Category Archives: Beloit Snappers

Kernels get new manager for 2019 season

The Cedar Rapids Kernels will have a new manager for the 2019 season, but he will be a familiar face. Brian Dinkelman will manage the Kernels after serving as the team’s hitting coach during the past three seasons. He played … Continue reading

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Former hitting coach to manage Snappers in 2019

A former hitting coach will return to Beloit next season as the new manager of the Snappers. It is the first managerial assignment for Lloyd Turner, who was Beloit’s hitting coach in 2014 and 2015. He also served in that … Continue reading

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New Blue Jays manager played in Midwest League

The Toronto Blue Jays announced longtime Tampa Bay Rays coach Charlie Montoyo as their new manager Thursday. Montoyo spent 18 seasons (1997-2014) managing Rays’ minor-league teams, though never the Bowling Green Hot Rods. He joined Tampa Bay’s major-league coaching staff … Continue reading

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Snappers and A’s extend their affiliation through 2020 season

The Beloit Snappers and the Oakland Athletics have extended their player-development contract through the 2020 season, keeping intact an affiliation that has been in place since 2013. That leaves the Kane County Cougars as the only Midwest League team without … Continue reading

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Clinton signs two-year affiliation deal with Marlins

The Clinton LumberKings will have a new parent club next season after announcing Thursday night that they’ve signed a two-year player-development contract with the Miami Marlins. The LumberKings were affiliated with the Seattle Mariners the past 10 seasons. The Marlins … Continue reading

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