Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

Former Dragon Gregorius traded to Yankees in 3-team trade

Former Midwest Leaguers Didi Gregorius and Domingo Leyba were among the four players swapped as part of a three-team trade involving the New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers and Arizona Diamondbacks today. Gregorius goes from Arizona to New York, where he … Continue reading

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A’s trade Donaldson for Lawrie and 3 prospects

The Oakland Athletics traded 3B Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays for INF Brett Lawrie and prospects Sean Nolin, Kendall Graveman and Franklin Barreto. Donaldson was a catcher for the 2008 Peoria Chiefs, who were affiliated with the Chicago … Continue reading

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Tigers trade Travis to Blue Jays for Gose

The Detroit Tigers traded former West Michigan Whitecaps 2B Devon Travis to the Toronto Blue Jays for OF Anthony Gose late Wednesday night. Earlier that day, Baseball America named Travis the top prospect in the Tigers organization. Presumably that honor … Continue reading

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Blue Jays reacquire Hendriks for Nessy

The Toronto Blue Jays reacquired RHP Liam Hendriks on Thursday for catcher Santiago Nessy. Both played in the Midwest League. Hendriks pitched for the Beloit Snappers in 2009-10, when he was a Minnesota Twins farmhand. He went 5-6 with a … Continue reading

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Former Lugnuts named breakout prospects of year

A pair of former Lansing Lugnuts were named the breakout prospects of the year as part of MiLB.com’s MiLBY Awards. MiLB.com staff selected LHP Daniel Norris, while fans voted for OF Dalton Pompey. Both players were members of the 2013 Lugnuts and made their major-league … Continue reading

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Davis, Coles join new teams as hitting coaches

Former Midwest League players Chili Davis and Darnell Coles were announced Thursday as the new hitting coaches of the Boston Red Sox and the Milwaukee Brewers, respectively. Davis started his professional baseball career in the Midwest League, as a catcher and … Continue reading

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Lansing renovation project begins

South Bend’s Four Winds Field isn’t the only Midwest League ballpark where major renovations are taking place this offseason. A major overhaul of Lansing’s Cooley Law School Stadium is also taking place this and next offseason. The “sexy” part of … Continue reading

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