Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

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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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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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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Timber Rattlers even series with 6-3 win over Bees

Sthervin Matos had three hits and Luis Aviles drove in three runs to lead the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to a 6-3 win over the Burlington Bees on Tuesday afternoon. The T-Rats victory evened the series at a win apiece. (Read … Continue reading

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Kernels pop Peoria for 23 runs

The Cedar Rapids Kernels scored 11 times in the 4th inning as part of a 23-run explosion off the Peoria Chiefs’ pitching staff. Peoria managed only three runs, making the Monday night game the worst loss in Chiefs history. The previous franchise … Continue reading

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McBroom named MWL MVP; Torres prospect of the year

Lansing Lugnuts first baseman/designated hitter Ryan McBroom is this year’s Midwest League Most Valuable Player, and South Bend Cubs shortstop Gleyber Torres is the Midwest League Prospect of the Year. Through Sunday, McBroom is batting .324 with 11 HR and 82 RBI in 115 … Continue reading

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