Category Archives: Great Lakes Loons

Dillard, Ortiz named Midwest League players of the week

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers first baseman/outfielder Thomas Dillard and Great Lakes Loons LHP Robinson Ortiz respectively were named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for August 19-25. In seven games during that period, Dillard batted .440 (11-for-25) … Continue reading

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Thomas, Franco win top Midwest League awards

The Midwest League announced its year-end award winners Friday, with former Kane County Cougars outfielder Alek Thomas and former Bowling Green Hot Rods shortstop Wander Franco being named the league’s Most Valuable Player and Prospect of the Year, respectively. Thomas … Continue reading

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Andrews pitches ‘immaculate inning’ for LumberKings

Clinton LumberKings RHP Tanner Andrews did not have a good start against the Lake County Captains on Wednesday. But for one inning, he was immaculate. In the top of the 2nd inning, Andrews struck out the side on nine pitches … Continue reading

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Former Lugnut Vladimir Guerrero Jr. stars in MLB HR Derby

In a first-time matchup of rookies in the final round of the MLB Home Run Derby, New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonzo beat Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 23-22. But the general consensus is Guerrero — … Continue reading

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Betts wins Home Run Derby, is named MVP of All-Star Game

Bowling Green Hot Rods catcher Chris Betts won the Midwest League Home Run Derby on Monday, then was named the MVP of the MWL All-Star Game a day later after he blasted the game-winning homer for the East Division team. … Continue reading

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