Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

Jimenez named Midwest League MVP and Prospect of Year

South Bend Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez was named the Midwest League’s Most Valuable Player and Prospect of the Year on Tuesday. Jimenez is batting .337 with 12 home runs, 38 doubles, three triples and 77 RBI in 106 games, with 13 games … Continue reading

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Landon, Harber named MWL players of the week

Great Lakes Loons outfielder Logan Landon and Wisconsin Timber Rattlers RHP Conor Harber respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of Aug. 15-21. In seven games during that period, Landon batted … Continue reading

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LumberKings chop down Chiefs for 8th straight win

Good pitching and a pair of home runs helped the Clinton LumberKings win their eighth consecutive game Sunday, a 2-1 victory over the Peoria Chiefs. Not only have the LumberKings won their last eight games, but they have come away … Continue reading

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Vargas strikes out 17 in Cougars’ 4-2 win over Bandits

Kane County Cougars RHP Emilio Vargas struck out 17 and walked none in a dominant performance over the Quad Cities River Bandits at Modern Woodmen Park on Saturday. The only blemish for Vargas occurred in the 9th inning. He gave up … Continue reading

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Loons’ winning streak snapped at six games

The Hot Rods beat the Loons 5-2 at Bowling Green Ballpark on Friday, ending Great Lakes’ winning streak at six games. Hot Rods third baseman Kevin Padlo hit his 16th homer of the season, tying him with former Beloit Snappers … Continue reading

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Hot Rods, Rays extend PDC through 2018

The Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Tampa Bay Rays extended their player-development contract through the 2018 season, the teams announced Wednesday. The Hot Rods have been affiliated with the Rays for their entire existence, beginning when Bowling Green was … Continue reading

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