The Windy City ThunderBolts (of the Frontier League) are off to a great start in 2016. They have amassed a 9-2 record and are currently in first place in the East Division. A big part of their success has been a pitching staff that contains five former
By Chris Dugan of the Observer-Reporter WASHINGTON, Pa. – When the Wild Things gathered for the opening of spring training 10 days ago, there were 20 pitchers on the roster and all but two of them had some degree of professional experience. Of the
By Josh Fathollahi PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – The 2016 Frontier League player draft was held in Normal, Illinois on Tuesday, April 26th. Going first overall was former Colorado Rockies prospect, Billy Waltrip. In total, 30 players were selected and two
By Josh Fathollahi PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – The California Winter League is proud to announce that two of its former players will be starting the 2016 season at Triple-A. Vinny DiFazio – who was named 2015 American Association MVP while playing
by Jack Coppinger PALM SPRINGS, Calif. –– With the 2016 season heading into its final stretch, the California Winter League would like to extend a warm congratulations to Matt Chavez, an alumni of the 2013 CWL circuit, who in just over two weeks time
By: Mike DiBucci PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – Another name was added to the growing list of players signed to professional contracts out of the 2016 California Winter League. Ryan Strombom out of San Mateo, CA will get the opportunity to play with the Windy C
By: Mike DiBucci PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – History was made at the California Winter League today, as a player was signed to a major league deal on the first of workouts, a feat that has never been accomplished in the seven year history of the league.
By Julius Bzozowski PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – Pitcher Chris Pfau, a 2014 California Winter League pitcher for the Washington Blue Sox, has reached the pinnacle of baseball in Europe. For 2016, he is signed with the Hoofddorp Pioniers of the Hoofdklasse
By Josh Fathollahi PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – 2015 CWL Alumni, (LHP) Hideyoshi Otake, was selected in the Nippon Professional Baseball draft by the Yomiuri Giants. Nippon Professional Baseball (or NPB) is the top professional baseball league in Japan.