Category Archives: Florida State League

Schwarber promoted to High-A; Almora hits for cycle

Kyle Schwarber, the Chicago Cubs’ top draft pick this year, is being promoted from the Kane County Cougars to the High-A Daytona Cubs. After five games with the short-season Boise Hawks, Schwarber batted .361 with 4 HR and 15 RBI in 23 … Continue reading

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Candelario, Weller named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars 3B Jeimer Candelario and South Bend Silver Hawks RHP Blayne Weller respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 7-13. During that period, Candelario played in seven … Continue reading

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Kaminsky shuts down QC; Katz promoted to High-A

Peoria Chiefs LHP Rob Kaminsky continued his dominance of Midwest League batters Monday as he struck out seven in seven scoreless innings against the Quad Cities River Bandits. Kaminsky, the 2013 first-round draft pick of the St. Louis Cardinals, gave … Continue reading

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Big night for Haar, Schwarber

There were two big offensive performances in the Midwest League on Saturday, and both featured a pair of home runs. Cedar Rapids Kernels 3B Bryan Haar drove in seven runs via a grand slam and a three-run homer. He hit … Continue reading

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Crawford, Finnegan named All-Star Game starting pitchers

West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Jonathon Crawford and Beloit Snappers RHP Kyle Finnegan have been named the Midwest League All-Star Game starting pitchers for the Eastern Division and the Western Division, respectively. Crawford is 3-2 with a 2.58 ERA and 48 … Continue reading

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Aguilera, Aviles named MWL players of the week

Burlington Bees 1B Eric Aguilera and Lake County Captains RHP Robbie Aviles were respectively named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for the seven-day period ending May 18. As usual in its announcement of its “Player of … Continue reading

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QC’s Holberton hits for cycle, drives in 5 runs

One day after his team was no-hit by the Cougars, River Bandits catcher Brian Holberton hit for the cycle during a 5-for-5 Sunday matinee performance that included 5 RBI and two runs scored in Quad Cities’ 10-3 win over Kane County. The cycle … Continue reading

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Kubitza, Wilson named MWL players of the week

West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Austin Kubitza and Clinton LumberKings OF Austin Wilson were respectively named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of April 28 to May 4. In his one start last week, … Continue reading

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Sano to undergo Tommy John surgery

Minnesota Twins prospect Miguel Sano will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He is expected to miss the entire 2014 season. Some details from Rhett Bollinger, the Twins beat reporter for MLB.com: Sano … Continue reading

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