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Tigers send Torkelson, Dingler to Double-A

June 13, 2021

COMSTOCK PARK, MI – The West Michigan Whitecaps settled for a split of their six-game series with a 6-2 loss to the Lansing Lugnuts Sunday afternoon at LMCU Ballpark, but the big story came after the ballgame. After the loss to Lansing, Whitecaps infielder Spencer Torkelson and catcher Dillon Dingler

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June 13

Rutschman homers on 4th 3-hit night of season

June 13, 2021

Rutschman, Hudgins, and Turchin Homer in Series Finale Bowie tosses fifth shutout to close longest road trip in team history In the final game of their twelve-game road trip, the Bowie Baysox used three home runs and the best start of the year from Mike Baumann to sprint past the

Mears belts 4th long ball over past 3 games

June 13, 2021

The Lake Elsinore Storm are now 3-0 on Sundays at the Diamond after their win today against the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes. Their win after Joshua Mears collected his 3rd and 4th home runs of the series as the 13th prospect in the Padres organization begins to heat up. He is

HV's Wesneski dominates for seven frames

June 13, 2021

GADES WIN FOURTH STRAIGHT The Hudson Valley Renegades waited until the eighth inning to start hitting. They put three on the board in the eighth and two more in the ninth to beat Brooklyn, 5-0, on Sunday afternoon at Maimonides Park on Coney Island. The win gives Hudson Valley four

Encarnación homers twice in Wahoos' no-hit bid

June 13, 2021

Though the Blue Wahoos fell two outs short of their fourth no-hitter in franchise history, Pensacola took the Sunday finale, 4-3 at AT&T Field. Leading 4-0 in the top of the ninth, the Wahoos opted to bring in Brian McKenna for the ninth rather than the closer, Colton Hock. McKenna,

Bullock, Luna combine on another Rattlers' no-no

Rattlers beat South Bend 6-1
June 10, 2021

SOUTH BEND, IN – Justin Bullock’s return to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers was a memorable one. The right-hander, who was a Timber Rattler in 2019, made his High-A Central League debut on Thursday night against the South Bend Cubs and he tossed the first five innings of a combined no-hitter

O'Hearn homers twice in second straight game

O'Hearn blasts two more homers, Rivero collects career-best five hits
June 11, 2021

ST. PAUL, MINN. -- The Omaha Storm Chasers offense exploded for 16 runs on 21 hits, both season bests, to defeat the St. Paul Saints, 16-9, on Thursday at CHS Field. Omaha (23-9) jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning when right-fielder Ryan O'Hearn

'Riders' Stowers, Apostel mash 4 total taters

Stowers, Apostel each hit two homers in 10-3 win
June 11, 2021

FRISCO, Texas (June 10, 2021) – The Frisco RoughRiders defeated the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 10-3 on Thursday night from Riders Field in Frisco. The Riders (19-13) crushed a season-best five home runs. Frisco responded early after a two-run first inning by the Naturals (15-15) when Sherten Apostel hit his first

Podcast: Hot Rods discuss Karen Night promotion

Hot Rods GM, special guest join show to talk Karen Night promo
June 10, 2021

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D-backs' Beer pouring it on in first Triple-A season

First baseman has been key piece of Reno's strong start
June 10, 2021

Seth Beer came to the Arizona Diamondbacks organization as a part of the 2019 trade for pitcher Zack Greinke. Before the trade, Beer was selected by the Houston Astros in the first round of the 2018 MLB Draft after being named an All-American three times, and ACC Player of the

Steer pops two more home runs for Kernels

Wednesday’s contest highlighted by Spencer Steer, strikeouts
June 9, 2021

BELOIT, Wis. – Career efforts for Spencer Steer, Kody Funderburk, and Jordan Gore carried the Cedar Rapids Kernels towards an 8-2 victory Wednesday versus the Beloit Snappers at Pohlman Field. Steer tallied a personal-best three extra-base hits including a pair of home runs. Funderburk and Gore set career highs in

Vargas hits in Loons-record 25th straight game

Historic night spoiled as Dragons walk it off in game two
June 9, 2021

DAYTON, OH. – History was made in Dayton for the Great Lakes Loons Wednesday night with a Miguel Vargas leadoff single in the top of the first inning to extend the third baseman’s hit streak to 25 games. Vargas broke a franchise record of 24 games that was set by