Category Archives: Gold Glove Awards

Hoffman falls five votes short in HOF election

Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year, while Trevor Hoffman and Vladimir Guerrero narrowly missed being able to join baseball’s newest immortals on stage July 30 in Cooperstown. Hoffman … Continue reading

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Inciarte inks extension with Atlanta

Former South Bend Silver Hawks outfielder Ender Inciarte reportedly has signed a five-year, $30.5 million contract extension with the Atlanta Braves, who lock him up through four years of arbitration eligibility and what would have been Inciarte’s first year of … Continue reading

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2016 Snappers pitcher wins MiLB Gold Glove Award

A 2016 Midwest Leaguer is among the nine Minor League Baseball players announced as recipients of Rawlings Gold Glove Awards on Monday. The award winners were chosen from the 10 domestic-based, full-season MiLB leagues, with a player selected for each position. … Continue reading

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Blake Snell’s dad pitched in Midwest League, too

Blake Snell — the former Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher who made his major-league debut for the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday — is not the first person in his family to pitch in the Midwest League. His dad, Dave … Continue reading

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Ex-Bees catcher Sal Perez agrees to new 5-year deal with Royals

The Kansas City Royals announced Tuesday they’ve signed former Burlington Bees catcher Salvador Perez to a five-year extension that starts next year. Perez will receive $52.5 million over the course of the new contract, which runs through the 2021 season. … Continue reading

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