Category Archives: Clinton LumberKings

LumberKings win 4,000th Midwest League game

The Clinton LumberKings beat the Lansing Lugnuts 7-3 Friday to notch their 4,000th victory as a member of the Midwest League. Luis Liberato and Dalton Kelly each drove in a pair of runs for the LumberKings. Clinton is the first … Continue reading

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Cubs-Mariners trade involves four ex-Midwest Leaguers

The Chicago Cubs and the Seattle Mariners completed a four-player trade Wednesday, and all four players are former Midwest Leaguers. The Cubs traded a pair of prospects, first baseman Dan Vogelbach and RHP Paul Blackburn, to the Mariners for left-handed … Continue reading

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Lugnuts no-hit Chiefs, but lose on unearned run

Two Lansing Lugnuts pitchers combined to no-hit the Peoria Chiefs in the second game of a doubleheader Thursday. Normally that would be cause for celebration, but the Lugnuts also managed to lose the game 1-0. Both offenses struggled in the … Continue reading

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Gohara, Jackson lead Clinton to 3-0 win over Quad Cities

The Clinton LumberKings got a great start from LHP Luiz Gohara and three hits from top Seattle Mariners prospect Alex Jackson to lead them to a 3-0 win over the Quad Cities River Bandits at Modern Woodmen Park on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Cubs outfielder Fowler to rehab in South Bend

Chicago Cubs centerfielder Dexter Fowler will begin a rehab stint with the South Bend Cubs on Friday. Fowler has been sidelined with a right hamstring strain since June 18. According to various media reports, he will be South Bend’s designated … Continue reading

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Hale, Abreu named MWL players of the week

Clinton LumberKings infielder Conner Hale and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Albert Abreu respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 27 to July 3. In six games during that … Continue reading

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Lugnuts lefty added to All-Star Futures Game roster

Lansing Lugnuts LHP Angel Perdomo was added Thursday to the All-Star Futures Game roster for the World Team. The Toronto Blue Jays prospect replaces Jackson Generals RHP Dylan Unsworth, who is on the disabled list because of a hamstring injury. Unsworth, a Seattle Mariners prospect from South … Continue reading

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LumberKings get new pitching coach

The Seattle Mariners announced Wednesday that former Tampa Bay Rays minor-leaguer Pete Woodworth is the new pitching coach for the Clinton LumberKings. He replaces Rich Dorman, who left the Mariners organization to accept a coaching position at Grand Canyon University … Continue reading

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MWL All-Star Game: East rallies to beat West 11-10

This year’s Midwest League All-Star Game was a true midsummer classic, as the two sides traded offensive blows throughout the contest, with the Eastern Division All-Stars coming out on top with an 11-10 win. In the early innings, it appeared … Continue reading

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