Category Archives: Daytona Cubs

2014 season ends with Cougars as MWL champs

As you probably know by now, the Kane County Cougars beat the Lake County Captains 7-2 last night to win the 2014 Midwest League championship. You can read my post about the championship-clinching game here and scroll back from there … Continue reading

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Schwarber promoted to High-A; Almora hits for cycle

Kyle Schwarber, the Chicago Cubs’ top draft pick this year, is being promoted from the Kane County Cougars to the High-A Daytona Cubs. After five games with the short-season Boise Hawks, Schwarber batted .361 with 4 HR and 15 RBI in 23 … Continue reading

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Candelario, Weller named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars 3B Jeimer Candelario and South Bend Silver Hawks RHP Blayne Weller respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 7-13. During that period, Candelario played in seven … Continue reading

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QC’s Holberton hits for cycle, drives in 5 runs

One day after his team was no-hit by the Cougars, River Bandits catcher Brian Holberton hit for the cycle during a 5-for-5 Sunday matinee performance that included 5 RBI and two runs scored in Quad Cities’ 10-3 win over Kane County. The cycle … Continue reading

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Hot Rods clinch playoff berth; Chiefs snap losing streak

The Bowling Green Hot Rods rallied for three runs in the top of the 9th inning Wednesday to beat the South Bend Silver Hawks 4-1 and clinch a playoff berth. They will host either the Silver Hawks or the Fort Wayne TinCaps at … Continue reading

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Guerrero extends hitting streak to 12 games

Clinton LumberKings RF Gabriel “Gaby” Guerrero singled twice and drove in a run Sunday, extending his hitting streak to 12 games. The Seattle Mariners prospect improved his batting average to .277 in 77 games — a big improvement from the .193 … Continue reading

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Cougars snap losing streak with big comeback

I finally got to see Chicago Cubs prospect Albert Almora in action Thursday, and he didn’t disappoint. In fact, the Kane County Cougars as a whole looked good offensively that day; it was their defense and starting pitching that didn’t … Continue reading

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