Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

Blue Jays trade two Lugnuts to Dodgers

The Toronto Blue Jays reportedly have traded two Lansing Lugnuts to the Los Angeles Dodgers for money that can be used for international player signings. Both players — right-handed pitcher Chase De Jong and second baseman Tim Locastro — were having good seasons for … Continue reading

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Twins call up former Snappers slugger Sano

The Minnesota Twins called up their top power prospect, Miguel Sano, to the major leagues today in time for the start of their big four-game series against the first-place Kansas City Royals. He will wear No. 22. Sano — the … Continue reading

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Brewers’ Khris Davis to rehab with Timber Rattlers

Milwaukee Brewers leftfielder Khris Davis is set to begin a five-game rehab stint with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers tonight. Davis is returning from knee surgery that was necessary after he suffered a torn meniscus in a game at Miller Park … Continue reading

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No. 2 pick Bregman starts pro career with River Bandits

This year’s No. 2 overall draft pick, Alex Bregman, began his professional baseball career Friday with the Quad Cities River Bandits. The Houston Astros prospect played his first series in Cedar Rapids, collecting a hit in each of three games. On … Continue reading

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Lockwood’s two homers lead BG to 10-2 win over Dayton

A pair of home runs by Hunter Lockwood helped lead the Bowling Green Hot Rods to a 10-2 win over the Dayton Dragons on Sunday. The Hot Rods connected for 17 hits — one shy of their season-high — and drew … Continue reading

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Dragons beat Hot Rods 6-2 in error-riddled game

Five Dayton Dragons had multiple hits to lead their team to a 6-2 win over the Bowling Green Hot Rods in a Saturday night game that included six errors. (A seventh error was changed to a hit after the game.) … Continue reading

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Midwest League HR leader promoted to High-A

Midwest League home-run leader Casey Gillaspie has been promoted to the High-A Charlotte Stone Crabs of the Florida State League, the Tampa Bay Rays announced today. Gillaspie batted .278 with 16 HR and 44 RBI in in 64 games with … Continue reading

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