Category Archives: Texas League

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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Chavez replaces Schulze as Snappers pitching coach

A change has been made to the previously-announced assignments for the Beloit Snappers coaching staff. Don Schulze, who served as the team’s pitching coach last year, is now assigned to the Double-A Midland RockHounds. Midland’s skipper is Fran Riordan, who managed … Continue reading

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Happ, Covey lead Solar Sox in AFL Championship Game win

Former South Bend Cubs outfielder Ian Happ and ex-Beloit Snappers RHP Dylan Covey led the Mesa Solar Sox to a 6-1 win over the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League Championship Game on Saturday. Happ went 4-for-4 with two … Continue reading

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Steinmann returns to MWL as Beloit’s new manager

Scott Steinmann, a former manager of the Clinton LumberKings and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, will serve in that same capacity for the Beloit Snappers in 2017, the Oakland Athletics announced Tuesday. It will be Steinmann’s first season in the A’s … Continue reading

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