Category Archives: Quad Cities River Bandits

Three former Snappers among ex-MWLers traded last week

Three former Beloit Snappers players were traded in three different transactions last week. Two of the trades happened on Monday, Nov. 20. The New York Yankees traded RHP Ronald Herrera to the Texas Rangers for LHP Reiver Sanmartin, and the Oakland … Continue reading

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Molitor wins AL Manager of the Year award

Former Midwest League player and Baseball Hall-of-Famer Paul Molitor was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday, rewarded for leading the Minnesota Twins to the playoffs one year after the team lost 103 games. The Twins went … Continue reading

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New Nats manager played for QC in the ’80s

The new Washington Nationals manager is Dave Martinez, a former major-league outfielder who played in the Midwest League as a minor-leaguer. This is the first managerial job for Martinez, who spent the past 10 seasons as Joe Maddon’s bench coach … Continue reading

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Cubs add two ex-Midwest Leaguers to coaching staff

The Chicago Cubs made several changes to their major-league coaching staff Thursday, including the addition or subtraction of four ex-Midwest Leaguers. The Cubs dismissed pitching coach Chris Bosio, hitting coach John Mallee, and third-base coach Gary Jones. Bosio and Jones played … Continue reading

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Ex-Loons pitcher Kershaw stars in Dodgers’ Game 1 win

Former Great Lakes Loons pitcher Clayton Kershaw starred in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 3-1 win over the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series, brushing aside his reputation as a stellar hurler who is subpar in the postseason. … Continue reading

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