Category Archives: Carolina League

Larkin to manage Captains this year

The Cleveland Indians announced today that Shaun Larkin will manage the Lake County Captains this year. Larkin was Lake County’s hitting coach last year when the team batted .246 and finished 65-74 under manager Mark Budzinski. Larkin also played for … Continue reading

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River Bandits get new manager for 2015

Josh Bonifay, who managed the rookie-level Greeneville Astros the past two seasons, will be the new skipper of the Quad Cities River Bandits in 2015. Bonifay was the Appalachian League Manager of the Year in 2013, when he led Greeneville … Continue reading

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Cubs announce South Bend coaching staff

Jimmy Gonzalez will manage the South Bend Cubs in 2015, the Chicago Cubs announced today. Gonzalez played 14 seasons in the minor leagues after being drafted by the Houston Astros in June 1991. Mainly a catcher, he played in the … Continue reading

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Alcantara, Feliz on All-Star Futures Game rosters

Two current Midwest League pitchers are on the World team roster for the All-Star Futures Game, which is scheduled to be played Sunday, July 13, at Target Field. Burlington Bees RHP Victor Alcantara was part of the initial World roster … Continue reading

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River Bandits promote Chesser to general manager

Quad Cities River Bandits co-owner Dave Heller announced today that Andrew Chesser is the team’s new general manager. Chesser has 10 years of front-office experience in Minor League Baseball and was the River Bandits’ assistant GM the past two seasons. More … Continue reading

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Clinton’s Sanchez no-hits Lansing

Clinton LumberKings RHP Victor Sanchez no-hit the Lansing Lugnuts tonight, throwing all 9 innings of the 1-0 game. He struck out eight batters and walked none. His only blemish came in the 1st inning when he hit Dalton Pompey with … Continue reading

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Cougars snap losing streak with big comeback

I finally got to see Chicago Cubs prospect Albert Almora in action Thursday, and he didn’t disappoint. In fact, the Kane County Cougars as a whole looked good offensively that day; it was their defense and starting pitching that didn’t … Continue reading

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