Category Archives: International League

TinCaps groundskeeper named tops in Single-A – again

Fort Wayne TinCaps head groundskeeper Keith Winter made history Monday when he was named the Single-A Sports Turf Manager of the Year, winning the Sports Turf Managers Association award for a third consecutive year. Winter and Brock Phipps (of the Double-A Springfield Cardinals) each … Continue reading

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MWL sets new attendance record, drew 10% of MiLB fans

The Midwest League set a new regular-season attendance record in 2015. The 16 Midwest League teams collectively drew 4,233,904 fans, breaking the previous record of 4,184,843 set in 2010. According to the league, that accounts for 10 percent of all … Continue reading

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Current Lugnuts pitcher included in Tulowitzki trade

Two former Midwest League pitchers and a 2015 Lansing Lugnuts hurler are part of the six-player trade between the Colorado Rockies and the Toronto Blue Jays. The biggest name involved in the trade is All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who batted … Continue reading

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Trumbo headlines trade involving six former Midwest Leaguers

Mark Trumbo is the biggest name among the six former Midwest Leaguers traded between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. The Diamondbacks sent outfielder Trumbo and pitcher Vidal Nuno to the Mariners for catcher Welington Castillo, pitcher … Continue reading

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Fort Wayne, Dayton ballparks ranked among best in MiLB

Two Midwest League ballparks are among the top 25 in Minor League Baseball, according to rankings released by Baseball America last week. Baseball America created lists of the top 25 minor-league ballparks and top venues in each league after surveying more than 100 MiLB general … Continue reading

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Miller limits Clinton to 1 hit in 6 innings

Kane County Cougars LHP Jared Miller’s first start of the season was forgettable, but his second start was memorable. Miller took a no-hitter into the 6th inning against the Clinton LumberKings on Wednesday, having given up only a 4th-inning walk at that … Continue reading

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Ryne and Jared Sandberg in the Midwest League

Yesterday the Philadelphia Phillies tweeted the above photo of their skipper, Ryne Sandberg, and his nephew Jared Sandberg, who manages in the Tampa Bay Rays organization. This is as good as any reason to write about them both managing in the Midwest … Continue reading

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