Category Archives: Ogden Raptors

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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Dodgers announce Loons’ Opening Day roster

The preliminary Opening Day roster for the Great Lakes Loons includes Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Starling Heredia and last year’s Midwest League Home Run Derby champion, Carlos Rincon. Baseball America ranks the Dodgers farm system as the ninth-best in baseball, … Continue reading

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Former Loons skipper returns to manage team in 2018

Longtime Los Angeles Dodgers minor-league coach John Shoemaker will manage the Great Lakes Loons in 2018, after previously serving as the team’s skipper in 2011 and 2012. Shoemaker has been with the Dodgers organization for over 40 years, starting when … Continue reading

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Dodgers announce rest of Loons coaching staff

Having already announced that former major-league infielder Gil Velazquez will manage the Loons this year, the Los Angeles Dodgers revealed the rest of the Great Lakes coaching staff Thursday. Velazquez, a first-time manager, will be joined by pitching coach Bobby Cuellar, … Continue reading

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Dodgers assign rookie manager to Great Lakes

Former major-league infielder Gil Velazquez will make his managerial debut at the helm of the Great Lakes Loons next year. Velazquez appeared in 33 MLB games over five seasons (for the Boston Red Sox, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Miami … Continue reading

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