Adelaide Giants Win Record-Setting 12 in a Row
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1M ago
Indy Ball Island rarely endorses a specific team. It’s unfair. It’s biased. But it’s hard not to be when one team contains numerous players that have played independent baseball. This single team has so many guys that I have met throughout my years watching and covering independent baseball… Guys who have supported this site (and ..read more
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Australian Baseball League, American Association Announce Partnership
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by IndyBallIsland
1M ago
MOORHEAD, MINN. – The Australian Baseball League (ABL) and American Association of Professional Baseball (AAPB) have announced a formal partnership that ties together baseball in the two hemispheres and creates a year-round product for fans. This includes proposed exchanges of staff, coaches and more, plus live streaming and cross-promotion initiatives. “There are a lot of synergies between ..read more
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Frontier League and American Association Implement Pitch Clock for 2023 Season
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by IndyBallIsland
2M ago
The pitch clock, which has been in place in the Atlantic League for many years as well as making its way to affiliated minor leagues, has arrived in the Frontier League and the American Association. According to an article in the Sports Business Journal, the pitch clock seems to be doing what it is intended ..read more
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2022 Season Wrap-Up and a Look Ahead
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by IndyBallIsland
3M ago
The 2022 MLB World Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Houston Astros kicks off tonight, officially starting the beginning to the end of the 2022 baseball season. Additionally, the MLB partner leagues and other independent leagues have all wrapped up their seasons and are looking ahead to what the 2023 season will bring. Here’s ..read more
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A Love Letter to the Frontier League
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by IndyBallIsland
5M ago
Dear Frontier League, For 20 seasons, you have filled my summer nights. We have had a crazy relationship… a real roller coaster of emotions. You are some of my fondest memories… And also some of my most heartbreaking ones. I’ve cried over you and a trophy that seems to always allude the ones that I ..read more
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Kumar Rocker’s Stint in Frontier League Pays Off, Drafted Third Overall in 2022 MLB Draft
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by IndyBallIsland
6M ago
The third time really does seem to be the charm for Kumar Rocker after being selected as the third overall pick in the 2022 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers. Rocker was previously drafted out of high school in the 38th round in 2018 by the Colorado Rockies and out of Vanderbilt University in the ..read more
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The Frontier League is “Charting a New Frontier” This Season
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by IndyBallIsland
9M ago
Big changes are coming to the Frontier League this season. New teams are finally getting a chance to debut in the Frontier League this year. Back in 2020 (before COVID canceled the season), the Frontier League merged with the CAN-AM League and announced that three new Canadian teams would be joining the Frontier. Then last ..read more
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The Atlantic League Draft Results, Kentucky Genomes Make History With Alexis “Scrappy” Hopkins
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by IndyBallIsland
11M ago
The Atlantic League held their annual player draft on Wednesday (March 23, 2022) where one team, the first-year Kentucky Genomes, made history. With the 8th pick, the Genomes selected C Alexis “Scrappy” Hopkins. “Hopkins is expected to become the Genomes’ bullpen catcher and is believed to be the first woman ever drafted by an American ..read more
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MLB Announces Experimental Rules For Atlantic League In 2022
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by IndyBallIsland
11M ago
As in the past, major league baseball intends to use the Atlantic League as a test for more experimental rules. Official Press Release: Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced two experimental playing rules for use during the 2022 Atlantic League (ALPB) Championship Season.  The rules are designed to create more action on the field, to ..read more
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Frontier League’s Road Team Will Be Owned And Operated By The Empire League
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by IndyBallIsland
1y ago
When the Southern Illinois Miners ceased operations after last season, the Frontier League was looking at an uneven number of teams to compete for the 2022 season. As in years past, the solution was to add an additional team that would play every game on the road. This season, the Frontier League announced that they ..read more
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