Category Archives: Midwest League

Murray commits to football, making MWL future unlikely

Oklahoma two-sport star Kyler Murray fully committed to a future playing football instead of baseball Monday, posting this statement on Twitter: Murray was selected ninth-overall by the Oakland Athletics in last June’s MLB draft, which put him in line to … Continue reading

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Marlins announce LumberKings coaching staff

After previously announcing that former major-league infielder Mike Jacobs will manage the LumberKings, the Miami Marlins revealed the rest of Clinton’s coaching staff on Tuesday. Rounding out Jacobs’ coaching staff are former players Mark DiFelice (pitching) and Frank Moore (hitting). DiFelice joins … Continue reading

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Ex-Dragon Siri named MVP of Dominican Winter League finals

Former Dayton Dragons outfielder Jose Siri was named the MVP of the Dominican Winter League finals for his red-hot performance at the plate during the six games his team needed to win the best-of-nine series. The Cincinnati Reds prospect batted .591 (13-for-22) … Continue reading

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Miller Park to host Midwest League game on April 12

Two teams of Class-A minor-leaguers will get to experience playing in a major-league stadium when Milwaukee’s Miller Park hosts a Midwest League game on Friday, April 12. It will be a “home game” for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, MWL affiliate … Continue reading

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Erickson to manage Timber Rattlers for 9th straight season

Matt Erickson will return for a ninth straight season as manager of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, the Milwaukee Brewers announced Thursday. The Appleton native has been with the team since 2009, serving as hitting coach for two years before becoming manager … Continue reading

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