Category Archives: California League

Tucker, Hernandez named MWL players of the week

A pair of Quad Cities River Bandits teammates earned Midwest League weekly honors for August 1-7. Outfielder Kyle Tucker was named the MWL offensive player of the week, while righthander Elieser Hernandez was named the MWL pitcher of the week. … Continue reading

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Ex-Captains catcher Mejia has 46-game hitting streak

Cleveland Indians prospect Francisco Mejia needed five at-bats and was down two strikes in the last one before he collected his first hit of the game Thursday. The importance of that hit (a double) that nearly didn’t happen? He now has one in … Continue reading

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Hale, Abreu named MWL players of the week

Clinton LumberKings infielder Conner Hale and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Albert Abreu respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 27 to July 3. In six games during that … Continue reading

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Former Loons pitcher makes MLB debut

Former Great Lakes Loons pitcher Brock Stewart made his major-league debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, taking the loss in his team’s 7-0 defeat at the hands of the Milwaukee Brewers. Stewart pitched five innings, giving up five … Continue reading

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Rice, Friedrichs named MWL players of the week

South Bend Cubs catcher Ian Rice and Beloit Snappers RHP Kyle Friedrichs respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of May 23-29. Rice batted .450 (9-for-20) with 3 HR and 10 … Continue reading

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South Bend player balked home twice in one game

South Bend Cubs leadoff hitter Andrew Ely accomplished an unusual feat against the Lake County Captains on Monday. The second baseman scored two runs in the 6-3 South Bend win, reaching home both times because he was balked in from … Continue reading

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