Mike Mordecai To Lead Fisher Cats In 2019

January 10, 2019 4:37 PM ET

The Toronto Blue Jays have announced the 2019 coaching staff for their Double-A affiliate, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, and two-time World Series Champion Mike Mordecai has been named the team's new manager.

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Joe Oliver Named Sea Dogs Skipper

January 10, 2019 3:44 PM ET

The Boston Red Sox have named Joe Oliver the new manager of the Portland Sea Dogs. Oliver replaces Darren Fenster, who was promoted to the Red Sox Minor League Outfielding/Baserunning Coordinator.

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Warren Schaeffer Returning As Hartford Manager

January 9, 2019 12:58 PM ET

The Hartford Yard Goats Baseball Club, the Double-A Eastern League Affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, announced that Warren Schaeffer will be returning as manager for the 2019 season.

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Harrisburg Senators Announce 2019 Coaching Staff

January 9, 2019 12:51 PM ET

The Washington Nationals have announced that Matt LeCroy is returning as manager of the Harrisburg Senators. LeCroy is joined on the coaching staff by hitting coach Brian Rupp, pitching coach Michael Tejera, trainer T.D. Swinford, and strength and conditioning coach RJ Guyer.

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Bucs' Hayes earns Spring Training invite

Pirates No. 2 prospect won Gold Glove in All-Star season

Ke'Bryan Hayes established career highs in 10 offensive categories for Double-A Altoona in 2018. (Andy Grosh/agphotosports)

By Chris Bumbaca | January 5, 2019 8:43 PM ET

The Pirates announced Saturday they've invited second-ranked Ke'Bryan Hayes and 12 other prospects to Spring Training.

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Mets deal Kelenic, Dunn to Mariners

Mariners acquire two top-100 prospects for Cano, Diaz

Justin Dunn (left) and Jarred Kelenic became the Mariners' third- and second-ranked prospects, respectively.

By Chris Bumbaca | December 1, 2018 11:06 PM ET

The Mets dealt two of their top four prospects by trading Jarred Kelenic and Justin Dunn to the Mariners in a deal that brings Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz to New York.

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Reading wins Moss Community Service Award

Sixth annual award named for longtime Sally League exec

October 30, 2018 2:28 PM ET

Minor League Baseball today announced the Reading Fightin Phils the recipient of the sixth annual John Henry Moss Community Service Award.

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Bichette to skip AFL with minor injuries

Blue Jays No. 2 prospect experienced elbow, knee soreness

Bo Bichette batted .339/.402/.475 in August for his best offensive month of the season. (Rick Nelson/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | September 28, 2018 7:41 PM ET

Second-ranked Blue Jays prospect Bo Bichette will not play in the Arizona Fall League after experiencing minor elbow and knee soreness during the Eastern League playoffs.

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Jeff Hurley Named Executive of the Year

By Bill Rosario | September 26, 2018 3:38 PM ET

The Eastern League is pleased to announce that Jeff Hurley of the Trenton Thunder has been named the 2018 Eastern League Executive of the Year. The 2018 season was Jeff's third as the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of the Thunder.

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Nats honor Kieboom as Player of the Year

No. 34 prospect hit .280 with 16 homers for Potomac, Harrisburg

Carter Kieboom produced a .721 OPS over 62 games with Double-A Harrisburg. (Patrick Cavey/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | September 26, 2018 12:12 PM ET

The Nationals named No. 34 overall prospect Carter Kieboom their Minor League Player of the Year after he hit .280 with 16 home runs for Class A Advanced Potomac and Double-A Harrisburg.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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