Category Archives: Vancouver Canadians

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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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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Lugnuts pitcher suspended for drug violation

Lansing Lugnuts RHP Clinton Hollon was suspended 50 games Friday after testing positive for an amphetamine. The minor-league hurler was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the second round of the 2013 draft. He briefly pitched at rookie-level in 2013 … Continue reading

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A’s trade Donaldson for Lawrie and 3 prospects

The Oakland Athletics traded 3B Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays for INF Brett Lawrie and prospects Sean Nolin, Kendall Graveman and Franklin Barreto. Donaldson was a catcher for the 2008 Peoria Chiefs, who were affiliated with the Chicago … Continue reading

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