Category Archives: California League

MWL report: Reed pitches 9-inning shutout for Cougars

Kane County Cougars LHP Cody Reed continued his dominance of the Midwest League on Thursday, allowing only three hits and one walk in his nine-inning shutout of the Quad Cities River Bandits. He struck out nine batters. In seven starts … Continue reading

Posted in Beloit Snappers, California League, Cedar Rapids Kernels, Fort Wayne TinCaps, Great Lakes Loons, Kane County Cougars, Lake County Captains, Lansing Lugnuts, Midwest League, Peoria Chiefs, Quad Cities River Bandits, South Bend Silver Hawks, Visalia Rawhide, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers | Leave a comment

Cougars roster includes three top-10 D-backs prospects

The Opening Day roster of the Kane County Cougars includes eight players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Arizona Diamondbacks. Three of the top 10 D-backs prospects are among them. In other words, there’s a lot of potential … Continue reading

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Mariners announce 2017 LumberKings coaching staff

Three of the four Clinton LumberKings coaches for the 2017 season are newcomers to the Seattle Mariners organization. New manager Pat Shine spent the past three seasons as an administrative coach and video replay coordinator for the Miami Marlins. Here is … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 Playoffs, Burlington Bees, California League, Clinton LumberKings, Kane County Cougars, Lansing Lugnuts, Midwest League, Modesto Nuts, Northwoods League, St. Cloud Rox | Leave a comment

Seager brothers made home-run history this year

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager and Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager made MLB history this year as the first brothers to each hit at least 25 home runs in the same season. They slugged 26 and 30 round-trippers, respectively. Both are Midwest League … Continue reading

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Two ex-MWLers play all 9 positions in a single game

Two Oakland Athletics prospects recently played all nine positions in a single game — former Burlington Bees infielder Wade Kirkland on Monday, and former Beloit Snappers infielder Melvin Mercedes on Saturday. Kirkland did it for the Double-A Midland RockHounds. Mercedes … Continue reading

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