St. Louis Sultans

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...

Royce Returns To Helm of Sultans

Nathan Royce is returning to be the General Manager of Baseball with the Sultans after a short hiatus, reasons given were many but rumor has it he was defeated by the teams inability to get over the 500 hump. Distractions in the outside world led him elsewhere but now he is back with a new focus and will attempt once again to bring this team into an age of winning. The familiar face of Gregory Nash welcomed Royce back to the stadium first and foremost, while the young heads that have begn to come into their own are wary of the new GM’s ability to put together a team that can get more than 70 wins. Only time will tell, first objective is getting the team filled as the Sultans head into the off season with a thinned roster. What do you guys think is the biggest Sultan need?

Chasing History – Edward Salcedo

“Home Runs are one of the many reason fans come out to the diamond, and I am just happy that I can put a smile on the fans faces as we try to improve here in STL.” words from Edward Salcedo when interviewed after his 3 home run game. “I tell you what, I was so shocked because I didn’t think the last ball had enough to get out,” he told BNN reporters in the clubhouse following the game. “I thought it was just going to be a long out.” Salcedo is tearing the cover off the ball this year and the Sultans love every ounce of his game and leadership on their very young offence. looking at the CBL history, Salcedo needs 10 more home runs to break the record for single season home runs, and current career home runs leader Miguel Sano, of the Richardson City...

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