Exiled baseball legend Pete Rose is returning to the bench in Connecticut — for one game only.
The Long Island Ducks are reportedly open to allowing A-Rod to play for them in the Atlantic League.
A unique brand of baseball is on display throughout the summer in Bridgeport, Conn. Tickets are typically about $10 for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League.
According to Ryan Dunleavy of the Courier News, Carlos Zambrano signed a contract with the Ducks earlier this week. The 31-year-old, formerly one of the top pitchers in the National League, was a three-time All-Star in the majors and the NL wins leader in 2006.
If the Rocket really wants to come back, he should probably put in a call to Sandy Alderson. The Mets have nothing to lose at this point, including their franchise reputation.
Clemens, 50, hasn’t pitched in the big leagues since 2007, but he signed with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League on Monday. He is scheduled to make his debut on Saturday against the Bridgeport Bluefish.
Roger Clemens is returning to professional baseball — but with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League.
One of the most ridiculed and criticized — yet successful — closers in Mets history is making a comeback. Good ol’ Armando Benitez has resurfaced with none other than the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League.