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Beltran announces retirement after 20-year MLB career

Former Lansing Lugnuts outfielder Carlos Beltran announced his retirement Monday after playing parts of 20 seasons in the major leagues, capped by a World Series title won by his last team, the Houston Astros, earlier this month. 249 more words

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Two ex-MWLers on Baseball HOF's Modern Baseball Era ballot

Nine former major-league players and one former executive are the 10 people on the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Modern Baseball Era ballot to be voted upon December 10 at the Baseball Winter Meetings. 191 more words

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Reds sign former TinCaps closer to minor-league deal

The Cincinnati Reds reportedly have signed former San Diego Padres reliever Kevin Quackenbush to a minor-league deal that includes an invitation to big-league camp at spring training. 86 more words

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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

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Angels sign former South Bend OF Upton to 5-year contract

Former South Bend Silver Hawks outfielder Justin Upton has agreed to terms on a five-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, who acquired the veteran player from the Detroit Tigers… 170 more words

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New Nats manager played for QC in the '80s

The new Washington Nationals manager is Dave Martinez, a former major-league outfielder who played in the Midwest League as a minor-leaguer.

This is the first managerial job for Martinez, who spent the past 10 seasons as Joe Maddon’s bench coach for the Chicago Cubs (2015-17) and the Tampa Bay Rays (2008-14). 168 more words

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Cubs add two ex-Midwest Leaguers to coaching staff

The Chicago Cubs made several changes to their major-league coaching staff Thursday, including the addition or subtraction of four ex-Midwest Leaguers.

The Cubs dismissed pitching coach Chris Bosio, hitting coach John Mallee, and third-base coach Gary Jones. 329 more words

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