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ESPN NEWS
« on: July 03, 2018, 09:34:24 PM »
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Re: ESPN NEWS
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2018, 06:13:42 PM »





IT'S OFFICIAL! FINANCIAL MOGUL, JAY QUIST HAS PURCHASED THE PREMIER BASEBALL LEAGUE!

The rumors of the PBL being sold was swirling during the league's fifth season. Today those rumors become fact as Jay Quist becomes the second commissioner of the upstart league, replacing the former Jackson Hewitt.

Jay comes from a financial background where he runs and operates multiple stock and trade agencies in the Los Angeles area. He spoke to Talon Wilkinson, commissioner of the highly popular HIFL and plans on running a very similar style.

The Premier Baseball League consists of 16 teams featuring 12 in the US and 4 international teams and has a 54 game schedule that spans 18 total weeks. With the purchase, Jay Quist announced each team will hold interviews for potential General Managers to run their franchise. 
   
More to come in the weeks ahead.

SOURCE: JESSICA MENDOZA (ESPN)



  

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Re: ESPN NEWS
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2018, 11:56:47 AM »



SEASON 6 DRAFT ORDER AND DRAFT CLASS RELEASED!

The GM era has begun in the PBL and the first order of business is the upcoming PBL draft, which will be held live in the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. It will consist of three rounds, sixteen picks in each round for a total of forty-eight players being selected. The general draft order is the reverse order of the previous year's standings. If two teams finish with identical records, the previous year's standings of the two teams is the tiebreaker, with the team having a worse record receiving the higher pick. Players from all over the world, some out of high school, others after a successful college career... each with a different journey. This is an exciting time for baseball fans. Chicago Mafia... you're on the clock! 

1. Chicago Mafia
2. London Griffins
3. New Orleans Brass
4. Omaha Explorers
5. Brooklyn Punishers
6. Thunder Bay Roar
7. Tokyo Samurai Cats
8. Virginia Beach Tide
9. San Diego Devil Dogs
10. Boise Elk
11. Austin Drillers
12. Golden State Bayhawks
13. Jacksonville Hammerheads
14. Indianapolis Aeros
15. Mexico City Toritos
16. Albuquerque Roadrunners     

SOURCE: TIM KURKJIAN (ESPN)



  

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Re: ESPN NEWS
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2018, 04:59:11 PM »



PRESEASON BEGINS!

Baseball-starved fans got some hope today as the Premier Baseball League publicly released the 2018 schedule. The preseason officially kicks off today and spring training games will be taking place in the run-up to Opening Day. General managers will be tweaking their rosters right up until the first pitch of the regular season is thrown.     

SOURCE: BUSTER OLNEY (ESPN)