Category Archives: New York-Penn League

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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Five top Indians prospects assigned to Lake County

Five players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Cleveland Indians prospects are assigned to the Lake County Captains for the start of the 2015 season: LHP Justus Sheffield (No. 4), catcher Francisco Mejia (No. 7), infielder Yu-Cheng Chang (No. 13), … Continue reading

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Four A’s pitching prospects headline Snappers roster

Four pitchers ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Oakland Athletics prospects headline the initial 2015 Beloit Snappers roster. Those pitchers are all right-handers: Daniel Gossett (No. 15 A’s prospect), Brett Graves (No. 20), Heath Fillmyer (No. 28), and … Continue reading

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Hot Rods get Honeywell and two first-round draft picks

Bowling Green Hot Rods fans are likely to see some screwballs at the ballpark this year. I’m not talking about the players on the roster, though it’s possible some of them qualify, too. I’m referring to the screwball pitch thrown by … Continue reading

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Seven top-30 Tigers prospects on Whitecaps roster

Seven players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Detroit Tigers prospects are on the West Michigan Whitecaps roster to start the 2015 season. That includes outfielder Derek Hill, Detroit’s top draft pick (23rd overall) last year. Baseball America … Continue reading

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Fisher, Musgrove among prospects assigned to Quad Cities

Nine players selected in the top 10 rounds of the draft are assigned to the Quad Cities River Bandits for the start of the 2015 season, including the Houston Astros’ top 2014 signee, OF Derek Fisher, and RHP Joe Musgrove. Fisher … Continue reading

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Kruzel to return as Chiefs manager in 2015

The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that Joe Kruzel will return as manager of the Peoria Chiefs in 2015. It will be his second season as Chiefs skipper. Kruzel led the Chiefs to a 72-67 record in 2014. The team missed a … Continue reading

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