Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

Former catcher Huckaby named Lugnuts manager

The Toronto Blue Jays announced today that former MLB catcher Ken Huckaby will manage the Lansing Lugnuts in 2015. It is his first managerial assignment. Huckaby, who served as Lansing’s hitting coach last year, played 161 games during parts of … Continue reading

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My 10 most-read posts of 2014

With today being New Year’s Eve (and the Baseball Solstice), it’s time for my annual look back at which of my posts were clicked on the most this year. But before I start counting down the top posts, I want … Continue reading

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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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