Category Archives: New York-Penn League

Ex-Snappers power Australia in WBC rout of China

A pair of former Beloit Snappers powered Australia to an 11-0 rout over China in the World Baseball Classic on Thursday at Tokyo Dome. Luke Hughes gave Australia the lead with a two-run homer in the 3rd inning, and added … Continue reading

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Captains get new manager for 2017 season

The Lake County Captains will have at least two new faces on their coaching staff this year, including their manager. Former Captains hitting coach Larry Day returns to Lake County as the team’s new skipper. He served as hitting coach … Continue reading

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Former Timber Rattlers pitcher traded to Red Sox

The Milwaukee Brewers traded relief pitcher Tyler Thornburg to the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, in exchange for major-league infielder Travis Shaw and two prospects, infielder Mauricio Dubon and pitcher Josh Pennington. Thornburg went 14-9 with a 2.87 ERA, 13 … Continue reading

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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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