Category Archives: New York-Penn League

Ex-Cards farmhand named new Chiefs manager

Former St. Louis Cardinals minor-leaguer Chris Swauger, who played in the Midwest League in 2009, will manage the Peoria Chiefs in 2017. Swauger will take the reins from Joe Kruzel, who became the winningest manager in Chiefs history during his … Continue reading

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Ex-Whitecaps catcher to manage West Michigan in 2017

A familiar face will manage the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2017, but it won’t be the same skipper the team has had the past three seasons. The Detroit Tigers announced Thursday that former Whitecaps catcher Mike Rabelo will manage West … Continue reading

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Whitecaps pitcher suspended after positive test for banned drug

A current West Michigan Whitecaps pitcher and a former Bowling Green Hot Rods hurler each were suspended 50 games Monday after testing positive for banned substances. According to a press release from the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, Whitecaps RHP … Continue reading

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Knuckleballer among players assigned to Hot Rods roster

The Bowling Green Hot Rods have only one ranked prospect on their Opening Day roster, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other players to keep an eye on this season. RHP Jose Mujica — ranked No. 27 by MLB.com and … Continue reading

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Snappers roster includes A’s prospects Bolt, Driver

The Beloit Snappers’ Opening Day roster features a pair of players ranked by Baseball America among the Oakland Athletics’ top 30 prospects. The highest-ranked prospect — and a strong candidate for this year’s Moniker Madness contest — is centerfielder Skye … Continue reading

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