Category Archives: Omaha Storm Chasers

Balentien breaks Japan’s single-season HR record

Even though it’s the offseason for the Midwest League, I will still post league news, periodic updates about former MWL players, and other related items during this downtime. I hope your love of minor-league baseball will continue to lead you … Continue reading

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The Soler Effect: Attendance spikes where Cubs prospect plays

In four games with the Peoria Chiefs, Chicago Cubs prospect Jorge Soler has hit well and positively impacted attendance at the two Midwest League ballparks he played at so far. Soler made his Peoria Chiefs debut Friday in Burlington, which … Continue reading

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Clinton’s Shipers no-hits West Michigan

The last time a no-hitter was thrown in the Midwest League, the Clinton LumberKings were the victims. On Wednesday, it was their turn to do the no-hitting. LumberKings lefty Jordan Shipers threw all nine innings of the no-hitter against the … Continue reading

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USA routs World 17-5 in All-Star Futures Game

Believe it or not, the World team led 4-0 at one point during yesterday’s All-Star Futures Game. That was before the U.S. team’s bats woke up. The U.S. Futures beat the World Futures 17-5, led offensively by a pair of … Continue reading

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