Category Archives: New Britain Rock Cats

Steinmann replaces Prieto as LumberKings manager

Last week the Clinton LumberKings got a new hitting coach. This week they got a new manager. Nine days before the start of the season (April 3), the LumberKings learned former manager Scott Steinmann will serve a second stint as Clinton’s skipper. He replaces … Continue reading

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MLB.com’s Top 5 prospects played in Midwest League

MLB.com released Jonathan Mayo’s new ranking of baseball’s Top 100 prospects today, and the five highest-ranked players all did time in the Midwest League. In fact, all five players were notable prospects even when they were in the MWL: 1. … Continue reading

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Sano to make Double-A debut tonight; Stephenson placed on DL

Top Minnesota Twins prospect Miguel Sano is scheduled to make his debut for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats tonight. Sano, Eddie Rosario and Angel Morales — all former Beloit Snappers — were promoted from the High-A Fort Myers Miracle … Continue reading

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Former Snapper Hicks named Twins starting centerfielder

Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire told reporters today that rookie Aaron Hicks will be the team’s starting centerfielder. Hicks, one of Minnesota’s top prospects, played 182 games with the Beloit Snappers in 2009-10. Cumulatively, he hit .269 with 12 HR, … Continue reading

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