Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

Recent news involving former Midwest League managers

Several former Midwest League managers were in the news this week. One received a major award, and the other three landed new jobs. Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday. His … Continue reading

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Former MWL MVP homers twice, drives in 7 in AFL game

A former Midwest League MVP took over the RBI lead in the Arizona Fall League after driving in seven runs for the Mesa Solar Sox on Monday. Toronto Blue Jays prospect Ryan McBroom drove in all seven runs on homers … Continue reading

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Blue Jays extend PDC with Lugnuts through 2018 season

The Lansing Lugnuts and the Toronto Blue Jays extended their player-development contract through the 2018 season, the two clubs announced Tuesday. The Lugnuts have been affiliated with the Blue Jays since 2005. Lansing began play as a Kansas City Royals farm team in … Continue reading

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Loons, Lugnuts getting new fields this offseason

Two of the three Michigan-based Midwest League teams are getting new fields this offseason. Dow Diamond is getting a new playing surface for the first time since the Midland stadium was built in 2006. It is the home of the … Continue reading

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Grueser named MWL executive of the year

Lansing Lugnuts general manager Nick Grueser was named the Midwest League executive of the year Tuesday. Here is information about Grueser and the award, from the Midwest League’s press release: Grueser presided over a groundbreaking renovation that has drawn international … Continue reading

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