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Tim Stauffer to Sign with Mets
Spa Catholic graduate Tim Stauffer will reportedly sign with the New York Mets.
Stauffer, a former first-round pick out of Richmond, spent nine years with the San Diego Padres before signing with the Minnesota Twins this season.
He struggled mightily in Minnesota, posting a 6...
Tim Stauffer Released By Twins
Tim Stauffer, one of the players who has helped blaze the trail for Capital Region natives in professional baseball, has been released by the Minnesota Twins.
The Spa Catholic grad was designated for assignment on June 10th.
Stauffer spent nine years with the Padres before signing a 1 yr/$2...
Tim Stauffer DFA’d by Twins
It's been mostly good news this week on the local baseball scene, as we saw three Section II products get drafted in Garrett Whitley of Niskayuna, John Stewart of Greenwich, and CBA graduate Trevor Lacosse.
But with all the good news, comes some bad...
Torii Hunter Loses It
Torii Hunter, veteran presence on the Minnesota Twins, was none too happy last night:
I don't think I've seen a guy react like this before, especially since I think both pitches were borderline strikes. The one that Hunter got punched out on...
Former ValleyCat Hits First HR of 2015 Season
The answer to the trivia question, "Who hit the first HR of the 2015 baseball season?" is former Tri-City ValleyCat J.D. Martinez.
Martinez, a power-hitter for the Tigers, clobbered this Phil Hughes pitch to deep right-center.
Martinez hit ...
MLB Pitcher and Spa Catholic Grad Joins The Team
After nine years in San Diego, Spa Catholic graduate Tim Stauffer has joined the Minnesota Twins.
On Friday, Stauffer joined "Armen and Levack" to talk about his new home, the Capital Region professional baseball scene, the Tommy John outbreak and more...
Former Yankee Chuck Knoblauch Arrested
Former New York Yankee and four-time World Series champion Chuck Knoblauch was arrested on Thursday at the home of his ex-wife in Houston.
Knoblauch was reportedly "extremely intoxicated," and allegedly screamed at his ex-wife before repeatedly banging her head against the wall and …
Greene Helps Yanks Top Cleveland
CLEVELAND (AP) — Shane Greene allowed two runs in six innings for his first major league win, All-Star Dellin Betances earned his first career save and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 on Monday night.
Greene (1-0) didn't allow a hit until Nick Swisher's t…
Ellsbury Gives Early Lead, Yanks Hold Off Twins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the New York Yankees took a huge lead, then held off the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Sunday.
Down 9-0 in the fourth inning, the Twins began rallying and eventually and brought the potential winning run to the plate …
Beltran, Tanaka Lift Struggling Yanks
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran gave the foundering Yankees a jolt with a three-run homer Thursday night, lifting Masahiro Tanaka to his major league-leading 12th win and helping New York end a season-worst five-game skid with a 7-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins...

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