October 21, 2008 October 21, 2008Posted by atlanticleaguenews in Uncategorized.
Herr Signs With Sox: No, not the defending — and soon to be dethroned — World Champion Boston Red Sox, but the Chicago White Sox.
Jordan Herr, son of former Lancaster Barnstormers manager Tom Herr, agreed to a minor league deal with the organization recently. Herr hit just .202 with 16 RBI and four home runs for the Barnstormers last season.
A.L. To Play In Richmond In 2009: Let’s get this fact out of the way: The Atlantic League is about “99-percent sure” that they are not going to have a full-time team playing in Richmond this upcoming season, a source tells me. They may, however, play a few games there.
In an article posted on the Richmond Times-Dispatch web site, league vice president Peter Kirk — the first I’ve heard of this title — said this scenario remains a possibility. Richmond, apparently, is holding out hope for an affiliated club to play in The Diamond stadium and that’s the primary reason why they won’t commit to the A.L. – SS