Category Archives: Northwest League

Quad Cities gets four new coaches for 2017 season

The Houston Astros announced their minor-league coaching assignments Tuesday, revealing that the Quad Cities River Bandits will have four new coaches for the 2017 season. The Quad Cities field staff will be manager Russ Steinhorn, pitching coach Drew French, hitting … Continue reading

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Former Red Sox manager will lead Cougars in ’17

Former Boston Red Sox player and skipper Butch Hobson will manage the Kane County Cougars in 2017, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced Thursday. Hobson brings 28 seasons of managerial experience to Kane County, including three years as skipper of the Red … Continue reading

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2016 MWL manager of the year returning to South Bend

The 2016 Midwest League manager of the year, Jimmy Gonzalez, will return for a third season at the helm of the South Bend Cubs in 2017. Gonzalez led the Cubs to an 84-55 record in the regular season this year, … Continue reading

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Braves acquire former top Mariners prospect Alex Jackson

The Seattle Mariners continued to stay active in the trade market Monday, sending former top prospect Alex Jackson and a player to be named later to the Atlanta Braves for pitching prospects Max Povse and Rob Whalen. Despite being the No. … Continue reading

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Loons’ winning streak snapped at six games

The Hot Rods beat the Loons 5-2 at Bowling Green Ballpark on Friday, ending Great Lakes’ winning streak at six games. Hot Rods third baseman Kevin Padlo hit his 16th homer of the season, tying him with former Beloit Snappers … Continue reading

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