Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

Ex-MWL MVP McBroom en fuego in Mexican Pacific League

Former Midwest League MVP Ryan McBroom is on fire in the Mexican Pacific League, batting .459 in the 11 games he’s played for Los Tomateros de Culiacan. McBroom has three homers, two doubles, six walks, eight runs batted in, and … Continue reading

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Three 2017 Midwest League players traded

Three players who were in the Midwest League this year were traded in separate transactions late last week. The Arizona Diamondbacks traded RHP Curtis Taylor to the Tampa Bay Rays for former closer Brad Boxberger, who led the American League … Continue reading

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Beltran announces retirement after 20-year MLB career

Former Lansing Lugnuts outfielder Carlos Beltran announced his retirement Monday after playing parts of 20 seasons in the major leagues, capped by a World Series title won by his last team, the Houston Astros, earlier this month. After appearing in … Continue reading

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New Mets manager is a former Captains pitching coach

Former Lake County Captains pitching coach Mickey Callaway was announced as the new manager of the New York Mets on Monday. Callaway had been a pitching coach in the Cleveland Indians organization since 2010, the year he served in that … Continue reading

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Former Lugnut nearly no-hits White Sox

Former Lansing Lugnuts lefty Matt Boyd nearly no-hit the Chicago White Sox, giving up only one hit with two outs in the 9th inning of the Detroit Tigers’ 12-0 win Sunday afternoon. Tim Anderson broke up the no-no with a double that … Continue reading

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