Category Archives: International League

Former Cedar Rapids manager elected to IL Hall of Fame

Former Cedar Rapids Reds manager Marc Bombard is among three men elected to the International League Hall of Fame this year, the IL announced today. Bombard was elected on the basis of his 10 years managing in the International League … 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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Ex-Cubs/MWL skipper Quade to manage Twins’ Triple-A team

Mike Quade, former skipper of the Chicago Cubs and two Midwest League teams, will manage the Minnesota Twins’ Triple-A affiliate, the Rochester Red Wings, in 2015. He replaces Gene Glynn, who managed Rochester the past three seasons and will be … Continue reading

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A’s trade Donaldson for Lawrie and 3 prospects

The Oakland Athletics traded 3B Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays for INF Brett Lawrie and prospects Sean Nolin, Kendall Graveman and Franklin Barreto. Donaldson was a catcher for the 2008 Peoria Chiefs, who were affiliated with the Chicago … Continue reading

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Tigers trade Travis to Blue Jays for Gose

The Detroit Tigers traded former West Michigan Whitecaps 2B Devon Travis to the Toronto Blue Jays for OF Anthony Gose late Wednesday night. Earlier that day, Baseball America named Travis the top prospect in the Tigers organization. Presumably that honor … Continue reading

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Former MWL skipper Lawless named Astros’ interim manager

The Houston Astros fired skipper Bo Porter today and named Tom Lawless their interim manager. Lawless managed five seasons in the Midwest League, for the Angels, Cardinals and Padres organizations. His managerial career began with a three-year stint in Cedar … Continue reading

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Peoria bounces back with win over Wisconsin

The Peoria Chiefs bounced back from their two-loss Thursday against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers with a 5-2 win on Friday. SP Rob Kaminsky made a quality start for the Chiefs, giving up two runs on five hits, a walk, and … Continue reading

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