Category Archives: Southern League

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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Snell’s scoreless streak reaches 33 innings

Tampa Bay Rays prospect Blake Snell pitched six shutout innings for the Montgomery Biscuits on Thursday, extending his season-opening scoreless streak to 33 innings. It was his second Double-A start after beginning the season in High-A with the Charlotte Stone Crabs. … Continue reading

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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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MWL alumni Almora, Gordon have 5-for-5 days

Midwest League alumni Albert Almora and Dee Gordon each turned in a 5-for-5 performance Saturday. Almora’s five hits and an RBI led the Tennessee Smokies to a 7-1 win over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. The Chicago Cubs prospect batted .329 … Continue reading

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Sanchez dies from boating accident injuries

Former Clinton LumberKings pitcher Victor Sanchez died Saturday night from head injuries suffered in a boating accident last month. According to reports, Sanchez suffered a double skull fracture and brain hematoma after being struck by the propeller of a motorboat … Continue reading

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Two former MWL broadcasters land big-league gigs

Two broadcasters who plied their trade in the Midwest League the past few years have gotten called up to the big leagues. Wayne Randazzo, play-by-play broadcaster for the Kane County Cougars from 2012 to 2014, was hired by WOR-AM as a … Continue reading

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