Category Archives: Beloit Snappers

Cougars erase six-run deficit to beat Snappers 10-9

On Fan Appreciation Night at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, the Kane County Cougars gave their home crowd something extra-exciting to cheer about. Not only did the Cougars win Tuesday, they did it in comeback fashion after trailing the Beloit Snappers … Continue reading

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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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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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Thompson, Gibbons named MWL players of the week

Peoria Chiefs outfielder Nick Thompson and Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Sam Gibbons respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 17-23. In six games during that period, Thompson batted .458 … Continue reading

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Midwest League wrap-up: Wednesday, August 12

I usually don’t devote a blog post to a day’s entire slate of Midwest League games, but when I do, it’s because a lot of notable things happened that day. Here’s a look at Wednesday’s MWL action: Great Lakes Loons … Continue reading

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Bennie hits 8th home run in 9 games

Beloit Snappers leftfielder Joe Bennie homered in his fourth consecutive game and for the eighth time in his last nine games Tuesday. Bennie usually doesn’t hit for power. He has 11 home runs overall this season, after homering only once … Continue reading

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Pearce extends record for innings pitched without a walk

Peoria Chiefs RHP Matt Pearce didn’t walk a batter in his six innings of work Saturday, extending his Midwest League record to 52.1 innings pitched without issuing a base on balls. The previous record of 45 consecutive innings without a … Continue reading

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