Category Archives: 2011 Playoffs

Lugnuts, Blue Jays extend affiliation through 2020 season

The Lansing Lugnuts and their parent club, the Toronto Blue Jays, announced Wednesday that they’ve extended their Player Development Contract through the 2020 season. The two teams have been affiliated since the 2005 season. The Lugnuts previously were affiliated with … Continue reading

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Wong leads Durham to Triple-A championship title

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods second baseman Kean Wong went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and a double to lead the Durham Bulls to a 5-3 win over the Memphis Redbirds in this year’s Triple-A National Championship Game. Wong provided … Continue reading

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Cardinals’ Wong to start rehab stint in Peoria tonight

St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong will begin a multiple-game rehab stint with the Peoria Chiefs tonight at Dozer Park. Wong, recovering from a left elbow strain, will bat leadoff and play second base for the Chiefs as the team … Continue reading

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Mariners announce 2017 LumberKings coaching staff

Three of the four Clinton LumberKings coaches for the 2017 season are newcomers to the Seattle Mariners organization. New manager Pat Shine spent the past three seasons as an administrative coach and video replay coordinator for the Miami Marlins. Here is … Continue reading

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Recent news involving former Midwest League managers

Several former Midwest League managers were in the news this week. One received a major award, and the other three landed new jobs. Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday. His … Continue reading

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