A River City Rascals player in the on-deck circle.

The Death of the Rascals

On Monday the River City Rascals announced via press release that 2019 will be their last season of operation. The press release was straight to the point, focusing on the financial considerations that were about to bring about the Rascals demise. Those concerns are equally valid and a sign of the penny pinching that pro […]

The cleats Tony Thomas wore when he stole first base.

Stealing First

On July 13th, 2019 Tony Thomas made history. On that night he became the first-ever professional baseball player to “steal” first base. Taking advantage of a new Atlantic League rule Thomas, an outfielder for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, sprinted to first after Lancaster Barnstormers relief pitcher Alejandro Chacín fired a ball past his catcher. […]