Category Archives: South Atlantic League

Top Padres prospect to make TinCaps debut tonight

Top San Diego Padres prospect Anderson Espinoza is scheduled to make his Midwest League debut in a road start for the Fort Wayne TinCaps tonight. The right-handed pitcher will face the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, who will counter with RHP Jordan … Continue reading

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Mejia named MWL player of the month for June

Minor League Baseball named former Lake County Captains catcher Francisco Mejia the Midwest League player of the month for June. During June, Mejia led the Midwest League in batting average (.429), total bases (60), slugging percentage (.714) and OPS (1.175, … Continue reading

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New Padres pitcher Paddack assigned to TinCaps

The San Diego Padres acquired RHP Chris Paddack from the Miami Marlins on Thursday, and promptly assigned him to the Fort Wayne TinCaps. The assignment came as no surprise, as Paddack had pitched in the South Atlantic League (equivalent to … Continue reading

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Parkview Field voted best Class A ballpark

Parkview Field, home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps, was voted the best Class A baseball stadium in Ballpark Digest‘s Best of the Ballparks competition. Thirty ballparks were part of the Class A division of the bracket-style contest in which fans … Continue reading

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South Bend player balked home twice in one game

South Bend Cubs leadoff hitter Andrew Ely accomplished an unusual feat against the Lake County Captains on Monday. The second baseman scored two runs in the 6-3 South Bend win, reaching home both times because he was balked in from … Continue reading

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Captains notch 400th win as a Midwest League team

The Lake County Captains beat the West Michigan Whitecaps 6-3 Tuesday to collect their 400th regular-season win as a Midwest League team. Catcher Francisco Mejia drove in two runs in support of winning pitcher Sam Hentges (1-1), who gave up … Continue reading

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Bowling Green Hot Rods unveil new logos and uniforms

The Bowling Green Hot Rods unveiled their new logos and uniforms Thursday evening. This is the first rebranding for the seven-year-old franchise, which joined the Midwest League in 2010. The team’s primary colors change from red and yellow to orange and … Continue reading

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Carousel added to Bowling Green Ballpark

The carousel recently installed at Bowling Green Ballpark is now open for rides. The Hot Rods held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the carnival ride during the middle of the 1st inning of Friday’s game against the Great Lakes Loons. The … Continue reading

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‘D-Train’ Willis signs with Brewers

Former Kane County Cougars LHP Dontrelle “D-Train” Willis reportedly has signed a minor-league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers. Willis was the National League Rookie of the Year in 2003 and finished second in voting for the NL Cy Young Award in … Continue reading

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