Category Archives: Midwest League

Several ex-MWLers on HOF’s Today’s Game Era ballot

Four of the 10 people being considered for enshrinement in the National Baseball Hall of Fame via the HOF’s Today’s Game Era ballot are former Midwest League players, and one of them also managed in the MWL. The Today’s Game … Continue reading

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Cubs extend PDC with South Bend through 2022 season

The Chicago Cubs announced Wednesday that they have extended their player development contracts with all of their minor-league affiliates — including the South Bend Cubs in the Midwest League — through the 2022 season. South Bend became the Cubs’ MWL … Continue reading

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New Blue Jays manager played in Midwest League

The Toronto Blue Jays announced longtime Tampa Bay Rays coach Charlie Montoyo as their new manager Thursday. Montoyo spent 18 seasons (1997-2014) managing Rays’ minor-league teams, though never the Bowling Green Hot Rods. He joined Tampa Bay’s major-league coaching staff … Continue reading

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MWL president Dick Nussbaum wins Warren Giles Award

Midwest League President Dick Nussbaum is the 2018 recipient of Minor League Baseball’s Warren Giles Award, which honors outstanding service as a league president. “Dick Nussbaum has led the Midwest League to new heights in his four years as league … Continue reading

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Timber Rattlers catcher wins MiLB Gold Glove Award

Milwaukee Brewers prospect Payton Henry, who was the starting catcher for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers this year, won a Minor League Baseball/Rawlings Gold Glove Award for defensive excellence at his position this season. Henry committed only three errors in 801 … Continue reading

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