Archive for August, 2007

Major League Rehab for the San Francisco Giants

Saturday, August 11th, 2007

Minor league baseball teams like the San Jose Giants are used by the major league teams for rehabilitating injured big league players, particularly pitchers. As players come off the disabled list, they need to regain their skills by with game time playing at a lower level. Proximity is a key advantage for the San Jose [...]

Our Player, Wayne Foltin, Goes to Georgia Minor League Baseball

Friday, August 10th, 2007

It’s time for late season moves….Wayne got called to go to the Augusta Green Jackets in the South Atlantic League for the rest of the season. He’s a closing pitcher, so we didn’t get a chance to see him actually play. Then he had injured his shoulder, so hadn’t gotten much game time. This move [...]

Baseball in Division 1 vs. Junior College for Playing Time

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

From Ask the Baseball Pro: Lisa wrote: Hello! My son is a sophomore player for a Division 1 college. Two days ago (two weeks before school is to start) the coaches told him they have a roster spot for him but he will probably receive very limited playing time due to current players not taking [...]

Booth Talk at the Connecticut Defenders…..

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

From Ask the Baseball Pro: Martin wrote: I’ve seen you play this year at Dodd Stadium and you certainly deserved to be a 2007 Eastern League All Star. At the minor league level, how much does a catcher’s calling of the game factor into what the pitcher actually throws… and what is it like dealing [...]

Eligibility for Junior College Sports

Tuesday, August 7th, 2007

From Ask the Baseball Pro: Chaz wrote: I am transferring from 4 year to a Junior College to play Baseball and Basketball. I did not play any sports my freshman year at the 4 year college. I passed a total of 17 credits of a total attempted of 29 credit hours. My basketball coach says [...]