Category Archives: 2015 All-Star Game

A’s trade Kazmir for two 2015 River Bandits

The Oakland Athletics traded LHP Scott Kazmir to the Houston Astros today in exchange for a pair of prospects, RHP Daniel Mengden and catcher Jacob Nottingham. Both prospects started the 2015 season with the Quad Cities River Bandits. Mengden went 4-1 with a 1.16 … Continue reading

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Cougars off to hot start in second half

Kane County’s 1-0 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Sunday gave the Cougars an impressive 21-3 record in the second half of the Midwest League season. The team leads the Western Division by six games and is second only … Continue reading

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McBroom ties MWL record with 6 hits in Lugnuts loss

Lansing Lugnuts first baseman Ryan McBroom tied a Midwest League record by notching six hits Sunday. Despite the Toronto Blue Jays prospect’s stellar performance — which included a walk, two doubles, a home run, four runs batted in, and three … Continue reading

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Midwest League HR leader promoted to High-A

Midwest League home-run leader Casey Gillaspie has been promoted to the High-A Charlotte Stone Crabs of the Florida State League, the Tampa Bay Rays announced today. Gillaspie batted .278 with 16 HR and 44 RBI in in 64 games with … Continue reading

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Dragons hand Hot Rods their 8th loss in a row

The second half of the Midwest League season got underway Thursday, and I’m kicking it off with a four-day stay in Bowling Green to see the Hot Rods host the Dayton Dragons. This is my first trip back to the Kentucky … Continue reading

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