After logging time at both corner infield positions as well as behind the plate in his first two years as a pro, 21-year-old Seth Conner has been catching exclusively this season with the Lugnuts. As a result, the Missouri native has seen a drop in playing time, sharing the catching duties with teammate Aaron Munoz, [...]
After a dominant sophomore campaign with the Vancouver Canadians last year, right-hander Taylor Cole has made the jump to the Lansing Lugnuts this year in the full-season Midwest League. After only two starts, Cole is 1-1 with a 5.19 ERA and nine strikeouts in 8 2/3 innings, and he knows that things are just getting [...]
According to CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman (via Twitter), the Blue Jays have signed 42-year-old right-hander Miguel Batista to a minor league contract. Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos confirmed the move soon after while doing an interview on Prime Time Sports.
With High-A Dunedin enjoying their first day off of the 2013 season, the three remaining affiliates make up tonight’s minor league slate of games. Triple-A: Buffalo (3-1) vs. Syracuse (3-1) at 6:05 p.m. ET Probable starter: Casey Lawrence Making the first Triple-A appearance of his career, right-hander Casey Lawrence takes the mound for the Buffalo [...]
Thanks to a dazzling start by Taylor Cole, the Lugnuts got into the win column last night with a win over Lake County. It’s another great day in the minors today, as Buffalo goes on the road for the first time this year, while top draft picks get the ball in New Hampshire and Dunedin. [...]