Category Archives: Dunedin Blue Jays

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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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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Allen pitches second Silver Hawks no-hitter of season

It’s been a banner year for pitching in the Midwest League, and more evidence of that was presented Saturday night by the South Bend Silver Hawks, the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and the Cedar Rapids Kernels. The highlight, of course, was … Continue reading

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Guerrero extends hitting streak to 12 games

Clinton LumberKings RF Gabriel “Gaby” Guerrero singled twice and drove in a run Sunday, extending his hitting streak to 12 games. The Seattle Mariners prospect improved his batting average to .277 in 77 games — a big improvement from the .193 … Continue reading

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Marlins interview Redmond for managerial job

The Miami Marlins began the interview process for a new manager Wednesday, starting with former Lansing Lugnuts manager Mike Redmond, who is considered the frontrunner for the job. Redmond, who played for the Marlins for seven seasons, managed last year’s Lugnuts to … Continue reading

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