Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Fort Wayne, Dayton ballparks ranked among best in MiLB

Two Midwest League ballparks are among the top 25 in Minor League Baseball, according to rankings released by Baseball America last week. Baseball America created lists of the top 25 minor-league ballparks and top venues in each league after surveying more than 100 MiLB general … Continue reading

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TinCaps’ Giron goes 6-for-6 in Midwest League debut

New Fort Wayne TinCaps shortstop Ruddy Giron sure knows how to make a first impression. The 18-year-old went 6-for-6 with five singles, a solo home run, a stolen base and two runs scored in his Midwest League debut Monday. He led … Continue reading

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Honeywell, Robichaux gems highlight MWL Sunday games

A pair of pitching gems, including a no-hit bid that lasted seven innings, highlighted Sunday’s Midwest League games. Bowling Green Hot Rods 8, Fort Wayne TinCaps 3 Brent Honeywell made another sterling start for the Hot Rods, no-hitting the TinCaps for … Continue reading

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Marlins fire Redmond after team nearly no-hit by Miller

Former Lansing Lugnuts manager Mike Redmond was fired as skipper of the Marlins today, with the announcement coming shortly after former Quad Cities River Bandits righty Shelby Miller pitched a two-hitter against Miami. The Marlins are 16-22 this year. They went … Continue reading

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Bees waste no-hit bid by Rhoades

Burlington Bees SP Jeremy Rhoades took a no-hitter into the 8th inning but lost the game when the Kane County Cougars rallied for three runs on four hits to win 3-1 Wednesday. Rhoades was charged with all three runs, with only one … Continue reading

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River Bandits’ streak ends, Timber Rattlers’ streak continues

The Quad Cities River Bandits’ winning streak was snapped and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers’ losing streak was extended. Here is a look at the four games played in the Midwest League on Tuesday afternoon: Beloit Snappers 10, Quad Cities River … Continue reading

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MWL alumni report: Memorable MLB debuts for Perez, Rosario

Which is more impressive, hitting a walk-off home run in your MLB debut, or homering on the first pitch you see as a major-leaguer? There is no definitive answer to that question, but fans can debate it after seeing both events … Continue reading

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