Category Archives: Florida State League

Midwest League HR leader promoted to High-A

Midwest League home-run leader Casey Gillaspie has been promoted to the High-A Charlotte Stone Crabs of the Florida State League, the Tampa Bay Rays announced today. Gillaspie batted .278 with 16 HR and 44 RBI in in 64 games with … Continue reading

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Son of longtime major-leaguer added to Kernels staff

The Minnesota Twins announced Tuesday they promoted RHP Jared Wilson from the Cedar Rapids Kernels to the Fort Myers Miracle, and RHP Dereck Rodriguez will join the Kernels pitching staff from extended spring training. Wilson went 4-1 with a 3.12 … Continue reading

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Two Clinton pitchers undergo Tommy John surgery

Two Clinton LumberKings pitchers, right-handers Daniel Missaki and Ramire Cleto, underwent Tommy John surgery in Seattle today, the Mariners announced. Missaki made six starts for the LumberKings, going 1-2 with a 3.41 ERA, 34 strikeouts and five walks in 34.1 IP. He … Continue reading

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Snell’s scoreless streak reaches 33 innings

Tampa Bay Rays prospect Blake Snell pitched six shutout innings for the Montgomery Biscuits on Thursday, extending his season-opening scoreless streak to 33 innings. It was his second Double-A start after beginning the season in High-A with the Charlotte Stone Crabs. … Continue reading

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Hot Rods announce 2015 coaching staff

The Bowling Green Hot Rods announced today that Reinaldo Ruiz will be their manager this year. He spent the past three seasons as hitting coach of the Princeton Rays, rookie-level Appalachian League affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays. Ruiz spent … Continue reading

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Brewers announce Timber Rattlers coaching staff

The Milwaukee Brewers announced today that Matt Erickson will return for a fifth season as manager of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers this year. The Appleton native has been with the team since serving as its hitting coach in 2009. Since … Continue reading

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Former catcher Huckaby named Lugnuts manager

The Toronto Blue Jays announced today that former MLB catcher Ken Huckaby will manage the Lansing Lugnuts in 2015. It is his first managerial assignment. Huckaby, who served as Lansing’s hitting coach last year, played 161 games during parts of … Continue reading

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