Category Archives: Great Lakes Loons

Harrison homers twice to lead West to ASG victory

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers outfielder Monte Harrison homered twice to drive in three runs for the Western Division team in its 5-2 victory in this year’s Midwest League All-Star Game. Not only did he single-handedly drive in more runs than the … Continue reading

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Rincon blasts 20 homers in final round to win MWL HR Derby

Great Lakes Loons outfielder Carlos Rincon blasted 38 home runs — including 20 in the final round — to win the Midwest League Home Run Derby in front of a favorable crowd at Dow Diamond. He faced Lansing Lugnuts third … Continue reading

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Bichette finishes first half with .396 batting average

Lansing Lugnuts shortstop Bo Bichette entered the Midwest League All-Star break with a .396 batting average after going 0-for-2 in Sunday’s game. Bichette has the second-highest batting average in Minor League Baseball, behind only Lancaster JetHawks shortstop Brendan Rodgers’ .400 mark. Both … Continue reading

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Reds’ Bailey near-perfect in rehab start for Dragons

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey looked ready to return to the big leagues as he plowed through the Great Lakes Loons lineup in his six-inning rehab start for the Dayton Dragons on Wednesday. Bailey allowed one hit (a 6th-inning double … Continue reading

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Field of eight announced for MWL Home Run Derby

The eight participants in next week’s Midwest League Home Run Derby were announced Tuesday. Six are from Eastern Division teams, and three are highly-touted prospects who are the sons of former major-leaguers. The event is slated to begin at 7:05 p.m. ET Monday … Continue reading

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