EDGAR LEBRON PROMOTED TO QUEBEC CAPITALES OF THE CANAM LEAGUE

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY – Things could not get better for Edgar Lebron as he has learned today he will be continuing on to play this season at a higher level after clinching the overall in standings with the Surge. Lebron has been promoted to the Quebec Capitales of the CanAm League.

Most people that know Lebron would say he is one of the top players this season. What most do not know is that Edgar Lebron has a hearing condition which forces him to work extra hard. Lebron, who batted .314avg this season and has stolen 31 bases, has earned his way to the next level and will continue playing this season in the CanAm League.

Lebron is set to join the Capitales in New Jersey for the series against the Jackals.

The Surge are eligible to select another player as the team has earned a spot in the Championship series after clinching overall best record yesterday.

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EMMANUEL CRUZ SENT TO FARGO MOORHEAD OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION

PLATTSBURGH, NY – Emmanuel Cruz, 3rd baseman of the Puerto Rico Islanders moved to Fargo Moorhead of the American Association.

Manny, who was signed originally as a shortstop, spent most of his time playing third base for the Puerto Rico Islanders as the team already had former 11th round pick by the Diamondbacks in Jacob Cordero and gold glove winner in liga Doble A in Puerto Rico Edwin Arroyo at second base.

Manny was recently serving as the teams 3 hole hitter and is a very strong power and contact player.

Cruz finishedd with a .367 batting average (40 for 109) with 2 home runs and 33 RBIs.

He will join the team immediately and is hopeful that this opportunity can get him even higher in levels.

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LHP MATT PICUCCI PROMOTED TO NORMAL KORNBELTERS OF THE FRONTIER

PLATTSBURGH, NY –  Left handed pitcher Matt Picucci who is the ace of the Old Orchard Beach Surge and  has been promoted to the Normal Kornbelters of the Frontier League.

Picucci, who joined the team at the half way mark, departs immediately and will become teammates with Plattsburgh RedBirds ace Dimitri Nunez  who has also been sent to the Normal Kornbelters of the frontier league.

Both lefties will continue their careers in baseball at a very high level of baseball and the Empire League congratulates them on their success.

“Picucci has been getting a lot of attention from the Frontier, American Association and the CanAm, it was a matter of time until someone took him and the Kornbelters just gained one heck of a pitcher. I wish Matt nothing but success at the next level” VP of Baseball Jerry Gonzalez

Surge  is eligible to sign a new player as this move falls into the category of players eligible to sign.

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LHP DIMITRI NUNEZ PROMOTED TO NORMAL KORNBELTERS OF THE FRONTIER

PLATTSBURGH, NY –  Left handed pitcher Dimitri Nunez who is the ace of the Plattsburgh RedBirds has been promoted to the Normal Kornbelters of the Frontier League.

Dimitri, who has been phenomenal all season long, departs immediately and will become teammates with OOB Surge LHP Matt Picucci who has also been sent to the Normal Kornbelters of the frontier league.

Both lefties will continue their careers in baseball at a very high level of baseball and the Empire League congratulates them on their success.

“Dimitri was one of my pitchers last year, the guy throws 7 different pitches from 3 different angles and changes his timing. I had him train with Matt Joyce of the big leagues. This guy is good and very deserving. I am so happy to see him get this opportunity” VP of Baseball Jerry Gonzalez

Plattsburgh is eligible to sign a new player as this move falls into the category of players eligible to sign.

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ALEX BEE SENT TO LINCOLN SALTDOGS OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION

PLATTSBURGH, NY – It must be good to be a Surge right now. They are not only in first place in the second half and overall standings and very close to home field advantage for the playoffs, but they have now promoted a great player in Alexander Bee to the Lincoln Saltdogs of the American Association.

Bee who recently joined the Surge was a key acquisition as he helped the Surge behind the dish and showing incredible hitting discipline putting up great numbers.

He will now move on to play for the Lincoln Saltdogs who are on a playoff run. Bee will join the team immediately.

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