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NEWS
August 26, 2000
Braves burst past Suns before 4,200 By BOB PARASILITI / Staff Writer When things aren't going well, there is a fine line between aggressiveness and inconsistency. The Hagerstown Suns not only crossed that line on Saturday, they tripped on it. The timely hitting, aggressive base running and creditable defense which helped Hagerstown win the first two games of the series blew up in its face - with almost the same force that sent the Dynomite Lady into her annual Municipal Stadium trance - in a 7-5 loss to the Macon Braves before 4,214 thrill seekers.
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NEWS
August 25, 2000
Gracesqui graceful under pressure By BOB PARASILITI / Staff Writer Franklin Gracesqui proved two things to help make his pitching debut with the Hagerstown Suns go a long way. He showed that his pitches were as difficult to hit as his last name is to pronounce. continued Gracesqui (pronounced Gray-ses-cue) pitched three innings of scoreless one-hit relief in his first appearance with the Suns to help Hagerstown to a 7-3 victory over the Macon Braves at Municipal Stadium.
NEWS
By BOB PARASILITI | May 1, 1999
Baseball fans - and sportswriters - can be a superficial lot. It's a follow-the-ball mentality. Offense wins games. What's the final score, please. On Monday, the Hagerstown Suns came from behind, using a four-run eighth inning, to take a 4-2 win over Augusta. While Matt Logan's single drove in the winning run and took all the thunder, it was his and catcher Mike Kremblas' glovework put that the Suns fans - and writer - in a position just to look at the surface of the game.
NEWS
October 29, 1998
Hagerstown Suns 1999 Schedule (Home games in Caps ) April 8-11 - Columbus RedStixx 12-15 - Hickory Crawdads 16-19 - GREENSBORO BATS 20-22 - Charleston Alley Cats 23-24 - DELMARVA SHOREBIRDS 25 - Off 26-29 - AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS 30 - Charleston Alley Cats May 1-3 - Charleston Alley Cats 4-7 - HICKORY CRAWDADS 8-9 - DELMARVA SHOREBIRDS...
NEWS
By GUY FLETCHER | August 5, 1998
The Hagerstown Suns have lost a round in a battle with a Waynesboro, Pa., man who claims the minor league team's "Church Bulletin Day" promotion is a form of religious discrimination. The Maryland Commission on Human Relations has found there is probable cause for Carl H. Silverman's religious discrimination case against the Suns, setting the stage for a public hearing on the matter. --cont from news -- David Blenckstone, the minor league team's general manager, said he expected the state agency to make such a finding because the commission had asked the team to stop offering ticket discounts to fans who bring church bulletins to Sunday games.
NEWS
March 28, 1997
By BOB PARASILITI Staff Writer The word is out. The 1997 Hagerstown Suns won't be part of the "in" crowd. In the past, the first word used to describe the Class A team's opening-day roster was usually "inexperienced. " Friday, the first two letters of that word were dropped. The Suns were given one of their most veteran clubs in five seasons as a Toronto Blue Jays affiliate in the South Atlantic League. Nine returning players - including five pitchers - will lead Hagerstown into Thursday's season opener against the Macon (Ga.)
NEWS
March 30, 1997
By BOB PARASILITI Staff Writer Hagerstown Suns' fans have annually been forced to endure spring-fall relationships. The Suns' youthful rosters have tested the love of their fans in March. But come August, the growing pains have subsided and winning makes all good with the world. This year's team may already be past that early "getting acquainted" stage. At least on paper, the 1997 Suns are older and more mature than past teams in terms of baseball experience. Twelve of the 25 players on the roster have played either college or junior college baseball.
NEWS
April 5, 2000
Suns get youth served : Hagerstown's new team is definitely a young one Hagerstown Suns 2000 Roster No. Name Bats Throws Age Pitchers 33 Marc Bluma R R 23 27 Brian Cardwell R R 19 39 Aaron Dean R R 20 34 Matt Ford S L 20 14 Robbie Hamann ...
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