South Louisiana Pipeliners

South Louisiana Pipeliners

This page is dedicated to the South Louisiana Pipeliners independent baseball team.  It played one season, during the 2009 Continental Baseball League season.  The team only played a few home games with the majority being on the road that year.

Statistics

Articles

When the league first announced the team, there was a mistake in the memo sent so the team’s name initially went out as the “Pipe Fighters” instead of the “Pipeliners”.  Here are the two links:

Article about the team playing games in Morgan City:

Aug 2009 article about the Pipeliners game against the Coastal Kingfish:

Article about the Pipeliners folding and no longer playing in the CBL:

2011 article mentioning Kyle LaMotta who was on the Newark Bears that season.  Mentions the Pipeliners and has a link to his Baseball-Reference stats:  https://randombaseballstuff.com/2011/05/19/raines-jr-returns-to-newark-to-play-for-his-dad/

August 2009 article about the Pipeliners looking at moving to New Iberia for the 2010 season:  http://www.iberianet.com/news/minor-leaguers-eye-n-i/article_19775936-ff7c-57e3-87f9-71d365701ec2.html

Article about fans “passing the hat” after a home run during a Pipeliners “home game” against the Coastal Kingfish at Acadian Park:  https://www.iberianet.com/sports/an-old-tradition/article_34d15ab9-5437-5944-ae37-d7eed0a9b1e5.html

Article about former Georgia State player Robinson Polanco signing with the Pipeliners:  http://www.georgiastatesports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=12700&ATCLID=204766587

Article about former University of West Florida player Lee Huggins signing with the Pipeliners:  https://goargos.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=1413

Game recap from late-June 2009 from a game between the Pipeliners and Texarkana Gunslingers:  http://www.texarkanagazette.com/news/sports/prep/story/2009/jun/27/gunslingers-edge-south-louisiana/151144/

Article mentioning Ryan DeLaughter and Eduardo Pichardo about the Washington Nationals draft choices:  http://pastadivingvidro.blogspot.com/2010/04/look-back-in-anger-2005-draft.html

Mention of Bryant Perdomo on the Pipeliners:  https://www.bubruins.com/sports/bsb/proalltime

Articles about John Izzo joining the Pipeliners:

Article about Robinson Polanco:  https://georgiastatesports.com/news/2009/7/29/204766587.aspx

Mention of Danny Chaffardet pitching in May 2010 for the Calgary Vipers:  http://www.tucsonsentinel.com/sports/report/052610_torosgetswept/toros-miss-win-by-inches-get-swept-by-champions/

Images

Videos

Here is the playlist of all videos pertaining to the Pipeliners:

From The Original South Louisiana Pipeliners Website (May 2009)

Archive.org (Wayback Machine) has a little bit of content still archived from the Pipeliners website. The last snapshot/archive was from May 23, 2009: https://web.archive.org/web/20090523094103/http://www.slproball.com/

Here is some content which is still available, but unfortunately the images/photos which were on SLproball.com website at the time are not visible. If we are able to recover them one day then they will be added to this page.

South Louisiana Pipeliners (Home Page Archive)

The South Louisiana Pipeliners are an independent prospect team filled with some of the top professional baseball prospects from around the globe.  The players are hand picked by our professional scouts to train and showcase their baseball skills so that we can develop a “Pipeline” of players into major league affiliations and other professional baseball leagues.  The Pipeliners will compete in a 60 game schedule in the Continental Baseball League for the 2009 season.  The team will be based out of Morgan City, LA from May 6 thru August 30th where they will use S.L. Sports Academy as the official training center of the South Louisiana Pipeliners.

The South Louisiana players will be a valuable asset to the local community as they…

  • Make public appearances at local community events 
  • Work with youth players at local summer baseball camps
  • Instruct youth players at local baseball academy

Staff Page

Manager:
David Angeron

David Angeron, of Morgan City, Louisiana, spent 3 years in independent professional baseball including a league championship with the 2002 Pensacola Pelicans. In 2003, 17 of Angeron’s players advanced, receiving contracts to play at a higher level of professional baseball. Prior to coaching professional baseball, David spent 5 seasons as a high school baseball coach which included 5 play-off appearances, 3 district championships, and 2-time “Coach of the Year” honors.  Angeron has now returned to his home town where he is a scout for the Milwaukee Brewers and owner of S.L. Sports Academy (www.slsportstraining.com)

Field Coordinator
Sammy Torreira

Sammy Torreira :  A Cuban American from Miami , has worked with the Global Scouting Bureau as a regional scout for college and professional baseball since 2001.

In 2002 Sammy was the General Manager / Player with the Selma Cloverleafs of the Southeastern Professional Baseball League.

 In 2003 Torreira was a Player/Coach/Administrator with the Montreal Royals of the Canadian Baseball League under 12yr Major Leaguer, Gary Roenicki.

He currently works as an ASSOCIATE SCOUT for the Milwaukee Brewers and an Instructor/Coach for Light’s Out Baseball Academy in San Antonio, Texas.

Pitching Instructor:
Carlos Castillo

Carlos Castillo (born April 21, 1975 in Boston, Massachusetts) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played between 1997 and 2001 for the Chicago White Sox (1997–99) and Boston Red Sox (2001). Listed at 6′ 2″, 240 lb., he batted and threw right-handed.

In a four-season career, Castillo posted a 10–7 record with 130 strikeouts and a 5.04 ERA in 111 appearances, including six starts, 32 games finished, one save, and 210⅔ innings pitched.

Roster Page (May 23, 2009 website archive)

#PitchersB / THome Town Experience
14Kasey CroftR/RAlbertville, ALUniversity of Alabama Birmingham
18Anthony CashR/RMiami, FLRend Lake Junior College    
20Jackson SalazarR/RDoral, FLWestern Nebraska Junior College
21Erik LingrenS/RLos Angeles, CAContinental League
22Daniel ChafferdetL/LVenezuelaSouth Coast League & Golden League
23Erwin JacoboR/RMiami, FLSeattle Mariners Organization
24William LabataR/RMiami, FLMilwaukee Brewers Organization
27Jody FinchR/RJacksonville, FLPensacola Pelicans
28Joel PalacioR/RHialeah, FLFlorida Memorial University
30Carlos CastilloR/RBoston, MA4 year in MLB (Chicago White Sox & Boston Red Sox)
     
#InfieldersB / THome Town Experience
2Nicholas RoxbyR/RMiami, FLFlorida State University
3Lester ContrerasR/RMiami, FLArizona Diamondbacks & Frontier League
5Andrew RevallS/RLaplace, LAPensacola Pelicans & Gateway Grizzlies
15Evan RomanchukL/LSan Fransico, CAGolden Baseball League
19Jean CastroR/RPhoenix, AZFree Agent 
25Luis BlancoR/RVenezuelaMontreal Expos
26Nicholas ShayR/RClinton, MOColumbus  State University
29Michael OlsenL/LNiwot, COContinental League
     
#OutfieldersB / THome TownExperience
1Kyle LaMottaR/RU.S. Virgin Isd.Florida Memorial Univ. Virgin Islands National Team
8Eduardo PichardoR/RHomestead, FLWashington Nationals Organization
9Chris VasquezR/RMiami, FLLake Sumpter Community College
12Haynes, BradR/RAtlanta, GAAmerican Association & Frontier League
17Felix MartinezR/RMiami, FLSeatle Mariners & Florida Marlins Organization
#CatchersB / THome TownExperience
     
11Bryant Perdomo R/RMiami, FLFrontier League

Schedule Page (May 23, 2009 archive)

GUNSLINGERS  @  SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS 
Sun, July 26th TEXARKANA GUNSLINGERS  @  SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS 
Thu, July 30th SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  BIG BEND COWBOYS 
Fri, July 31st SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  BIG BEND COWBOYS 
Sat, August 1st SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  BIG BEND COWBOYS 
Sun, August 2nd SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  BIG BEND COWBOYS 
Thu, August 6th SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  COASTAL KINGFISH 
Fri, August 7th SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  COASTAL KINGFISH 
Sat, August 8th SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  COASTAL KINGFISH 
Sun, August 9th SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  COASTAL KINGFISH 
Thu, August 13th SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  TEXARKANA GUNSLINGERS 
Fri, August 14th SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  TEXARKANA GUNSLINGERS 
Sat, August 15th SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  TEXARKANA GUNSLINGERS 
Sun, August 16th SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  TEXARKANA GUNSLINGERS 
Thu, August 20th SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  BAY AREA TOROS 
Fri, August 21st SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  BAY AREA TOROS 
Sat, August 22nd SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  BAY AREA TOROS 
Sun, August 23rd SOUTH LOUISIANA PIPELINERS  @  BAY AREA TOROS