Category Archives: Great Lakes Loons

2019 Midwest League coaching staffs

With spring training underway, attention turns back to baseball and you may be wondering who will coach in the Midwest League this year. Here are links to my posts about the coaching staffs of all 16 MWL teams: Beloit Snappers … 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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Parrish to return as Whitecaps manager in 2019

Former Detroit Tigers catcher Lance Parrish will return as manager of the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2019 after leading the team to a 69-70 record during the regular season and a second-half postseason berth that took them to the second … Continue reading

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MWL announces nominees for MiLB postseason awards

The Midwest League recently announced its nominees for Minor League Baseball’s postseason awards. Wisconsin Timber Rattlers president and general manager Rob Zerjav was named the MWL Executive of the Year for the third time. (He previously won the award in … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs: Hot Rods, Chiefs, Whitecaps advance

In the Midwest League playoffs Thursday, the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the Peoria Chiefs and the West Michigan Whitecaps all completed first-round sweeps while the Beloit Snappers and the Cedar Rapids Kernels finally got to play Game 1 of their … Continue reading

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