Category Archives: Florida State League

Ex-Whitecaps catcher to manage West Michigan in 2017

A familiar face will manage the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2017, but it won’t be the same skipper the team has had the past three seasons. The Detroit Tigers announced Thursday that former Whitecaps catcher Mike Rabelo will manage West … Continue reading

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Loehr, Bautista named MWL players of the week

Beloit Snappers infielder Trace Loehr and Dayton Dragons RHP Wendolyn Bautista respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for Aug. 22-28. During that period, Loehr batted a robust .555 (15-for-27) with five doubles, four walks, … Continue reading

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Ex-Rattler Haniger collects 3 RBI in MLB debut

Former Wisconsin Timber Rattlers outfielder Mitch Haniger had a memorable major-league debut for the Diamondbacks on Tuesday, going 2-for-4 with 3 RBI in Arizona’s 7-5 loss to the New York Mets. Haniger batted seventh and played left field. He struck … Continue reading

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Lugnuts lefty added to All-Star Futures Game roster

Lansing Lugnuts LHP Angel Perdomo was added Thursday to the All-Star Futures Game roster for the World Team. The Toronto Blue Jays prospect replaces Jackson Generals RHP Dylan Unsworth, who is on the disabled list because of a hamstring injury. Unsworth, a Seattle Mariners prospect from South … Continue reading

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Jimenez, Mejia, Rios on All-Star Futures Game rosters

Three prospects who played in the Midwest League this year are on the World roster for the 2016 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. (None are on the U.S. roster.) Only one — South Bend Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez — currently plays … Continue reading

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