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Team: West Orange Spartans [ID #585] Bookmark West Orange Spartans

Location: West Orange, NJ (Northeast)

League: V.12 - East

Owner: None

Manager: Ernie Vitale

Ballpark: West Orange Coliseum

Rank: #361 - Rating: 91.94

Fan Mood: 92.87

Prestige: 14

Color: Red & Black

Team Notes:

• May 03 2058: Brock Cross was signed as a free agent.
• Apr 07 2058: Tim Hawkins was released.
• Apr 07 2058: Leland Polk was signed as a free agent.
• Mar 14 2058: Tony Martín was released.
• Jan 13 2058: Javier Pedraza was selected to the national team of Colombia.
• Nov 02 2057: Caesar Cortez was named the Rookie of the Year.
• Nov 02 2057: Matt Drake was named the Rookie Pitcher of the Year.
• Oct 10 2057: Juan Borrego was released.
• May 29 2057: Pedro Meza was signed as a free agent.
• Mar 14 2057: Sean Grasso was released.


League Record:

Wins: 18     Losses: 28     Pct: .391     Last10: 5-5     Streak: L1

Ave: 4.8 - 5.7     RS: 221     RA: 261     DIFF: -40         Power Index: 102.8

Cup:

Group 84 [0 | Eliminated]

Press Releases:

Oct 24 2047: Tony Vitale Named Game 1 Starter of Championship Series - by Huaraches25 on November 10th, 2020

Tony Vitale has been named the Game 1 Starting Pitcher for the West Orange Spartans in their upcoming championship series against Bakersfield.

Vitale, a 32 year old right hander has been dominant since being acquired midseason. In 84 innings across 11 starts he has posted an ERA of 3.21 and a WHIP of 1.107 as well as a 5-5 record.

In the West Orange Spartans' 3rd year under new ownership, they have posted a record of 88-72 and are playing in their first playoff series in 16 seasons and are hoping for their first playoff victory in 18 seasons.

This year our players of the year were:

C Jose Zuniga (.919 OPS)

OF Alberto Hernandez (38 HR; 131 RBI; .903 OPS; 39 SB) *Team MVP*

OF/1B Glenn Morin (32 HR; .892 OPS)

RHP Jung Hwa Lee (194 2/3 IP; 168 K; 3.79 ERA; 3.03 FIP) *Team Pitcher of the Year*

RHP Ramon Pino (179 1/3 Innings Pitched; 3.91 ERA; 3.89 FIP)



Mar 08 2045: New Ownership, New Identity, New Era - by Huaraches25 on April 6th, 2020

The team formerly know as the Valdosta Rebels are please to announce that with new ownership they will now be located in West Orange and renamed the Spartans to represent the core values of determination, dedication and valor.

This team was already in good shape coming off of 6 straight seasons of 80+ wins but we are excited to take the next step forward with goals of achieving promotion within the next 2 seasons and simultaneously bringing in younger talent with hopes of achieving an average major league age at around 27.5 within the next 3 seasons without sacrificing production.

West Orange appreciates its many talented veterans who still have so much to offer while also mentoring younger players. We are especially excited to see what the season has in store for 2B Anibal Perez, C Jose Zuniga, Outfielder Alberto Hernandez and 1B Doug Roy.

West Orange has brought in a few young players that we hope will have an impact on our team for the next several seasons. Namely Infielder Thijs Dykstra, Backup C/3B Ryuki Shibata and Pitcher Bryce Geissler

West Orange will continue to scout for more players to improve the roster as we strive to build a dynasty for seasons to come!