Category Archives: Baseball Hall of Fame

Cleveland’s Kluber Ks 18 Cardinals

Cleveland Indians RHP Corey Kluber struck out 18 batters and took a no-hitter into the 7th inning in his team’s 2-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Kluber, the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner, gave up … Continue reading

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Snell’s scoreless streak reaches 33 innings

Tampa Bay Rays prospect Blake Snell pitched six shutout innings for the Montgomery Biscuits on Thursday, extending his season-opening scoreless streak to 33 innings. It was his second Double-A start after beginning the season in High-A with the Charlotte Stone Crabs. … Continue reading

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Midwest League Opening Day 2015 wrap-up

Inclement weather postponed three games, but the 2015 Midwest League season still got off to a memorable start thanks to some big player performances. South Bend Cubs 2, Bowling Green Hot Rods 1 The home opener at South Bend’s Four … Continue reading

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Former Cougar Adrian Gonzalez starts season on a tear

Los Angeles Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez has started the 2015 season on a tear, blasting five home runs in his first three games. That includes solo home runs in three consecutive at-bats Wednesday. He is the first player in MLB … Continue reading

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Reds OF prospect Aquino headlines Dragons roster

It will be understandable if fans leave a Dayton Dragons game this year thinking they’ve just seen the second coming of a particular All-Star outfielder who played for the Montreal Expos and the Los Angeles Angels. The top Cincinnati Reds prospect … Continue reading

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Baseball at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum

I love when two of my unrelated interests come together. My recent visit to the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum fit that bill nicely, combining baseball and presidential history in one place. Through this weekend, the museum — located in West Branch, Iowa, … Continue reading

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Ryne and Jared Sandberg in the Midwest League

Yesterday the Philadelphia Phillies tweeted the above photo of their skipper, Ryne Sandberg, and his nephew Jared Sandberg, who manages in the Tampa Bay Rays organization. This is as good as any reason to write about them both managing in the Midwest … Continue reading

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