Category Archives: Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

Former LumberKings SS Kinsler traded to Angels

The Los Angeles Angels acquired former Clinton LumberKings shortstop Ian Kinsler on Wednesday. In return, the Detroit Tigers received two prospects — outfielder Troy Montgomery (a former Burlington Bees player) and RHP Wilkel Hernandez (a possible future West Michigan Whitecaps … Continue reading

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Three for Dee: Marlins trade ex-MWL star Gordon to Mariners

The Seattle Mariners acquired middle infielder Dee Gordon from the Miami Marlins on Thursday for a trio of prospects, two of whom played in the Midwest League during the past two seasons. Gordon also is a former Midwest Leaguer. He … Continue reading

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Parkview Field grounds crew nets ‘Field of the Year’ honor

Fort Wayne TinCaps head groundskeeper Keith Winter and his grounds crew have won another award for their work. This time they’ve won the Sports Turf Managers Association’s “Field of the Year” award for professional baseball. All teams in Major League … 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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SmartAsset names Geneva, IL, fifth-best MiLB town

The Kane County Cougars’ hometown was named the fifth-best community in Minor League Baseball by SmartAsset, a financial technology company that offers free data-based advice. Geneva, Ill., is the only Midwest League community that made the list of Top 10 Minor … Continue reading

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