Category Archives: Florida State League

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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Ex-Dragons hurler Mahle pitches FSL no-hitter

Former Dayton Dragons hurler Tyler Mahle pitched a nine-inning no-hitter for the Daytona Tortugas on Monday. The Cincinnati Reds prospect struck out six and walked none in Daytona’s 4-0 win over the Jupiter Hammerheads. He allowed only one baserunner, who reached … Continue reading

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Ex-Kernels hurler LeBlanc named MWL player of month

Minnesota Twins pitching prospect Randy LeBlanc was named the Midwest League Player of the Month for May. LeBlanc dominated MWL batters for the Cedar Rapids Kernels before his recent promotion to the High-A Florida State League. Here is what was written … Continue reading

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Sanger, Esparza named MWL players of the week

Burlington Bees second baseman Brendon Sanger and Lake County Captains RHP Matt Esparza respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of May 30 to June 5. Sanger batted .357 (10-for-28) with three homers and six RBI … Continue reading

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Former Silver Hawks hurler flirts with no-hitter

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Chase Anderson flirted with a no-hitter versus the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park on Tuesday. Anderson, a former South Bend Silver Hawks hurler, shut down Major League Baseball’s best offense for most of the game, not giving up … Continue reading

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Two Saturday no-hitters started by ex-Midwest Leaguers

Two no-hitters were thrown in the minor leagues Saturday, and both were started by former Midwest League pitchers. The first one happened at Fifth Third Field, home of the Toledo Mud Hens. (Not to be confused with Fifth Third Field, … Continue reading

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Whitecaps pitcher suspended after positive test for banned drug

A current West Michigan Whitecaps pitcher and a former Bowling Green Hot Rods hurler each were suspended 50 games Monday after testing positive for banned substances. According to a press release from the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, Whitecaps RHP … Continue reading

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Pitchers Reid-Foley, Harris headline Lugnuts roster

The Lansing Lugnuts roster includes a quartet of players ranked by Baseball America among Toronto’s top 30 prospects. They include two of the top three rated pitching prospects in the Blue Jays organization, RHP Sean Reid-Foley (No. 5) and RHP Jon … Continue reading

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