Category Archives: California League

Almadova, Ratterree awarded MiLB Gold Gloves

Two players who spent a significant part of the 2014 season in the Midwest League were announced as winners of Rawlings Gold Gloves. Rawlings Sporting Goods Company awards nine Gold Gloves (one for each position) to minor-leaguers from the 10 full-season, MLB-affiliated minor … Continue reading

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Three former Loons named Dodgers MiLB players of year

The Los Angeles Dodgers named a trio of former Great Lakes Loons as their top minor-league players of 2014. LHP Julio Urias was named their Minor League Pitcher of the Year after going 2-2 with a 2.36 ERA and 109 … Continue reading

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Astros name former River Bandits top minor-league players

The Houston Astros announced today that LHP Josh Hader and OF Brett Phillips were their top minor-league players this year. Both are former Quad Cities River Bandits. Hader earned Houston’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year award by going 10-3 with a … Continue reading

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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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