Category Archives: Clinton LumberKings

Garrett, O’Neill named MWL players of the week

Dayton Dragons LHP Amir Garrett and Clinton LumberKings OF Tyler O’Neill respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of August 11-17. Garrett pitched a seven-inning shutout against the Lake County Captains … Continue reading

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LumberKings win in Leyland’s return to Clinton

Former MLB manager Jim Leyland was the guest of honor on “Throwback Night” at Clinton’s Ashford University Field, and the LumberKings won 4-0 in front of their old skipper. Not that he managed the LumberKings, per se — Leyland helmed … Continue reading

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Leyland returns to Clinton on Saturday

Former manager Jim Leyland will revisit his Midwest League roots when he returns to Clinton for the LumberKings’ “Throwback Night” on Saturday. Leyland, who racked up 1,769 wins as a major-league manager, got his start as a skipper with the 1972 … Continue reading

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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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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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Pedroza’s 4 RBI not enough for Peoria vs. South Bend

The second day of my road trip to Cooperstown included a Midwest League matinee at South Bend’s Four Winds Field. Peoria’s Richy Pedroza drove in four runs, but they weren’t enough as the Chiefs fell 5-4 to the Silver Hawks. Two of his … Continue reading

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Velazquez’s on-base streak reaches 70 games

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez went 3-for-5 Friday to extend his on-base streak to 70 consecutive games, one shy of the Minor League Baseball record. In addition to his three hits, Velazquez drove in a run and stole … Continue reading

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Rodriguez, Underwood named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains 1B Nellie Rodriguez and Kane County Cougars RHP Duane Underwood respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 30-July 6. During that period, Rodriguez batted .407 (11-for-27) … Continue reading

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LumberKings beat Cougars 2-1 in 14-inning pitchers duel

Even though I passed up the chance to see a doubleheader at Modern Woodmen Park, I still got to see 14 innings of Midwest League baseball Sunday. That’s because the game I attended at Ashford University Field lasted 14 innings, with the … Continue reading

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