Category Archives: Arizona Fall League

Former Lugnuts named breakout prospects of year

A pair of former Lansing Lugnuts were named the breakout prospects of the year as part of MiLB.com’s MiLBY Awards. MiLB.com staff selected LHP Daniel Norris, while fans voted for OF Dalton Pompey. Both players were members of the 2013 Lugnuts and made their major-league … Continue reading

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Clinton’s 16-run comeback wins Game of the Year award

The Clinton LumberKings’ 16-run comeback against the Burlington Bees on May 7 was named the Minor League Baseball Game of the Year by MiLB.com staff. Only 558 people attended the game at Burlington’s Community Field, but thousands more would soon … Continue reading

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Reed, Winker named AFL players of the week

Former Midwest Leaguers Jake Reed and Jesse Winker respectively were named the Arizona Fall League Pitcher and Player of the Week for the league’s opening week. Reed, a right-handed pitcher drafted by the Minnesota Twins in June, pitched 25 innings … Continue reading

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Rondon needs TJ surgery; Sanchez’s scoreless streak continues

At this time last year, former West Michigan Whitecaps pitcher Bruce Rondon was trying to win the Detroit Tigers’ closer job. Things didn’t work out as he hoped, and after the Tigers gave Joe Nathan to a two-year deal this … Continue reading

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River Bandits promote Chesser to general manager

Quad Cities River Bandits co-owner Dave Heller announced today that Andrew Chesser is the team’s new general manager. Chesser has 10 years of front-office experience in Minor League Baseball and was the River Bandits’ assistant GM the past two seasons. More … Continue reading

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2011 Midwest League MVP Rymer Liriano out for 2013 season

Rymer Liriano, a San Diego Padres top prospect, is out for the 2013 season after tearing the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow while playing long toss in the Dominican Republic in late December. He will undergo Tommy John … Continue reading

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MLB’s top 3 OF prospects played in MWL

In the run-up to unveiling its 2013 Top 100 Prospects list Tuesday evening, MLB.com has been revealing its top 10 rankings for each position. The top outfielders were the last ones to be announced, and the top three of them … Continue reading

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