Category Archives: 2017 All-Star Futures Game

Duplantier earns MLB Pipeline’s Pitcher of the Year award

Former Kane County Cougars RHP Jon Duplantier is the recipient of MLB Pipeline’s Pitcher of the Year award this year, after he posted Minor League Baseball’s second-lowest earned-run average in the last 25 years. Duplantier pitched for the Cougars in the first … Continue reading

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Ex-Hot Rods hurler named Futures Game MVP

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods RHP Brent Honeywell was named the All-Star Futures Game MVP after the U.S. Futures team beat the World Futures team 7-6 at Marlins Park on Sunday. Honeywell — currently a pitcher for the Durham Bulls, … Continue reading

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Blue Jays promote Bichette, Guerrero Jr. to High-A

Bo Bichette and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. have played their last game as members of the Lansing Lugnuts, as the highly-touted Toronto Blue Jays prospects learned Thursday they will move up to High-A Dunedin after they play in Sunday’s All-Star Futures Game. … Continue reading

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Bichette named MWL player of the month for June

Lansing Lugnuts shortstop Bo Bichette was named the Midwest League player of the month for June. Here is what Minor League Baseball wrote about him in its announcement Thursday: Lansing Lugnuts (Blue Jays) shortstop Bo Bichette destroyed Midwest League pitching in … Continue reading

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Three current Midwest Leaguers selected for Futures Game

Three current Midwest League players are on the rosters for the All-Star Futures Game to be played on Sunday, July 9, at Marlins Park in Miami. All three players are infielders: Toronto Blue Jays prospects Bo Bichette and Vladimir Guerrero … Continue reading

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