Category Archives: 2017 Playoffs

Gore among top Padres prospects assigned to TinCaps

The Fort Wayne TinCaps are stacked with young talent again this year, with one of baseball’s top pitching prospects headlining the notable San Diego Padres farmhands assigned to the Opening Day roster. MacKenzie Gore — considered one of the game’s … Continue reading

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River Bandits get their 2017 MWL championship rings

Members of the 2017 Quad Cities River Bandits received their Midwest League championship rings Saturday during a ceremony at the spring training home of the Houston Astros, the River Bandits’ parent club. Here is a description of the rings’ design, … Continue reading

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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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