Category Archives: Midwest League

Rojas, Vinson named Midwest League players of the week

Quad Cities River Bandits infielder Josh Rojas and Burlington Bees RHP Andrew Vinson respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for July 17-23, and Clinton LumberKings shortstop Luis Rengifo was named to MLB Pipeline’s … Continue reading

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Former Midwest League MVP traded to Yankees

The Toronto Blue Jays traded former Midwest League MVP Ryan McBroom to the New York Yankees on Sunday, getting infielder/outfielder Rob Refsnyder in return. McBroom was the Midwest League MVP in 2015, when he batted .315 with 12 HR and … Continue reading

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Three recent Midwest Leaguers receive drug suspensions

Three minor-league pitchers who played in the Midwest League during 2016 or 2017 were suspended Friday for violations of baseball’s minor-league drug program. Daytona Tortugas RHP Brian Hunter is suspended for 80 games after testing positive for the performance-enhancing drug … Continue reading

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Former LumberKings outfielder traded to Cardinals

The Seattle Mariners traded former Clinton LumberKings outfielder Tyler O’Neill to the St. Louis Cardinals for LHP Marco Gonzales on Friday. O’Neill played 57 games for the LumberKings in 2014, batting .247 with 13 HR and 38 RBI. He played … Continue reading

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LumberKings pitcher traded to Marlins in five-player swap

Clinton LumberKings RHP Brandon Miller is one of four minor-leaguers the Seattle Mariners traded to the Miami Marlins for major-league reliever David Phelps on Thursday. Miller went 9-4 with a 3.65 ERA, 94 strikeouts and 23 walks in 101 innings … Continue reading

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