Category Archives: 2012 Playoffs

Erickson returning for 7th year managing Timber Rattlers

Matt Erickson will return as manager of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers this year for a seventh consecutive season. His staff will include two new coaches, both of whom played in the Midwest League. Erickson began his coaching career as the … Continue reading

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Ex-Captains skipper is BA’s MiLB Manager of the Year

Akron RubberDucks skipper Dave Wallace was named Baseball America‘s Minor League Manager of the Year on Wednesday. Among his qualifications: leading Akron to the Eastern League championship title despite losing 12 consecutive games during the regular season. Wallace managed the … Continue reading

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Ex-Kernels pitcher Berrios makes MLB debut

Former Cedar Rapids Kernels pitcher Jose Berrios made his major-league debut for the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday, taking the loss in the Cleveland Indians’ 6-5 win at Target Field. The right-hander struck out five batters in four-plus innings, but also … Continue reading

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Erickson returning for 6th year as Timber Rattlers manager

Matt Erickson will return for a sixth season as manager of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers this year, the Milwaukee Brewers announced Wednesday. The Appleton native has been with the team since 2009, serving as Timber Rattlers hitting coach for two … Continue reading

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Eight of top 11 prospects played in Midwest League

The Midwest League continues to be a conduit through which many of baseball’s top prospects pass. The latest evidence of this comes from MLB.com’s recently-released list of top prospects; eight of the top 11 players are former Midwest Leaguers. Of … Continue reading

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