Category Archives: Lake Elsinore Storm

Archer agrees to 6-year, $25.5M deal with Rays

We interrupt the 2014 Midwest League season preview series to bring you some MWL alumni news … Tampa Bay Rays RHP Chris Archer agreed to a six-year, $25.5 million deal that includes two club options upping the maximum value of … Continue reading

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More former Midwest Leaguers on the move (and other news)

Two more former Midwest League players were traded before today’s deadline: RHP Kyle Smith and RHP Matt Stites. (Read my related posts here and here.) The Royals traded Smith to the Astros for OF Justin Maxwell. Smith pitched for the … Continue reading

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Angels and Padres swap former Midwest Leaguers

The San Diego Padres traded RHP Ernesto Frieri to the Los Angeles Angels today in exchange for a pair of minor-leaguers, infielder Alexi Amarista and RHP Donn Roach. All three players are former Midwest Leaguers. Frieri pitched for the Fort Wayne … Continue reading

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