Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Status of Midwest League affiliations

Now that the Midwest League postseason is over, it’s time to shift my focus to the status of team affiliations. I’ve written about this year’s player development contract (PDC) renewals as they’ve been announced, but now it’s time to put … Continue reading

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2014 season ends with Cougars as MWL champs

As you probably know by now, the Kane County Cougars beat the Lake County Captains 7-2 last night to win the 2014 Midwest League championship. You can read my post about the championship-clinching game here and scroll back from there … Continue reading

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Cougars down Captains to win second MWL championship

The Kane County Cougars beat the Lake County Captains 7-2 Saturday to sweep the Midwest League Championship Series and win their second MWL title. The Captains scored first on an RBI double by Clint Frazier in the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Cougars take 2-0 lead in Midwest League finals

The Kane County Cougars beat the Lake County Captains 6-0 Thursday to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five Midwest League Championship Series. Lake County was dominated by Kane County’s pitching, but also made too many errors (four) and failed to … Continue reading

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Cougars win Game 1 of Midwest League finals

The Kane County Cougars beat the Lake County Captains 4-3 in the opening game of the Midwest League Championship Series, hanging onto an early lead through rain and excellent relief pitching from their opponent’s bullpen. On paper, it seemed Wednesday’s game … Continue reading

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Schulz, Coulter honored for MWL performances

A pair of Midwest League players were honored Tuesday for their performances on the field. Fort Wayne TinCaps OF Nick Schulz was named the Midwest League Player of the Month for August. He led the league in slugging percentage (.765) and … Continue reading

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2014 Midwest League Championship Series preview

The 2014 Midwest League Championship Series begins Wednesday evening with the Kane County Cougars hosting the Lake County Captains at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark. The Cougars are the favorite to win after finishing the season with the best record in … Continue reading

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