Category Archives: California League

J.D. Martinez trade includes two ex-Midwest Leaguers

The Detroit Tigers traded outfielder J.D. Martinez to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, getting a trio of minor-league infielders in return. Two of those infielders — Dawel Lugo and Sergio Alcantara — are former Midwest Leaguers. The third one, middle … Continue reading

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Three current Midwest Leaguers selected for Futures Game

Three current Midwest League players are on the rosters for the All-Star Futures Game to be played on Sunday, July 9, at Marlins Park in Miami. All three players are infielders: Toronto Blue Jays prospects Bo Bichette and Vladimir Guerrero … Continue reading

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Bichette finishes first half with .396 batting average

Lansing Lugnuts shortstop Bo Bichette entered the Midwest League All-Star break with a .396 batting average after going 0-for-2 in Sunday’s game. Bichette has the second-highest batting average in Minor League Baseball, behind only Lancaster JetHawks shortstop Brendan Rodgers’ .400 mark. Both … Continue reading

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Bichette goes 7-for-8 in doubleheader to raise average to .400

Bo Bichette raised his batting average to .400 by going 7-for-8 in the Lansing Lugnuts’ doubleheader sweep of the South Bend Cubs on Thursday. The Toronto Blue Jays prospect has the second-highest batting average in Minor League Baseball, behind only … Continue reading

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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

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