Category Archives: Clinton LumberKings

D-backs trade two ex-Midwest Leaguers in three-team deal

The Tampa Bay Rays traded outfielder Steven Souza to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday as part of a five-player, three-team deal also involving the New York Yankees. The Diamondbacks parted with two former Midwest League players in the trade. In … Continue reading

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Guide to the 2018 Midwest League coaching staffs

As spring training gets underway this week, you may be thinking ahead to the Midwest League season and wondering who the coaches for each team will be. Here are links to my posts about all of them: Beloit Snappers Bowling … Continue reading

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Two ex-Midwest Leaguers involved in A’s-Royals trade

The Kansas City Royals and the Oakland Athletics recently completed a four-player trade involving two former Midwest Leaguers. The Royals acquired right-handed pitchers Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer in exchange for left-handed pitcher Ryan Buchter, designated hitter/first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss, … Continue reading

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Brewers announce Timber Rattlers coaching staff

All three coaches on the 2017 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers field staff are returning to the team this year, the Milwaukee Brewers announced Wednesday. As reported last week, Matt Erickson will return as manager of the team for an eighth consecutive … Continue reading

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Cubs announce South Bend coaching staff

Former Midwest League Manager of the Year (2016) Jimmy Gonzalez is coming back this year for a fourth season as South Bend’s skipper, the Chicago Cubs announced Thursday. After leading the team to a 75-64 record last season, Gonzalez has … Continue reading

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