Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

Three ex-Midwest Leaguers made MLB debuts Tuesday

Three former Midwest League players made their major-league debuts Tuesday. Infielder Ryan Schimpf made his MLB debut for the San Diego Padres, playing third base and batting sixth against the Miami Marlins. He went 1-for-4 — he doubled in his … Continue reading

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Midwest League Home Run Derby participants announced

Three players from each division will participate in the home run derby prior to this year’s Midwest League All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 21, at Veterans Memorial Stadium, home of the Cedar Rapids Kernels. The East All-Stars will be represented by … Continue reading

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A look at the 2016 Midwest League All-Star pitchers

The 2016 Midwest League All-Star Game rosters were released this week. In previous posts, I wrote about the starting position players and the reserve position-players. This post is about the All-Star pitchers. (Make sure to read all the way to … Continue reading

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2016 Midwest League All-Star Game position-player reserves

The rosters for the 2016 Midwest League All-Star Game were announced Tuesday. I wrote about the starting position players in an earlier post, which you can read here. I’ll take a look at the bench players for both teams in this post, … Continue reading

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2016 Midwest League All-Star Game starters announced

The rosters for the 2016 Midwest League All-Star Game were announced Tuesday. The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers have the most players selected (eight — three starters, five reserves), followed by the South Bend Cubs (six — four starters, two reserves) and … Continue reading

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Sanger, Esparza named MWL players of the week

Burlington Bees second baseman Brendon Sanger and Lake County Captains RHP Matt Esparza respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of May 30 to June 5. Sanger batted .357 (10-for-28) with three homers and six RBI … Continue reading

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Whitecaps win 10th straight; Dragons snap losing streak

The West Michigan Whitecaps extended their winning streak into double digits and the Dayton Dragons ended their double-digit losing streak Friday. The Whitecaps took sole possession of first place in the Eastern Division on Thursday, and their 2-1 win over … Continue reading

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South Bend wins pitchers’ duel via Jimenez homer

The South Bend Cubs won a pitchers’ duel with the Lansing Lugnuts on Sunday, getting the game’s only run on a homer by Eloy Jimenez to lead off the bottom of the 9th inning. Each team allowed only three hits. The … Continue reading

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Rice homers twice in Cubs’ 17-3 win over Lugnuts

Ian Rice homered twice and drove in five runs to lead the South Bend Cubs to a 17-3 win over the Lansing Lugnuts on Saturday. Rice was one of four South Bend players who collected three hits in the game. … Continue reading

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