In case you missed what was up on LI Ducks Blog this week, here's our review of the week we call our "Sunday Morning Coffee"
The expansion draft for the Sugarland Skeeters will be held on February 1st.
We also added a the 2011 Somerset Patriots team set review to our "AL card set" page.
Here's a picture of our new blog header!
Monday, January 2, 2011
Mike Loree Interview - Mike Loree was a 50th round selection (1441st overall) by the San Fransisco Giants in the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft out of Villanova University. Loree signed with the Giants on June 21, 2007 and was assigned to Giants rookie league team in Arizona where he posted a 1.13 ERA in 16 innings pitched...more
Tuesday, January 3, 2011
Alay Soler still pitching... - In 2006, the New York Mets signed Soler who was a defector from Cuba and fast tracked him to the major leagues. He was utter disappointment for the Mets with 2-3 record and 6.00 ERA in eight starts. Soler did not make the post season roster that season and was released in 2007...more
Wednesday, January 4, 2011
Skeeters fill rest of staff with Britt Burns and Vic Gutierrez - The Sugarland Skeeters have announced the rest of their field staff which includes former All-Star pitcher Britt Burns, and former Victor Gutierrez. The Skeeters had previously announced that former MLB All-Star Gary Gaetti would be manager...more
Expansion draft rules and protected lists - On February 1, 2012 the Atlantic League will host an expansion draft for the Sugarland Skeeters...more
Thursday, January 5, 2011
Hunton has 2 saves in Venzuelan league playoffs! - Jon Hunton is continuing his strong winter for the Caribes de Anzoategui in the Venzuelan winter league. Hunton has allowed no earned runs in 2 innings pitched with 2 saves this post season...more
POLL RESULTS: What team do you miss seeing the Ducks play?
Friday, January 6, 2011
NEW POLL QUESTION: Your favorite former Mets player who also played for the Ducks?
Saturday, January 7, 2011
2012 Ducks roster and player retention - In the next couple months the Ducks and most of the Atlantic League will start signing players for the 2012 season. Many fans are hoping that most of "the flock" will return next season so the Ducks can make another run at the Atlantic League championship...more