Category Archives: Appalachian League

Franco getting promoted to Florida State League

Bowling Green Hot Rods shortstop Wander Franco — considered by many to be the top prospect in baseball — will be promoted from the Midwest League to the high-A Florida State League, where he will play for the Charlotte Stone … Continue reading

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Top MWL prospects to watch on Eastern Division teams

A lot of top prospects have passed through the Midwest League in recent years, and this season will be no different. Here is a look at some of the top talents on Opening Day rosters for the MWL’s Eastern Division … Continue reading

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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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