Thursday, August 30, 2007

Yawkey Players on MLB Climb!

Mike Rigazio (Somerville - YBL) on the pump for the Charlotte Red Fish.

Matt Cooney (YBL - Medford Mad Dogs) shown at Fenway Park in 2004.

Great news for Yawkey League players who have made the jump to MLB! Nice stories on Matt Cooney (Medford Mad Dogs) and Mike Rigazio (Somerville):

Red Sox Promote Chiefs Matt Cooney to Single A Greenville--Greenville, SC- Former Medford Maddogs and YBL All Star catcher MattCooney was promoted to Single A Greenville of the South Atlantic League late Saturday. Cooney was hitting .148 with a homer and seven RBI's in20 games with the Rookie League Gulf Coast Red Sox after signing a freea gent contract with the Boston Red Sox on June 30. To follow the progress of Matt Cooney please check the Greenville Drive website at <> .

Somerville's Rigazio Completes 1st Season with Charlotte County Red Fish

Mike Rigazio, a Somerville Alibrandis Baseball player from 2006-2007, signed a professional contract this past summer with the Charlotte County Red Fish in Port Charlotte, FL in the South Coast League. Mike joined the team in July and just finished his first season, with the Red Fish who are managed by former Detroit Tigers All-Star Cecil Fielder. To learn more about the Red Fish and the SCL please click on the headline link.

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