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Frisco manager Joe Mikulik went on another umpire tirade

By now, the exploits of minor league manager Joe Mikulik are quite well-known. When an umpire makes a call Mikulik doesn’t like, he’ll go on a child-like tirade for the ages. Sure enough, that happened again on Tuesday night after a play at the plate involving Mikulik’s Frisco Rough Riders and the Midland Rockhounds. Midland catcher Bruce Maxwell dropped the ball on a play...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday, May 25th: Ports Win behind Brett Vertigan’s Big Bat while Sean Nolin Leads Sounds’ Shutout of Sacramento & Hounds Fall Despite Bruce Maxwell’s Grand Slam

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Outfielder Brett Vertigan (3 for 6 / Double / 3 RBIs / Stolen Base)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) Stockton Ports       12 Lake Elsinore Storm  6 WP – Seddon 2-3 / 4.15 Farmhand Of The Game: Outfielder Brett Vertigan (3 for 6 / Double / 3 RBIs / Stolen Base) With the bases loaded, two outs and Stockton down by a run in the top of...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

A’s Top Prospects Soaring At Stockton

Banner Island Ballpark in Stockton This year, the biggest crop of top prospects for the A’s has been playing for the Stockton Ports in the Class-A California League. Four of the A’s top five picks from the 2012 draft class were all playing for the Ports until catcher Bruce Maxwell was promoted to Midland on Tuesday. And three of the team’s top four picks from the 2013 draft...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday, June 9th: Ports Win Behind Maxwell’s Big Blast while Cats, Hounds & Snappers All Fall

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Catcher Bruce Maxwell (Home Run / 3 RBIs)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) High Desert Mavericks  7 Stockton Ports             9 WP – Adkins 2-3 / 5.57 HR – Maxwell (5), Crocker (5) Farmhand Of The Game: Catcher Bruce Maxwell (Home Run / 3 RBIs) After exiting Saturday’s game due to being struck with a bat on the backswing and...
Via Athletics Farm
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ports Notebook: Power on Full Display for Future Oakland Athletics as Stockton Wins

On a crisp and windy Tuesday night at Banner Island Ballpark, the Stockton Ports cruised to a 6-2 win over the Lake Elsinore Storm. the High-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres. Here are a few quick observations from the contest: Seth Streich,who took the mound for the Ports, has a nasty curve. I attempted to capture it below. #Athletics prospect Seth Streich warming up between...
Via BaySportsNet
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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