Category Archives: Clinton LumberKings

Marlins announce LumberKings coaching staff

After previously announcing that former major-league infielder Mike Jacobs will manage the LumberKings, the Miami Marlins revealed the rest of Clinton’s coaching staff on Tuesday. Rounding out Jacobs’ coaching staff are former players Mark DiFelice (pitching) and Frank Moore (hitting). DiFelice joins … Continue reading

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Shoemaker to skipper the Loons again in 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Wednesday that John Shoemaker will return this year for a second consecutive and fourth overall season as manager of the Great Lakes Loons. This will be his 43rd season in the Dodgers organization, and his … Continue reading

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Ex-Marlins infielder to manage Clinton in 2019

A former Marlins infielder will manage the LumberKings in 2019, the first year of Clinton’s affiliation with Miami’s major-league ballclub. Mike Jacobs will take the reigns of the LumberKings after two seasons as manager of the short-season Batavia Muckdogs, Miami’s … Continue reading

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Former hitting coach to manage Snappers in 2019

A former hitting coach will return to Beloit next season as the new manager of the Snappers. It is the first managerial assignment for Lloyd Turner, who was Beloit’s hitting coach in 2014 and 2015. He also served in that … Continue reading

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Several ex-MWLers on HOF’s Today’s Game Era ballot

Four of the 10 people being considered for enshrinement in the National Baseball Hall of Fame via the HOF’s Today’s Game Era ballot are former Midwest League players, and one of them also managed in the MWL. The Today’s Game … Continue reading

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