COSTANTINO SIGNED BY BRAVES

Chris Costantino, 3B, who played in the NYSL system last year, has been signed by the Atlanta Braves. He had previously been drafted by the Red Sox and the Cardinals. An arm injury forced from the mound to the infield. He finished last season with Washington in the Frontier League.

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YANKEES PROMOTE WOODS TO TAMPA OF FSL

Zach Woods, RHP, has been promoted by the Yankees from their rookie league team in the Gulf Coast League to Advanced A Tampa in the Florida State League. Woods, a former NYSL Federals pitcher, had been lights out at the lower level. Woods also pitched for the New Jersey Jackals from whom the Yankees purchased his contract last year.

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MIDNIGHT MIKE IS BACK!

Mike Grieco, C, has been resigned by the Quebec Capitales. Mike was signed on July 4 in a late night telephone call to NYSL headquarters by the Can-Am team. Mike also caught a handful of games this year with Camden of the Atlantic League. The New Jersey resident is a product of St. Bonaventure’s.

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COURY AND PYLES ARE CHAMPS

Dan Coury and Derrick Pyles, former NYSL Federals, teamed up to lead the Edinburg Roadrunners to a 10-6 win last night over Fort Worth. All five games of the ULB championship were played in Fort Worth and the Roadrunners took the series from the Cats three games to two.

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GREGORY EFFECTIVE IN FRONTIER DEBUT

Sean Gregory, who joined the Normal Cornbelters yesterday, was put on the mound last night and pitched effectively. He stranded two inherited runners when he came in with two outs in the seventh. His overall line was was 1.1 innings, one hit, one strikeout and one walk with no runs allowed.

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JACKALS RESIGN JOHN LINDSAY

Former Los Angeles Dodger infielder John Lindsay, who previously played for the New Jersey Jackals on his long trek to the big leagues, has signed with the club again. Lindsay, 36, played earlier this year with Triple A Toledo. Lindsay last played for the Jackals in 2006.

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HOFer GREGORY SIGNED TO FRONTIER LEAGUE CONTRACT

Sean Gregory, RHP, the newest member of the NYSL Hall of Fame, has signed a contract with the Normal Cornbelters (FL) and will join the team on the road in Southern Illinois. Gregory pitched for the Frontier League’s Florence Freedom last season.

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