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McNeil & Alonso Following in the Footsteps of Plawecki and Reynolds

In June of 2014 Kevin Plawecki and Matt Reynolds were promoted to AAA from Binghamton, after hitting .326 and 355, respectively. Jeff McNeil and Peter Alonso are  following in their footsteps four years later, hitting .328 and .345, respectively, so … Continue reading

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Is Alonso’s Promotion Imminent?

In a word, yes. On Saturday Dominic Smith played right field for the Las Vegas 51s and batted third. It was the first time in Smith’s career that he played a position other than first base in the field. The … Continue reading

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The Binghamton Baseball Education of Tim Tebow

Memorial Day is the traditional “assessment day” in baseball; two months of playing baseball usually gives fans a long enough view that they can assess their team’s chances of making post season play. With Tim Tebow now having approximately two … Continue reading

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WHY P.J. CONLON STARTED FOR THE METS ON MONDAY…

When the Mets front office changed its mind and decided to put Jacob deGrom on the disabled list on Sunday, it opened a spot for a starter against the Reds last night. The Mets did not want to disrupt the … Continue reading

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Hard-Working Alonso Opening Eyes of Fans and Talent Evaluators

by Jim Maggiore Watching the pre-game practices of the Rumble Ponies this season has been a real treat for season ticket holders. Besides seeing tape measure homers every afternoon from Tim Tebow, Peter Alonso, and John Mora, the fans have … Continue reading

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Monroe’s Mantra: “Sports Brings People Together”

by Jim Maggiore The sold out crowd of approximately 450 people gave Earl Monroe a standing ovation when he was done speaking at the 4th annual induction dinner for the Greater Binghamton Sports Hall of Fame, which was held at … Continue reading

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Magliozzi Becomes the Newest Rumble Pony as Bautista Gets the Call to Citi Field

26-year-old Johnny Magliozzi, a right-handed relief pitcher, is taking the Rumble Ponies’ bullpen spot of Gerson Bautista, who was called up to the majors by the Mets on Tuesday, April 17th. Magliozzi appeared in 44 games last season for St. … Continue reading

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