Category Archives: Texas League

Grey, Jacob named Midwest League players of the week

Kane County Cougars RHP Connor Grey and Lansing Lugnuts first baseman David Jacob respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of Aug. 28 to Sept. 4. Grey was an obvious choice … Continue reading

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Tigers trade Verlander to Astros for trio who played for QC

The Detroit Tigers traded longtime ace pitcher Justin Verlander to the Houston Astros in a deadline deal late Thursday night, getting in return three prospects who suited up for the Quad Cities River Bandits. Those three prospects are RHP Franklin Perez, outfielder Daz Cameron and … Continue reading

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Siri joins Midwest League’s elite 20-30, 20-40 clubs

Dayton Dragons outfielder Jose Siri homered and stole a base Sunday, putting him in a pair of elite Midwest League clubs. Siri entered the game with 19 homers and 39 stolen bases, so when he went deep in his first at-bat, the … Continue reading

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Cease, Palacios named Midwest League players of the week

South Bend Cubs RHP Dylan Cease and Cedar Rapids Kernels shortstop Jermaine Palacios respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of April 17-23. Cease earned the honor by pitching six no-hit … Continue reading

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Ex-Bees skipper gets 1,000th win as MiLB manager

Longtime minor-league manager Phillip Wellman notched his 1,000th regular-season win Thursday when the San Antonio Missions beat the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 5-4 in 14 innings. This is Wellman’s 18th season as a minor-league manager, in a baseball career that included stints in the … Continue reading

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