Category Archives: 2016 Playoffs

Loons announce MWL All-Star Game-related events

The Great Lakes Loons have announced the full schedule of events surrounding this year’s Midwest League All-Star Game at Dow Diamond. The festivities will take place Monday, June 19, and Tuesday, June 20, with the All-Star Game itself happening the night of … Continue reading

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Five ranked Dodgers prospects assigned to Loons roster

Five of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ top 30 prospects (as ranked by Baseball America) will start the season with the Great Lakes Loons, according to a report by Dodgers beat writer J.P. Hoornstra. Hoornstra posted the season-opening rosters for the … Continue reading

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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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Loons get new manager for 2017 season

The Great Lakes Loons will have their fifth manager in five seasons when Jeremy Rodriguez takes the reins of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Midwest League affiliate in 2017. Rodriguez takes over for Gil Velazquez, who led the Loons to the … Continue reading

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Rays announce 2017 Hot Rods coaching staff

Reinaldo Ruiz will return for a third season as manager of the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2017, the Tampa Bay Rays announced Tuesday. In 2016, Ruiz led the Hot Rods to their best season in team history, notching a … Continue reading

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