Category Archives: Beloit Snappers

Snappers ballpark situation: Build new one or relocate team

For more than five years, the Beloit Snappers have been trying to secure funding to build a new stadium. If they don’t succeed in their quest soon, they may be forced to relocate the team after the 2020 season. The … Continue reading

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Former Snapper Hicks signs 7-year extension with Yankees

The New York Yankees announced Monday that they’ve signed former Beloit Snappers outfielder Aaron Hicks to a 7-year contract through the 2025 season, with a club option for the 2026 season. The new contract — reportedly worth $70 million for … Continue reading

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2019 Midwest League coaching staffs

With spring training underway, attention turns back to baseball and you may be wondering who will coach in the Midwest League this year. Here are links to my posts about the coaching staffs of all 16 MWL teams: Beloit Snappers … Continue reading

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Murray commits to football, making MWL future unlikely

Oklahoma two-sport star Kyler Murray fully committed to a future playing football instead of baseball Monday, posting this statement on Twitter: Murray was selected ninth-overall by the Oakland Athletics in last June’s MLB draft, which put him in line to … Continue reading

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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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