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Explosion in Free Agents leads to Expansion in NYSL
« on: March 16, 2017, 08:03:09 AM »
With over 200 players populating the Free Agent pool, the New York Summer League is expanding to give those players a place to play.

The original 6 NYSL teams plus the 2 expansion teams from last season (Long Island & Connecticut) will form the Metro League, while the 8 new clubs will form the Upstate League.

Clubs have been awarded to Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo, Jamestown, Kingston, Rochester, Syracuse and Watertown.

Free agents have been distributed to the new teams, and a few players from the established clubs reserved rosters have also been transferred to the new teams. 

The league will also play it's first All-Star game when the best of the Metro League face the best of the Upstate League this summer on July 12th.

The expanded NYSL begins play June 1st.

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Re: Explosion in Free Agents leads to Expansion in NYSL
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2017, 10:44:23 AM »
I cleaned out my minor-league system this spring. I suspect others have done likewise. Glad to see these players aren't going to waste away.

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Re: Explosion in Free Agents leads to Expansion in NYSL
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2017, 11:20:33 AM »
Very cool. I definitely have my eye on this idea  ;D.
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Re: Explosion in Free Agents leads to Expansion in NYSL
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2017, 12:05:28 PM »
I cleaned out my minor-league system this spring. I suspect others have done likewise. Glad to see these players aren't going to waste away.

Yeah, some catcher you released with 8 power should star in the league if he doesn't get scooped up by somebody.