Category Archives: 2012 All-Star Game

Midwest League players to watch: Hot Rods, Lugnuts, Loons and Whitecaps

In this post, the third installment of a four-part series, I’ll look at notable players assigned to the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the Lansing Lugnuts, the Great Lakes Loons and the West Michigan Whitecaps. (Previously I wrote about the Fort … Continue reading

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Bees shortstop traded for big-league shortstop

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded shortstop Stephen Drew to the Oakland A’s for Burlington Bees SS Sean Jamieson in a waiver deal Monday night. Jamieson batted .234 with 10 HR, 49 RBI and 25 SB in 119 games with the Bees … Continue reading

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No-hit for 5, River Bandits score 8 in 7th to win 9-8

It was almost as if I watched two different games during the same one Saturday. The first half of the game was a pitchers duel between Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Tyrell Jenkins and Burlington Bees RHP Drew Granier. Jenkins, … Continue reading

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Beloit’s Hurlbut throws gem in Cedar Rapids

The Beloit Snappers started the Midwest League’s second half Friday by pitching a gem against the Cedar Rapids Kernels. The Kernels were held to one hit — a 1st-inning single by SS Eric Stamets — and drew four walks, but otherwise were completely stifled … Continue reading

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East scores record number of runs vs. West in All-Star Game

Once Tuesday’s Midwest League All-Star Game began, there was no doubt which team would win. The Eastern Division All-Stars led the Western Division All-Stars 13-0 by the middle of the 2nd inning, and ended up winning 18-2. The East’s 18 … Continue reading

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Lugnuts lose to Loons in wet one at Dow Diamond

It was a soggy night at Dow Diamond, but the persistent rain didn’t put a damper on my enjoyment of what was a pretty good game between the Great Lakes Loons and the visiting Lansing Lugnuts. For the second consecutive night, … Continue reading

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Midwest League All-Star Game rosters announced

The rosters were announced Monday for this year’s Midwest League All-Star Game, which will be played Tuesday, June 19, at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, home of the Kane County Cougars. The starting position players for the Eastern Division are Fort Wayne … Continue reading

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