Category Archives: Midwest League

Bader, Deetz named Midwest League players of the week

Peoria Chiefs outfielder Harrison Bader and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Dean Deetz respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 24-30. In seven games during that period, Bader batted … Continue reading

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TinCaps clinch playoff spot as Whitecaps close in on another

The Fort Wayne TinCaps haven’t won since their 17-game home winning streak came to an end Friday, but they still managed to clinch a postseason berth Sunday thanks to a Lake County Captains loss. Meanwhile, the West Michigan Whitecaps moved closer to … Continue reading

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QC’s 84 wins are second-highest total in franchise history

The Quad Cities River Bandits beat the Burlington Bees 2-1 Sunday to notch their 84th win of the season, the second-highest total in franchise history. River Bandits SP Brock Dykxhoom got the win, improving to 8-4 with a 3.72 ERA. … Continue reading

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Loons pound Cubs for 15 runs in shutout at South Bend

Two rain delays didn’t slow the Great Lakes offense Saturday as the Loons scored 15 times in their shutout of the South Bend Cubs at Four Winds Field. Rain delayed the start of the game by 90 minutes, but the … Continue reading

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TinCaps’ home winning streak ends at 17 games

The Fort Wayne TinCaps’ winning streak at Parkview Field came to an end as the Lake County Captains blanked the home team 1-0 Friday night. Captains starting pitcher Justus Sheffield improved to 9-4 with a 3.47 ERA after holding the TinCaps to two hits and two … Continue reading

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Chiefs clinch first postseason berth since 2009

The Peoria Chiefs lost their game at Quad Cities on Thursday, but still clinched their first postseason berth since 2009 thanks to a Beloit Snappers loss at Wisconsin. Peoria entered the day needing only a win or a Beloit loss to get … Continue reading

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Cubs acquire ex-Whitecaps pitcher Fernando Rodney

The Chicago Cubs acquired former West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Fernando Rodney from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named or cash. Rodney pitched for the Whitecaps in 2000, when he was a Detroit Tigers prospect. He went 6-4 … Continue reading

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