Category Archives: Northwest League

Top Mariners prospect homers in LumberKings return

Top Seattle Mariners prospect Alex Jackson homered in his return to the Clinton LumberKings on Thursday. That’s already more homers than he hit for the LumberKings last year. Jackson — Baseball America‘s High School Player of the Year in 2014 … Continue reading

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Pitching prospects highlight Kane County roster

A pair of Arizona Diamondbacks pitching prospects highlight the Opening Day roster of the Kane County Cougars. Among Diamondbacks prospects, LHP Alex Young is ranked No. 5 by MLB Pipeline and No. 7 in the Baseball America Prospect Handbook (BAPH). Young was … Continue reading

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Cubs prospect Jimenez headlines South Bend roster

The South Bend Cubs’ Opening Day roster includes five players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Chicago Cubs prospects, including 2013’s top international signee, outfielder Eloy Jimenez. Jimenez (No. 9), a Dominican Republic native who turned 19 in late … Continue reading

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Pitchers Reid-Foley, Harris headline Lugnuts roster

The Lansing Lugnuts roster includes a quartet of players ranked by Baseball America among Toronto’s top 30 prospects. They include two of the top three rated pitching prospects in the Blue Jays organization, RHP Sean Reid-Foley (No. 5) and RHP Jon … Continue reading

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Bishop, Liberato among M’s prospects assigned to Clinton

The Clinton LumberKings roster includes five players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Seattle Mariners prospects. The highest-ranked player, outfielder Braden Bishop (No. 7), batted .320 with 2 HR, 22 RBI and 13 SB in 56 games with … Continue reading

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Lansing Lugnuts announce 2016 coaching staff

A month after announcing their Triple-A and Double-A coaching staffs, the Toronto Blue Jays finally revealed the rest of their minor-league coaches Tuesday. That includes the staff of the Lansing Lugnuts, who will be led by manager John Schneider. No, … Continue reading

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Lugnuts coaching staff should be announced soon

Although spring training officially got underway for the Toronto Blue Jays today, the team still hasn’t announced all of its minor-league coaching staff. Among the omissions is the Lansing Lugnuts — Toronto’s Midwest League affiliate — but that probably won’t … Continue reading

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Former Fort Wayne player to manage TinCaps this year

Former Fort Wayne Wizards infielder Anthony Contreras will manage the TinCaps this year, the San Diego Padres announced Thursday. Contreras played nine years in the minor leagues (from 2005 to 2013), including part of the 2008 season with Fort Wayne. … Continue reading

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Riordan to return as Snappers manager in 2016

Fran Riordan will return as manager of the Beloit Snappers in 2016, the Oakland Athletics announced Monday. Riordan spent 14 years managing in independent leagues (mostly in the Frontier League) before he joined the A’s organization in 2014. This year was his … Continue reading

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