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Monday, March 14, 2011

Welcome to Season 12!!

Opey Higgins
Doubleday Daily

As we move into season 12 of one of the best worlds in HBD, we have to acknowledge some important things first. Congrats again to Newbiefng for taking home the season 11 championship! And a big thank you goes out to Stiller609 and Carpediem33 for being great owners for a long time you guys will be missed.

Moving on to player news!

Contract Extensions

Detroit signed SP J.P. Sanchez to a 4 year 27.2 million dollar contract!
Norfolk signed RF Trevor Arnold to a 3 year 27.3 million dollar contract with a 1.0 million bonus
Seattle signs SS Lee Benjamin to a 5 year 47.5 million dollar contract
Seattle signs LF Edgar Sosa to a 5 year 40 million dollar contract
Salt Lake City signs LRP Midre Castillo to a 4 year 24 million dollar contract

Key Players Released

Honolulu released CF Felix Kelly: Kelly hit .285 with 17 HR and 57 RBI and stole 44 bases in season 11

Key Promotions

Honolulu Promoted CF Felix Barry: Barry's promotion is indeed something that we have wanted to see for some time. He finally gets the chance to showcase his abilities in the big leagues. With his speed and power he will certainly be a huge threat.

Philly promoted P Demaso Trevino: Trevino is a LR/SU type P with good control and extremely dominant vs. RHB's.

Boston promotes SP Tim Miadich: After just 10 innings of play at the ML Level in season 11, Boston has decided to call up one of the most talented players to be drafted in the world. Miadich was the 2nd pick in the season 10 draft and already has the tools to lead any team to a championship!