ATL Week in Review 3/25 - 3/31

Here's our weekly wrap up of what happened in the Atlantic League this past week called "ATL Week in Review."

Sunday, March 25, 2012
David Espinosa On Hitting - I chatted with David Espinosa about hitting and the approach he's taken over the last few years which has lead to a resurgence in his batting average. Here's what he had to say...more

Monday, March 26, 2012
2003 Somerset Patriots Team Set - MultiAd Sports produced a 30-card team set using a horizontal layout. It includes 25 player cards, three coaches cards, one manager card and one mascot card. The fronts feature action or candid photos, though due to the design the photographs are smaller than on most baseball cards. The backs are printed in black, red and blue and include some biographical information and recent stats...more

Grimes Returns To York For 2012! - The York Revolution have signed outfielder Scott Grimes for the 2012 season...more

Brandon Sing was originally drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 20th round (620th overall) of the 1999 MLB Amateur Draft...more

Blue Crabs Top 25 Promotions for 2012, #10 - #6! - The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs will expanding their promotions this season...more

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Ducks Sign Gustavo Chacin - The Long Island Ducks announced that they have have signed former major league pitcher Gustavo Chacin for the 2012 season...more

Skeeters Ink Cintron And LivingstonThe Sugar Land Skeeters announced that they have signed infielder Alex Cintron and pitcher Bobby Livingston for the 2012 season...more

Barnstormers Announce Fanfest and Exhibition Games - The Lancaster Barnstormers announced that their fanfest will be held on April 21st. The festivities will begin at 12pm with an autograph session, entertainment and much more, followed by a game against Camden @ 1pm...more

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Patriots Sign Three PitchersThe Somerset Patriots have signed pitchers Anthony Claggett, Ricky Brooks, and James Baker for the 2012 season. Baker was acquired by the Patriots from the Gary SouthShore Railcats of the American Association for cash considerations...more

Reggie Harris Is The Blue Crabs Pitching CoachI was clicking around on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs website and noticed that former major league pitcher Reggie Harris is now their pitching coach...more

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Lancaster Signs Walrond, Doolittle, and Vaughan - The Lancaster Barnstormers have signed left-handed pitcher Les Walrond, and right-handed pitchers Todd Doolittle and Beau Vaughan for the 2012 season...more

Ducks New Marketing Slogan The Ducks have a new marketing slogan for the 2012 season! Here it is...more

Blue Crabs Add Mercado And Figueroa - The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have added catcher Richard Mercado and infielder Paco Figueroa for the 2012 season...more 

A Few More Blue Crab SigningsThe Blue Crabs signed a few other players which recently appeared on their roster and the Atlantic League website. These signings include pitchers Ricky Barrett (3/12), Chris Mobley (2/5), and Bryan Dumesnil (1/30)...more

Friday, March 30, 2012
Patrick Osborn on Mercado And Figueroa SigningsHere's what Southern Maryland manager Patrick Osborn told ATL Baseball Blog about the signings of catcher Richard Mercado and infielder Paco Figueroa...more

LI Ducks Blog: Ducks Sign McOwenThe Long Island Ducks announced that they have signed outfielder James McOwen for the 2012 season...more

Skeeters Promotional ScheduleHere's a link to the Skeeters promotional schedule...more

Saturday, March 31, 2012
Riversharks Open Tryouts On April 7thThe Camden Riversharks will be hosting an open tryout on April 7, 2012 at 8am...more

Sugar Land Pocket Schedule Scans - Here are the scans of the Sugar Land Skeeters first ever pocket schedule...more

Bluefish Game Used Jerseys For SaleThe Bridgeport Bluefish are selling game used jerseys from 2011 on their website...more

New Duck Hats and Jerseys For Sale - The Ducks unveiled a new hat by FlexFit on their online store. The hat looks strikingly similar to the hat  that I suggested they design back in November. Take a look at the hats and tell me what you think...more

Great Article On 'Stormers Assistant GM Kristen Simon - Here's a great article that Dan O'Connor from Lancaster Online wrote about Lancaster Barnstormer assistant general manager Kristen Simon, and being a female baseball executive...more

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