Category Archives: 2017 All-Star Game

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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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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