Last season the St. Paul Saints carried five rookies. When those rookies contribute it’s like found money. If a rookie is an integral part of the team, especially in a playoff race, it’s like buying a penny stock and watching it take off.
It was important for right-handed pitcher John Straka to pitch in front of friends and family last season. The St. Paul Saints made a move prior to the 2016 season to work out a trade with the Sioux City Explorers to make that happen.
You don’t need to fight the crowds at the mall to find the perfect gift for the holiday season. The St. Paul Saints are opening the doors to the team store during Black Friday and special deals will be just a click away on Cyber Monday.
There is one award that is truly a team honor. It’s nice when individuals get the respect they so rightfully deserve, but the sign of a truly phenomenal season is when the entire organization is recognized.