Roster Roundup: June 25-28

Roster Roundup: June 25-28 Below you’ll find a roundup of notable moves from the past few days, as well as future expected moves and a Minor League Report, which includes a list of recent major league debuts and a few players who are “knocking down the door” to the majors (Mondays only). For this column,…

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White Sox Notes: Hamilton, Cease

White Sox Notes: Hamilton, Cease The White Sox already lost injured right-handers Ryan Burr, Jimmy Lambert and Zack Burdi for the season earlier Friday. Add fellow righty Ian Hamilton to the list, according to James Fegan of The Athletic. Hamilton will require multiple surgeries to repair multiple fractures he suffered to his jaw on a…

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Pirates Release Nick Franklin

Pirates Release Nick Franklin The Pirates have released utilityman Nick Franklin, according to John Dreker of PiratesProspects.com. Franklin had been with the organization since signing a minor league deal in February. The 28-year-old Franklin endured an injury-limited stint as a member of the Pirates, with whom he opened the season on the minor league IL…

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Minor League history: Oswego Netherlands

Minor League history: Oswego Netherlands A special piece of Minor League history today. Since this is a blog, mainly about Dutch baseball, the club in today’s limelight is a perfect fit for this blog: the Oswego Netherlands of the Canadian-American League. The Oswego Netherlands was named after the local Netherlands Milk and Ice Cream Company.…

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