Category Archives: Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

D-backs, Mariners swap Segura for Walker in 5-player trade

The Diamondbacks and the Mariners made a major trade Wednesday night, as Arizona sent infielder Jean Segura, LHP Zac Curtis and outfielder Mitch Haniger to Seattle for RHP Taijuan Walker and infielder Ketel Marte. All five players are Midwest League alumni. Segura is coming … Continue reading

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Steinmann returns to MWL as Beloit’s new manager

Scott Steinmann, a former manager of the Clinton LumberKings and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, will serve in that same capacity for the Beloit Snappers in 2017, the Oakland Athletics announced Tuesday. It will be Steinmann’s first season in the A’s … Continue reading

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50-game hitting streak earns Mejia a MiLBY

Cleveland Indians prospect Francisco Mejia earned this year’s MiLBY for Best Individual Performance, for going on baseball’s longest hitting streak since 1954. Mejia’s 50-game hitting streak began May 27 when he was a member of the Midwest League’s Lake County … Continue reading

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Ex-QC hurler pitches Ottawa to Can-Am League championship

Former Quad Cities River Bandits pitcher Austin Chrismon starred for the Ottawa Champions in the game that clinched the Can-Am League championship for them earlier this month. Thanks to Malcolm MacMillan of TheBallparkGuide.com, I have photos of some former Midwest … Continue reading

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Midwest League announces MiLB award nominees

The Midwest League announced its nominees for five prestigious Minor League Baseball awards Tuesday. The Fort Wayne TinCaps are nominated for the John H. Johnson President’s Award, which honors a “complete” baseball franchise that has demonstrated franchise stability and significant … Continue reading

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