Category Archives: Northwest League

Four top-30 D-backs prospects on Cougars roster

Four players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Arizona Diamondbacks prospects are assigned to the Kane County Cougars for the start of the 2015 season: shortstop Sergio Alcantara (No. 20), outfielder/catcher Stryker Trahan (No. 21), RHP Jeferson Mejia (No. 23) … Continue reading

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Torres top Cubs prospect assigned to South Bend roster

Shortstop Gleyber Torres is the top Chicago Cubs prospect assigned to the first South Bend roster since the team affiliated with the Windy City club this past offseason. Three right-handed pitchers also are among the players ranked by Baseball America as top-30 Cubs prospects: Jake … Continue reading

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Gettys, Cordero among prospects assigned to Fort Wayne

Outfielder Michael Gettys and shortstop Franchy Cordero are among the San Diego Padres prospects assigned to the Fort Wayne TinCaps for the start of the 2015 season. The 51st overall pick in the 2014 draft, Gettys batted .310 and led the rookie-level Arizona League with 66 … Continue reading

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Cubs announce South Bend coaching staff

Jimmy Gonzalez will manage the South Bend Cubs in 2015, the Chicago Cubs announced today. Gonzalez played 14 seasons in the minor leagues after being drafted by the Houston Astros in June 1991. Mainly a catcher, he played in the … 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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Lugo, Schulz named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains LHP Luis Lugo and Fort Wayne TinCaps OF Nick Schulz were respectively named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of Aug. 25-Sept. 1. Lugo started two games during that period. … Continue reading

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Schwarber promoted to High-A; Almora hits for cycle

Kyle Schwarber, the Chicago Cubs’ top draft pick this year, is being promoted from the Kane County Cougars to the High-A Daytona Cubs. After five games with the short-season Boise Hawks, Schwarber batted .361 with 4 HR and 15 RBI in 23 … Continue reading

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