RHP RYAN MORDECAI SIGNS WITH THE FLORENCE FREEDOM

TAMPA, FL –  2018 right handed pitcher with the New Hampshire Wild, Ryan Mordecai has signed to play with the Florence Freedom of the Frontier League.

Mordecai, 24, posted  a 4.11 ERA as a relief pitcher  with a (2-1) record  in 15.1 innings of work striking out 14 batters.

Article by Empire Media

JOHN LAROSSA SIGNS WITH FLORENCE FREEDOM

TAMPA, FL – 2018 Old Orchard Beach Surge starting pitcher Johnny LaRossa has signed   with the Florence Freedom of the Frontier League. LaRossa was a solid starter in the Empire League is deserving of the opportunity.

As a starter,  LaRossa posted a 5.45 ERA with a (2-2) record in 38 innings pitched.   LaRossa finished with 43 strikeouts.

Article by Empire Media

MATT QUINTANA SIGNS WITH JOLIET SLAMMERS

TAMPA, FL – The Joliet Slammers of the Frontier League have signed  Right handed pitcher Matt Quintana for the 2019 season. Quintana spent the 2018 season with the Puerto Rico Islanders, Champions of the Empire  League.

Quintana posted Cy Young numbers  in 2018 with a 1.39 ERA  going (7-0) with 1 complete game and a shutout in 51.2 innings pitched. He only walked 16 batters while striking out 75.

Article by Empire Media

PLATTSBURGH ANNOUNCES THE NEW TEAM NAME

PLATTSBURGH, NY – The Plattsburgh baseball club of the Empire League has announced the new name for the team. The name was suggested and voted by fans and supporters of the local baseball team.

The team will be called the Plattsburgh Thunderbirds which symbolizes the military history  in the Plattsburgh community. The Empire League heavily supports military, police, fire fighters, first responders and law enforcement. The league and the Thunderbirds will be  giving away free tickets to all   military, police, fire fighters, first responders and law enforcement personnel during every Monday game and has labeled the day, Military Mondays.

The Plattsburgh Thunderbirds will be a part of one of the best  pro baseball developmental organizations in the country.

Article by Empire Media

NUMBER 2 PROSPECT JOSHUA LAVENDER SENT TO QUEBEC OF THE CANAM LEAGUE

TAMPA, FL –  Empire Leagues number 2 prospect from the New Hampshire Wild, Joshua Lavender, has been sent to the Quebec Capitales of the CanAm League.

Lavender played 3rd base and 1st base for the Wild posting up a .343 batting average  hitting 2 home runs while driving in 33 runs in just  42 games played.

Article by Empire Media