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Ex-TinCaps outfielder traded twice in one afternoon

Former Fort Wayne TinCaps outfielder Mallex Smith was traded twice Wednesday, going from the Atlanta Braves to the Seattle Mariners to the Tampa Bay Rays in one afternoon, with only 77 minutes separating the two transactions. 353 more words

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Quad Cities gets four new coaches for 2017 season

The Houston Astros announced their minor-league coaching assignments Tuesday, revealing that the Quad Cities River Bandits will have four new coaches for the 2017 season. 152 more words

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Rasmus reportedly agrees to one-year deal with Rays

Free-agent outfielder Colby Rasmus reportedly has agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with the Tampa Bay Rays.

Rasmus batted .206 with 15 HR and 54 RBI in 107 games with the Houston Astros last year. 177 more words

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Former Red Sox manager will lead Cougars in '17

Former Boston Red Sox player and skipper Butch Hobson will manage the Kane County Cougars in 2017, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced Thursday.

Hobson brings 28 seasons of managerial experience to Kane County, including three years as skipper of the Red Sox (1992-94) and the past 17 seasons as an independent-league manager (mostly in the Atlantic League). 359 more words

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Construction continues at Fifth Third Ballpark

Construction on multiple offseason projects at Fifth Third Ballpark continues, and I have photo proof thanks to the West Michigan Whitecaps, who have been posting pictures regularly on their Facebook page. 94 more words

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Kernels get familiar face as new manager

The Cedar Rapids Kernels will have a new manager this year for the first time since 2013. But despite being a new skipper, he will be a familiar face to the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. 178 more words

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Former Midwest League MVP signs with Angels

Free-agent outfielder Ben Revere signed a one-year, $4 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels on Friday.

Typically a reliable hitter in terms of batting average, Revere struggled at the plate this year as he battled back from an oblique injury suffered in his first at-bat of the season. 168 more words

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