Category Archives: International League

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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Marincov, Williams named MWL players of the week

On the second day of my Cooperstown road trip, Beloit Snappers RF Tyler Marincov was named the Midwest League offensive player of the week. Today, one day after returning home from my road trip, Marincov has again been named the MWL offensive player … Continue reading

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Former Lugnuts Nolin, Pillar star in Bisons’ win

Day 10 of my Cooperstown road trip brought me to Buffalo, N.Y., where I attended a game at Coca-Cola Field for the first time. Because the Buffalo Bisons are the Triple-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, I knew I … Continue reading

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Midwest League news and notes for Monday, July 28

My drive home from Cooperstown began today, and I’m tired after a long day, but because I’m dedicated to bringing you the latest Midwest League news — even when I’m on vacation — here are links to some MWL stories of note from … 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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Burlington turns second triple play in 10 days

A triple play, sod delays, extra innings, and the postgame lighting of the new Ferris wheel behind the leftfield wall — just another day in The QC. Fans at Monday night’s game between the Burlington Bees and the Quad Cities River Bandits got to … Continue reading

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