Wednesday, April 26, 2006

10 INDEPENDENT PLAYERS IN EASTERN LEAGUE MATCHUP

Fans of Independent Baseball may want to consider an August 8-9-10 junket to Reading, PA. It has been pointed out that when Eastern League foes Bowie and Reading met a few days ago in Bowie at least 10 onetime Independent players were on the two rosters. That's pretty impressive.

The only other meeting of the two teams this season will be on those August dates at FirstEnergy Park.

Reading had former major league outfielders Peter Bergeron and Jim Rushford plus pitchers Evan Fahrner, Nick Mattioni, Brian Mazone and Tim McClaskey. Bowie had catcher Sandy Madera and outfielder Noah Hall plus hurlers Craig Anderson and James Johnson.

It would be fun hearing about any minor league matchup with more than 10 Indy players.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Craig Anderson is 2-0 with 1.38 era in his three starts (he’s appeared in five games, throwing 26 innings). His WHIP is an impressive 0.69.

Teammate James Johnson is 3-0 with 29 strikeouts in his five starts.

On the other side, Jim Rushford has played in all 18 games, and is tied for the team lead with eight RBI’s.