Category Archives: 2016 Playoffs

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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2016 MWL manager of the year returning to South Bend

The 2016 Midwest League manager of the year, Jimmy Gonzalez, will return for a third season at the helm of the South Bend Cubs in 2017. Gonzalez led the Cubs to an 84-55 record in the regular season this year, … Continue reading

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Eloy Jimenez named MiLB’s Breakout Prospect of the Year

Chicago Cubs farmhand Eloy Jimenez was named Minor League Baseball’s Breakout Prospect of the Year on Monday. It’s just the latest honor for Jimenez, whose other 2016 accolades include the Midwest League MVP and Prospect of the Year awards, the Top … Continue reading

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Loons, Lugnuts getting new fields this offseason

Two of the three Michigan-based Midwest League teams are getting new fields this offseason. Dow Diamond is getting a new playing surface for the first time since the Midland stadium was built in 2006. It is the home of the … Continue reading

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MWL championship trophy on display in Loons office

The Great Lakes Loons have the Midwest League championship trophy on display in their front office, as you can see in the above photo shared by the team on social media. The Loons won the league title Sunday when they … Continue reading

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