2014 Midwest League Season CountdownMidwest League Opening DayApril 3rd, 201428 days to go.
- I also wrote about Rick Ankiel's Midwest League tenure (with Peoria and Quad Cities) yesterday, here: wp.me/p1ADui-UD #stlcards 12 hours ago
- The @peoriachiefs wrote about Rick Ankiel's time as a Chief on their blog today: peoriachiefs.mlblogs.com/2014/03/06/a-t… #stlcards 12 hours ago
- Per @JaneMLB, OF Sam Fuld (2005 @peoriachiefs) homered today and is now batting .400 (6-for-15) at A's camp this spring. #Athletics 13 hours ago
Category Archives: Great Lakes Loons
The Great Lakes Loons tweeted this photo earlier today, as snow was being cleared from Dow Diamond: Spring training games begin tomorrow — finally! The Midwest League season opens Thursday, April 3.
Links to some Midwest League-related stories worth reading today: Flashback Friday: A-Rod says goodbye to Goodland — A look back at Alex Rodriguez’s last day as a member of the 1994 Appleton Foxes. Prospect Q&A: Nelson stays flexible — MiLB.com’s … Continue reading
According to reports, LHP Clayton Kershaw has agreed to a 7-year, $215 million deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers, which would make him the highest-paid pitcher in MLB history. The two-time Cy Young Award winner wasn’t a free agent; he had one year of arbitration … Continue reading
With today being New Year’s Eve, I looked at my year-end statistics for this blog and wanted to share with you which posts were clicked on the most in 2013. Here are the top 10, in countdown order: 10. 2012 Timber … Continue reading
Former big-league catcher Bill Haselman will manage the Great Lakes Loons in 2014, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced Sunday. Haselman played parts of 13 seasons in the major leagues, all in the American League. He was Roger Clemens’ catcher when … Continue reading
Four more Midwest League teams announced their 2014 coaching staffs last week, doubling the number of MWL squads whose on-field leaders have been made public for next season. Three teams — the South Bend Silver Hawks, the Lake County Captains … Continue reading
The Hot Stove continued to burn Tuesday as numerous trades and free-agent signings took place just days before the start of the 2013 Baseball Winter Meetings. It all was sandwiched by news involving former Midwest League players — in the … Continue reading
Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Clayton Kershaw is this year’s winner of the National League Cy Young Award. He received 29 of 30 first-place votes. Kershaw went 16-9 and led the NL in ERA (1.83), strikeouts (232), WHIP (0.915) and shutouts (2). His … Continue reading
The Midwest League recently announced its nominees for four Minor League Baseball postseason awards: the John Henry Moss Community Service Award, the Larry MacPhail Promotional Award, the John H. Johnson President’s Award, and the Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year Award. … Continue reading