Mexican Fall League

Bus Leagues Q&A: Bruce Baskin of Baseball Mexico

July 6, 2011
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JordiMike brought the blog Baseball Mexico to our attention a few weeks ago. We all have this strange fascination with the Mexican League, which is an official MiLB AAA league, but none of the league's teams are officially affiliated with big league clubs. JordiMike broached the subject in his interview with MiLB commish Pat O'Connor (see and order book to the right), but we're still mystified and intrigued. Turns out, so is Baseball Mexico...

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Samardzija’s Stuff is Muy Picante

November 10, 2009
Samardzija’s Stuff is Muy Picante

The Northwest Indiana Times reported that our old Z-Meter chum Jeff Samardzija - former Notre Dame football star and a short-term Bus Leaguer before his callup to the Cubs last year - has shored up his standing with the team by appearing in the Mexican Fall League. Samardzija was 2-0 with a 2.25 ERA in five starts with a club known as Mexicali (which makes me think of that corn with the peppers and...

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Billy Hamilton, Bakersfield Blaze
Current: 131 stolen bases in 109 games (1.20 per game)
Pace: 159 stolen bases in 133 games

Jurickson Profar, Frisco RoughRiders
50 game on-base streak (not on-going)

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