Michigan Minor League Park Factors

Over at MiLB.com, you can see the park factors for A-Ball including the Midwest League. The defending Midwest League Champions, Great Lakes Loons sport the only pitcher friendly park in Michigan. Dow Diamond posts a run factor of .875, a home run factor of .860, and a hit factor of .912. The home of the …

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Loons Relase 2017 Schedule

From MiLB.com: MIDLAND, Mich. - The Midwest League Champion Great Lakes Loons are pleased to announce their 2017 schedule that features 70 home games at Dow Diamond, along with the MWL All-Star Game on June 19-20. The Loons will open the season against the Lansing Lugnuts in Midland on April 6-7 and close out 2017 …

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Yadier Alvarez

Prospect Profile: Yadier Alvarez

Currently, Yadier Alvarez is the 5th ranked prospect MLB.Com's Top 30 Prospects for the Dodgers. From the MLB.Com Pipeline assessment Alvarez is a classic high-risk, high-reward pitching prospect. He has exceptional arm speed that allows him to generate mid-90s fastballs and top out at 100 mph, and there's still plenty of projection remaining in his …

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Detroit Free Press: Fulmer goes from Pitching to Plumbing

Detroit Free Press SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – It is a Wednesday during the off-season, a rare day off. Michael Fulmer is playing golf. He’s slowly getting better, he says by phone from the first tee at KickingBird Golf Club in Edmond, Okla., but still not any good. “It’s getting there,” he said. His golf game certainly …

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