Category Archives: Vermont Lake Monsters

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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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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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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Riordan to manage Beloit Snappers

Fran Riordan, a veteran independent-league manager, will helm the Beloit Snappers in 2015. Thirteen of his 14 seasons as a manager were in the Frontier League, most recently as skipper of the Florence Freedom from 2011 to 2014. In 2010 … Continue reading

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