Category Archives: International League

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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Lindauer, Guillon named MWL players of the week

Quad Cities River Bandits SS Thomas Lindauer and Dayton Dragons LHP Ismael Guillon were respectively named the Midwest League’s batter and pitcher of the week for the period of April 21-27. Lindauer joined Quad Cities from Extended Spring Training on April 21 … Continue reading

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More snowbound stadiums of the Midwest League

Almost seven weeks have passed since my last post dedicated to photos of snowbound stadiums, so this one is overdue. The first photo, of Bowling Green Ballpark, is from the Hot Rods’ Pinterest page. The next photo was posted to the Kane … Continue reading

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Whitecaps announce new manager, begin rebuilding ballpark

The West Michigan Whitecaps announced today that one of their former players will manage the team in 2014. Andrew Graham, who was a Whitecaps catcher in 2004 and 2005, replaces Larry Parrish, whom the Detroit Tigers moved up to their … Continue reading

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Phillies fire Manuel, name Sandberg interim manager

The Philadelphia Phillies fired manager Charlie Manuel today, replacing him with third-base coach Ryne Sandberg, at least on an interim basis. Both men got their managerial starts in the Midwest League. Manuel is the winningest manager in Phillies history, with … 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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Four TinCaps no-hit Loons at Parkview Field

Fort Wayne TinCaps SP Max Fried combined efforts with three relievers to no-hit the Great Lakes Loons on Thursday. It was the first 9-inning no-hitter for the franchise, which began play as the Fort Wayne Wizards in 1993.* Fried, one of … Continue reading

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Henry’s homer highlights Clinton’s 5-2 win over Bowling Green

Five runs in the middle innings, including a a 2-run homer by Jabari Henry, were enough for the Clinton LumberKings to beat the Bowling Green Hot Rods 5-2 at Ashford University Field on a sunny Sunday afternoon. The Hot Rods … Continue reading

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