Former Greensboro Grasshoppers Catcher/INF Austin Barnes and LA Dodgers avoid arbitration

Posted by Press Release on February 17, 2021 at 4:42 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Dodgers extend Austin Barnes, avoid arbitration Mark Polishuk on MLB trade rumors and coming in from YardBarker.com…www.yardbarker.com The Dodgers have avoided arbitration with catcher Austin Barnes(Greensboro Grasshoppers) by agreeing to a two-year deal worth $4.3 million, The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reports (Twitter links). The contract breaks down as a $300,000 signing bonus, $1.5 million in …Read the Rest…

Austin Barnes(Greensboro Grasshoppers) and his Los Angeles Dodgers are World Series CHAMPS again after 32-year Drought for LA:Dodgers Back On Top Again!!!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on October 28, 2020 at 12:28 am under Photos, Professional | Comments are off for this article

It’s been 32 years, but the LA Dodgers are back on top, and World Series Champions….Austin Barnes, the former Greensboro Grasshoppers second baseman, but he he played behind the plate, as the catcher for the Northern Division All-Stars, in the 2012 South Atlantic League All-Star Game…. And Austin Barnes was representing the Greensboro Grasshoppers and …Read the Rest…


Austin Barnes(Greensboro Grasshoppers) being BIG for the LA Dodgers on Friday night:Barnes with a Bunt and a Blast for key RBI(Good job by the former Hopper)

Posted by Andy Durham on October 24, 2020 at 12:26 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Former Greensboro Grasshopper Austin Barnes, with a bunt and a blast that drove in key runs for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night, in Game Three of the 2020 World Series… The Dodgers topped the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-2, to take a Two-Games-to-One lead in the Best-of-Seven Series, and Austin Barnes produced a sacrifice …Read the Rest…

Former New York Yankee and LA Dodger Jay Johnstone has passed away due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19:He was a “Prankster and a World Series Winner”, says Rick Monday, on this Tuesday

Posted by Press Release on September 29, 2020 at 10:45 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from www.nypost.com: LOS ANGELES — Jay Johnstone, who won World Series championships as a versatile outfielder with the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers while being baseball’s merry prankster, has died. He was 74. He died last Saturday of complications from COVID-19 and also had suffered from dementia in recent years, according to his …Read the Rest…

Former LA Dodgers, Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox’ key player Bill Buckner gone at age 69:Buckner dies after battling dementia

Posted by Andy Durham on May 27, 2019 at 5:40 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

I remember Bill Buckner from his early days with the Los Angeles Dodgers, when the Dodgers were so good, it was hard to find a starting spot for/on Tommy Lasorda’s club… You had Steve Garvey at first base, Davey Lopes at second base, Bill Russell at shortstop, Ron Cey at third base and Steve Yeager …Read the Rest…