Category Archives: Appalachian League

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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Two top Cardinals draft picks assigned to Chiefs

The Peoria Chiefs will open the season with five players ranked among the top 30 St. Louis Cardinals prospects (according to Baseball America), including two top Cardinals draft picks. Both of those top picks are outfielders: Dylan Carlson (No. 16 … Continue reading

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Blue Jays announce 2017 Lugnuts coaching staff

The Lansing Lugnuts will have a new manager and a new pitching coach for the 2017 season, the Toronto Blue Jays announced Thursday. Cesar Martin takes the helm of the Lugnuts after managing the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Blue Jays … Continue reading

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