Category Archives: Atlantic League

Turner to return as Snappers manager for 2020 season

Lloyd Turner will return for a second season as manager of the Beloit Snappers, the Oakland Athletics announced Tuesday. Turner was a rookie manager in 2019, when he led the Snappers to a 54-84 overall record. He has coached in … Continue reading

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Former hitting coach to manage Snappers in 2019

A former hitting coach will return to Beloit next season as the new manager of the Snappers. It is the first managerial assignment for Lloyd Turner, who was Beloit’s hitting coach in 2014 and 2015. He also served in that … Continue reading

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Blanton assigned to Captains coaching staff

A former pitcher with Midwest League experience is assigned to the Lake County Captains coaching staff for the 2017 season. Jason Blanton will serve as Lake County’s pitching coach. He pitched in the Chicago Cubs organization for three seasons, and … Continue reading

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Former Red Sox manager will lead Cougars in ’17

Former Boston Red Sox player and skipper Butch Hobson will manage the Kane County Cougars in 2017, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced Thursday. Hobson brings 28 seasons of managerial experience to Kane County, including three years as skipper of the Red … Continue reading

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Ex-Silver Hawks infielder named LumberKings hitting coach

Former South Bend Silver Hawks first baseman Cesar Nicolas will be the Clinton LumberKings’ hitting coach this year, his first as a coach in the Seattle Mariners organization. Nicolas played professional baseball for nine years, starting in the Midwest League in … Continue reading

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