Category Archives: Midwest League

Blue Jays announce 2017 Lugnuts coaching staff

The Lansing Lugnuts will have a new manager and a new pitching coach for the 2017 season, the Toronto Blue Jays announced Thursday. Cesar Martin takes the helm of the Lugnuts after managing the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Blue Jays … Continue reading

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Hoffman falls five votes short in HOF election

Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year, while Trevor Hoffman and Vladimir Guerrero narrowly missed being able to join baseball’s newest immortals on stage July 30 in Cooperstown. Hoffman … Continue reading

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Captains get new manager for 2017 season

The Lake County Captains will have at least two new faces on their coaching staff this year, including their manager. Former Captains hitting coach Larry Day returns to Lake County as the team’s new skipper. He served as hitting coach … Continue reading

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Avila to be inducted into Whitecaps Hall of Fame

Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila will be inducted into the West Michigan Whitecaps Hall of Fame during his former Midwest League team’s winter banquet Thursday. Avila played seven seasons with the Tigers before spending last year with the Chicago White … Continue reading

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Angels announce Bees coaching staff for 2017

The Los Angeles Angels announced their minor-league coaches for the 2017 season Thursday, including those for their Midwest League affiliate, the Burlington Bees. The Bees field staff will include two familiar faces, manager Adam Melhuse and pitching coach Jairo Cuevas, … Continue reading

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