Coastal Kingfish

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This page is dedicated to the Coastal Kingfish independent professional baseball team.  The team played in two CBL seasons, 2009 and 2010.  The team continued onto play in the Pecos League in 2011.



From the Wayback Machine’s early June 2009 snapshot of the website, here is the Kingfish’s roster which was posted on the website at the time:

  • Pitchers B/T
    24 Brandon Glazebrook L/R Salinas, Ca
    28 Drew Clementz R/R Katy, Tx
    14 Evan Blessoff R/R Chicago, IL
    22 Brad Pressler R/R Columbus, Oh
    8 Gregory Denton L/L Dallas, Tx
    31 Loren Lauver R/R Katy, Tx
    43 Joey Lloyd R/R Miami, FL
    29 Roman Batista R/R Amarillo, Tx
    Mario Leandro R/R Bakersfield, CA
    36 Ryann Foss R/R Anytown ,RI
    Andrew Lihotz L/L Amarillo, Tx
    Nolan Nicholson R/R Oakland, Ca
    Eric Pierzchala R/R Cleveland, Oh
    Tyler Sutton R/R Brooklyn, Ny
    Brian Wilburn L/L Amarillo, Tx
  • Catchers B/T
    Chad Clemons R/R Tampa, FL
    27 Ariel Mercedes R/R Orlando, FL
    53 Yudai Ogawa R/R Osaka, Japan
  • Infielders B/T
    38 Jason Ezell R/R East Los Angeles, Ca
    18 Ruben Sanchez R/R East Los Angeles, Ca
    25 Garrett Lingle L/R San Jose, Ca
    15 Paige Hodges R/R Lafayatte, La
  • Outfielders B/T
    25 Eric Morrison R/R Pittsburgh, Pa
    23 Lamar Martin R/R Sacramento, CA
    16 Omar Dufreny R/R Smithtown, NY
    2 TJ Gnat R/R Tallahasse, FL
    33 Brian Larumbe R/R Fort Lauderdale, FL
    3 Ernie Munoz L/R Queens, NY
    17 Ahmed Mendez L/R Queens, NY
  • Inactive B/T
    57 Marcus Moore R/R Houston, Tx
    7 Chad Gordon R/R Orange County, CA
    37 Thomas Rozell R/R Tyler, Tx
    Matt Dahlin R/R Tyler, Tx


Here is a link to the 2009 roster page for the Kingfish:

Here is a link to the 2009 timeline of the Kingfish’s history:

This link takes you to an article which mentions the background of Omar Dufreny:

The New York State League was a Northeast-based development league which then provided players to the CBL, including the Kingfish, in 2009.  Here is an August 2009 NYSL blog post about former NYSL players who did well in a series for the Kingfish against the South Louisiana Pipeliners:

El Paso news article announcing the Kingfish for the 2010 season:

Mention of Chris Sanchez being the manager for 2010:

Two 2009 mentions by UT Tyler of players signing with the Kingfish:

Mention of the 2009 Kingfish losing 26 games in a row, 6 shy of the all-time minor league pro baseball record:

Update on 2010 Kingfish player Ryan Pembroke:

2009 mention of the Kingfish signing Boo Morrow:


2010 mention of former Kingfish player Tim Rotola:

Coaching profile of former 2009 Kingfish player Paige Hodges:


Profile about Jon Reed and his stats with the 2009 Kingfish:


Rutgers article about 2009 pitcher Andrew Lihotz:

Profile page for 2009 manager Eric Pierzchala:

Profile about coaching staff member Hunter Vick:

Profile about former player Luis Reynoso:

Mention about Sean Gottschalk:

Mention of Matt Dahlin signing with the Kingfish in 2009:

Profile about pitcher Matt Rosenberg:

Profile of Eric Morrison:

Mention of Billy Davis:

Mention of the Kingfish being put up for sale after the 2009 season:

Archive/Wayback article about the June 2009 Sweetwater Pro Baseball Classic between the South Louisiana Pipeliners and Coastal Kingfish:


Images of a May 17, 2009 game between the Kingfish and the Big Bend Cowboys can be found here:

2009 team photo from the website:

Coastal Kingfish 2009 Continental Baseball League Team Photo



We found a YouTube video taken from the dugout during a game between the Kingfish and Bay Area Toros:

We found several more videos about the Coastal Kingfish, most of which are from games against the South Louisiana Pipeliners from 2009 and others from against the Bay Area Toros in 2009:

We also found videos from 2009 featuring Bobby Molina during games against the Bay Area Toros:

Here are photos from the website which likely feature images taken from 2009 between the Coastal Kingfish and the Big Bend Cowboys: