Category Archives: California League

Former Bandit Fisher sets new Cal League RBI record

In 39 Midwest League games this year, Houston Astros prospect Derek Fisher hit six homers and drove in 24 runs. He’s off to a much-hotter pace in the California League. Fisher, who was promoted Friday from the Quad Cities River Bandits … Continue reading

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Ladwig, Tellez named MWL players of the week

West Michigan Whitecaps RHP A.J. Ladwig and Lansing Lugnuts 1B/DH Rowdy Tellez respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of May 11-17. Ladwig’s only start during that period came on May 14 … Continue reading

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White Sox sign Baldwin; Gordon slated for Cedar Rapids?

In 2001, the Chicago White Sox traded RHP James Baldwin to the Los Angeles Dodgers. This week, the White Sox signed his son, OF James Baldwin III, who recently was released by the Dodgers. I like the reverse symmetry of those … Continue reading

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Padres announce TinCaps coaching staff

The Fort Wayne TinCaps will be managed by Francisco Morales this year, the San Diego Padres announced today. “I’m excited to be joining the Fort Wayne community and to work with the TinCaps family,” Morales said in a press release. … Continue reading

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Dodgers announce new Loons manager

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that former Baltimore Orioles outfielder Luis Matos will manage the Great Lakes Loons this year. From the Loons’ press release: Matos fills the vacancy left when Bill Haselman, the Loons manager in 2014 , … Continue reading

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Haselman promotion creates Loons managerial vacancy

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced this afternoon that 2014 Great Lakes Loons skipper Bill Haselman will manage the high-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes instead of returning to the Midwest League as previously announced. The move comes after 2014 Quakes manager P.J. Forbes announced … Continue reading

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Former Silver Hawks pitcher suspended 50 games

Former South Bend Silver Hawks LHP Enrique “Henry” Garcia was suspended 50 games Tuesday after testing positive for a banned substance a second time. Garcia was released by the Arizona Diamondbacks last month. He currently is unsigned, so his suspension won’t … Continue reading

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