Category Archives: Bakersfield Blaze

Haselman named Loons manager

Former big-league catcher Bill Haselman will manage the Great Lakes Loons in 2014, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced Sunday. Haselman played parts of 13 seasons in the major leagues, all in the American League. He was Roger Clemens’ catcher when … Continue reading

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Four 2013 Dragons honored by Reds

Four Cincinnati Reds prospects were announced as winners of organizational awards during Redsfest on Friday. Infielder Seth Mejias-Brean was named the Reds Minor League Player of the Year, becoming the third Dragons player to win the award. (The other two were … Continue reading

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Davidson named Futures Game MVP, wins Triple-A HR Derby

To say the past two days have been memorable ones for Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Matt Davidson probably would be an understatement. Davidson, a member of the 2010 South Bend Silver Hawks, was named MVP of the All-Star Futures Game on … Continue reading

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Billy Hamilton sets new single-season record for stolen bases

Cincinnati Reds prospect Billy Hamilton set a new record for stolen bases in a single season by swiping four bags Tuesday, giving him 147 for the year. The previous record was held by Vince Coleman, who stole 145 bases for … Continue reading

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Clinton’s Shipers no-hits West Michigan

The last time a no-hitter was thrown in the Midwest League, the Clinton LumberKings were the victims. On Wednesday, it was their turn to do the no-hitting. LumberKings lefty Jordan Shipers threw all nine innings of the no-hitter against the … Continue reading

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USA routs World 17-5 in All-Star Futures Game

Believe it or not, the World team led 4-0 at one point during yesterday’s All-Star Futures Game. That was before the U.S. team’s bats woke up. The U.S. Futures beat the World Futures 17-5, led offensively by a pair of … Continue reading

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Former Dragon Hamilton steals 100th base of season

In 135 games with the Dayton Dragons last year, Cincinnati Reds prospect Billy Hamilton stole 103 bases. He stole his 100th base of the season on September 3. This year he’s blowing away that pace — not to mention every … Continue reading

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