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The Chicago Cubs traded minor-league outfielder Donnie Dewees to the Kansas City Royals for right-handed pitcher Alec Mills on Wednesday.
Dewees split the 2016 season between two Class-A levels, including 94 games in the Midwest League. 203 more words
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
Former South Bend Silver Hawks outfielder Ender Inciarte reportedly has signed a five-year, $30.5 million contract extension with the Atlanta Braves, who lock him up through four years of arbitration eligibility and what would have been Inciarte’s first year of free agency. 71 more words
The 2016 Midwest League manager of the year, Jimmy Gonzalez, will return for a third season at the helm of the South Bend Cubs in 2017. 368 more words
Former South Bend Cubs outfielder Ian Happ and ex-Beloit Snappers RHP Dylan Covey led the Mesa Solar Sox to a 6-1 win over the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League Championship Game on Saturday. 349 more words
Several former Midwest League managers were in the news this week. One received a major award, and the other three landed new jobs.
Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday. 264 more words