Sunday, January 1, 2012

Sunday Morning Coffee 12/25 - 12/31

Happy New Year to all our Ducks fans and readers!

In case you missed what was up on LI Ducks Blog this week, here's our week in review called "Sunday Morning Coffee."

Added 2011 York Revolution team set review to our "AL Card Sets" page.

Monday, December 26, 2011

Brendan Monaghan Interview - Brendan Monaghan signed with the Baltimore Orioles organization as a UDFA (undrafted free agent) in 2007 after a senior season at St. Johns University (NY) where he hit .354 with 34 RBI's in 54 Games and was named to the Big East Conference All-Star team...more

Erick Almonte gets invite to spring training - Almonte played only one season for the Long Island Ducks in 2006. He hit .302 with 9 home runs, 77 RBI's and stole 16 bases...more

Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Expansion draft rules bodes well for return of the flock - With the addition of the Sugarland Skeeters the Atlantic League will be looking at their first expansion draft in several years...more

17th save for Hunton - Jon Hunton pitched a scoreless 9th inning last night to preserve a 3-2 win for the Caribes de Anzoategui and get his 17th save of the season...more

Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Cage 16 - The Facilities - To the left of the reception desk there is are various baseball equipment from companies such as a Akadema, Beaver Bat Company, B45, and Easton (other brands like Franklin will also be sold soon) for sale. For parents and players this is great feature because you don't need to go and search for the best equipment, it's right on site...more

Jon Hunton gets 18th save - Last night Jon Hunton got his 18th save of the season for the Caribes de Anzoategui in the Venzuelan winter league....more

Big news out of Sugarland - Next Wednesday, The Sugarland Skeeters will be officially announcing the rest of their 2012 field staff...more

Thursday, December 29, 2011
Indy Interview, Ozzie Timmons - Ozzie Timmons was originally drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 44th Round (1127th Overall) of the 1988 MLB Amateur Draft but did not sign. He enrolled at the University of Tampa instead...more

Friday, December 30, 2011
Winter League Update: Buzzie Buzachero - Bubbie Buzachero is pitching well for the Melbourne Aces in the Australian Baseball League. He has 1 save with a 2.35 ERA in 7.2 innings pitched so far this season...more

Saturday, December 31, 2011
Winter League Update: Matt Padgett - Matt Padgett is hitting .241 with 7 RBI's for the Caribes de Anzoategui in the Venezuelan Winter League...more

Winter League Update: Four Ducks on Mayos de Navojoa
- Four Ducks from the 2011 roster are currently playing for the the Mayos de Navojoa in the Mexican Winter League...more

Happy Birthday to Adam Pavkovich -He played for the Ducks in 2010, and hit .205 with 1 home run, and 10 RBI's in 22 games for the Ducks that season...more

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