greeneville Astros warms up before a game against the Kingsport Mets on August 2, 2009, at Pioneer Park in Greeneville, Tenn. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Another view of Evan Gattis

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Found this clean-shaven photo of Astros world champ Evan Gattis when he was a rookie at Danville in 2010. #Braves #Astros #baseball #MiLB #minorleagues #homeofficecleanup

Fireflies’ relief pitcher Adonis Uceta

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MiLB.com has selected former Columbia Fireflies closer Adonis Uceta as its Mets Organization All-Star relief pitcher of the year. Here Uceta (30) pitches against the Rome Braves on Monday, July 3, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia won, 1-0. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images) http://atmlb.com/2zZjKvh

Entertainer Myron Noodleman dies of cancer

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Myron Noodleman sits in the stands, waiting for his time to perform during the opening homestand for the Mississippi Braves, Class AA affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, in a game on April 12, 2008, against the Mobile BayBears at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Minor League entertainment Myron Noodleman has died of cancer. He was a staple around the league, performing wacky stunts in between innings. For more: http://www.baseballamerica.com/business/minor-league-entertainer-myron-noodleman-dies/

Darren Fenster writes about four key games

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Manager Darren Fenster of the @GreenvilleDrive writes about this being one of four key losses that helped the team win the 2017 South Atlantic League Championship: Catcher Roldani Baldwin (16) of the Greenville Drive makes the tag on Ramon Osuna (26) of the Rome Braves in the ninth inning of game one of a doubleheader on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Rome won, 10-7. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

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Bobby Dalbec holds the trophy

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Third baseman Bobby Dalbec (23) holds the trophy in the clubhouse as the team celebrates its 2017 South Atlantic League Championship following an 8-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators in Game 4 of the Championship Series on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. It was Greenville’s first SAL Championship. Greenville won the series 3-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Juan Florentino of the Greenville Drive

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Closer Juan Florentino (37) of the Greenville Drive jumps for joy after securing the final out in an 8-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators to earn the 2017 South Atlantic League Championship in Game 4 of the Championship Series on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. It was Greenville’s first SAL Championship. Greenville won the series 3-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images) #MiLB

Darren Fenster of the Greenville Drive

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Manager Darren Fenster of the Greenville Drive celebrates the 2017 South Atlantic League Championship following an 8-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators in Game 4 of the Championship Series on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. It was Greenville’s first SAL Championship. Greenville won the series 3-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Greenville Drive players celebrate

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Greenville Drive players celebrate their 2017 South Atlantic League Championship following an 8-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators in Game 4 of the Championship Series on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. It was Greenville’s first SAL Championship. Greenville won the series 3-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Darren Fenster accepts the trophy

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Greenville Drive players celebrate their 2017 South Atlantic League Championship as manager Darren Fenster accepts the trophy following an 8-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators in Game 4 of the Championship Series on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. It was Greenville’s first SAL Championship. Greenville won the series 3-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)