Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

Former Red Sox manager will lead Cougars in ’17

Former Boston Red Sox player and skipper Butch Hobson will manage the Kane County Cougars in 2017, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced Thursday. Hobson brings 28 seasons of managerial experience to Kane County, including three years as skipper of the Red … Continue reading

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Mariners announce 2017 LumberKings coaching staff

Three of the four Clinton LumberKings coaches for the 2017 season are newcomers to the Seattle Mariners organization. New manager Pat Shine spent the past three seasons as an administrative coach and video replay coordinator for the Miami Marlins. Here is … Continue reading

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Dodgers re-sign three significant ex-Midwest Leaguers

The Los Angeles Dodgers have re-signed three former Midwest Leaguers of note: closer Kenley Jansen, third baseman Justin Turner, and starting pitcher Rich Hill. Jansen signed a five-year, $80 million deal with the team on Monday. He was a catcher … Continue reading

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Blue Jays promote Lansing’s pitching coach

The Lansing Lugnuts’ pitching coach reportedly has gotten a promotion. Baseball reporter John Lott reported Monday that the Toronto Blue Jays promoted Jeff Ware, Lansing’s pitching coach the past two seasons, to the position of minor-league pitching coordinator, replacing Sal Fasano. … Continue reading

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Photos of Clinton’s infield renovation

The Clinton LumberKings are renovating the infield of their baseball diamond this offseason and shared some photos showing the project’s progress Monday. The following pictures are all courtesy of the team. More moves involving ex-MWLers More former Midwest Leaguers are on the … Continue reading

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