Erie Seawolves

Fast Start For Seawolves In 2031 Offseason

Erie,Pa Coming off an unexpected playoff push that lead them 1 game short of the Cup, the Seawolves enter 2031 in a retooling offseason. Erie came out of the 2031 draft class feeling like they stole talent in the later rounds. Faced with a huge payroll issues coming off a push 2 seasons ago executives and ownership made a tough choice, rebuild without blowing up the team. The offseason planning started early in 2031, Gooden was traded away to conference rivals Millers for a package of players some CBL ready while others season or two away. The draft this past year was far and away the best Erie ever had. This was the nail in the coffin for retooling. First course of business was shedding payroll, Jesus Sanchez $17.8 million, Guem $12.8 million, Morales $4.8 million and Lachappa 700k were a...

Howlers – Saturday, July 27 – Christmas in July | Winter Cap Giveaway

Saturday, July 27, the SeaWolves are transformed into the Erie SnowWolves on Christmas in July presented by Arlens Company. The first 1,000 fans will receive a SnowWolves winter cap. Fans can enjoy $3 specials on select domestic draft beers exclusively in the Bud Light Beer Garden until the game starts. After the game, stick around for autographs with C. Wolf and a SeaWolves player in the Team Store thanks to Tlyler Entry Systems.

Howlers – Thursday, May 2nd – Summer Camp Day

The Howlers wrap up the series with the Arrows at 7:05 p.m. The SeaWolves welcome guests from area day camps, senior centers, and businesses for this special mid-week matinee. It’s also a AAA Member Wednesday. AAA members can present their card to save $2 off any regularly priced ticket to this game. If Seawolves sweep the Broken Arrows in the two game series all camp members get a free pizza from Grandpa John’s Pizza on west 38th the next day.

Seawolves Bank On The Wolves Day

Before Wednesday game against the San Diego Smurf Dogs Surf Dawgs, Erie Seawolves and NPC Bank hosted 1st annual Bank On The Wolves Day. Fans and players gathered a hour before the game to sign autographs, take pictures and do meet and greets. Kids from around the city of Erie came to run the bases and participate in a homerun derby with Seawolves mascot C. Wolf. Starting pitchers Garrett Gooden,Jose Camacho and closer Matt LaChappa gave fans demonstrations on how to pitch and signed baseballs to kids as part of “Strike Out Hunger” campaign. Infielders Teruhiko Nakagawa, Juan Morales and outfielder Muddy Waters work with another group of kids on hitting in a new campaign to “Crush Drugs”. Both campaigns are apart of a new strategy that the city of Erie,Erie Seawolve...

The Importance Of June 8th

This date is an important one for every CBL team, but more important is to understand the importance of rounds 2 – 7. Round 1 gets all the hype and glory but championships and teams are built in rounds 2 – 7.  There are hidden gems, long term projects and valuable trade pieces that come out of the later rounds. Most trades always involve a main piece, whether its a superstar, a future superstar or a talented player on one team that fills a valuable spot on another. These trades rarely happen on a 1 for 1 situation, most are filled with role players or future projects. These extra players are key to any successful team, whether used in a trade or grown through the farm system and most of these players are picked in rounds 2  to 7. Taking a look we can see what the power of havin...

Down on the Farm: Checking in on AA

Today we continue our deeper look into this past minor league season by checking in on the AA level, the Southern League. Our first piece covered the AAA level, the Pacific Coast League, and can be read here. Art Wee-Bey, Catcher, Austin Bats Organization Originally signed as undrafted free agent out of the University of Louisville by Erie, Art Wee-Bey was traded as basically a throw-in along with Albert Perez to the Minneapolis Millers. Wee-Bey was then acquired by the Austin Bats from the Minneapolis Millers last June as part of the Alan Alexander, Jesus Arroyo trade. Wee-Bey is quickly emerging as one of the game’s best prospects, and scouts consider his make-up even more impressive than his talent. He projects as a future team captain, and his defensive ability should continue to...

Roque Vela: Meet CBL’s Best Trainer

Roque Vela was the youngest student in his medical school graduating class, at just 21 years old. A childhood genius from Mexico, Vela was always destined to one day be educated in the United States, and was accepted into the University of Michigan as a 15-year-old college freshman. He graduated in just 3 years, and was accepted into the school’s medical program. On May 10, 2004, one month before he would turn 21 years old, Roque Vela had a medical degree from one of the best colleges in the United States. One of Michigan’s most prominent alumni was Dr. Joe Smith, a former orthopedic surgeon who had developed several prominent medical devices over his 20-year-career that allowed him to retire in 2010 at 52 years of age. Joe Smith would turn his massive fortune into the Traverse City franch...

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