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All You Need To Know About The International Signing Period

Today marks another holiday in amateur player acquirement if you haven’t heard. On July 2nd of every year, a signing period exists where amateur baseball players outside of the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada between the ages 16 and 23 are signed to professional contracts with teams in the MLB that range from 4 to 7 figure contracts, depending on the age, talent, and availability...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 06.16.15

HR CALL: Francisco Pena (6,7,8), Casey Kotchman (5), Parker Morin (1), Balbino Fuenmayor (11), Mike Bianucci (12), Zane Evans (4), Ryan O’Hearn (15)     Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Francisco Pena 3-3 4 R  3 HR  4 RBI BB Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Christian Binford 5.0 IP  1 H   […]
Via Pine Tar Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 06.15.15

HR CALL: Francisco Pena (5)     Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Francisco Pena 2-4 2 R  HR  2 RBI Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Eric Skoglund 7.0 IP  4 H  1 R  0 ER  0 BB  8 K     Omaha Storm Chasers 3                Iowa Cubs 6 Outside of Francisco […]
Via Pine Tar Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 06.11.15

HR CALL: Moises Sierra (2), Francisco Pena (4), Kenny Diekroeger (1), Alfredo Escalera-Maldonado (8), Chase Vallot (4), Chad Johnson (1)     Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Chad Johnson 1-1 R HR 2 RBI Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Luke Farrell 7.0 IP 5 H  2 R   1 BB 6 K […]
Via Pine Tar Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 05.28.15

HR CALL: Francisco Pena (3), Reymond Fuentes (4), Orlando Calixte (4), Brett Eibner (7), Ramon Torres (1), Wander Franco (4), Mike Hill (1)     Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Francisco Pena 3-4 R  2 2B HR 2 RBI Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Scott Blewett 4.0 IP  5 H 1 […]
Via Pine Tar Press
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 05.22.15

HR CALL: Cheslor Cuthbert (5), Orlando Calixte (3), Erik Kratz (1), Lane Adams (4), Francisco Pena (2), Jorge Bonifacio (7)   Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Jorge Bonifacio 2-4 R  3B  HR  3 RBI Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Yender Caramo 6.0  6 H  1 R  0 BB  5 K   […]
Via Pine Tar Press
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 04.28.15

HR CALL: Matt Fields (1), Lane Adams (1), Francisco Pena  (1), Angel Franco (2)   Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Balbino Fuenmayer 3-4 2 RBI SB Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Aaron Brooks 5.0 IP 4 H 2 R 1 BB 7 K   Omaha Storm Chasers 3          Oklahoma City Dodgers […]
Via Pine Tar Press
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals sign Ventura, seven others to get everyone under contract

The Royals agreed to contracts with Yordano Ventura and seven other pre-arbitration players Tuesday, meaning every player on the 40-man roster has signed for the 2015 season. Infielders Christian Colon and Orlando Calixte, outfielders Terrance Gore, Reymond Fuentes and Paulo Orlando, catcher Francisco Pena and pitcher Jandel Gustave also signed. All eight players remain under club...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 08.24.14

The Affiliates would play multiple doubleheaders today ending with a record of 3-5.HR CALL: Francisco Pena (27), Fred Ford (2), Cameron Gallagher (5), Ryan O'Hearn (12) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Sean Manaea 7.0 IP  5 H  2 R  2 BB 4 K [caption id="attachment_28917" align="aligncenter" width="300"] (Photo Jake Rose Photography)[/caption]Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day...
Via Pine Tar Press
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

September Call-Ups Could Key Royals

For the majority of seasons for the Kansas City Royals, the rosters expanding in September meant an opportunity to see what players could do as a sort of audition for the following year. I can think back to late season call-ups for guys like Ruben Gotay and others who always got the Royals and their fans excited for the next season only for the next season to end in inevitable disappointment...
Via Pine Tar Press
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 08.15.14

The Affiliates would go 3-3 today.HR CALL:  Francisco Pena (26), Carlos Peguero (22), Cheslor Cuthbert (1), Mitch Maier (2), Raul Mondesi (7), Frank Schwindel (20) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Andy Ferguson 6.0 IP  2 H  0 R  2 BB  9 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Carlos Peguero 3-5 R  2B  HR  4 RBI  Omaha Storm Chasers 7               Salt Lake Bees...
Via Pine Tar Press
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 08.13.14

The Affiliates would go 4-5 today.HR CALL:  Francisco Pena (25), Carlos Peguero (21), Hunter Dozier (4),  Raul Mondesi (6), Fred Ford (1),  Frank Schwindel (19), Elier Hernandez (7), Dominique Taylor (7) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Sean Manaea 7.0 IP   2 H  0 R  1 BB  7 K  Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Logan Moon (2 games)  6-8  3 2B  RBI  Omaha Storm Chasers...
Via Pine Tar Press
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 08.07.14

A good day for the Affiliates with a 4-2 record.HR Call: Francisco Pena (24),  Carlos Peguero (19) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day:  Alec Mills 6.0 IP  2  0 R  0 BB  6 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Carlos Peguero 2-4  3 R  HR  3 RBI  2 BB Omaha Storm Chasers 16                Colorado Springs Sky Sox 9 The Chasers would slug their way to victory in a...
Via Pine Tar Press
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 08.01.14

A good day for the affilaites with plenty of strong pitching performances. They went 4-3 today.HR Call: Francisco Pena (23),  Orlando Calixte (9) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Liam Hendriks 7.0 IP  7 H 2 R  0 BB  12 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Pedro Ciriaco 4-5  2 R  2B  3B RBI  Omaha Storm Chasers 4                Memphis Redbirds 3Recently acquired...
Via Pine Tar Press
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 07.27.14

A couple tough luck losses as the Affiliates went 2-4 today.HR Call: Francisco Pena (22), Christian Colon (8), Carlos Peguero (14), Cody Stubbs (9), Kenny Diekroeger (2) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Sean Manaea 5.0 IP 5 H  0 R   4 BB  5 K [caption id="attachment_28917" align="aligncenter" width="300"] (Photo Jake Rose Photography)[/caption]Pine Tar Press Hitter of the...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The affiliates went 3-3 today.HR Call: Francisco Pena (21), Bubba Starling (8), Luis Valenzuela (1) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day:  Christian Binford 6.1 IP 7 H  0 R  o BB  6 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Justin Trapp 3-3 3 R  2B Omaha Storm Chasers 7            New Orleans Zephyrs 8Juan Diaz capped off a 5-run 9th innings for the Zephyrs with a 2-run shot...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 07.22.14

A rough day for the Affiliiates with just Wilmington and Burlington winning. They went 2-4 today.HR Call: Francisco Pena (20), Justin Maxwell (7), Cheslor Cuthbert (9), Jared Schlehuber (4),  Daniel Rockett (3) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Sean Manaea 7.0 3 H  1 R  3 BB 6 K [caption id="attachment_28917" align="aligncenter" width="300"] (Photo Jake Rose Photography)[/caption...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 07.19.14

With a couple rainouts the affiliates just played 4 games today, splitting them going 2-2.HR Call: Francisco Pena (19), Justin Maxwell (6), Bubba Starling (7),  Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Andy Ferguson 9.0 IP  4 H  0 R   2 BB  4 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Francisco Pena  3-4  R   2B   HR  RBI  Omaha Storm Chasers 5             New Orleans Zephyrs...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Allan Dykstra Is Crowned The 2014 PCL HR Derby Champ

On Monday night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Allan Dykstra won the 2014 Pacific Coast League Home Run Derby. Ironically, Dykstra beat former Mets farmhand and teammate Francisco Pena to claim the belt. “My goal was to make sure I beat Frank,” jokes Dykstra about squaring off against his former teammate. “I have enough power to have fun in this kind of competition...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 07.14.14

Just 4 games for the Affiliates today as they went 1-3.HR Call: None   Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Andy Ferguson 7.0 IP  9 H  4 R  3 ER  0 BB  4 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Ethan Chapman 3-4  3 R  2B   Omaha Storm ChasersDue to the all star break the Chasers were off tonight, but that didn't stop Francisco Pena from hitting home runs. Pena competed in...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Allan Dykstra Wins The 2014 PCL Home Run Derby

Allan Dykstra wins the 2014 Pacific Coast League Home Run Derby with eight home runs through three rounds. Ironically, Dykstra beat former Mets farmhand Francisco Pena to claim the belt. The 27-year... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 07.12.14

A rough day for the affiliates going 2-4.HR Call: None   Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Foster Griffin 3.0 IP  0 R  0 H  0 BB  2 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Logan Moon 2-4  R   RBI  Omaha Storm Chasers 4           Colorado Springs Sky Sox 0           SuspDue to rain and the field being unplayable the Chasers game was suspended. It will be resumed...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 07.11.14

The Affiliates would put together a good day with a 4-3 record.HR Call:  Francisco Pena (18), Matt Fields (17), Max Ramirez (3), Joshua Banuelos (2) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Jason Adam 7.0 IP 5 H  0 R  2 BB  7 K [caption id="attachment_18324" align="aligncenter" width="237"] (Photo Jake Rose Photography)[/caption]Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Francisco Pena 2...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 07.10.14

The affiliates had a strong day going 4-2.HR Call: Francisco Pena (16,17), Parker Morin (1), Hunter Dozier (3), Zane Evans (2), Chase Vallot (4), Ryan O'Hearn (5) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day:  Buddy Baumann 4.0 IP  3 H  0 R  0 BB  5 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day:  Francisco Pena 2-4  2 R  2 HR  4 RBI Omaha Storm Chasers 7           Iowa Cubs 1Francisco...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 07.05.14

The Affiliates put together a 3-4 day.Francisco Pena (15), Orlando Calixte (8), Hunter Dozier (1), Cody Stubbs (8) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Christian Binford 7.0 IP  5 H  3 R  1 BB  2KPine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Orlando Calixte 2-4 2 R   HR   3 RBI   Omaha Storm Chasers 2            Colorado Springs Sky Sox 5Buddy Baumann made his first start since...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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