Category Archives: Beloit Snappers

Toby Gardenhire to manage Cedar Rapids in 2018

A Gardenhire will be managing for the Minnesota Twins again next year. Multiple reports say Toby Gardenhire will manage the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2018. He is the son of Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire, a former longtime manager of … Continue reading

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Former Cougars skipper will manage Snappers next year

A longtime Oakland Athletics minor-league coach will manage the Beloit Snappers in 2018. Webster Garrison will be at the helm of Beloit’s coaching staff, replacing 2017 Snappers skipper Scott Steinmann, who will manage the Midland RockHounds (Oakland’s Double-A affiliate in … Continue reading

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Three former Snappers among ex-MWLers traded last week

Three former Beloit Snappers players were traded in three different transactions last week. Two of the trades happened on Monday, Nov. 20. The New York Yankees traded RHP Ronald Herrera to the Texas Rangers for LHP Reiver Sanmartin, and the Oakland … Continue reading

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Molitor wins AL Manager of the Year award

Former Midwest League player and Baseball Hall-of-Famer Paul Molitor was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday, rewarded for leading the Minnesota Twins to the playoffs one year after the team lost 103 games. The Twins went … Continue reading

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Angels sign former South Bend OF Upton to 5-year contract

Former South Bend Silver Hawks outfielder Justin Upton has agreed to terms on a five-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, who acquired the veteran player from the Detroit Tigers in late August. He batted .245 with 7 HR and … Continue reading

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