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Romero, Sanchez named MWL players of the week

Dayton Dragons RHP Franderlyn Romero and Bowling Green Hot Rods outfielder Manny Sanchez respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of April 25-May 1. 243 more words

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D-backs call up former Cougars closer Zac Curtis

Left-handed pitcher Zac Curtis was the Kane County Cougars’ closer last year. Today he was called up to the big leagues by the Arizona Diamondbacks after pitching only in High-A this season. 105 more words

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Cougars one-hit Dragons in Dayton

One night after Cougars RHP Justin Donatella dominated the Dragons, Kane County one-upped itself by one-hitting Dayton at Fifth Third Field.

Kane County’s starting pitcher was left-hander Junior Garcia on Thursday. 249 more words

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Maddox, Helsley named MWL players of the week

West Michigan Whitecaps first baseman Will Maddox and Peoria Chiefs right-hander Ryan Helsley respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of April 18-24. 352 more words

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Two Saturday no-hitters started by ex-Midwest Leaguers

Two no-hitters were thrown in the minor leagues Saturday, and both were started by former Midwest League pitchers.

The first one happened at Fifth Third Field, home of the Toledo Mud Hens. 274 more words

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Snell to make MLB debut for Rays on Saturday

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods pitcher Blake Snell is scheduled to make his major-league debut for the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.

Snell, considered the Rays’ top prospect, will start against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. 227 more words

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Ex-South Bend pitcher hurls seven no-hit innings

Former South Bend Silver Hawks pitcher Aaron Blair struck out 10 batters in seven no-hit innings¬†Tuesday for the Gwinnett Braves, Atlanta’s Triple-A affiliate in the International League. 124 more words

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