Category Archives: Midland RockHounds

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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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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Two ex-MWLers play all 9 positions in a single game

Two Oakland Athletics prospects recently played all nine positions in a single game — former Burlington Bees infielder Wade Kirkland on Monday, and former Beloit Snappers infielder Melvin Mercedes on Saturday. Kirkland did it for the Double-A Midland RockHounds. Mercedes … Continue reading

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