Category Archives: Clinton LumberKings

Velazquez’s on-base streak reaches 70 games

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez went 3-for-5 Friday to extend his on-base streak to 70 consecutive games, one shy of the Minor League Baseball record. In addition to his three hits, Velazquez drove in a run and stole … Continue reading

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Rodriguez, Underwood named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains 1B Nellie Rodriguez and Kane County Cougars RHP Duane Underwood respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 30-July 6. During that period, Rodriguez batted .407 (11-for-27) … Continue reading

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LumberKings beat Cougars 2-1 in 14-inning pitchers duel

Even though I passed up the chance to see a doubleheader at Modern Woodmen Park, I still got to see 14 innings of Midwest League baseball Sunday. That’s because the game I attended at Ashford University Field lasted 14 innings, with the … Continue reading

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River Bandits-Timber Rattlers game postponed

A few hours of sometimes-intense rainfall Saturday afternoon resulted in the Quad Cities River Bandits-Wisconsin Timber Rattlers game being postponed. The game will be played as part of a doubleheader Sunday. I won’t be going to the Sunday doubleheader because I’m heading up … Continue reading

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Big night for Haar, Schwarber

There were two big offensive performances in the Midwest League on Saturday, and both featured a pair of home runs. Cedar Rapids Kernels 3B Bryan Haar drove in seven runs via a grand slam and a three-run homer. He hit … Continue reading

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LumberKings, Snappers split Beloit doubleheader

The Clinton LumberKings and the Beloit Snappers split their Friday doubleheader, with Clinton winning the first game 7-1 and Beloit winning the second game 5-1. The biggest offensive blow of the first game came off the bat of LumberKings DH … Continue reading

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Snappers overcome 9-run deficit to win 12-11

The Beloit Snappers overcame a 9-run deficit to beat the Kane County Cougars 12-11 on a two-out, walk-off homer in the bottom of the 9th inning Saturday. While it wasn’t the most impressive comeback in the Midwest League this season … Continue reading

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2014 Midwest League All-Star Game rosters announced

The full rosters for the 2014 Midwest League All-Star Game were announced this afternoon. The South Bend Silver Hawks lead the way with six representatives, while four other teams — the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the Peoria Chiefs, the West Michigan Whitecaps … Continue reading

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Singleton, Bedrosian make MLB debuts; Alvarez throws gem

Tuesday was an off-day for all teams in the Midwest League, but there were notable performances by plenty of former MWL players to fill the void. Major-league debuts Several former Midwest League players made their major-league debuts Tuesday. The headliner was Houston … Continue reading

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