Category Archives: Midwest League

Ex-TinCaps outfielder Renfroe plates 7 for Padres

Former Fort Wayne TinCaps outfielder Hunter Renfroe made quite an impression in the first week of his big-league audition with the San Diego Padres, from being intentionally walked in his first MLB plate appearance to driving in seven runs in Tuesday’s game. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 Playoffs, El Paso Chihuahuas, Fort Wayne TinCaps, Midwest League, Pacific Coast League | Leave a comment

Grueser named MWL executive of the year

Lansing Lugnuts general manager Nick Grueser was named the Midwest League executive of the year Tuesday. Here is information about Grueser and the award, from the Midwest League’s press release: Grueser presided over a groundbreaking renovation that has drawn international … Continue reading

Posted in Lansing Lugnuts, Midwest League | Leave a comment

Midwest League announces MiLB award nominees

The Midwest League announced its nominees for five prestigious Minor League Baseball awards Tuesday. The Fort Wayne TinCaps are nominated for the John H. Johnson President’s Award, which honors a “complete” baseball franchise that has demonstrated franchise stability and significant … Continue reading

Posted in Dayton Dragons, Fort Wayne TinCaps, Midwest League, West Michigan Whitecaps, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Beloit Snappers, Dayton Dragons, Gold Glove Awards, Lake County Captains, Midwest League, South Bend Silver Hawks, West Michigan Whitecaps | Leave a comment

Former Snappers infielder Bostick traded to Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired former Beloit Snappers infielder Chris Bostick from the Washington Nationals for catcher Taylor Gushue and cash considerations Monday. Bostick played 129 games for the 2013 Snappers, batting .282 with 14 HR, 89 RBI and 25 SB. He split … Continue reading

Posted in Beloit Snappers, Midwest League | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Bowling Green Hot Rods, Eastern League, El Paso Chihuahuas, Fort Wayne TinCaps, Gwinnett Braves, Hartford Yard Goats, International League, Midwest League, Pacific Coast League, Quad Cities River Bandits | Leave a comment