Category Archives: Clinton LumberKings

Rehabbing Cardinals pitcher helps Chiefs no-hit LumberKings

Rehabbing St. Louis Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia struck out six batters while pitching the first five innings of the Peoria Chiefs’ no-hitter over the Clinton LumberKings on Thursday. James Alfonso was the only Clinton batter to reach base, taking first … Continue reading

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Former River Bandit Piscotty gets hit in MLB debut

Former Quad Cities River Bandits third baseman Stephen Piscotty made his major-league debut for the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, and collected his first big-league hit in his second at-bat. He reached base on a sharply-hit single that Chicago White Sox third baseman Tyler Saladino couldn’t … Continue reading

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Indians’ Swisher gets two hits in Lake County rehab start

Cleveland Indians designated hitter/outfielder Nick Swisher went 2-for-3 with a run scored in his first rehab start with the Lake County Captains on Monday. Swisher served as the DH and leadoff man for the Captains, who beat the Bowling Green … Continue reading

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LumberKings lose 11th consecutive game

Clinton’s losing streak reached 11 consecutive games when the Beloit Snappers beat the LumberKings 5-1 at Pohlman Field on Monday afternoon. Snappers RHP Heath Fillmyer (1-9, 6.49 ERA) collected his first win of the season after giving up only one … Continue reading

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Bray, Paulino named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars CF Colin Bray and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP David Paulino respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 6-12. Bray played in seven games during that … Continue reading

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Midwest League pitchers perform well in Futures Game

The U.S. team won big in Sunday’s All-Star Futures Game, beating the World team 10-1. None of the runs were given up by the three current Midwest League pitchers who took the mound for the World team. Kane County Cougars … Continue reading

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MWL alumni notes: Merritt pitches 7-inning no-hitter

Cleveland Indians prospect Ryan Merritt pitched a seven-inning no-hitter for the Double-A Akron RubberDucks on Saturday. He needed only 78 pitches for his gem, which included three strikeouts and a walk. The lefty pitched for the Lake County Captains in … Continue reading

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