Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Current Lugnuts pitcher included in Tulowitzki trade

Two former Midwest League pitchers and a 2015 Lansing Lugnuts hurler are part of the six-player trade between the Colorado Rockies and the Toronto Blue Jays. The biggest name involved in the trade is All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who batted … Continue reading

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Peoria pitcher Pearce sets new Midwest League record

Peoria Chiefs RHP Matt Pearce broke a 42-year-old Midwest League record Sunday when he didn’t allow a walk in his eight scoreless innings of work against the Kane County Cougars. The St. Louis Cardinals prospect has not walked a batter … Continue reading

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Godley shuts down Brewers, earns win in MLB debut

Former Kane County Cougars pitcher Zack Godley struck out seven batters in six shutout innings on his way to winning his major-league debut Thursday night. The 25-year-old righty held the Milwaukee Brewers to four hits without walking anyone. He got … Continue reading

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A’s trade Kazmir for two 2015 River Bandits

The Oakland Athletics traded LHP Scott Kazmir to the Houston Astros today in exchange for a pair of prospects, RHP Daniel Mengden and catcher Jacob Nottingham. Both prospects started the 2015 season with the Quad Cities River Bandits. Mengden went 4-1 with a 1.16 … Continue reading

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Indians’ Swisher gets two hits in Lake County rehab start

Cleveland Indians designated hitter/outfielder Nick Swisher went 2-for-3 with a run scored in his first rehab start with the Lake County Captains on Monday. Swisher served as the DH and leadoff man for the Captains, who beat the Bowling Green … Continue reading

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Baez, Chirinos named MWL players of the week

South Bend Cubs outfielder Jeffrey Baez and Bowling Green Hot Rods RHP Yonny Chirinos respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 13-19. During that time, Baez went 14-for-26 (.538) … Continue reading

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Cougars off to hot start in second half

Kane County’s 1-0 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Sunday gave the Cougars an impressive 21-3 record in the second half of the Midwest League season. The team leads the Western Division by six games and is second only … Continue reading

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