Jim Falls Sturgeons

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The 2018 Sturgeon season could best be described as chaotic. A two-year trend of attrition left the team without most of the regulars from 2016. Among those Jim Falls counted on, the need to moonlight—to take on paying jobs—superseded the desires to be available for many games. As a result, a set lineup eluded erstwhile manager Matt Nelson, one of only two players, along with the departed Mike Cohen (12 R, 17 SB), who appeared in every game. As a result, the Sturgeons enter 2019 in full rebuild mode.

New manager Nick Pitsch assumes the job of compiling a dependable roster to build on for this year and beyond. Gone are such hitters as Landon Mueller (.429), Matt Nelson (.359), and the ageless Steve ”Pickle” Nelson (.321), the team’s honorable mention All-CRBL player. Among returning veterans besides Pitsch are Justin Martell (.375), the steady Bob Maurer (.243), and pitcher Dylan Waters (51.2 IP). The hope is that several young players who have shown promise will form a core for long-term future growth. Some of them got a taste of CRBL ball last year, notably Luke Schemenauer (4-5, .800) and Peter Thaler (5-12, .417). Watch this spot next year for names of others who may explode upon the scene this season.

If the snows finally melt, the Sturgeons hope for some hot times in the old town with several fresh and exciting faces. Come see this school of Sturgeons grow. Welcome to 2019.

“The Sturgeons mourned the passing of long- time umpire, Maynard Bergeron in March.” “Thanks for the memories, Maynard!!!”


DateGameTime/ResultsField
Bloomer Woodticks vs Jim Falls Sturgeons
Bloomer Baseball Field
Jim Falls Sturgeons vs Tilden Tigers
Sturgeon Field
Jim Falls Sturgeons vs Eau Claire Cavaliers
Sturgeon Field
Jim Falls Sturgeons vs Whitehall Wolves
Sturgeon Field
Jim Falls Sturgeons vs Whitehall Wolves
Sturgeon Field
Eau Claire Cavaliers vs Jim Falls Sturgeons
Carson Park
Jim Falls Sturgeons vs Osseo Merchants
Sturgeon Field
Jim Falls Sturgeons vs Osseo Merchants
Sturgeon Field
Jim Falls Sturgeons vs Eau Claire Bears
Sturgeon Field
Jim Falls Sturgeons vs Eau Claire Bears
Sturgeon Field
Jim Falls Sturgeons vs Cadott Red Sox
Sturgeon Field
Eau Claire Rivermen vs Jim Falls Sturgeons
Fairfax Field
Eau Claire Rivermen vs Jim Falls Sturgeons
Fairfax Field
Tilden Tigers vs Jim Falls Sturgeons
Casper Park
Stanley Slammers vs Jim Falls Sturgeons
Chapman Park
Jim Falls Sturgeons vs Stanley Slammers
Sturgeon Field
Augusta Athletics vs Jim Falls Sturgeons
Jan Krueger Memorial Field
Augusta Athletics vs Jim Falls Sturgeons
Jan Krueger Memorial Field
Jim Falls Sturgeons vs Bloomer Woodticks
Sturgeon Field
Cadott Red Sox vs Jim Falls Sturgeons
Cadott High School Field
Beef River Bullfrogs vs Jim Falls Sturgeons
Spangberg Field
Beef River Bullfrogs vs Jim Falls Sturgeons
Spangberg Field

 

Coach Nick Pitsch

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Jim Falls Sturgeons