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After I posted yesterday’s Roll Call, I got word that former Senator Chris Rahl signed a contract with the Minnesota Twins’ organization for 2014. The veteran outfielder inked a minor-league deal with an invite to big league camp. Rahl played two full seasons … Continue reading
Although not on St. Louis’ active playoff roster, Westbrook is the closest any former Senator is to this year’s World Series. The 6’3″ righthander went 7-8 with a 4.63 ERA in 21 appearances for the Cardinals this season while he battled elbow … Continue reading
Al Chambers displayed a dizzying combination of power and speed during his scholastic career at Harrisburg High School prior to his selection by the Seattle Mariners with the first overall pick of the 1979 draft. The Harrisburg native made his … Continue reading
News broke yesterday via Baseball America that Melvin Dorta was signed to a minor league contract by the Washington Nationals. In what seemed like a perplexing move made more sense when it was reported that Dorta was going to be … Continue reading
Matt Stairs played for 12 franchises in his extensive Major League career and was one of the most prolific power hitters to come out of Canada. Stairs slugged 265 career home runs and holds the all-time MLB record with 23 … Continue reading
Selected by Montreal in the first round of the 1998 amateur draft, Brad Wilkerson would go on to have a solid eight-year Major League career for the Expos/ Nationals, Rangers, Mariners, and Blue Jays. After a breakout campaign in 2002, … Continue reading
Besides yesterday being Valentine’s Day, it also happened to be Derek Norris’ 24th birthday. Norris was the Nationals’ 4th round selection out of high school and posted a slash line of .210/.367/.446 with 20 home runs and 13 stolen bases … Continue reading
In researching yesterday’s post on the Expos still playing, I was intrigued by Miguel Batista’s extensive and diverse career. Ten days after his 17th birthday, Batista signed with Montreal as an amateur free agent and began a professional tenure that … Continue reading
One of the bigger arms to come through Harrisburg belongs to the pride of Auburndale, Wisconsin, Jordan Zimmermann. The 6’2″ righthander started 20 games for the 2008 Senators compiling a 7-2 record with a 3.21 ERA and striking out 103 … Continue reading
A day before he’s a guest at this year’s Hot Stove Dinner, we thought we’d pull up an old card from early in Matt LeCroy’s playing career.