New Desert Valley Mountain Lions Information Added

We added several new pieces of information to the Desert Valley Mountain Lions’ page on the site, including Lions who made the 2010 CBL All-Star Game roster, the complete roster, images and news about the team which was posted on the team website during the 2010 season.  See all of the updates on the team page here:  http://www.cblproball.com/teams/desert-valley-mountain-lions/

Texarkana Gunslingers And Big Bend Cowboys Catcher On MLB.com And ESPN

Ryan Powell played a few games in the CBL, in 2008 with the Texarkana Gunslingers and 2009 with the Big Bend Cowboys. He got injured but returned in 2011 in the Pecos League to be a player-manager with the Carlsbad Bats and then finished his time with the Trinidad Triggers in 2012.

He joined the Baltimore Orioles in 2013 as a scout for the independent leagues, but then was able to honor his ailing mother by playing a spring training game with the Orioles. Here are the links (including from MLB.com) and a video clip of him on ESPN (all rights go to ESPN, the video was uploaded to Ryan’s YouTube channel) about the story. In some of the articles, the Big Bend Cowboys are mentioned: