Category Archives: Great Lakes Loons

McBroom named MWL MVP; Torres prospect of the year

Lansing Lugnuts first baseman/designated hitter Ryan McBroom is this year’s Midwest League Most Valuable Player, and South Bend Cubs shortstop Gleyber Torres is the Midwest League Prospect of the Year. Through Sunday, McBroom is batting .324 with 11 HR and 82 RBI in 115 … Continue reading

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Fort Wayne’s 10-game winning streak matches franchise record

The Fort Wayne TinCaps beat the Bowling Green Hot Rods 4-1 Wednesday to win their 10th consecutive game, matching the franchise record set in 2009. The TinCaps offense was led by Edwin Moreno, who went 3-for-4 with a double, a … Continue reading

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Midwest League wrap-up: Wednesday, August 12

I usually don’t devote a blog post to a day’s entire slate of Midwest League games, but when I do, it’s because a lot of notable things happened that day. Here’s a look at Wednesday’s MWL action: Great Lakes Loons … Continue reading

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Bradley, Gibbons named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains first baseman Bobby Bradley and Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Sam Gibbons respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 27-Aug. 2. In six games, Bradley batted .381 … Continue reading

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Former Fort Wayne pitcher Latos traded to Dodgers

The Miami Marlins reportedly have traded RHP Mat Latos, first baseman/outfielder Michael Morse and a compensation pick to the Los Angeles Dodgers for three prospects. Latos pitched in the Midwest League in 2008 and 2009. In 2008 he made seven … Continue reading

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Former Loons pitcher Zach Lee makes MLB debut

Former Great Lakes Loons pitcher Zach Lee made his major-league debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday. Unfortunately for him, it did not go well. The right-hander lasted only 4.2 innings in the start, giving up seven runs on 11 hits and … 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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