Category Archives: Fort Wayne TinCaps

Celebrate the Baseball Solstice by reading this post

Welcome to my penultimate post of 2014! I decided to celebrate the Baseball Solstice by writing two blog posts today; this is the first one. Yes, in addition to today being New Year’s Eve, it’s the Baseball Solstice, too! The term … Continue reading

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Padres, Yankees swap former Midwest League pitchers

The New York Yankees and the San Diego Padres swapped former Midwest League pitchers Monday. The Yankees parted with one of their bullpen arms, RHP Shawn Kelley, to get minor-league righty Johnny Barbato, who pitched in Double-A for the Padres … Continue reading

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Graham to return as Whitecaps manager in 2015

Andrew Graham will return as manager of the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2015, the Detroit Tigers announced today. It will be his second season at the team’s helm. He led the 2014 Whitecaps to an 82-58 record and a Midwest … Continue reading

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Hunter agrees to 1-year, $10.5M deal with Twins

Torii Hunter reportedly has agreed to a one-year, $10.5 million deal to return to the Minnesota Twins, the team that drafted him in 1993 and for whom he starred for nine years before leaving via free agency after the 2007 season. … Continue reading

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Seager agrees to 7-year, $100M deal with Mariners

Former Clinton LumberKings infielder Kyle Seager reportedly has agreed to a seven-year, $100 million contract extension with the Seattle Mariners. The deal, which reportedly includes a club option for an eighth season (2022), buys out the third baseman’s three arbitration … Continue reading

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Kluber edges out Hernandez for AL Cy Young Award

Cleveland Indians RHP Corey Kluber narrowly edged out Seattle Mariners RHP Felix Hernandez to win his first Cy Young Award on Wednesday. The 30 first-place votes were split between the two American League hurlers — 17 for Kluber and 13 for King … Continue reading

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QC’s Ferris wheel chosen as year’s best ballpark improvement

The Ferris wheel added to Modern Woodmen Park this year was selected by Baseball Digest as the best ballpark improvement of 2014. The Ferris wheel opened on May 24. It is located on the ballpark’s left-field berm and rises 105 … Continue reading

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