Category Archives: Midwest League

Two former MWL All-Stars involved in Twins-Marlins trade

The Minnesota Twins acquired RHP Sergio Romo from the Miami Marlins on Saturday in a four-player trade including two former Midwest League All-Stars. The Twins parted with 2017 MWL All-Star first baseman Lewin Diaz to get Romo, 2019 MWL All-Star … Continue reading

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SB’s Marquez dominates LC with 14K, one-hit performance

Top Chicago Cubs pitching prospect Brailyn Marquez made the most dominant start of his career Thursday as he racked up 14 strikeouts, allowed only one hit, and walked none in six innings of South Bend’s 4-1 win over the Lake … Continue reading

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Andrews pitches ‘immaculate inning’ for LumberKings

Clinton LumberKings RHP Tanner Andrews did not have a good start against the Lake County Captains on Wednesday. But for one inning, he was immaculate. In the top of the 2nd inning, Andrews struck out the side on nine pitches … 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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Angels pitcher and ex-MWLer Tyler Skaggs dead at 27

Los Angeles Angels LHP Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room Monday afternoon, just two days after his last start for the Halos. Skaggs, a former pitcher for the Cedar Rapids Kernels and the South Bend Silver Hawks, … Continue reading

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