Category Archives: 2018 Playoffs

Former MWL manager Webster Garrison battling COVID-19

Former Midwest League manager Webster Garrison, a longtime coach in the Oakland Athletics farm system, is on a ventilator in Louisiana battling the coronavirus, COVID-19, San Francisco Chronicle A’s beat writer Susan Slusser reported Saturday. Garrison managed the Kane County … Continue reading

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Chiefs edge Hot Rods 2-1 in pitchers’ duel

With a two-day trip to Clinton already planned for this weekend, I made a last-minute decision to drive down to Peoria for Friday’s game first, figuring it might be my best chance to see Bowling Green’s Wander Franco, just in … Continue reading

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Top MWL prospects to watch on Western Division teams

In my last post (which you can read here), I took a look at the top prospects assigned to the eight teams in the Midwest League’s Eastern Division. This post is about the top prospects on the Opening Day rosters … Continue reading

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Former Hot Rods manager returns to skipper BG again

A former Hot Rods skipper will return to Bowling Green this year to manage the team again. Reinaldo Ruiz will manage the Hot Rods after serving as skipper of the High-A Charlotte Stone Crabs last year. The Stone Crabs went … Continue reading

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Cardinals announce Chiefs coaching staff for 2019 season

The Peoria Chiefs will have a new manager for the upcoming season, while getting back the same pitching and hitting coaches they had when the team won the Midwest League Western Division title last year. Peoria’s new manager is former … Continue reading

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