Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

TinCaps set new franchise record for consecutive home wins

The Fort Wayne TinCaps beat the Lansing Lugnuts 3-2 Wednesday to win their 16th consecutive home game, a new franchise record. The previous record was set by the 2009 TinCaps, who won 15 straight home games from June 6 to July … Continue reading

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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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Lugnuts pitcher suspended for drug violation

Lansing Lugnuts RHP Clinton Hollon was suspended 50 games Friday after testing positive for an amphetamine. The minor-league hurler was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the second round of the 2013 draft. He briefly pitched at rookie-level in 2013 … 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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Lugnuts shortstop traded for former Cougars infielder

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Lansing Lugnuts shortstop Dawel Lugo to the Arizona Diamondbacks for major-league infielder Cliff Pennington, who played for the Kane County Cougars in 2005. Lugo batted .336 with 2 HR and 23 RBI in 31 games … Continue reading

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Hollon dominates Timber Rattlers in Midwest League debut

Toronto Blue Jays prospect Clinton Hollon turned in a dominant performance for his Midwest League debut Wednesday, giving up only one hit and two walks in seven innings. Selected in the second round of the 2013 draft, Hollon missed all … Continue reading

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Goldberg-Strassler continues game re-creation broadcast tradition

Lansing Lugnuts radio broadcaster Jesse Goldberg-Strassler continued one of the Midwest League’s most unique traditions Tuesday: calling a game without watching it. The annual event is a nod to baseball broadcasting’s roots, always done on or around the anniversary of the first baseball broadcast. … Continue reading

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