Category Archives: Daytona Cubs

Three recent Midwest Leaguers receive drug suspensions

Three minor-league pitchers who played in the Midwest League during 2016 or 2017 were suspended Friday for violations of baseball’s minor-league drug program. Daytona Tortugas RHP Brian Hunter is suspended for 80 games after testing positive for the performance-enhancing drug … 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-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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2014 season ends with Cougars as MWL champs

As you probably know by now, the Kane County Cougars beat the Lake County Captains 7-2 last night to win the 2014 Midwest League championship. You can read my post about the championship-clinching game here and scroll back from there … Continue reading

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Schwarber promoted to High-A; Almora hits for cycle

Kyle Schwarber, the Chicago Cubs’ top draft pick this year, is being promoted from the Kane County Cougars to the High-A Daytona Cubs. After five games with the short-season Boise Hawks, Schwarber batted .361 with 4 HR and 15 RBI in 23 … Continue reading

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