Category Archives: Memphis Redbirds

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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Wong leads Durham to Triple-A championship title

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods second baseman Kean Wong went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and a double to lead the Durham Bulls to a 5-3 win over the Memphis Redbirds in this year’s Triple-A National Championship Game. Wong provided … Continue reading

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Former LumberKings outfielder traded to Cardinals

The Seattle Mariners traded former Clinton LumberKings outfielder Tyler O’Neill to the St. Louis Cardinals for LHP Marco Gonzales on Friday. O’Neill played 57 games for the LumberKings in 2014, batting .247 with 13 HR and 38 RBI. He played … Continue reading

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Former Chiefs pitcher makes MLB debut

Former Peoria Chiefs pitcher Alex Reyes made his major-league debut for the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, and it was an impressive outing. Considered one of the top pitching prospects in baseball, Reyes needed only 11 pitches for a 1-2-3 … Continue reading

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MWL alumni notes: Merritt pitches 7-inning no-hitter

Cleveland Indians prospect Ryan Merritt pitched a seven-inning no-hitter for the Double-A Akron RubberDucks on Saturday. He needed only 78 pitches for his gem, which included three strikeouts and a walk. The lefty pitched for the Lake County Captains in … Continue reading

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