Category Archives: New York-Penn League

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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Notable Padres pitching prospects assigned to Fort Wayne

The Fort Wayne TinCaps will start the season with six players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 San Diego Padres prospects. If you go by MLB.com’s rankings, the number of top-30 prospects assigned to Fort Wayne rises to nine. … Continue reading

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Whitecaps roster includes two top Tigers draft picks

The West Michigan Whitecaps’ Opening Day roster features five players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 prospects in the Tigers organization, including Detroit’s top draft pick from each of the last two years. Whitecaps RHP Beau Burrows — Detroit’s top … Continue reading

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Three top-30 Indians prospects on Captains roster

It appears the Lake County Captains will have more offense than pitching at the start of 2016 season, judging by the 25-man travel rosters put out for the Cleveland Indians’ minor-league teams Friday.* Three of Lake County’s position players — … Continue reading

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Brewers trade Khris Davis to Athletics

The Milwaukee Brewers traded former Wisconsin Timber Rattlers outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for former Quad Cities River Bandits catcher/first baseman Jacob Nottingham and probable future Timber Rattlers pitcher Bowdien “Bubba” Derby. Davis played for the Timber Rattlers … Continue reading

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Rays: Ruiz returning to Hot Rods’ helm

Reinaldo Ruiz will return as manager of the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2016, the Tampa Bay Rays announced. This will be Ruiz’s second season at the helm of the Hot Rods, and his seventh as a coach in the … Continue reading

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Bray, Paulino named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars CF Colin Bray and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP David Paulino respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 6-12. Bray played in seven games during that … Continue reading

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