Category Archives: Fort Myers Miracle

Clinton’s 16-run comeback wins Game of the Year award

The Clinton LumberKings’ 16-run comeback against the Burlington Bees on May 7 was named the Minor League Baseball Game of the Year by MiLB.com staff. Only 558 people attended the game at Burlington’s Community Field, but thousands more would soon … Continue reading

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Schulz, Coulter honored for MWL performances

A pair of Midwest League players were honored Tuesday for their performances on the field. Fort Wayne TinCaps OF Nick Schulz was named the Midwest League Player of the Month for August. He led the league in slugging percentage (.765) and … 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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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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Padres trade pair of former TinCaps to Rays

The biggest news in Major League Baseball today is Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka agreeing to a 7-year, $155 million deal with the New York Yankees, but that’s not the only news regarding player movement today. There also was a seven-player … Continue reading

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Buxton named Topps Minor League Player of the Year

Minnesota Twins prospect Byron Buxton was announced today as the winner of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award, which goes to the Topps Minor League Player of the Year. Buxton played the first half of the season with the Cedar Rapids Kernels. He hit .341 … Continue reading

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