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Happ, Covey lead Solar Sox in AFL Championship Game win

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

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Recent news involving former Midwest League managers

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

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TinCaps receive Minor League Baseball's top honor

The Fort Wayne TinCaps are the recipient of this year’s John H. Johnson President’s Award, Minor League Baseball announced Thursday. The award is given for all-around organizational excellence and is considered MiLB’s top honor, annually going to only one of the 160 MiLB teams across all levels. 482 more words

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Eloy Jimenez named MiLB's Breakout Prospect of the Year

Chicago Cubs farmhand Eloy Jimenez was named Minor League Baseball’s Breakout Prospect of the Year on Monday.

It’s just the latest honor for Jimenez, whose other 2016 accolades include  158 more words

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Ex-Captains catcher homers twice in Indians' Game 1 win

The Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 in Game 1 of the World Series, getting four runs on two homers by former Lake County Captains catcher Roberto Perez to back up ex-Fort Wayne Wizards pitcher Corey Kluber’s six shutout innings. 227 more words

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Both World Series teams managed by ex-MWL skippers

This year’s World Series pits two former Midwest League managers against each other — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon and Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona. 238 more words

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2016 Snappers pitcher wins MiLB Gold Glove Award

A 2016 Midwest Leaguer is among the nine Minor League Baseball players announced as recipients of Rawlings Gold Glove Awards on Monday.

The award winners were chosen from the 10 domestic-based, full-season MiLB leagues, with a player selected for each position. 233 more words

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