Category Archives: 2013 Playoffs

South Bend advances to MWL finals; will face CR or Clinton

The South Bend Cubs beat the Great Lakes Loons 7-3 Sunday to advance to this year’s Midwest League Championship Series. They will face the winner of Monday’s game between the Cedar Rapids Kernels and the Clinton LumberKings. Nelson Maldonado drove … Continue reading

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McCullers undergoes elbow surgery, will miss 2019 season

Houston Astros RHP Lance McCullers Jr. — a former Quad Cities hurler — underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow Tuesday and is expected to miss the entire 2019 season as he recovers. He went 10-6 with a 3.86 … Continue reading

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Christenson added to A’s coaching staff

A former Midwest League player and manager was added to Oakland Athletics skipper Bob Melvin’s coaching staff Thursday. Melvin’s new bench coach is Ryan Christenson, a former major-league outfielder who played for the West Michigan Whitecaps in 1996 and managed … Continue reading

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Ex-TinCaps outfielder Renfroe plates 7 for Padres

Former Fort Wayne TinCaps outfielder Hunter Renfroe made quite an impression in the first week of his big-league audition with the San Diego Padres, from being intentionally walked in his first MLB plate appearance to driving in seven runs in Tuesday’s game. … Continue reading

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Hot Rods, Rays extend PDC through 2018

The Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Tampa Bay Rays extended their player-development contract through the 2018 season, the teams announced Wednesday. The Hot Rods have been affiliated with the Rays for their entire existence, beginning when Bowling Green was … Continue reading

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