Category Archives: Eastern League

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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Parrish named manager of West Michigan Whitecaps

Former Detroit Tigers catcher Lance Parrish will manage the team’s Midwest League affiliate next year. Parrish takes the reins of the West Michigan Whitecaps after four seasons at the helm of the Erie SeaWolves, Detroit’s Double-A affiliate in the Eastern … Continue reading

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Former Midwest League MVP traded to Yankees

The Toronto Blue Jays traded former Midwest League MVP Ryan McBroom to the New York Yankees on Sunday, getting infielder/outfielder Rob Refsnyder in return. McBroom was the Midwest League MVP in 2015, when he batted .315 with 12 HR and … Continue reading

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Ex-Captains skipper is BA’s MiLB Manager of the Year

Akron RubberDucks skipper Dave Wallace was named Baseball America‘s Minor League Manager of the Year on Wednesday. Among his qualifications: leading Akron to the Eastern League championship title despite losing 12 consecutive games during the regular season. Wallace managed the … Continue reading

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Ex-Hot Rods hurler gets win in first MLB start

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher German Marquez earned his first major-league win in his first MLB start Wednesday. Marquez previously made three relief appearances for the Rockies, making his MLB debut two weeks ago, but Colorado called on him … Continue reading

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