Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

River Bandits unveil alternate and throwback logos

The Quad Cities River Bandits unveiled two new cap designs Friday — one that will serve as an alternate cap for home games, and another that will be worn on Throwback Thursdays. The new alternate cap follows the trend of … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking held for housing by Four Winds Field

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday morning for a $22 million, mixed-use residential housing project near the main entrance to Four Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs. The development is being called “Ivy at Berlin Place,” referencing the … Continue reading

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Former Madison Muskies president Bob Drew dies

This news item is from the Monday edition of the Wisconsin State Journal: Bob Drew, who served as president of the Madison Muskies in the 1980s and worked closely with general manager Ed Janus, died Sunday. He was 81. Drew … Continue reading

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Guide to the 2017 Midwest League coaching staffs

As the start of the 2017 Midwest League season draws near, you may be wondering who the coaches are for each team this year. Here are links to my posts about all of them: Beloit Snappers pitching coach rest of … Continue reading

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Rays sign ex-Hot Rods OF Kiermaier to 6-year, $53.5M contract

The Tampa Bay Rays announced Monday that they signed outfielder Kevin Kiermaier to a six-year, $53.5 million contract through the 2022 season, with a club option for 2023. The former Bowling Green Hot Rods player’s existing contract was set to … Continue reading

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