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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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
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
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
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