Category Archives: Jackson Generals

Sanchez dies from boating accident injuries

Former Clinton LumberKings pitcher Victor Sanchez died Saturday night from head injuries suffered in a boating accident last month. According to reports, Sanchez suffered a double skull fracture and brain hematoma after being struck by the propeller of a motorboat … Continue reading

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Ex-LumberKings pitcher severely injured in boating accident

Former Clinton LumberKings pitcher Victor Sanchez was severely injured in a boating accident Friday and had to undergo surgery to repair his fractured skull, according to reports. The Seattle Mariners prospect reportedly was swimming at a beach in his native … Continue reading

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Former Rattler named hitting coach of LumberKings

The Seattle Mariners announced Monday that Brent Johnson will serve as hitting coach of the Clinton LumberKings this year. A domino effect within the Mariners organization resulted in Johnson’s promotion from advanced rookie league. From the LumberKings’ press release: A … Continue reading

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Sams drives in winning run vs. Cuba in Netherlands’ WBC victory

There was a big upset in the World Baseball Classic this morning, and a former Midwest Leaguer ended it in the bottom of the 9th inning. Kalian Sams, who played with the 2007 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and the 2009-11 Clinton LumberKings, drove in … Continue reading

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