Category Archives: Indianapolis Indians

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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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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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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