Binford assigned to Appalachian League

June 13, 2012

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Hagerstown’s Christian Binford will spend the remainder of the season pitching for the Burlington Royals, the Appalachian League short-season rookie affiliate of the Kansas City Royals.

Binford has been in the Arizona Instructional League since he signed his contract last August after being drafted in the 30th round in the 2011 Major League Baseball draft.

Binford will be the second youngest on a staff of 15 pitchers. 

The Royals’ top pick in 2011, Bubba Starling, will also begin his career at Burlington.


Federal Little League

Funkstown Legion 15, Lions 5

Funkstown: Seamus Murray 2 hits; Bailey Claudy 3 hits, 8 Ks; Harris Blackwood, Mike Thomas 3 hits each.

Lions: Alex Walter, Luke O’Dell 2 hits each.


Funkstown Legion 9, Lions 8

Funkstown: Seamus Murray 4 hits, HR; Harris Blackwood 2 hits, HR; Andre Fowler, Mike Thomas, Dawson Barvinchack 2 hits each.

Federal Minor League

JTT 10, Mid-Atlantic Veterinary 9

JTT: Owen O’Connor 2 hits, 5 Ks; Gabe Elliott, Patrick Kinman 2 hits each.

Mid-Atlantic Vet: Sean Wachter 3 hits, 4 RBIs; Myles Keats 2 hits, 2 RBIs; Trae Grove 2 hits.

Hagerstown Colt League

Antietam 9, FOP 7

Antietam: Alex Henline 3 hits.

FOP: Garett Blank, Ryan Abbott, Bryce Nigh 2 hits each.

Hagerstown PONY League

Susquehanna Bank 4, Red Men 3

Susquehanna: Mitchell Wilson 14 Ks; Austin Socks 2 RBIs; Jordan Wood, Anthony Hodges 2 hits each.

Red Men: Jordan Tapley HR; Levi Taylor 2 hits. 

United Bank 10, Goodwill 0

United Bank: Issac Schlotterbeck 13 Ks; Brandon Gooden 2 hits; Justin Coyle 2 RBIs.

National Minor League 

Aladdin 18, AMVETS 13

Aladdin: Wins championship; Daniel Luna, Elijah Hill 2 hits each; Ryan Himes, Jon True 3 hits each; Ryan Atwood 7 Ks.

AMVETS: Logan Manners, Charlie Pence 2 hits each; Grant Napier 2 hits, HR.

Sharpsburg Little League

Battleview Market 11, Nutters Ice Cream 4

Battleview: Mark Frushour 2 hits, 2 RBIs; Connor Blair 3 hits; Alex Myers 8 Ks.

Nutters: Matt Kulikowski 2 hits. 

Valley Little League

South Mountain Rod & Gun 15, Dorsey Bros. 12

SMRG: Vincent Steiner, Chris Martin, Sean Simpson, Chase Miller 3 hits each; Ryland Bowers 2 hits.

Dorsey: Dylan Eyler HR; Austin Moser 3 hits.


Washington Co-Rec League

Majestic Motors 20, BL Platinum 5

Majestic: Suzy Abeles, Jeremy Martin 4 hits each; Tom Matthews, Arnop Sangapol, Rob Rubisch, Billie Bedregal 3 hits each.

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