Category Archives: Indianapolis Indians

Two former MWL players involved in Lowrie trade

The Oakland Athletics acquired INF Jed Lowrie and RHP Fernando Rodriguez from the Houston Astros today for 1B Chris Carter, RHP Brad Peacock and C Max Stassi. Rodriguez and Stassi played in the Midwest League. Rodriguez pitched for the 2005 Cedar Rapids Kernels, posting an 8-10 … Continue reading

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Pillar ties Midwest League record with 6-for-6 game

Lansing Lugnuts LF Kevin Pillar tied the Midwest League record for most hits in a game when he went 6-for-6 during his team’s 16-4 rout of the struggling Dayton Dragons on Saturday. Pillar almost didn’t get a chance to tie … Continue reading

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Ballpark review: Victory Field, home of the Indianapolis Indians

I’m going to stray from the Midwest League today to write about Victory Field, home of the International League’s Indianapolis Indians (currently the Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates). Victory Field is a beautiful ballpark within walking distance of Lucas … Continue reading

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Sandberg named MiLB manager of the year

Yesterday Baseball America named Ryne Sandberg its 2011 minor-league manager of the year after the Hall of Fame player led the Lehigh Valley IronPigs to within two wins of the International League championship. You can find the Baseball America article … Continue reading

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MWL ballpark #13: Bowling Green Ballpark, home of the Bowling Green Hot Rods

I visited my 13th Midwest League ballpark this week, attending all three games of the Hot Rods-Lugnuts series at Bowling Green Ballpark. Bowling Green Ballpark is a medium-sized stadium that is not as fancy as some of its Eastern Division … Continue reading

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