Category Archives: Rancho Cucamonga Quakes

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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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 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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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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Dodgers assign rookie manager to Great Lakes

Former major-league infielder Gil Velazquez will make his managerial debut at the helm of the Great Lakes Loons next year. Velazquez appeared in 33 MLB games over five seasons (for the Boston Red Sox, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Miami … Continue reading

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