Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

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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Pearce extends record for innings pitched without a walk

Peoria Chiefs RHP Matt Pearce didn’t walk a batter in his six innings of work Saturday, extending his Midwest League record to 52.1 innings pitched without issuing a base on balls. The previous record of 45 consecutive innings without a … Continue reading

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Tigers’ price for Price? Three ex-Lugnuts pitchers

The Detroit Tigers traded LHP David Price to the Toronto Blue Jays for left-handers Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt. Price won the American League Cy Young Award in 2012, when he went 20-5 with a 2.56 ERA, 205 strikeouts and 59 walks in 211 innings … Continue reading

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Current Lugnuts pitcher included in Tulowitzki trade

Two former Midwest League pitchers and a 2015 Lansing Lugnuts hurler are part of the six-player trade between the Colorado Rockies and the Toronto Blue Jays. The biggest name involved in the trade is All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who batted … Continue reading

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Leblebijian, Dawson named MWL players of the week

Infielder Jason Leblebijian and LHP Shane Dawson respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 20-26. Both play for the Lansing Lugnuts. Leblebijian batted .400 (12-for-30) with four doubles, one … Continue reading

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