Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

Hansen gets promoted after scoreless streak reaches 33.2 innings

It’s been over seven weeks since the last time Austin Hansen gave up an earned run. The mostly-starter made seven more appearances for the Quad Cities River Bandits since giving up that run, and has compiled a scoreless streak of … Continue reading

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Rosters announced for 2019 Midwest League All-Star Game

The Midwest League announced the starters and full rosters for its 2019 All-Star Game, which will be played at South Bend’s Four Winds Field on Tuesday, June 18. The Bowling Green Hot Rods had the most players selected for the … Continue reading

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Loons outfielder named Midwest League player of the month

Great Lakes Loons outfielder Niko Hulsizer was named the Midwest League Player of the Month for May. Hulsizer batted .330 in May and led the MWL in home runs (10), runs batted in (26), total bases (72), slugging percentage (.720) … Continue reading

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Benson, Garcia named Midwest League players of the week

Lake County Captains outfielder Will Benson and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Luis Garcia respectively were named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for May 27-June 2. This is the third time Benson won the award … Continue reading

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Timber Rattlers to play game as ‘Udder Tuggers’ later this month

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers have annually done a “Salute to Cows” promotion for the past few seasons. When they do it this year, the team will wear specially-designed caps and jerseys as they play the game as the “Wisconsin Udder … Continue reading

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