Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

Bees waste no-hit bid by Rhoades

Burlington Bees SP Jeremy Rhoades took a no-hitter into the 8th inning but lost the game when the Kane County Cougars rallied for three runs on four hits to win 3-1 Wednesday. Rhoades was charged with all three runs, with only one … Continue reading

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Syndergaard sharp in MLB debut, but Mets lose to Cubs

Former Lansing Lugnuts RHP Noah Syndergaard made his long-awaited major-league debut for the New York Mets on Tuesday, and he looked sharp for most of his outing. Syndergaard pitched five shutout innings before running out of gas in the 6th. … Continue reading

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River Bandits’ streak ends, Timber Rattlers’ streak continues

The Quad Cities River Bandits’ winning streak was snapped and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers’ losing streak was extended. Here is a look at the four games played in the Midwest League on Tuesday afternoon: Beloit Snappers 10, Quad Cities River … Continue reading

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Snell’s scoreless streak reaches 33 innings

Tampa Bay Rays prospect Blake Snell pitched six shutout innings for the Montgomery Biscuits on Thursday, extending his season-opening scoreless streak to 33 innings. It was his second Double-A start after beginning the season in High-A with the Charlotte Stone Crabs. … Continue reading

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MWL alumni report: Memorable MLB debuts for Perez, Rosario

Which is more impressive, hitting a walk-off home run in your MLB debut, or homering on the first pitch you see as a major-leaguer? There is no definitive answer to that question, but fans can debate it after seeing both events … Continue reading

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Eventful MWL day highlighted by two-state doubleheader

Wednesday was eventful throughout the Midwest League, and for me personally, the highlight was being able to see a two-state doubleheader — nine-inning games in Kane County (afternoon) and Beloit (evening). The nightcap even included an inside-the-park home run! But more … Continue reading

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MWL alumni Almora, Gordon have 5-for-5 days

Midwest League alumni Albert Almora and Dee Gordon each turned in a 5-for-5 performance Saturday. Almora’s five hits and an RBI led the Tennessee Smokies to a 7-1 win over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. The Chicago Cubs prospect batted .329 … Continue reading

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