Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

Ex-Whitecaps catcher to manage West Michigan in 2017

A familiar face will manage the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2017, but it won’t be the same skipper the team has had the past three seasons. The Detroit Tigers announced Thursday that former Whitecaps catcher Mike Rabelo will manage West … Continue reading

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Former Loons pitcher Urias set to make postseason history

Former Great Lakes Loons pitcher Julio Urias is set to make postseason history when he starts Game 4 of the National League Championship Series tonight. The Los Angeles Dodgers lefty is only 20 years and 68 days old, which means he will become the … Continue reading

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Former MWL MVP homers twice, drives in 7 in AFL game

A former Midwest League MVP took over the RBI lead in the Arizona Fall League after driving in seven runs for the Mesa Solar Sox on Monday. Toronto Blue Jays prospect Ryan McBroom drove in all seven runs on homers … Continue reading

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Lindor, Kluber lead Indians to ALCS Game 1 win

The Cleveland Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series thanks to a two-run homer by Francisco Lindor and a shutdown performance by ace pitcher Corey Kluber. Lindor provided all the game’s offense … Continue reading

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Seager brothers made home-run history this year

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager and Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager made MLB history this year as the first brothers to each hit at least 25 home runs in the same season. They slugged 26 and 30 round-trippers, respectively. Both are Midwest League … Continue reading

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