Category Archives: International League

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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Ex-MWLers Stairs, Koskie elected to Canadian Baseball HOF

Former Midwest League players Matt Stairs and Corey Koskie are among five men to be inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame this year. They will be joined by Carlos Delgado, Felipe Alou and Bob Elliott as inductees into … Continue reading

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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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