Category Archives: Eastern League

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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Hidden ball trick seals win for Captains

The Lake County Captains won their fourth consecutive game Monday, but their latest win surely was the most interesting. That’s because the game ended when Captains second baseman Angel Miguel successfully pulled off the ol’ hidden ball trick. Here is a … Continue reading

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Indians name Bradley, Clevinger minor-league players of year

The Cleveland Indians named first baseman Bobby Bradley and right-handed pitcher Mike Clevinger their top organizational position player and pitcher, respectively, for 2015. Bradley spent the majority of the season in the Midwest League, batting .269 with 27 HR and 92 … Continue reading

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MWL alumni notes: Merritt pitches 7-inning no-hitter

Cleveland Indians prospect Ryan Merritt pitched a seven-inning no-hitter for the Double-A Akron RubberDucks on Saturday. He needed only 78 pitches for his gem, which included three strikeouts and a walk. The lefty pitched for the Lake County Captains in … Continue reading

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