Category Archives: Carolina League

South Bend’s series sweep highlighted by no-hitter

The South Bend Cubs swept the Fort Wayne TinCaps in their three-game, Tuesday-to-Thursday series pitting the Midwest League’s two Indiana teams against each other. The highlight was the middle contest, in which South Bend’s Rollie Lacy and Ben Hecht combined … Continue reading

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Brewers trade three ex-Timber Rattlers and get one back

The Milwaukee Brewers were the talk of baseball’s hot stove Thursday as they made two major moves signaling they plan to be playoff contenders this year. First the Brew Crew acquired star outfielder Christian Yelich from the Miami Marlins, parting … Continue reading

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Quad Cities gets all-new coaching staff for 2018

A former MLB pitcher will make his managerial debut this year as skipper of the Quad Cities River Bandits. Mickey Storey, who pitched in the major leagues for the Houston Astros (2012) and the Toronto Blue Jays (2013), is the … Continue reading

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Former MLB catcher to manage Captains in 2018

Former major-league catcher Luke Carlin will manage the Lake County Captains this coming season, the team announced Wednesday. This will be Carlin’s third season coaching in the Cleveland Indians organization, after he managed the short-season Mahoning Valley Scrappers to a … Continue reading

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Ex-MWLer Vizquel to manage in White Sox farm system

Former major-league star, possible future Baseball Hall-of-Famer and definite ex-Midwest League player Omar Vizquel will manage in the Chicago White Sox organization next year. Vizquel batted .213 with 4 HR, 28 RBI and 19 SB in 105 games with the … Continue reading

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