Category Archives: Gold Glove Awards

Timber Rattlers catcher wins MiLB Gold Glove Award

Milwaukee Brewers prospect Payton Henry, who was the starting catcher for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers this year, won a Minor League Baseball/Rawlings Gold Glove Award for defensive excellence at his position this season. Henry committed only three errors in 801 … Continue reading

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Hot Rods announce first two team Hall-of-Fame members

Earlier this year, the Bowling Green Hot Rods announced creation of a team Hall of Fame as a way to celebrate their 10th season. This week the team announced that the first two inductees will be LHP Matt Moore and … Continue reading

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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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