Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

Guide to the 2018 Midwest League coaching staffs

As spring training gets underway this week, you may be thinking ahead to the Midwest League season and wondering who the coaches for each team will be. Here are links to my posts about all of them: Beloit Snappers Bowling … Continue reading

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Former Cedar Rapids hurler Hoffman elected to Hall of Fame

Trevor Hoffman, who pitched for the Cedar Rapids Reds in 1991, is the eighth former Midwest Leaguer to be elected as a player into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Hoffman received 79.9 percent of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America … Continue reading

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Blue Jays announce 2018 Lugnuts coaching staff

The Toronto Blue Jays announced Wednesday that Cesar Martin will return as manager of the Lansing Lugnuts, accompanied by an entirely different coaching staff than he had last year. Martin led the Lugnuts to a 63-73 overall record last year, … Continue reading

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Former Loons skipper returns to manage team in 2018

Longtime Los Angeles Dodgers minor-league coach John Shoemaker will manage the Great Lakes Loons in 2018, after previously serving as the team’s skipper in 2011 and 2012. Shoemaker has been with the Dodgers organization for over 40 years, starting when … Continue reading

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Padres trade ex-Snapper Solarte for two 2017 Lugnuts

The San Diego Padres traded infielder Yangervis Solarte to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, getting in return two players who suited up for the Lansing Lugnuts last season. Solarte also is a former Midwest Leaguer, having played 41 games … Continue reading

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