Category Archives: Charlotte Stone Crabs

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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Cardinals, Wong agree to 5-year, $25.5 million deal

The St. Louis Cardinals announced Wednesday they’ve finalized a five-year deal with former Quad Cities River Bandits second baseman Kolten Wong. Wong’s new $25.5 million contract covers the 2016 through 2020 seasons, and also includes a club option for 2021. … Continue reading

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Dickerson-McGee trade includes two ex-Midwest Leaguers

Thursday’s four-player trade between the Colorado Rockies and the Tampa Bay Rays included two former Midwest Leaguers. The Rays traded closer Jake McGee and minor-league pitcher German Marquez to the Rockies for outfielder Corey Dickerson and minor-league third baseman Kevin … Continue reading

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Gordon extends hitting streak to 16 games

Cedar Rapids Kernels shortstop Nick Gordon extended his hitting streak to 16 games with a single in the bottom of the 1st inning of his team’s 3-1 loss to the Burlington Bees on Friday. The Minnesota Twins prospect is batting .343 … Continue reading

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Midwest League HR leader promoted to High-A

Midwest League home-run leader Casey Gillaspie has been promoted to the High-A Charlotte Stone Crabs of the Florida State League, the Tampa Bay Rays announced today. Gillaspie batted .278 with 16 HR and 44 RBI in in 64 games with … Continue reading

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Son of longtime major-leaguer added to Kernels staff

The Minnesota Twins announced Tuesday they promoted RHP Jared Wilson from the Cedar Rapids Kernels to the Fort Myers Miracle, and RHP Dereck Rodriguez will join the Kernels pitching staff from extended spring training. Wilson went 4-1 with a 3.12 … Continue reading

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