Category Archives: Texas League

Benson’s four-homer game highlights notable night in MWL

There were several notable performances in the Midwest League on Thursday, with a four-homer game by Lake County Captains outfielder Will Benson chief among them. Benson’s four roundtrippers (a grand slam, a two-run homer, and two solo shots) in Lake … Continue reading

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Two ex-Midwest Leaguers involved in A’s-Royals trade

The Kansas City Royals and the Oakland Athletics recently completed a four-player trade involving two former Midwest Leaguers. The Royals acquired right-handed pitchers Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer in exchange for left-handed pitcher Ryan Buchter, designated hitter/first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss, … Continue reading

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Former Cougars skipper will manage Snappers next year

A longtime Oakland Athletics minor-league coach will manage the Beloit Snappers in 2018. Webster Garrison will be at the helm of Beloit’s coaching staff, replacing 2017 Snappers skipper Scott Steinmann, who will manage the Midland RockHounds (Oakland’s Double-A affiliate in … Continue reading

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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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