Category Archives: California League

Greene, Abrams make Midwest League debuts

Two of this year’s top draft picks — No. 5 overall Riley Greene and No. 6 overall C.J. Abrams — made their Midwest League debuts this week, for the West Michigan Whitecaps and the Fort Wayne TinCaps, respectively. Greene was … Continue reading

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Shoemaker to skipper the Loons again in 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Wednesday that John Shoemaker will return this year for a second consecutive and fourth overall season as manager of the Great Lakes Loons. This will be his 43rd season in the Dodgers organization, and his … 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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Dodgers announce Loons’ Opening Day roster

The preliminary Opening Day roster for the Great Lakes Loons includes Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Starling Heredia and last year’s Midwest League Home Run Derby champion, Carlos Rincon. Baseball America ranks the Dodgers farm system as the ninth-best in baseball, … Continue reading

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Three for Dee: Marlins trade ex-MWL star Gordon to Mariners

The Seattle Mariners acquired middle infielder Dee Gordon from the Miami Marlins on Thursday for a trio of prospects, two of whom played in the Midwest League during the past two seasons. Gordon also is a former Midwest Leaguer. He … Continue reading

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