Category Archives: Lakeland Flying Tigers

River Bandits promote Chesser to general manager

Quad Cities River Bandits co-owner Dave Heller announced today that Andrew Chesser is the team’s new general manager. Chesser has 10 years of front-office experience in Minor League Baseball and was the River Bandits’ assistant GM the past two seasons. More … Continue reading

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Wisconsin wins on 11th-inning walkoff wild throw

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers beat the Kane County Cougars in the 11th inning of a back-and-forth game that featured several lead changes at Fox Cities Stadium on Saturday. The Timber Rattlers led 6-3 after 8 innings, but gave up three runs … 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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Two Timber Rattlers combine to throw no-hitter

A Rattlers no-no and other Midwest League news: Two Timber Rattlers pitchers, RHP Chad Thompson and RHP Mark Williams, combined to no-hit the LumberKings in Clinton on Friday night. It was the Midwest League debut of Thompson, who struck out six and … Continue reading

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