Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

Giants manager and ex-MWLer Bochy to retire after ’19 season

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Monday he will retire after the 2019 season. This will be his 13th season as manager of the Giants, whom he led to World Series titles in 2010, 2012 and 2014. He also … Continue reading

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Howell returning to manage Burlington Bees

Former Angels third baseman/outfielder Jack Howell will manage the Burlington Bees again this season. Howell managed the Bees last year after serving as the Angels’ minor-league field coordinator in 2017. He also has been a coach and instructor in the … Continue reading

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Murray commits to football, making MWL future unlikely

Oklahoma two-sport star Kyler Murray fully committed to a future playing football instead of baseball Monday, posting this statement on Twitter: Murray was selected ninth-overall by the Oakland Athletics in last June’s MLB draft, which put him in line to … Continue reading

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‘Disabled list’ renamed ‘injured list’

Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball will now use the term “injured list” instead of “disabled list” so as not to imply people with disabilities cannot play sports. The change is being made at the suggestion of advocacy groups … Continue reading

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Marlins announce LumberKings coaching staff

After previously announcing that former major-league infielder Mike Jacobs will manage the LumberKings, the Miami Marlins revealed the rest of Clinton’s coaching staff on Tuesday. Rounding out Jacobs’ coaching staff are former players Mark DiFelice (pitching) and Frank Moore (hitting). DiFelice joins … Continue reading

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