Category Archives: Visalia Rawhide

Duplantier earns MLB Pipeline’s Pitcher of the Year award

Former Kane County Cougars RHP Jon Duplantier is the recipient of MLB Pipeline’s Pitcher of the Year award this year, after he posted Minor League Baseball’s second-lowest earned-run average in the last 25 years. Duplantier pitched for the Cougars in the first … Continue reading

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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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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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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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