Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

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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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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