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By BOB PARASILITI | April 22, 2006
Usually, a thin line seperates opportunity and destiny. In the case of Eric Brown, his immediate future may have been decided by the width of a fingernail. The Hagerstown Suns relief pitcher stepped out of the bullpen and into an emergency start Friday when scheduled pitcher Jacobo Neguilis was scratched because of an ingrown nail. By the end of his four-inning stint, Brown had the West Virginia Power chewing their nails. Brown rolled through 13 hitters - one over the minimum - with a speedy, yet hitless performance before the game was suspended in a 0-0 tie after 3 innings by rain.
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by BOB PARASILITI | May 28, 2006
The Hagerstown Suns bring out the father in manager Frank Cacciatore. He isn't asking the world of them. He just wants to see them grow up, succeed and make a living. Cacciatore's baby-faced Suns have suffered through a number of growing pains in the first half of the season -- inconsistent pitching, an abundance of walks and errors, to name a few. Lately, the biggest of all problems has been the Suns' inability to drive in runners in scoring position. The most telling stat during the Suns' recent 10-game road trip was that they left 71 runners on base - 43 of them in scoring position.
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by BOB PARASILITI | April 10, 2006
Right about now, the Hagerstown Suns would rather be playing anywhere but Greensboro, N.C. And if there is a best location in the nation - or the South Atlantic League - that anywhere might as well be Hagerstown. The Suns open the home half of the season today at 6:35 p.m. when they host Lakewood at Municipal Stadium. Even though Hagerstown is one of the oldest venues in the minors, home is home, no matter of how you look at it. Hagerstown returns after suffering through a season-opening sweep by the Grasshoppers, dropping the first three decisions via walkoff home runs by Greensboro's Gaby Sanchez.
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by BOB PARASILITI | April 6, 2006
With the 2006 season all but a virtual reality, Jonathan Niese used some virtual reality to prepare. "I went on the Internet last night and looked at the Greensboro page," said the Hagerstown Suns starting pitcher. "I wanted to see what the ballpark looked like. I'm getting myself ready mentally. " That's because it's time. The Suns will hand Niese the ball and send him out to the mound as the opening day starter when they begin their defense of the South Atlantic League's Northern Division title tonight at 6:35 against the Greensboro (N.C.
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by BOB PARASILITI | August 7, 2006
It was like an old-fashioned standoff. The best runners of the South Atlantic League's South Division against the best gunners of the North Division in a four-game shootout. When it was over, the gunners were on the mark. Asheville and its "Speed kills" style of baseball came to Municipal Stadium with a reputation to steal any base which isn't nailed down. The Suns, and their corps of catchers, were among the league's best at defending the bags. That became the game within the game.
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by BOB PARASILITI | August 11, 2006
The Hagerstown Suns learned a little bit about history on Thursday. It has a habit of haunting you. Case in point. "You can't win games if you don't get pitching and good defense," Suns manager Frank Cacciatore said. "That's the way the game has been played for over a hundred years. It hasn't changed. " And the Suns didn't do anything close to changing it. Pitcher Jonathan Niese had a rough start and the Suns' defense committed four errors, all directly leading to a rather unflattering 10-3 loss to Greensboro before 3,769 thirst-quenched patrons at Municipal Stadium.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | April 4, 2006
Hagerstown Suns manager Frank Cacciatore used five words to sum up his feeling of the impending South Atlantic League season. "It's going to be fun," he said. For sure, it won't be boring. In fact, there are times that Cacciatore will feel like the leader of a Cub Scout troop as the season wears on. The Suns announced their roster on Monday, featuring 12 players who are 21 or under and barely old enough to avoid curfew for the 2006 season. In fact, eight of them - including five position players - aren't old enough to vote.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | January 17, 2006
bobp@herald-mail.com Frank Cacciatore feels wanted. It's not like the former hitting coach of the Double-A Harrisburg Senators should have any doubts, but being named as the new Hagerstown Suns manager means Cacciatore will be returning to everything that is familiar and good about working in minor league baseball. "I'm flattered that they want me to be there," said Cacciatore via telephone from his home near Orlando, Fla. "They felt like this (Single-A) is an important position for them.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | July 8, 2006
The Hagerstown Suns found out it is better to give than receive on Friday. And forget about any ideas about a return policy. Lakewood starter Matt Maloney evened the score on Hagerstown, pitching eight scoreless innings to guide the BlueClaws to an 8-3 victory at Municipal Stadium. Maloney's outing forced the Suns to endure the pain that pitcher Bobby Parnell had dealt to the BlueClaws in a 8-2 win on Thursday. In this case, imitation wasn't flattery, it was flattening.
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by BOB PARASILITI | August 11, 2006
The Hagerstown Suns learned a little bit about history on Thursday. It has a habit of haunting you. Case in point. "You can't win games if you don't get pitching and good defense," Suns manager Frank Cacciatore said. "That's the way the game has been played for over a hundred years. It hasn't changed. " And the Suns didn't do anything close to changing it. Pitcher Jonathan Niese had a rough start and the Suns' defense committed four errors, all directly leading to a rather unflattering 10-3 loss to Greensboro before 3,769 thirst-quenched patrons at Municipal Stadium.
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by BOB PARASILITI | August 7, 2006
It was like an old-fashioned standoff. The best runners of the South Atlantic League's South Division against the best gunners of the North Division in a four-game shootout. When it was over, the gunners were on the mark. Asheville and its "Speed kills" style of baseball came to Municipal Stadium with a reputation to steal any base which isn't nailed down. The Suns, and their corps of catchers, were among the league's best at defending the bags. That became the game within the game.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | July 8, 2006
The Hagerstown Suns found out it is better to give than receive on Friday. And forget about any ideas about a return policy. Lakewood starter Matt Maloney evened the score on Hagerstown, pitching eight scoreless innings to guide the BlueClaws to an 8-3 victory at Municipal Stadium. Maloney's outing forced the Suns to endure the pain that pitcher Bobby Parnell had dealt to the BlueClaws in a 8-2 win on Thursday. In this case, imitation wasn't flattery, it was flattening.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | May 28, 2006
The Hagerstown Suns bring out the father in manager Frank Cacciatore. He isn't asking the world of them. He just wants to see them grow up, succeed and make a living. Cacciatore's baby-faced Suns have suffered through a number of growing pains in the first half of the season -- inconsistent pitching, an abundance of walks and errors, to name a few. Lately, the biggest of all problems has been the Suns' inability to drive in runners in scoring position. The most telling stat during the Suns' recent 10-game road trip was that they left 71 runners on base - 43 of them in scoring position.
NEWS
By BOB PARASILITI | April 22, 2006
Usually, a thin line seperates opportunity and destiny. In the case of Eric Brown, his immediate future may have been decided by the width of a fingernail. The Hagerstown Suns relief pitcher stepped out of the bullpen and into an emergency start Friday when scheduled pitcher Jacobo Neguilis was scratched because of an ingrown nail. By the end of his four-inning stint, Brown had the West Virginia Power chewing their nails. Brown rolled through 13 hitters - one over the minimum - with a speedy, yet hitless performance before the game was suspended in a 0-0 tie after 3 innings by rain.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | April 10, 2006
Right about now, the Hagerstown Suns would rather be playing anywhere but Greensboro, N.C. And if there is a best location in the nation - or the South Atlantic League - that anywhere might as well be Hagerstown. The Suns open the home half of the season today at 6:35 p.m. when they host Lakewood at Municipal Stadium. Even though Hagerstown is one of the oldest venues in the minors, home is home, no matter of how you look at it. Hagerstown returns after suffering through a season-opening sweep by the Grasshoppers, dropping the first three decisions via walkoff home runs by Greensboro's Gaby Sanchez.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | April 6, 2006
With the 2006 season all but a virtual reality, Jonathan Niese used some virtual reality to prepare. "I went on the Internet last night and looked at the Greensboro page," said the Hagerstown Suns starting pitcher. "I wanted to see what the ballpark looked like. I'm getting myself ready mentally. " That's because it's time. The Suns will hand Niese the ball and send him out to the mound as the opening day starter when they begin their defense of the South Atlantic League's Northern Division title tonight at 6:35 against the Greensboro (N.C.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | April 4, 2006
Hagerstown Suns manager Frank Cacciatore used five words to sum up his feeling of the impending South Atlantic League season. "It's going to be fun," he said. For sure, it won't be boring. In fact, there are times that Cacciatore will feel like the leader of a Cub Scout troop as the season wears on. The Suns announced their roster on Monday, featuring 12 players who are 21 or under and barely old enough to avoid curfew for the 2006 season. In fact, eight of them - including five position players - aren't old enough to vote.
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | January 17, 2006
bobp@herald-mail.com Frank Cacciatore feels wanted. It's not like the former hitting coach of the Double-A Harrisburg Senators should have any doubts, but being named as the new Hagerstown Suns manager means Cacciatore will be returning to everything that is familiar and good about working in minor league baseball. "I'm flattered that they want me to be there," said Cacciatore via telephone from his home near Orlando, Fla. "They felt like this (Single-A) is an important position for them.
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