The boss man of the Winnipeg Goldeyes, also known as a concert promoter and as mayor of Winnipeg, has been named to the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame, with induction set for June 7 in Morden, Manitoba.
YES, ALL ARE FREE AGENTS
Baseball’s lengthy list of six-year free agents includes several who logged some time in the major leagues in the last two seasons.
**Catcher Cody Clark (San Diego, Golden League) is no longer under contract to Houston, which gave him his first major league games late in the year.
** RHP Robert Coello (Edmonton and Calgary, Golden) got considerable attention from the Los Angeles Angels until his shoulder acted up.
**LHP Justin Hampson (York, PA and Long Island, NY, Atlantic League) was with the New York Mets.
**RHP Shawn Hill (York) was cut loose by Detroit.
**RHP Logan Kensing (Bridgeport, CT, Atlantic) was let go by Colorado.
**RHP Stu Pomeranz (New Jersey, Can-Am League) once seemed to have a promising opportunity with Baltimore.
**C Eddy Rodriguez (Sioux Falls, SD and El Paso, TX, American Association) got into a few games with San Diego.
**1B-OF Brock Peterson (Bridgeport) will offer power potential to someone. He had a shot with St. Louis this season.
SCHULTZ, NATHANS AMONG WINTER LEAGUE LEADERS
Bo Schultz (Grand Prairie, TX, American Association) has been leading the Arizona Fall League in both innings (28.1) and strikeouts (24) while building a 3-0 record and 2.22 earned run average after six starts. He belongs to Arizona.
Cody Satterwhile (Sioux City, IA, American Association), a New York Mets hopeful, has allowed only two earned runs in nine innings spread over nine outings in winning his only decision and picking up one save.
The newest Indy vet in the AFL is Arizona’s Henry Garcia (Rio Grande Valley, United League), and he stands 0-1, 6.75 after four appearances. The New York Yankees’ Vidal Nuno (Washington, PA, Frontier League) has lowered his earned run average to 3.20 after four starts and one relief appearance in which he has struck out 18 and walked only three in 19.2 innings.
Baltimore shortstop hopeful Tucker Nathans (Newark, NJ, Brockton, MA and the New York Federals, Can-Am League, and Florence, KY, Frontier) is off to a fast start with the bat in Australia, hitting .435 and averaging two hits a game (10-for-23) after his first five appearances.
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