Category Archives: International League

Astros trade four ex-QC players for Gerrit Cole

The Houston Astros acquired pitcher Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday, parting with four former Quad Cities River Bandits to get the right-handed hurler. The Pirates received three players with major-league experience — third baseman Colin Moran, RHP … Continue reading

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Toby Gardenhire to manage Cedar Rapids in 2018

(Read my update to this post here.) A Gardenhire will be managing for the Minnesota Twins again next year. Multiple reports say Toby Gardenhire will manage the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2018. He is the son of Detroit Tigers manager … Continue reading

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Wong leads Durham to Triple-A championship title

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods second baseman Kean Wong went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and a double to lead the Durham Bulls to a 5-3 win over the Memphis Redbirds in this year’s Triple-A National Championship Game. Wong provided … Continue reading

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Ex-Snapper leads PCL to Triple-A All-Star Game win

Former Beloit Snappers third baseman Renato Nunez hit a three-run homer to account for half the Pacific Coast League’s runs in the team’s 6-4 win over the International League in Wednesday’s Triple-A All-Star Game. As a result, the Oakland Athletics … Continue reading

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Ex-Hot Rods hurler named Futures Game MVP

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods RHP Brent Honeywell was named the All-Star Futures Game MVP after the U.S. Futures team beat the World Futures team 7-6 at Marlins Park on Sunday. Honeywell — currently a pitcher for the Durham Bulls, … Continue reading

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