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Team: West Fargo Turtles [ID #363] Bookmark West Fargo Turtles

Location: West Fargo, ND (Plains)

League: IV.8 - West

Owner: timothy send message
          [since March 18th 2020 | last seen December 03rd 2021]

Manager: T.J. Kramer

Ballpark: Koshien West

Rank: #97 - Rating: 152.61

Fan Mood: 128.26

Prestige: 16

Color: Green Pinstripes

Team Notes:

• Jan 13 2053: Manuel De La Cruz was selected to the national team of Philippines.
• Jan 13 2053: Francisco Carrasco was selected to the national team of Mexico.
• Nov 02 2052: Emiliano Baez was named the league MVP.
• Sep 29 2052: Esteban Sosa was released.
• Aug 02 2052: Shane Draper was released.
• Jul 28 2052: Manuel De La Cruz was claimed off of waivers.
• Jul 28 2052: Hank Huntley was claimed off of waivers.
• Jul 18 2052: Vincent Cochrane was signed as a free agent.
• Jul 14 2052: René Cuellar was released.
• May 14 2052: Roy Longo was claimed off of waivers.


League Record:

Wins: 0     Losses: 0     Pct: .000     Last10: 0-0     Streak: -

Ave: 0.0 - 0.0     RS: 0     RA: 0     DIFF: 0         Power Index: 99.7

Cup:

Group 114 [0 | Still Alive]

Press Releases:

Jan 13 2052: West Fargo Announce Emiliano Baez and Francisco Carrasco as 2051 Co-MVPs - by timothy on September 17th, 2021

The West Fargo Turtles have announced outfielder/catcher Emiliano Baez and relief pitcher Francisco Carrasco as the team's Co-MVPs for the 2051 season.

Baez, Co-MVP for the second year in a row in only his second full season, had a slash line of .282/.301/.523, with an extraordinary 81 XBH. Baez led the team in both RBI (94) and runs scored (85).

In his first year as closer, the 24 year old Carrasco converted an incredible thirty-nine of forty save opportunities, finishing the year with a 2.09 ERA and holding batters to a meager .186 batting average.

Congratulations to Emiliano and Francisco!


Oct 26 2050: Turtles Announce Emiliano Baez and Gonzalo Peralta as Co-MYPs for 2050 - by timothy on June 28th, 2021

The West Fargo Turtles have announced Emiliano Baez and Gonzalo Peralta as co-MVPs for the 2050 season. The Turtles finished with an 85-75 record for the year and in fourth place in the IV.8 Western Division.

In his first full season with the club, the 22 year old left fielder Baez was a first time all-star and finished top ten in the league in many categories. His .303 batting average and 116 RBI was both good for third in the league. Baez was fourth in the league in slugging (.554), fifth in hitting with runners in scoring position (a .304 average), and fifth among position players in Player of the Game awards (12).

Relief pitcher Peralta was outstanding all year, finishing with a remarkable 0.97 earned run average in 74 1/3 innings of work. Peralta's WHIP for the year was under one and he held opposing batters to a meager .196 batting average. Peralta's record for the year was 5-0, with fifteen holds and two saves.


Oct 22 2049: West Fargo Announce Luis Maldonado as Team MVP - by timothy on April 11th, 2021

The West Fargo Turtles have announced Luis Maldonado, for the second year in a row, as their 2049 team MVP. The twenty-nine year old right fielder, acquired in an eleven-claim waiver bid in 2046, led the IV.8 circuit in batting average this year (a .319 clip in 540 at-bats) and in batting with RISP (an incredible .370 average). Luis also led the team in doubles and RBI and was tied for the team lead in home runs. In Cup play this year, Luis posted an extremely impressive .333/.413/.548 slash line.

Congratulations Luis on an excellent season!


Oct 24 2048: Turtles Announce Yearly Team MVP Award - by timothy on January 25th, 2021

2048 Team MVP to outfielder Luis Maldonado. Luis had a slash line of .318/.352/.483 in league play this year, with forty-seven doubles, three triples, and thirteen home runs. In 142 games at all three outfield positions, Luis committed only one error.

Retrospective team MVPs for the previous three years:

2045 - Marty Bianco
2046 - Marty Bianco
2047 - Tim Henriksson


Mar 14 2047: Happy Together! The Turtles Crawl into 2047 - by timothy on September 10th, 2020

Meet the Turtles! With the March 24th home opener fast approaching, here is a look at the new players in green pinstripes.

Julián Ocampo (starting pitcher) - An eight-year veteran from the Deerfield Beach Rats, Ocampo has a low lifetime WHIP of 1.35 and held opposing batters to a .232 batting average in 2046. Julián is also a six-time representative of his native Nicaragua in the World Cup.

Kai Kekoa (relief pitcher) - Joining the Turtles' pen, the Hawaiian native is also an eight-year veteran, with a lifetime ERA of 3.23. Hitters across those eight seasons have only managed a .208 batting average against Kai.

Tracy Jojima (relief pitcher) - A veteran who played in Legends 2042-2043, Jojima adds another lefty arm in relief. In 2045, Tracy held left-handed batters to an incredible .149 batting average in 116 1/3 innings of work.

Phillip Farris (shortstop) - In a platoon role, Farris hopes to "keep the line moving" against left-handed starters. After a year of inactivity, Farris brings both bat and considerable defensive ability to the Turtles' infield.

IN TURTLE NEWS: The March 24th opener will feature special guests "Flo and Eddie" (Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman) of '60s rock and roll legends the Turtles. The acclaimed singers will lead the West Fargo Grounds crowd in a rendition of "Happy Together" in the middle of the eight inning.