Category Archives: Southern League

Former Rattler named hitting coach of LumberKings

The Seattle Mariners announced Monday that Brent Johnson will serve as hitting coach of the Clinton LumberKings this year. A domino effect within the Mariners organization resulted in Johnson’s promotion from advanced rookie league. From the LumberKings’ press release: A … Continue reading

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Mateo throws no-hitter; Guillon pitches 6 hitless innings

Tampa Bay Rays prospect Victor Mateo threw a no-hitter for the Double-A Montgomery Biscuits on Saturday, two years after pitching one for the Bowling Green Hot Rods. When Mateo no-hit the Lake County Captains in 2011, it was a 7-inning … Continue reading

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Guerrero ties MWL record with 6 hits in game

Lansing Lugnuts SS Emilio Guerrero went 6-for-6 with a grand slam and 5 RBI to tie the Midwest League record for most hits in a game Friday. Two other Lugnuts players have gotten six hits in a game — Franklin German, … Continue reading

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Former Silver Hawks throw Double-A no-hitter

Five pitchers, including four former South Bend Silver Hawks, combined efforts Wednesday to throw a no-hitter for the Double-A Mobile BayBears. The starting pitcher was Archie Bradley, a top Arizona Diamondbacks prospect. He walked five and struck out seven batters … Continue reading

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Appel wins first game as pro; Jokisch throws no-hitter

Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Mark Appel earned his first professional win Tuesday after throwing five full innings in a game for the first time as a Houston Astros farmhand. Appel, the top pick in this year’s draft, is on a pitch count … Continue reading

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Beloit scores 7 in 9th to down Bowling Green 9-7

Both of the Midwest League’s Wisconsin-based teams played in games involving big comebacks Monday, but only one was on the winning side of the ledger. Trailing the Bowling Green Hot Rods 7-2 after 8 innings, the Beloit Snappers scored seven runs … Continue reading

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Clinton’s Sanchez no-hits Lansing

Clinton LumberKings RHP Victor Sanchez no-hit the Lansing Lugnuts tonight, throwing all 9 innings of the 1-0 game. He struck out eight batters and walked none. His only blemish came in the 1st inning when he hit Dalton Pompey with … Continue reading

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