Category Archives: California League

2014 Midwest League batting and pitching leaders

Now that the Midwest League’s regular season is over, it’s time to look at who the league leaders were in the 10 major statistical categories. West Michigan Whitecaps OF Wynton Bernard (this year’s Midwest League MVP) won the MWL batting … Continue reading

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White Sox trade Dunn to A’s for Sanburn

The Chicago White Sox and the Oakland Athletics agreed to swap former Midwest League players Sunday morning. The White Sox traded DH/1B Adam Dunn (1999 Rockford Reds/2000 Dayton Dragons) and cash considerations to the A’s for minor-league pitcher Nolan Sanburn (2013 Beloit Snappers). … Continue reading

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Garrett, O’Neill named MWL players of the week

Dayton Dragons LHP Amir Garrett and Clinton LumberKings OF Tyler O’Neill respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of August 11-17. Garrett pitched a seven-inning shutout against the Lake County Captains … Continue reading

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Former Snapper Boog Powell gets 50-game suspension

Oakland Athletics OF prospect Herschel “Boog” Powell, who played the first half of this season with the Beloit Snappers, was suspended 50 games Monday for using a banned substance (an amphetamine). Powell batted .335 with 3 HR, 17 RBI and … Continue reading

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Rogers, Martinez named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars 1B Jacob Rogers and Great Lakes Loons RHP Jonathan Martinez were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 16-22 (really June 19-22 because the MWL All-Star break … Continue reading

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Top Astros prospect Correa suffers leg injury

Houston Astros prospect Carlos Correa — one of two No. 1 overall draft picks to play with the Quad Cities River Bandits last year — suffered what appeared to be a serious leg injury sliding into third base on an … Continue reading

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Singleton promoted, signs historic contract

The Houston Astros are promoting one of their top prospects, first baseman Jon Singleton, in time for the team’s game against the Los Angeles Angels tomorrow. Accompanying this news today was Yahoo Sports writer Jeff Passan’s report that Singleton agreed to a … Continue reading

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