After receiving hundreds of submissions, Tri-Cities Baseball 2020 released its Top 20 name list to the public Tuesday night.
Coastal Plain League News
Former Wilson Tob, Brian Moran, made his Major League debut September 5 for the Miami Marlins. Moran entered in relief in the fourth inning, not allowing a hit or a run and striking out one in his inning of work to earn the win in the Marlins 10-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Coastal Plain League has announced Brandon Raphael of the Macon Bacon as the 2019 CPL Executive of the Year. This marks Raphael's first Executive of the Year award, he serves as the Bacon's Team President.
Former Edenton Steamer, David Bednar, made his Major League debut September 1 for the San Diego Padres. Bednar entered in relief in the ninth inning, pitching one scoreless inning and allowing no hits or walks in the Padres 8-4 win over the San Francisco Giants.
The Coastal Plain League has announced Jesse Lancaster of the Morehead City Marlins Jesse as the 2019 CPL Coach of the Year after guiding the Marlins to the CPL Petitt Cup Championship. This is Lancaster's second consecutive CPL Coach of the Year honor.
The Coastal Plain League has announced the Wilmington Sharks, located in Wilmington, N.C., as the 2019 CPL Organization of the Year. Wilmington is owned by Matt Perry and Bill Davidson of NSS Sports.
2019 Coastal Plain League Standings
|Lexington County Blowfish||15-34||0.306|
|Morehead City Marlins||37-14||0.725|
|Holly Springs Salamanders||19-32||0.373|
|Forest City Owls||24-24||0.500|
|High Point-Thomasville HiToms||23-27||0.460|