Category Archives: 2017 All-Star Game

Angels promote Jahmai Jones to High-A

The Los Angeles Angels promoted their top prospect, outfielder Jahmai Jones, from the Burlington Bees to the High-A Inland Empire 66ers late Wednesday night. Jones batted .272 with 9 HR, 30 RBI and 18 SB in 86 games with the … Continue reading

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Cubs trade Jimenez, Cease and two others for Quintana

In a blockbuster crosstown trade between the two Chicago teams Thursday, the Cubs acquired ace pitcher Jose Quintana from the White Sox in exchange for a quartet of former South Bend players, including highly-touted prospects Eloy Jimenez and Dylan Cease. … Continue reading

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Three current Midwest Leaguers selected for Futures Game

Three current Midwest League players are on the rosters for the All-Star Futures Game to be played on Sunday, July 9, at Marlins Park in Miami. All three players are infielders: Toronto Blue Jays prospects Bo Bichette and Vladimir Guerrero … Continue reading

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Blankenhorn, Erwin named MWL players of the week

Cedar Rapids Kernels 3B Travis Blankenhorn and Beloit Snappers LHP Zack Erwin respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for June 12-18. In seven games during that period, Blankenhorn batted .407 (11-for-27) with one … Continue reading

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Harrison homers twice to lead West to ASG victory

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers outfielder Monte Harrison homered twice to drive in three runs for the Western Division team in its 5-2 victory in this year’s Midwest League All-Star Game. Not only did he single-handedly drive in more runs than the … Continue reading

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