Category Archives: 2017 All-Star Game

Twins trade Palacios to Rays for Odorizzi

The Twins and the Rays swapped former Midwest Leaguers in a two-player trade Saturday, as Minnesota sent shortstop Jermaine Palacios to Tampa Bay for RHP Jake Odorizzi. Palacios played for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2016 and the first half … Continue reading

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Duplantier earns MLB Pipeline’s Pitcher of the Year award

Former Kane County Cougars RHP Jon Duplantier is the recipient of MLB Pipeline’s Pitcher of the Year award this year, after he posted Minor League Baseball’s second-lowest earned-run average in the last 25 years. Duplantier pitched for the Cougars in the first … Continue reading

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Dow Diamond getting new video scoreboard

Dow Diamond, home of the Great Lakes Loons, will soon have a new video scoreboard. The original scoreboard, installed when Dow Diamond opened in 2007, is 17 feet tall and 36 feet wide. The new one will be 31 feet … Continue reading

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LC’s Aiken throws seven one-hit innings vs. Lansing

Despite having an overall disappointing season, Lake County Captains LHP Brady Aiken still has occasionally shown flashes of what made him a two-time first-round draft pick. Thursday night’s game featured one such flash, as Aiken took a no-hitter into the 6th inning and ended … Continue reading

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Whitecaps tie MWL shutouts record, get top Tigers prospect

The West Michigan Whitecaps tied the Midwest League record for shutouts pitched in a single season Sunday, and will send the Detroit Tigers’ top prospect to the mound in their first attempt to claim the record for their own Monday. The Whitecaps … Continue reading

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