Category Archives: New York-Penn League

Capel, Gutierrez named Midwest League players of the week

Lake County Captains outfielder Conner Capel and West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Alfred Gutierrez respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for August 7-13. Capel played in six games during that period, batting .444 (12-for-27) … Continue reading

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Whitecaps tie MWL shutouts record, get top Tigers prospect

The West Michigan Whitecaps tied the Midwest League record for shutouts pitched in a single season Sunday, and will send the Detroit Tigers’ top prospect to the mound in their first attempt to claim the record for their own Monday. The Whitecaps … Continue reading

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Hot Rods get five top-30 Rays prospects to start season

Five players ranked among the top 30 Tampa Bay Rays prospects (according to Baseball America) are starting the season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods, including all three starting outfielders. In fact, Baseball America ranks all three of those outfielders … Continue reading

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Power pitcher Whitley among Astros prospects assigned to QC

Five players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Astros prospects are assigned to the Quad Cities River Bandits, including Houston’s top 2016 draft pick. Forrest Whitley (No. 6), a 6-foot-7 power pitcher drafted 17th overall last year, is … Continue reading

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Chalmers headlines A’s assignments to Beloit

Right-handed pitcher Dakota Chalmers is the top Oakland Athletics prospect assigned to the Beloit Snappers for the start of the 2017 season. Chalmers, a third-round draft pick out of high school in 2015, is ranked No. 16 among A’s prospects, … Continue reading

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