Sunday, April 22, 2012

Sunday Morning Coffee 4/15 - 4/21

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"

For a complete recap of what happened in the Atlantic League this week click over to ATL Baseball Blog!

Monday, April 16, 2012
Bluefish Sign Kennard Jones - The Bridgeport Bluefish announced that they have signed outfielder Kennard Jones for the 2012 season...more

Ducks Finalize Roster, Sign Three - The Long Island Ducks have added the final additions to their roster as they begin spring training. The Ducks announced that they have signed pitchers Randy Keisler, Eric Niesen and catcher Mike Rivera for the 2012 season. The Ducks also announced that catcher Mitch Canham has signed with St. Louis Cardinals organization and well be assigned to Triple-A Memphis...more

Ducks Announce Spring Training Schedule

Friday, April 20 10:30 a.m., Long Island Ducks at Bridgeport Bluefish
Saturday, April 21 10:30 a.m.,  Bridgeport Bluefish at Long Island Ducks
Monday, April 23 10:30 a.m.,  Long Island Black Sox at Long Island Ducks
Tuesday, April 24 10:30 a.m., NYPD at  Long Island Ducks

Thursday, April 19, 2012 
Rivera Signed By Red Sox, Johnson Signed by Ducks - The Long Island Ducks announced on Thursday that catcher Mike Rivera has been signed by the Boston Red Sox, and that they have signed Jason Johnson to their roster...more

Tickets To Exhibition Games - Tickets to the Ducks home exhibition games will be free to season ticket and suite holders, and a $5 donation to the QuackerJack Foundation will apply to all other fans.

Friday, April 20, 2012 
Ducks Blank Bridgeport In First Exhibition Game - Four Ducks pitchers combined to throw a 3 hit shutout, and Ray Navarrete went to 2 for 4 with a home run and 2 RBI, as the Ducks cruised past Bridgeport in their exhibition opener...more

Saturday, April 21, 2012
Ducks Beat Bluefish Again - The Ducks got another solid outing from their starting pitcher, as Dan Meyer went three innings allowing one run on three hits. The Ducks bullpen was also solid allowing only one run in six innings...more 

Ducks Catching Situation - Right now the Ducks have a complete 25 man roster, so no more cuts will be needed before the season starts next Friday. However, concerns still linger among fans about the catching position. Last week, Mitch Canham has his contract purchased by the St. Louis Cardinals. The Ducks replaced him with Mike Rivera. Rivera then had his contract purchased by the Boston Red Sox a few days later. The Ducks ended up signing Atlantic League veteran Jason Johnson. Shawn Williams is the only other catcher on the Ducks roster going into the 2012 season...more

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