Category Archives: Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

Former Foxes and Sox pitcher Bart Johnson dead at 70

Former Chicago White Sox pitcher and scout Bart Johnson, who spent parts of three seasons playing for the Appleton Foxes, died Wednesday at age 70. He had Parkinson’s disease. Johnson was the White Sox’s top pick in the 1968 draft, … Continue reading

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Dillard, Ortiz named Midwest League players of the week

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers first baseman/outfielder Thomas Dillard and Great Lakes Loons LHP Robinson Ortiz respectively were named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for August 19-25. In seven games during that period, Dillard batted .440 (11-for-25) … Continue reading

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Thomas, Franco win top Midwest League awards

The Midwest League announced its year-end award winners Friday, with former Kane County Cougars outfielder Alek Thomas and former Bowling Green Hot Rods shortstop Wander Franco being named the league’s Most Valuable Player and Prospect of the Year, respectively. Thomas … Continue reading

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Adolph, Bravo named Midwest League players of the week

Two Quad Cities River Bandits were named the Midwest League players of the week for June 10-16. Outfielder Ross Adolph won the offensive award after batting .381 (8-for-21) with two homers, one double, five walks, four runs batted in, eight … Continue reading

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Bees come within one out of no-hitting Chiefs

Two Burlington Bees pitchers combined efforts to nearly no-hit the Peoria Chiefs on Saturday, instead settling for a one-hitter after coming within an out of finishing a no-no on the road. Bees starting pitcher Hector Yan went five innings, allowing … Continue reading

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