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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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
The Great Lakes Loons and the West Michigan Whitecaps will face off in the Midwest League Eastern Division finals, with the best-of-three series beginning Sunday at Dow Diamond. 294 more words
Down 6-4 at the stretch, the Bowling Green Hot Rods not only faced elimination in the first round of the Midwest League playoffs, but also the prospect of seeing the franchise’s postseason record dropping to 0-8. 308 more words
The second-round Western Division playoff series will be between the Clinton LumberKings and the Cedar Rapids Kernels, who won their respective series against the Peoria Chiefs and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Thursday. 470 more words
The first round of the Midwest League playoffs began Wednesday with an extra-innings nail-biter, a pair of nine-strikeout performances, a blowout and a rainout.
The first game to start also was the longest one of the night. 420 more words
South Bend Cubs corner infielder Matt Rose was named the Midwest League player of the month for August.
Last month the Chicago Cubs prospect led the Midwest League in home runs (7) and extra-base hits (15), was second in runs scored (19) and runs batted in (22), and third in doubles (8), slugging percentage (.573) and on-base plus slugging percentages (.935). 13 more words