Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

Rehabbing major-leaguer to start for SB in Game 1 of MWLCS

Rehabbing major-league pitcher Kendall Graveman will start Game 1 of the Midwest League Championship Series for the South Bend Cubs. He will face off against fellow righthander Remey Reed, a Miami Marlins prospect who posted a sub-3.00 ERA in 14 … 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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Burdick, Curlis named Midwest League players of the week

Clinton LumberKings outfielder Peyton Burdick and Dayton Dragons LHP Connor Curlis respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for August 5-11. In seven games during that period, Burdick batted .394 (13-for-33) with two homers, … Continue reading

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The Force Awakens as Rey drives in record 8 RBI for Dragons

The Dayton Dragons snapped their five-game losing streak Saturday as Brian Rey led them to a 14-7 win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps, driving in a franchise-record eight runs for the Cincinnati Reds affiliate. Do the Dragons have a new … 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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