QUAD CITIES, IA - Despite a big jump in competition and a lingering ankle injury, Beloit Snappers' third baseman Renato Nunez has been more than holding his own as a 19-year-old in the Midwest League. The native of Venezuela is now adjusting to a league that has seen him once already this season and learning a lot about playing full-season baseball.
May 23, 2013
The Kane County Cougars and the Midland Rockhounds are off to outstanding starts to their 2008 seasons. Both teams moved to 5-0 records on Monday with blow-out wins. We have the details of those games and other news and notes inside…
April 7, 2008
After two consecutive seasons of playoff appearances - including a Texas League championship in 2005 - the Midland Rockhounds fell short of the post-season in 2007. The Rockhounds will be looking to get back to the promised land in 2008 behind the strength of a roster comprised of a mix of experienced veterans and young talent.
April 2, 2008
It isn't often that a backup catcher receives much attention, especially when that backup catcher is playing in Double-A. It also isn't often that a backup catcher (at any level) can stake claim to a .352 batting average and a 906 OPS. Casey Myers is the proud owner of both of those gaudy number and he is making a push at being thought of as more than a backup catcher. We take a look at the Midland backstop to see what his future may hold within the Oakland A's organization.
July 29, 2005