Category Archives: Pacific Coast League

Shoemaker to skipper the Loons again in 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Wednesday that John Shoemaker will return this year for a second consecutive and fourth overall season as manager of the Great Lakes Loons. This will be his 43rd season in the Dodgers organization, and his … Continue reading

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Former Bandits hurler Kelly agrees to Dodgers deal

Former Quad Cities River Bandits pitcher Joe Kelly reportedly has agreed to a 3-year, $25 million deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The right-hander went 4-2 with a 4.39 ERA, 68 strikeouts and 32 walks in 73 relief appearances (65.2 … Continue reading

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Rangers acquire ex-Chiefs infielder Wisdom

The Texas Rangers acquired third baseman Patrick Wisdom from the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, in exchange for utility player Drew Robinson. Wisdom, a former Midwest Leaguer, split the 2018 season between the Cardinals and their Triple-A affiliate. He batted … Continue reading

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DeJong signs 6-year, $26M extension with Cardinals

Former Peoria Chiefs infielder Paul DeJong, who made his major-league debut last year, signed a six-year, $26 million contract extension with the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday. That is the largest contract extension ever for a player with less than … Continue reading

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D-backs trade two ex-Midwest Leaguers in three-team deal

The Tampa Bay Rays traded outfielder Steven Souza to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday as part of a five-player, three-team deal also involving the New York Yankees. The Diamondbacks parted with two former Midwest League players in the trade. In … Continue reading

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