Category Archives: Gold Glove Awards

Reports: Hosmer agrees to 8-year, $144M deal with Padres

Former Burlington Bees first baseman Eric Hosmer reportedly has agreed to an eight-year, $144 million deal with the San Diego Padres. Thus far, Hosmer has played his entire career for the Kansas City Royals, who picked him third overall in … Continue reading

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Ex-MWLer Vizquel to manage in White Sox farm system

Former major-league star, possible future Baseball Hall-of-Famer and definite ex-Midwest League player Omar Vizquel will manage in the Chicago White Sox organization next year. Vizquel batted .213 with 4 HR, 28 RBI and 19 SB in 105 games with the … Continue reading

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Beltran announces retirement after 20-year MLB career

Former Lansing Lugnuts outfielder Carlos Beltran announced his retirement Monday after playing parts of 20 seasons in the major leagues, capped by a World Series title won by his last team, the Houston Astros, earlier this month. After appearing in … 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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Hot Rods and Rays extend PDC through 2020 season

The Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Tampa Bay Rays extended their player-development contract through the 2020 season, the teams announced Wednesday. The Hot Rods have been affiliated with the Rays since their inaugural season in 2009, when they were … Continue reading

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