Category Archives: Florida State League

Twins trade Palacios to Rays for Odorizzi

The Twins and the Rays swapped former Midwest Leaguers in a two-player trade Saturday, as Minnesota sent shortstop Jermaine Palacios to Tampa Bay for RHP Jake Odorizzi. Palacios played for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2016 and the first half … Continue reading

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Reinaldo Ruiz returning as Hot Rods manager

The Tampa Bay Rays announced Wednesday that Reinaldo Ruiz will return as manager of the Bowling Green Hot Rods this coming season. It will be Ruiz’s fourth season at the helm of the Hot Rods, and his ninth year as … Continue reading

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Padres trade ex-Snapper Solarte for two 2017 Lugnuts

The San Diego Padres traded infielder Yangervis Solarte to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, getting in return two players who suited up for the Lansing Lugnuts last season. Solarte also is a former Midwest Leaguer, having played 41 games … 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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Tigers trade Verlander to Astros for trio who played for QC

The Detroit Tigers traded longtime ace pitcher Justin Verlander to the Houston Astros in a deadline deal late Thursday night, getting in return three prospects who suited up for the Quad Cities River Bandits. Those three prospects are RHP Franklin Perez, outfielder Daz Cameron and … Continue reading

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