Category Archives: Southern League

Segura trade includes three former Midwest Leaguers

The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Milwaukee Brewers made a five-player trade Saturday involving three former Midwest Leaguers. The Brewers sent shortstop Jean Segura (2010 Cedar Rapids Kernels) and RHP Tyler Wagner (2013 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers) to the Diamondbacks for RHP … Continue reading

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South Bend skipper to stay same in ’16

Jimmy Gonzalez will be back as manager of the South Bend Cubs in 2016. It will be Gonzalez’s second season as South Bend’s manager, and his third year as a skipper in the Chicago Cubs organization. The former catcher’s 14-year minor-league career … Continue reading

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Mauer to return as Kernels manager in 2016

Jake Mauer will return for a fourth season as skipper of the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2016. It will be his ninth season as a manager in the Minnesota Twins organization. The Kernels reached the playoffs in all three of … Continue reading

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Former Silver Hawks infielder named Padres manager

Former South Bend Silver Hawks infielder Andy Green was introduced Thursday as the new manager of the San Diego Padres. Green spent the past five seasons coaching in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. After managing rookie-level teams in 2011 and 2012, he took … Continue reading

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Former T-Rats pitcher Jorge Lopez wins MLB debut

Former Wisconsin Timber Rattlers pitcher Jorge Lopez earned a win in his major-league debut Tuesday as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 at Petco Park. Lopez gave up three runs on eight hits and two walks in … Continue reading

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Twins call up former Snappers slugger Sano

The Minnesota Twins called up their top power prospect, Miguel Sano, to the major leagues today in time for the start of their big four-game series against the first-place Kansas City Royals. He will wear No. 22. Sano — the … 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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