Sunday, December 4, 2011

Sunday Morning Coffee our Weekly Review of LI Ducks Blog

We are starting a new segment on LI Ducks Blog called "Sunday Morning Coffee" where we are going to list the blog entries from the previous week just in case you missed them.

So sit back drink your coffee and enjoy!


Jon Hunton Interview - "Lights out!" is a phrase to describe when "Big" Jon Hunton comes into a game to close it out, especially the final three outs of the 2011 Liberty Division Championship against Southern Maryland...

Ducks Card Set Review Page - We've added a new page to our blog which will eventually have a review of all of the Ducks Team Card Sets by Paul Hadsall of Paul's Random Stuff! Check it out!

Cage 16 up and running! - "Welcome to CAGE 16 - Long Island's Premier Baseball & Softball Training Academy. CAGE 16 is the official home to LI Ducks All-Star/2009 Atlantic League MVP Ray Navarrete, LI Ducks All-Star/Former Major Leaguer Lew Ford, and LI Ducks Hitting Coach/Former Major Leaguer Jay Loviglio." - Cage 16's Website

Camden award 2012 Atlantic League All-Star Game - Camden RiverSharks GM Adam Lorber announced on his Twitter account today that Camden has been awarded the Atlantic League All-Star game for 2012. The game will be held on July 11, 2012 at Campbell's Field.

Atlantic City Surf...probably not coming back - I've done some research, and talked to some people close to "Atlantic City Surf situation," and they've stated that right now there is nothing formally set up to bring back the Surf.

Happy Birthday Jon Hunton! - Jon is currently playing winter ball in Venezuela and leads the League in saves!

Matt Padgett to join Caribes de Anzoategui - Sources have confirmed that Matt Padgett will join the Caribes de Anzoategui in the Venezuelan Winter League on Thursday joining 2011 Duck's teammate Jon Hunton.

Sugarland Skeeters Mascot! - Today, the Sugarland Skeeters released their new mascot! His name "Swatson" (They were kind of enough to send us an image a head of time so we could put on our blog)

Skeeters mascot pictures & video! - "Here are photos of the Skeeters new Mascot "Swatson" from this morning at Kids R Kids Learning Academies and Schools in North Sugar Land. The name Swatson was chosen in the Kids R Kids "Name Your Mascot" contest. The winning entry was created by Nathan Johnston, 9 years old, of Missouri City."

Atlantic League park/team in Malden, Mass? - is reporting that a investors are looking to buy land in Malden, Mass to put a potentional Atlantic League team there.

Ehren Wasserman in Mexican Winter League - Ehren Wasserman a member of ther 2011 Long Island Ducks is pitching int he Mexican Winter League for the Tomateros de Culiacan.

Javier Colina playing in Mexican Winter League - Javier Colina a member of the Ducks from 2010-211 is currently playing in the Mexican Winter League for the Mayos de Navojoa where he joins 2011 Ducks teammate Kraig Binick.

Update on Matt Esquivel in Columbian Winter Ball -Here's the website for the Tigres de Cartagena who Matt Esquivel is playing for in Columbia for winter ball.

Jon Hunton still leading Venezuelan League in saves - Jon Hunton notched his 13 save, to lead the Venezuelan Winter League.

Skeeters have two mascots - Updating one of our blogs from yesterday...the Sugarland Skeeters actually have two mascots. Swatson and Moe.

Vote on our new poll question! Where would you like to see an Atlantic League team? -Aside from Texas and Nassau County, NY where would you like to see the Atlantic League put a team?


2012 1st Edition Pocket Schedule out! - Contributing Blogger Walt Hilsenbeck sent us a scan of the new Ducks pocket schedule for 2012.

Independent Professional Baseball Trivia and History site - I found a great site today called It's a great site that has a lot of tidbits about Indy baseball as well as trivia.

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