Dec 222012
 
Photo: sign of the season

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — DEC 19, 2012 – The baseball player statues in front of city hall are ready for the holidays. The real question is, are you? These slightly-bigger-than-life statues are playing ball in front of city hall, at 1100 West Capitol Avenue.  (News-Ledger photo) ___________________________________ EDITOR’S NOTE: The News-Ledger reported more about [...]

Nov 282012
 
River Cats get a new manager

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 28, 2012 – From the Sacramento River Cats minor league baseball team: Seven-year Major League veteran Steve Scarsone will be the fifth manager in River Cats history, the Oakland Athletics announced today. Rick Rodriguez—who was the A’s bullpen coach for the last two seasons after spending 10 seasons in Sacramento—will return [...]

Jul 042012
 
West Sac Phillies take the title

FROM DE’ONNA JACK ‘Winning a title, the hard way…’   On June 16, District 6 Little League Baseball began its 2012 Major Division Baseball Tournament of Champions;,which consists of players from around the district.   Players from North Natomas Little League, Sierra Little League, Antelope Little League, Rio Linda Little League and West Sacramento Little [...]

Jun 212012
 
Ramirez gone from 'Cats & A's

NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 20, 2012 – The Oakland A’s organization granted outfielder Manny Ramirez his release the organization last week. Ramirez, a former star player, with  returned from his suspension from major league baseball to play 17 games with the triple-A River Cats minor league team based in West Sacramento. After a slow start, he [...]