Category Archives: Appalachian League

Noda, Balestrieri named MWL players of the week

Lansing Lugnuts first baseman Ryan Noda and Peoria Chiefs RHP Paul Balestrieri respectively were named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for June 4-10. In five games during that period, Noda batted .500 (7-for-14) with four … Continue reading

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Chiefs start season with four top-30 Cardinals prospects

The Peoria Chiefs’ Opening Day roster includes four players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 prospects in the St. Louis Cardinals organization. Those players are outfielders Jonathan Machado (ranked No. 15) and Dylan Carlson (No. 24), and right-handed … Continue reading

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McKay one of 7 top-30 Rays prospects on Hot Rods roster

Seven players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Tampa Bay Rays prospects are on the Bowling Green Hot Rods’ Opening Day roster, including two-way player Brendan McKay. McKay, the fourth-overall draft pick last year, is a left-handed pitcher … Continue reading

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Lugnuts roster includes one of Roger Clemens’ sons

The Lansing Lugnuts roster includes six top-30 Toronto Blue Jays prospects, but it’s another player who is most likely to turn fans’ heads simply because of his name: Kacy Clemens. The son of MLB pitching great Roger Clemens, Kacy arrives … Continue reading

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Kernels’ Opening Day roster includes 8 top-30 Twins prospects

The Cedar Rapids Kernels will start the 2018 season stacked with top Minnesota Twins prospects, including two former first-round draft picks. Eight of the 25 players on the roster are ranked among Minnesota’s top 30 prospects (per Baseball America): shortstop … Continue reading

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