Little Rock Travelers
Team: Little Rock Travelers [ID #42]
Little Rock, AR (South)
[since April 05th 2016 | last seen August 20th 2018]
Rank: #197 - Rating: 124.68
Red & Black
Apr 07 2037: Pat Vinson
Feb 19 2037: Jack Boyle
was claimed off of waivers.
Feb 19 2037: Julio Arce
was claimed off of waivers.
Jan 15 2037: José Menendez
was selected to the national team of Argentina
Jan 15 2037: Eiichi Ishida
Jan 15 2037: Tomoki Nishimura
Oct 28 2036: Ramiro Casillas
May 31 2036: José Serna
Feb 16 2036: Doug Dodge
Feb 16 2036: Toshiaki Kondō
Wins: 14 Losses: 19 Pct: .424 Last10: 3-7 Streak: W1
Ave: 4.3 - 4.5 RS: 142 RA: 148 DIFF: -6
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Sep 18 2034: Dodge is Perfect in Win
- by Hatleyville on December 10th, 2017
Doug Dodge tossed the first perfect game in club history Saturday night against the Bartletsville Blue Jays. Dodge went 9 innings with no hits, no walks, no errors, and 3 Ks to remain perfect on the night. Getting Little Rock the win also helped to take the series. Little Rock needs to try to remain firmly in 3rd place the rest of the way so they won't have to flirt with relegation at season's end.
If someone would have said a LR pitcher would toss a perfect game this season, Dodge would most likely be further down the list of guesses. He was acquired as a free agent at the age of 22 when new ownership took over the club. He was mainly acquired to be a LR/SP5 that could chew up innings. However, he has proved useful over the years and exceeded expectations more often than not. Even this season, he started in the pen, but due to lackluster performances by the starters, found himself in a starting role again 1/4 of the way through the season.
If there is any one who deserves a perfect day, it's the work horse Doug Dodge who gives his all every trip to the mound. Congrats Doug!
Nov 04 2030: Travs Win! Promote for First Time in Team History
- by Hatleyville on February 17th, 2017
For the past 30 seasons, the Little Rock baseball club is one of only a handful of teams to have never won their division, and thus never be promoted. That all changes this year. After not only winning their division, but also the league title, Little Rock is riding high and excited for the next challenge in V.4. "Of course I want us to win at the next level, but that's not my concern right now. This has been a hell of a ride this season, and I just want all the guys to know how proud I am of this accomplishment and for them to relish in this moment", said owner Hatleyville.
Hatleyville has been the owner for the past 4.5 seasons now - seasons that have all seen improvement. Oh, and it's not only the wins that have shown up during this time. The fans in Little Rock have been hungrier than ever. At the end of the 2030 season, Little Rock had the 4th highest fan mood across all of broken bat, and was selling the Coliseum out at a very high clip. Per the owner, "I believe some ballpark renovations are in order before next season."
Even with the success of this year, just trying to stay in V.4 next season will be a tall order for the Travs. The competition level increases pretty significantly and there is a 40% chance of being relegated back to VI before you even play your first game. When asked about the difficulty of increased competition, Owner Hatleyville had this to say:
"We've seen good teams get sent up before, only to be spit back out the following season. We aren't blind to it. However, we can only control our team, and so that is my priority. We really need this off-season to be kind to us. Go easy on our older guys and get lucky with a few waiver claims. Things we hope for every year, right? Regardless what happens, I'm just going to make sure that I give Manager Frank every possible tool available for us to be successful. Hard work breeds success, and you will never find a harder worker than this man talking to you right now."