VARGAS SIGNED TO YORK REVOLUTION OF THE ATLANTIC LEAGUE

YORK, PA –  Empire Leagues right handed pitcher Alex Vargas has been moved to the York Revolution of the Atlantic League.

Vargas played for the Empire League Grays in the Interleague games after joining the Saranac Lake Surge in 2019.  He was then traded to the Plattsburgh Thunderbirds where he helped close out the rest of the season and a league Championship.

As a closer, Vargas topped out at 95mph and has reached up to 98mph. He has been moved to the York Revolution of the Atlantic League for the start of the 2021 season.

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GAVIN STUPIENSKI FOLLOWS PROCESS, SIGNS WITH ROYALS

New York, New York –  Gavin Stupienski came to the Empire League in 2019 as a top prospect catcher looking to return to affiliated baseball. He was taken by the Plattsburgh Thunderbirds, moved to the Sussex County Miners, and now finds himself signed with the Kansas City Royals.

Within the first week of the season with the Plattsburgh Thunderbirds, Stupienski  was needed by the Sussex County Miners. He had just 8 At Bats. In those 8 AB’s, he had 1 homer and 3 RBI’s.

Stupienski is a strong and intelligent catcher that can swing it from the left side and there is no surprise that he is signed by the Royals.

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THUNDERBIRDS ADD 5 MINOR LEAGUERS TO 2021 ROSTER

Plattsburgh, NY –  The 2 time Empire League Champs and reigning Champs, Plattsburgh Thunderbirds ,  will be an  exciting team  to watch this season!

Top MLB Prospects will be working their way back from career adjustments or injuries are set to take the field for the Plattsburgh Thunderbirds as they are on a special journey to make their way back to MLB.

The Empire League will play a special role on that journey as it will be used by the players as a way to prove they still have what it takes or have improved from their injury downfalls.

The T-Birds will have high Level athletes on the field and everyone is ready for ball games this summer.

Some of those athletes include Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Marvin Matos and pitchers Luis Pacheco and Yosmel Naranjo.

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SURGE POWER UP WITH STRONG ADDITIONS TO 2021 ROSTER

SARANAC LAKE, NY –  The Saranac Lake Surge  will be an  exciting team  to watch this season!

Top MLB Prospects will be working their way back from career adjustments or injuries are set to take the field for the Saranac Lake Surge as they are on a special journey to make their way back to MLB.

The Empire League will play a special role on that journey as it will be used by the players as a way to prove they still have what it takes or have improved from their injury downfalls.

The Surge will have high Level athletes like Yankees outfielder Edel Luaces, Padres Catcher Miguel Molina and Red Sox Pitcher Jose Zacarias  on the field and everyone is ready for ball games this summer.

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RIVERPIGS ADD BRAVES TOP PROSPECT EDWARD SALCEDO AND EXPERIENCED PLAYERS

Tupper Lake, NY –  The Outfield grass in Tupper Lake NY will be exciting to watch this season!

Top MLB Prospects will be working their way back from career adjustments or injuries are set to take the field for the Tupper Lake Riverpigs as they are on a special journey to make their way back to MLB.

The Empire League will play a special role on that journey as it will be used by the players as a way to prove they still have what it takes or have improved from their injury downfalls.

The Riverpigs will have high Level athletes on the field and everyone is ready for ball games this summer.

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