Category Archives: Inland Empire 66ers

Tigers trade Upton to Angels for pitching prospect

Looking to fill a void in left field, the Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Justin Upton from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, parting with pitching prospect Grayson Long and a player to be named later or cash considerations in … Continue reading

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Three recent Midwest Leaguers receive drug suspensions

Three minor-league pitchers who played in the Midwest League during 2016 or 2017 were suspended Friday for violations of baseball’s minor-league drug program. Daytona Tortugas RHP Brian Hunter is suspended for 80 games after testing positive for the performance-enhancing drug … Continue reading

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Angels promote Jahmai Jones to High-A

The Los Angeles Angels promoted their top prospect, outfielder Jahmai Jones, from the Burlington Bees to the High-A Inland Empire 66ers late Wednesday night. Jones batted .272 with 9 HR, 30 RBI and 18 SB in 86 games with the … Continue reading

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Former Bees infielder traded to Tigers

Former Burlington Bees second baseman Kody Eaves was traded to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. In return, the Los Angeles Angels received third baseman Jefry Marte, whom Detroit designated for assignment after inking outfielder Justin Upton to a six-year deal. … Continue reading

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Haselman promotion creates Loons managerial vacancy

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced this afternoon that 2014 Great Lakes Loons skipper Bill Haselman will manage the high-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes instead of returning to the Midwest League as previously announced. The move comes after 2014 Quakes manager P.J. Forbes announced … Continue reading

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