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New GMs in Northwest Indiana, Old Orchard

Some personnel shifts in the summer-collegiate world: Taylor McCarthy is the new GM of the Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide (Futures League), while Jim Taipalus takes the reins of the Northwest Indiana Oilmen (Midwest Collegiate Baseball League). McCarthy formerly worked for the Lowell Spinners (short season A; NY-Penn League). “It’s an honor and a privilege to […]

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Martinsville losses widen

A month after being told revenue for the Martinsville Mustangs (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League) was up this season, City Council members were stunned to find out 2011 losses will be much higher than anticipated. The City Council, tired of subsidizing the team to the tune of $44K annually, decided to hire a full-time general […]

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Future of Mustangs to be decided next month

The future of the Martinsville Mustangs (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League) will be decided early next month, as the City Council will review finances and decide if progress is being made on the team’s operating deficit. The city-owned team has been running a deficit while playing at Hooker Field. Tired of subsidizing the team to […]

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