Category Archives: Midwest League

Andrews pitches ‘immaculate inning’ for LumberKings

Clinton LumberKings RHP Tanner Andrews did not have a good start against the Lake County Captains on Wednesday. But for one inning, he was immaculate. In the top of the 2nd inning, Andrews struck out the side on nine pitches … Continue reading

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Former Lugnut Vladimir Guerrero Jr. stars in MLB HR Derby

In a first-time matchup of rookies in the final round of the MLB Home Run Derby, New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonzo beat Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 23-22. But the general consensus is Guerrero — … Continue reading

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Angels pitcher and ex-MWLer Tyler Skaggs dead at 27

Los Angeles Angels LHP Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room Monday afternoon, just two days after his last start for the Halos. Skaggs, a former pitcher for the Cedar Rapids Kernels and the South Bend Silver Hawks, … Continue reading

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Franco getting promoted to Florida State League

Bowling Green Hot Rods shortstop Wander Franco — considered by many to be the top prospect in baseball — will be promoted from the Midwest League to the high-A Florida State League, where he will play for the Charlotte Stone … Continue reading

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Betts wins Home Run Derby, is named MVP of All-Star Game

Bowling Green Hot Rods catcher Chris Betts won the Midwest League Home Run Derby on Monday, then was named the MVP of the MWL All-Star Game a day later after he blasted the game-winning homer for the East Division team. … Continue reading

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