Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

Lugnuts wallop Cubs, 17-2

The Lansing Lugnuts used 16 hits, six walks and three wild pitches to win 17-2 and complete a four-game sweep over the South Bend Cubs on Thursday at Cooley Law School Stadium. All nine players in the Lugnuts lineup drove in … Continue reading

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Holmes, Gonsalves pitch one-hit gems

Two Midwest League games on Wednesday featured one-hit performances by pitchers who each hurled six innings. RHP Grant Holmes did it for the Great Lakes Loons, and LHP Stephen Gonsalves did it for the Cedar Rapids Kernels. Holmes improved to … Continue reading

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Four homers lift Captains past TinCaps

Four home runs, including a grand slam by Yu-Cheng Chang, propelled the Lake County Captains past the Fort Wayne TinCaps for a 8-5 win at Classic Park on Tuesday. In addition to Chang’s grand slam — which came with two … Continue reading

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Fort Wayne, Dayton ballparks ranked among best in MiLB

Two Midwest League ballparks are among the top 25 in Minor League Baseball, according to rankings released by Baseball America last week. Baseball America created lists of the top 25 minor-league ballparks and top venues in each league after surveying more than 100 MiLB general … Continue reading

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TinCaps’ Giron goes 6-for-6 in Midwest League debut

New Fort Wayne TinCaps shortstop Ruddy Giron sure knows how to make a first impression. The 18-year-old went 6-for-6 with five singles, a solo home run, a stolen base and two runs scored in his Midwest League debut Monday. He led … Continue reading

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Ladwig, Tellez named MWL players of the week

West Michigan Whitecaps RHP A.J. Ladwig and Lansing Lugnuts 1B/DH Rowdy Tellez respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of May 11-17. Ladwig’s only start during that period came on May 14 … Continue reading

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Honeywell, Robichaux gems highlight MWL Sunday games

A pair of pitching gems, including a no-hit bid that lasted seven innings, highlighted Sunday’s Midwest League games. Bowling Green Hot Rods 8, Fort Wayne TinCaps 3 Brent Honeywell made another sterling start for the Hot Rods, no-hitting the TinCaps for … Continue reading

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