The 2015 MWBL Draft Lottery has taken place & the Traverse City Crusaders have the #1 Pick overall in the 2015 MWBL Draft. The Complete 2015 MWBL Draft Order can be found at the 2015 MWBL Draft Order Page.
The following list of players have filed for MWBL Free Agency based on the Usage Rules, or the 3-Year Expiration of a Minor League (Un-Carded) Contract, or have been released from their Franchise based on 45 Man Roster Limit in October. There are two tabs at the bottom of the player lists that lets you see Free Agents & 45 Man Releases.
All Players listed here will be eligible to be drafted on Saturday February 21st, 2015 at the Mid-West Baseball League Draft.
All of these Free Agents & 45 Man Roster Cuts have been taken off their teams MWBL Web Roster & are not attached to your Franchise on the 2015 MWBL PREVIEW DISK – that has now been released. Continue reading
The 2014 MWBL Awards were posted today. For a list of all the 2014 MWBL Awards please check out the Awards Voting Page.
Welcome to the 2014 MWBL series which pits the three-time American League Champion Hollywood Werewolves vs the eight-time (and defending) World Series Champion Tempe Tempers. Hollywood’s last World Series appearance in 2012 saw then swept by the Sacramento Capitals while Tempe took out the Chicago Mobsters in 2013 to return to glory.
This will be a rematch of the famed 2004 World Series in which Tempe Manager Chris Douglass stared Hollywood Manager Steve Cutler right in the eyes with 2-outs in the 9th of game 3, only to say ‘I have you where I want you.’ And that he did. Tempe scored 3-runs off of closer Eric Gagne (all unearned due to a Morgan Ensberg error), with the game winner driven in by Aubrey Huff. The kicker here was that Gagne and Huff were traded for each other, in the off-season, so Huff took out his revenge on the Werewolf front office. Hollywood never recovered and Tempe won the series in 5 games.
Tempe’s dynasty is unmatched and according to the Jarl Jackson World Series Preview Tempe would repeat the same feat, in 5 games. Continue reading