Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

Top MWL prospects to watch on Western Division teams

In my last post (which you can read here), I took a look at the top prospects assigned to the eight teams in the Midwest League’s Eastern Division. This post is about the top prospects on the Opening Day rosters … Continue reading

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Top MWL prospects to watch on Eastern Division teams

A lot of top prospects have passed through the Midwest League in recent years, and this season will be no different. Here is a look at some of the top talents on Opening Day rosters for the MWL’s Eastern Division … Continue reading

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Flooding causes opening series move from QC to Burlington

Mississippi River flooding has prompted the Midwest League to move the opening series between the River Bandits and the Bees from Quad Cities to Burlington. That means the two teams will play four straight games at Burlington’s Community Field to … Continue reading

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‘Rocky Balburrito’ wins Whitecaps Fan Food Vote

“Rocky Balburrito” — a deep-fried cheesesteak burrito — went from contender to winner in this year’s West Michigan Whitecaps Fan Food Vote. The win wasn’t a knockout, however, as the competition was tight between the top 10 contenders, with the … Continue reading

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Snappers ballpark situation: Build new one or relocate team

For more than five years, the Beloit Snappers have been trying to secure funding to build a new stadium. If they don’t succeed in their quest soon, they may be forced to relocate the team after the 2020 season. The … Continue reading

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