Category Archives: 2011 All-Star Futures Game

Mariners pitching prospects in spring training

Anyone who pays close attention to the minor leagues surely knows about the Seattle Mariners’ triple threat of pitching prospects: RHP Taijuan Walker, LHP James Paxton and LHP Danny Hultzen. Two-thirds of the trio played in the Midwest League last year, and I … Continue reading

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Great Szczur’s ghost, it’s 110 degrees in Lansing?

As you may already know from reading my Twitter feed, I’m a day behind in posting stories from my time in Lansing because the Internet connection at the Super 8 hotel in South Lansing was spotty. I’ll blog about my … Continue reading

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All-Star Futures Game rosters announced

Three Midwest League players are among the 50 minor-leaguers selected for the 2011 All-Star Futures Game. The U.S. and World team rosters each consist of 25 players. Peoria Chiefs outfielder Matt Szczur was picked for the U.S. team. Pitchers Carlos Martinez … Continue reading

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