Category Archives: International League

Four former Midwest Leaguers traded Friday

Four former Midwest League players were traded Friday, including three who once suited up for the Clinton LumberKings. Three of those ex-Midwest Leaguers were traded in a five-player deal between the Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays. The Mariners sent RHP … Continue reading

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Recent news involving former Midwest League managers

Several former Midwest League managers were in the news this week. One received a major award, and the other three landed new jobs. Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday. His … Continue reading

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Ex-Hot Rods hurler gets win in first MLB start

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher German Marquez earned his first major-league win in his first MLB start Wednesday. Marquez previously made three relief appearances for the Rockies, making his MLB debut two weeks ago, but Colorado called on him … Continue reading

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Hot Rods become Bootleggers, shut out Snappers

The Bowling Green Hot Rods adopted the nickname Bootleggers for a night and became 100-proof winners by shutting out the Beloit Snappers 4-0. Saturday was Bootleggers Night at Bowling Green Ballpark, in honor of Kentucky’s rich bourbon history. Hot Rods … Continue reading

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Saupold makes MLB debut, earns first big-league win

Former West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Warwick Saupold made his major-league debut for the Detroit Tigers on Saturday, and earned his first MLB win the next day. The Australia native made his big-league debut against the Baltimore Orioles, entering Saturday’s game … Continue reading

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