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Owners to rebrand rebranded Panthers

The new owner of the Yuma Panthers (independent; American West Baseball League) is already dropping his rebranding of the team and is seeking public input on a new name. The Panthers have technically never played a game: the former Yuma Scorpions (independent; North American League) were pulled out of the NAL for the 2012 season […]

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Jose meets the press in Worcester

Jose Canseco, the newest member of the Worcester Tornadoes (independent; Can-Am League), met the local press yesterday and was by all accounts charming and accommodating. The 47-year-old took batting practice at Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field yesterday as well, as the Tornadoes prep for the 2012 season.  “Guys, don’t take this as a joke […]

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Jose Canseco resurfaces, this time in Worcester

The unsinkable Jose Canseco is back in baseball for 2012, signing a contract with the Worcester Tornadoes (independent; Can-Am League) to play as a first baseman/designated hitter. Canseco, who spent last season with the independent Yuma Scorpions (independent; North American League) as a player/coach/pitcher, spent the past offseason lobbying various MLB teams via Twitter for […]

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New for 2012: Yuma Panthers

The Yuma Scorpions are no more, as owners of the independent North American League team are rebranding the franchise as the Yuma Panthers. The announcement came when team ownership in the form of Godfather Media executives met with the local press and outlined their plans to take the team public. Godfather Media already trades over the […]

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Nine players, 125 fans in Zion

Last night’s Lake County Fielders-Kenosha County Fielders game in Zion was a matchup of minimums, with 125 fans on hand to cheer on nine players in home uniforms. The game was billed as a replacement for the regularly scheduled Lake County-Maui North American League matchup, scrapped after Na Koa Ikaika Maui shut down for the […]

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