Tag Archives: Collin Balester

Catching up on transactions…

As we enter the peak of the hot stove season, I thought I’d take this opportunity to update the transactions for former Senators (in reverse chronological order): Nov 23: John Lannan (’07, ’10) – signed with Colorado Rockies Nov 22: … Continue reading

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Senators Roll Call: 7/17

• The trade to the Oakland A’s and their relaxed environment helped Derek Norris (’11) mature as a ballplayer (WaPo [Kilgore]) • Another player in Oakland organization is speedster Billy Burns (’13) who has stolen 44 bases and even slugged … Continue reading

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Senators Roll Call: 11/21

Usually, I do the Senators Roll Call on Wednesdays but there has just been too much news over the last couple of days to ignore… 11/16: • Josh Johnson (’10-’13) re-signed with the Nats. I fully expect his role to … Continue reading

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Old Faces, New Places: Pitchers

Stats as of 6/7/2013 Player Team W-L ERA WHIP Jonathan Albadejo AAA New Orleans (MIA) 1-2, 2 Sv 4.55 1.146 Erik Arnesen ATL Somerset / AA Midland (Oak) 2-2 5.74 1.417 Mike Ballard ATL Southern Maryland 3-2 2.63 1.171 Collin Balester AAA Round Rock (TEX) … Continue reading

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Senators Roll Call: 4/3

• Gee whiz!! The Senators’ new addition to the men’s room are specialized urinal cakes branded with all of the other Eastern League teams. • As another baseball season begins, here is a list of former Senators in affiliated baseball … Continue reading

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The Odds of Making it to the Major Leagues

Patrick O’Kennedy of Bless You Boys, the excellent Detrot Tigers’ blog, wrote a fabulous post a couple of weeks ago on the odds of making it to the major leagues. He performed a comprehensive study of five years worth of … Continue reading

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Senators Roll Call: 2/27

• The Senators and the rest of minor league baseball have launched new looks on all of their websites. It’s definitely worth checking out the updated appearance and easy to access links for tickets and the team store. • Major … Continue reading

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The Disappearing Link to the Montreal Expos

Much to the chagrin of Jonah Keri, the recent retirements of Nick Johnson and Brian Schneider reduced the number of former Montreal Expos still playing baseball by two. By my unofficial count, there are only 14 players left in the … Continue reading

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Transaction Update

With baseball’s Hot Stove season in full force, we thought we’d catch our readers up on some former Harrisburg Senators… Signed Jonathan Albaladejo – Miami Collin Balester – Texas Bill Bray – Washington Shawn Hill – Detroit Luis Jimenez – Toronto John … Continue reading

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Old Faces, New Places

Not a day goes by without someone asking me where Bill Rhinehart is or how Brad Peacock is doing this season. So, our crack research department of chain-smoking capuchin monkeys did some digging and came up with a summary of some former … Continue reading

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