Category Archives: Fort Wayne TinCaps

Two Padres trades include four ex-Midwest Leaguers

The San Diego Padres made two trades Tuesday, and each included two former Midwest League players. The first trade involved the Padres sending outfielder Jabari Blash to the New York Yankees for third baseman Chase Headley and RHP Bryan Mitchell. … Continue reading

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Three for Dee: Marlins trade ex-MWL star Gordon to Mariners

The Seattle Mariners acquired middle infielder Dee Gordon from the Miami Marlins on Thursday for a trio of prospects, two of whom played in the Midwest League during the past two seasons. Gordon also is a former Midwest Leaguer. He … Continue reading

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Three former Snappers among ex-MWLers traded last week

Three former Beloit Snappers players were traded in three different transactions last week. Two of the trades happened on Monday, Nov. 20. The New York Yankees traded RHP Ronald Herrera to the Texas Rangers for LHP Reiver Sanmartin, and the Oakland … Continue reading

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Parkview Field grounds crew nets ‘Field of the Year’ honor

Fort Wayne TinCaps head groundskeeper Keith Winter and his grounds crew have won another award for their work. This time they’ve won the Sports Turf Managers Association’s “Field of the Year” award for professional baseball. All teams in Major League … Continue reading

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Ex-MWL pitcher Kluber wins second AL Cy Young Award

Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber received 28 0f 30 first-place votes to win his second American League Cy Young Award on Wednesday. Kluber started the season slow, but dominated AL hitters after returning from a DL stint on June 1. … Continue reading

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