Laredo Lemurs

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Laredo Lemurs
Laredo Lemurs.png Laredo Lemurs (cap logo).png
Team logo Cap insignia
League American Association (2011-present) (South Division)
Location Laredo, Texas
Ballpark Uni-Trade Stadium
Year founded 2011
Colors Gold, black, silver, white
                   
Ownership Laredo Baseball Holdings, Inc.
Manager Pete Incaviglia
General Manager Marcus Holliman
Website www.laredolemurs.com

The Laredo Lemurs are a professional baseball team based in Laredo, Texas that plays in the independent American Association since 2012. The team plays their home games at Uni-Trade Stadium in Laredo, replacing the Laredo Broncos of United League Baseball.[1]

History[edit]

The franchise was formerly based in Shreveport, Louisiana as the Shreveport-Bossier Captains. Following the 2011 season, the franchise was purchased by a new group of investors based in Laredo who announced that the team would move for the 2012 season.[2]

In September 2013, the Lemurs Tano Tijerina, a former minor-league pitcher of team of the Milwaukee Brewers and the incoming Webb County County Judge, as the starting pitcher in the inaugural "Family Chevrolet Sister Cities Baseball Classic", presented by Tecate beer Uni-Trade Stadium.[3][4] For the 2014 season the Laredo Lemurs have changed ownership with the new investors to be announced.

Current roster[edit]

Laredo Lemurs roster
Active (22-man) roster Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 25 Ryan Beckman
  • 35 Kevin Brandt
  • 30 John Brebbia
  • 16 Henry Garcia
  • 18 Scott Garner
  • 20 Casey Harman ‡
  • 21 Mark Haynes ‡
  • 44 Greg Holle
  • 12 BJ Hyatt
  • 34 Matt Loosen
  • 43 Sam Martin
  • 22 Luis Pollorena
  • 38 Chad Povich
  • 28 Rett Varner



 

Catchers

  •  4 Luke Bailey
  •  7 Kevin Taylor

Infielders

  •  6 Tony Delmonico
  •  3 Tyler Forney
  • 15 A. J. Kirby-Jones
  • 14 Abel Nieves
  • 33 Matt Padgett

Outfielders

 

Manager

Coaches

  •  9 Steve Hine (assistant coach)
  • 24 Mike Meyer (pitching coach)
  • 22 Gibby Vela Cuellar (assistant coach)

Injury icon 2.svg Disabled list
‡ Inactive list
§ Suspended list

Roster updated May 22, 2015
Transactions

Season-by-season record[edit]

Laredo Lemurs [1]
Season W - L Record Winning Percentage Finish Playoffs
2012 54-46 .540 1st in South Division Lost first round to Wichita Wingnuts 0-3
2013 52-47 .525 2nd in South Division Did not qualify for playoffs
2014 58-42 .580 2nd in South Division Lost to Wichita Wingnuts 1-3
Totals 164-135 .548 0-3

References[edit]

  1. ^ AAIPB: Laredo Lemurs profile
  2. ^ Ballpark Digest: Shreveport Bossier Captains moving to Laredo
  3. ^ "Tano Tijerina to Pitch in First Sister Cities Classic, September 18, 2013". oursportscentral.com. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  4. ^ Zach Davis, "Lemurs add local: Laredo's Tano Tijerina to pitch against Tecos", Laredo Morning Times, September 19, 2013, p. B1

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