Category Archives: 2017 Playoffs

Dayton Dragons announce 2018 coaching staff

The Dayton Dragons, Midwest League affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, announced its 2018 coaching staff Tuesday. Luis Bolivar is returning for a second season as Dayton’s manager, with two of his three coaches from last year also coming back. In … Continue reading

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Astros trade four ex-QC players for Gerrit Cole

The Houston Astros acquired pitcher Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday, parting with four former Quad Cities River Bandits to get the right-handed hurler. The Pirates received three players with major-league experience — third baseman Colin Moran, RHP … Continue reading

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Padres announce 2018 TinCaps coaching staff

The 2018 Fort Wayne TinCaps coaching staff will have a familiar look to it, as only one member is a newcomer to the Midwest League’s Summit City franchise. Anthony Contreras returns as manager for a third season, after leading the … Continue reading

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Peoria Chiefs announce 2018 coaching staff

The Peoria Chiefs, Midwest League affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, announced Wednesday that Chris Swauger will return as their manager in 2018, accompanied by new pitching and hitting coaches. It will be Swauger’s second season as Chiefs manager and … Continue reading

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Parkview Field grounds crew nets ‘Field of the Year’ honor

Fort Wayne TinCaps head groundskeeper Keith Winter and his grounds crew have won another award for their work. This time they’ve won the Sports Turf Managers Association’s “Field of the Year” award for professional baseball. All teams in Major League … Continue reading

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