2012 MLB Draft, Day 2

The second day of the MLB Draft is in the books. With 15 rounds behind us, there have been several Alaska Baseball League alumni picked up; many of them were predestined for draft-day stardom while others seemingly snuck up to secure a high spot. Day one saw the selection of Mat-Su Miners product James Ramsey […]

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AIA Fire/C.E.R. Chinooks 2012 Draft List

The AIA Fire — to be henceforth known as the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks, as of this season — are not a team to be taken lightly when it comes to the draft. With players like Kirk Nieuwenhuis rising to the big leagues and prospects like Blake Treinen hot on his heels, the ABL’s youngest team […]

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2011 AIA Fire Roster Preview

It’s getting to be baseball time, folks, and a sure sign of that is that the teams of the ABL are putting the finishing touches on their roster. The 2011 pre-season roster for the AIA Fire has been posted on their website, so we might as well kick things off with a look at how […]

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