Category Archives: Appalachian League

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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Blue Jays announce 2018 Lugnuts coaching staff

The Toronto Blue Jays announced Wednesday that Cesar Martin will return as manager of the Lansing Lugnuts, accompanied by an entirely different coaching staff than he had last year. Martin led the Lugnuts to a 63-73 overall record last year, … Continue reading

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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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