Category Archives: Appalachian League

Top draft pick Royce Lewis goes 4-for-5 in MWL debut

Minnesota Twins prospect Royce Lewis — the No. 1 overall draft pick this year — made his Midwest League debut for the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Saturday, and he didn’t disappoint. Lewis went 4-for-5 (four singles and a strikeout) with … Continue reading

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Clark named MWL pitcher of week, gets traded to Marlins

Bowling Green Hot Rods RHP Ethan Clark was named the Midwest League pitcher of the week Monday before the Tampa Bay Rays traded him to the Miami Marlins the same day. Clark was honored for the week of June 19-25, a … Continue reading

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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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