Monday, March 17, 2008

First Look at 2008 Reno Silver Sox

One of the constants of independent baseball is the turnover you get from year to year. Some players may be brought back but for the most part, the majority of the roster will be brand new. Here is your first look at the potential 2008 Reno Silver Sox:

Departures:

Manager Les Lancaster (free agent--Sioux City Explorers)

P/Pitching Coach Dusty Bergman (Contract Sold to Sioux City Explorers)

2B/Batting Coach Mike Done (traded to St. George Roadrunners)

1B Ryan Brown (traded to St. George Roadrunners)

SS Sam Walker (traded to Sioux City Explorers)

P Eric Thomas (traded to Sussex Skyhawks)

OF Kane Simmons (Contract Sold to Colorado Rockies)

1B Adam Amar (Contract sold to Toronto Blue Jays)

OF Juan Senreiso (traded to Laredo Broncos, sold to Washington Nationals)

ARRIVALS

Jeff Leonard signed as Manager

1B/DH Larry Bethea -- trade with Sussex Skyhawks (.272, 7HRs, 46RBIs, 0 SBs in 81 Games last year)

OF Brett Flowers--trade with St. George Roadrunners (.341, 3 HRs, 42RBIs, 1 SB in 62 games last year)

OF Steven Wright—trade with St. George Roadrunners (.294, 2 HRs, 28 RBIs, 13 SBs in 57 games)


DRAFTED PLAYERS (with AWL Stats)

RHP Shawn Ravenscraft (Played in NYSL; 3-0, 1.50, 30Ks)

LHP Jason Cline (Played in Frontier League; 4-0, 4.00, 30Ks)

INF Josh Richardson (Indiana University; .350, 0HR, 9RBI, 5SB)

RHP Billy Shea (Northwest Oklahoma State; 1-2, 8.25, 13 Ks)

INF Grant Berkovitz (University of Wisconsin, Milwuakee; .196, 0 HR, 9 RBI, 1 SB)

INF Shaughn Neal (Wingate University; .340, 0HR, 8RBI, 3SB)

RHP Ryan Weber (Played in NYSL; 1-1, 4.57, 20Ks)

RHP Mike Reeves (Played in GBL and American Association; 3-1, 3.41, 35 Ks)

RHP Mario Guilin (College of the Desert;0-0, 5.40, 1 SV, 16Ks)

LHP Josh Likens (Concordia College, 1-0, 9.64, 1 SV, 16 Ks)

LHP Kenny Salyer (Played in South Coast League; 0-0, 12.38, 7Ks)

1B Steven Alexander (Drafted by Phillies; .390, 9HRs, 33RBIs, 1 SB)

C D.J. Dixon (Played in South Coast League and NYSL; .327, 0 HRs, 4 RBIs, 2 SBs)

LHP James Kuzniak (Played in Mexican League; 2-1, 4.50, 22Ks)

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I was under the impression that Adam Amar (Toronto Bluejays) & Juan Seneriso ( Wash. Nationals) were signed from the Silver Sox earlier this year.
Check out the link....& scroll down

http://www.goldenbaseball.com/subcontent.aspx?SecID=601

S.Sox

Keith said...

Good Call, S. Sox. I'll make the change.