Category Archives: San Antonio Missions

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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Report: Morales to be new TinCaps manager

The Journal Gazette reported this afternoon that Francisco Morales will manage the Fort Wayne TinCaps this year. Morales was the hitting coach of the Double-A San Antonio Missions last year. Prior to joining the San Diego Padres organization, he coached … Continue reading

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More former Midwest Leaguers on the move (and other news)

Two more former Midwest League players were traded before today’s deadline: RHP Kyle Smith and RHP Matt Stites. (Read my related posts here and here.) The Royals traded Smith to the Astros for OF Justin Maxwell. Smith pitched for the … Continue reading

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2011 Midwest League MVP Rymer Liriano out for 2013 season

Rymer Liriano, a San Diego Padres top prospect, is out for the 2013 season after tearing the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow while playing long toss in the Dominican Republic in late December. He will undergo Tommy John … Continue reading

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