Category Archives: Clinton LumberKings

New Nats manager played for QC in the ’80s

The new Washington Nationals manager is Dave Martinez, a former major-league outfielder who played in the Midwest League as a minor-leaguer. This is the first managerial job for Martinez, who spent the past 10 seasons as Joe Maddon’s bench coach … Continue reading

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Cubs add two ex-Midwest Leaguers to coaching staff

The Chicago Cubs made several changes to their major-league coaching staff Thursday, including the addition or subtraction of four ex-Midwest Leaguers. The Cubs dismissed pitching coach Chris Bosio, hitting coach John Mallee, and third-base coach Gary Jones. Bosio and Jones played … Continue reading

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Ex-Loons pitcher Kershaw stars in Dodgers’ Game 1 win

Former Great Lakes Loons pitcher Clayton Kershaw starred in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 3-1 win over the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series, brushing aside his reputation as a stellar hurler who is subpar in the postseason. … Continue reading

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Christenson added to A’s coaching staff

A former Midwest League player and manager was added to Oakland Athletics skipper Bob Melvin’s coaching staff Thursday. Melvin’s new bench coach is Ryan Christenson, a former major-league outfielder who played for the West Michigan Whitecaps in 1996 and managed … Continue reading

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TinCaps pitchers break Midwest League record for strikeouts

Fort Wayne TinCaps LHP Adrian Morejon struck out six batters Saturday, but his third strikeout was the one that mattered most. That was the one that broke the Midwest League record for most strikeouts by a pitching staff in a single season, … Continue reading

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