Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

D-backs, Mariners swap Segura for Walker in 5-player trade

The Diamondbacks and the Mariners made a major trade Wednesday night, as Arizona sent infielder Jean Segura, LHP Zac Curtis and outfielder Mitch Haniger to Seattle for RHP Taijuan Walker and infielder Ketel Marte. All five players are Midwest League alumni. Segura is coming … Continue reading

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Photos of Clinton’s infield renovation

The Clinton LumberKings are renovating the infield of their baseball diamond this offseason and shared some photos showing the project’s progress Monday. The following pictures are all courtesy of the team. More moves involving ex-MWLers More former Midwest Leaguers are on the … Continue reading

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Four former Midwest Leaguers traded Friday

Four former Midwest League players were traded Friday, including three who once suited up for the Clinton LumberKings. Three of those ex-Midwest Leaguers were traded in a five-player deal between the Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays. The Mariners sent RHP … Continue reading

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Recent news involving former Midwest League managers

Several former Midwest League managers were in the news this week. One received a major award, and the other three landed new jobs. Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday. His … Continue reading

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Trout wins second AL MVP Award

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout was named the American League’s Most Valuable Player for the second time in his career Thursday after getting 19 of 30 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Trout also … Continue reading

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