Category Archives: Appalachian League

Three Lugnuts and a Cougar earn monthly honors

Four Midwest League players, including three Lansing Lugnuts, recently earned monthly honors for April. Minor League Baseball named Lugnuts infielder Bradley Jones its Midwest League Player of the Month for April. Here is what MiLB said about Jones in its press … Continue reading

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Sierra singles, makes great play in MLB debut for Cards

A year ago, he was playing in the Midwest League. On Sunday, outfielder Magneuris Sierra made his major-league debut for the St. Louis Cardinals. Sierra batted seventh and started in centerfield, and because the game lasted 14 innings, he made … Continue reading

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Major-league sons headline prospect-laden Lugnuts roster

The Lansing Lugnuts roster boasts eight players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Toronto Blue Jays prospects, including a pair of major-league sons. Top Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and No. 9 prospect Bo Bichette are the … Continue reading

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Hot Rods get five top-30 Rays prospects to start season

Five players ranked among the top 30 Tampa Bay Rays prospects (according to Baseball America) are starting the season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods, including all three starting outfielders. In fact, Baseball America ranks all three of those outfielders … Continue reading

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Three top-30 Twins prospects assigned to Cedar Rapids

Three players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Minnesota Twins prospects are assigned to the Cedar Rapids Kernels for the start of the 2017 season. Those players are infielder Travis Blankenhorn (No. 10), catcher Ben Rortvedt (No. 23) … Continue reading

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