Occasionally parents, friends, or previous Falmouth Commodores players share highlights of their baseball careers with us … we have decided to begin sharing these with our fans!
The Arizona Cubs won something like 17 of their last 20 games to take the Arizona Rookie League championship last night. In the final playoff series, they beat the AZ Giants in 2 out of three. The winning pitchers in relief were Brendan King and Jeff Passantino. Two guys the baseball world keeps underestimating keep getting the job done. (Submitted by Dave King, September 2017)
Mitch Longo was a 2016 14th Round Draft pick as an OF by Cleveland Indians and has just finished his 2nd year with the professional organization. He also played with the Mahoning Valley (Short Season A) in 2016 as well as with the Lake County Captains (Class A) and Lynchburg Hillcats (Advanced A) in 2017. (Submitted by Mark Logan, September 2017)
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder (former Commodore) Rhys Hoskins sets the major league record becomes the fastest player to reach 10 home runs in Major League Baseball history, after 17 games in the Majors. His home runs continue. He has now reached 18 (Submitted by Deb Brocklebank, September 2017).