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Wild-card homer hitters have Midwest League history

Although great pitching was the main story on the field of this year’s wild-card play-in games, it is worth noting here that three of the four players who hit home runs are Midwest League alumni. 282 more words

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Several MLB offensive leaders played in Midwest League

Some of this year’s MLB offensive leaders, including both batting champions, are Midwest League alumni. Here is a look at what they did this year, as well as their MWL statistics. 409 more words

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Correa sets new Astros rookie record for home runs

Former Quad Cities River Bandits shortstop Carlos Correa went deep Friday to set a new Houston Astros rookie record for home runs.

Correa now has 22 homers, one more than Lance Berkman hit as an Astros rookie in 2000. 151 more words

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SmartAsset: Four MWL cities among 25 best in MiLB

Four Midwest League cities are ranked among the top 25 in Minor League Baseball, according to a new study by SmartAsset.

Davenport, Iowa — home of the Quad Cities River Bandits — is tied with Des Moines, Iowa — home of the Triple-A Iowa Cubs — for third place. 307 more words

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Former T-Rats pitcher Jorge Lopez wins MLB debut

Former Wisconsin Timber Rattlers pitcher Jorge Lopez earned a win in his major-league debut Tuesday as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 at Petco Park. 243 more words

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Ex-Quad Cities reliever suspended 50 games

Former Quad Cities River Bandits reliever Michael Dimock was suspended for 50 games Monday after testing positive a second time for a drug of abuse. The San Diego Padres minor-leaguer will begin his suspension at the start of the 2016 season. 112 more words

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Former Cougars pitcher Burnett notches 2,500th strikeout

Pittsburgh Pirates RHP A.J. Burnett became the 32nd MLB pitcher to strike out 2,500 batters when he got Chicago Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler swinging in the bottom of the 1st inning Sunday. 245 more words

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