Category Archives: Florida State League

Bradley, Strahan named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains first baseman Bobby Bradley and Dayton Dragons RHP Wyatt Strahan respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 10-16. It’s no surprise that Bradley won for offense, … Continue reading

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Lugnuts shortstop traded for former Cougars infielder

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Lansing Lugnuts shortstop Dawel Lugo to the Arizona Diamondbacks for major-league infielder Cliff Pennington, who played for the Kane County Cougars in 2005. Lugo batted .336 with 2 HR and 23 RBI in 31 games … Continue reading

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Tigers’ price for Price? Three ex-Lugnuts pitchers

The Detroit Tigers traded LHP David Price to the Toronto Blue Jays for left-handers Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt. Price won the American League Cy Young Award in 2012, when he went 20-5 with a 2.56 ERA, 205 strikeouts and 59 walks in 211 innings … Continue reading

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Leblebijian, Dawson named MWL players of the week

Infielder Jason Leblebijian and LHP Shane Dawson respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 20-26. Both play for the Lansing Lugnuts. Leblebijian batted .400 (12-for-30) with four doubles, one … Continue reading

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Gordon extends hitting streak to 16 games

Cedar Rapids Kernels shortstop Nick Gordon extended his hitting streak to 16 games with a single in the bottom of the 1st inning of his team’s 3-1 loss to the Burlington Bees on Friday. The Minnesota Twins prospect is batting .343 … Continue reading

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Ex-Dragons OF O’Grady named MWL player of the month

Former Dayton Dragons centerfielder Brian O’Grady is the Midwest League Player of the Month for June, Minor League Baseball announced Wednesday. O’Grady batted .326, drove in 19 runs, and led the MWL with 14 extra-base hits in June. The Cincinnati Reds promoted … Continue reading

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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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