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Parrish named manager of West Michigan Whitecaps

Former Detroit Tigers catcher Lance Parrish will manage the team’s Midwest League affiliate next year.

Parrish takes the reins of the West Michigan Whitecaps after four seasons at the helm of the Erie SeaWolves, Detroit’s Double-A affiliate in the Eastern League. 215 more words

Midwest League

Bo Bichette: In-depth look at his stance and load

Bo Bichette, the 2017 MiLB batting champ, rocketed up prospect lists after an amazing season that led to a Future’s Game appearance and a promotion to High A Dunedin as a teenager.   630 more words

Florida State League

Player Profile: Ryan Borucki, LHP, Toronto Blue Jays

Ryan Borucki, LHP, was taken in the 15th round of the 2012 draft. The 23 year old flew under the radar after undergoing Tommy John surgery and struggling with shoulder injuries that limited his ability to stay on the mound. 404 more words

MLB

Irma wipes out minor league baseball championship

Even before making landfall, Hurricane Irma has decimated the Florida State League championship.

League President Ken Carson on Tuesday nixed the championship series due to the potential wallop from Irma, a Category Five hurricane bearing down on the Sunshine State. 122 more words

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. 376 more words

Midwest League

Player Profile: Gerson Bautista, RHP, NY Mets

Gerson Bautista #Mets flamethrower pic.twitter.com/iluqIF6tPY

— Jason Woodell (@JasonAtTheGame) August 21, 2017

Gerson Bautista, 22, is a 6’2″ 170 lb. flamethrower for the St. Lucie Mets.  

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MLB

Player Profile: Cornelius Randolph, LF, Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies selected Randolph, from Griffin, GA, 10th overall in the 2015 draft.  A middle infielder in high school, Randolph’s standout tool was his bat and he was converted to OF as a pro.   545 more words

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