Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Cougars, Captains advance to Midwest League finals

The Kane County Cougars and the Lake County Captains will play each other in the Midwest League Championship Series beginning Wednesday. The MWLCS opponents were decided Sunday night when the Cougars beat the Cedar Rapids Kernels 4-2 and the Captains … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs recap: Captains, Cougars start second round with wins

The second round of the Midwest League playoffs began Saturday with the Lake County Captains and the Kane County Cougars taking early advantages in their respective best-of-three series. In Game 1 of the Eastern Division Championship Series, the Captains beat the … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs recap: Kernels, Tincaps advance to second round

The Cedar Rapids Kernels and the Fort Wayne TinCaps won their respective games Friday to advance to the second round of the Midwest League playoffs. Both teams won on the road. The Kernels beat the Burlington Bees 4-2 in a … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs recap: Cougars, Captains advance; Kernels, Whitecaps stay alive

On the second day of the Midwest League playoffs, the Kane County Cougars and the Lake County Captains won their respective series while the Cedar Rapids Kernels and the West Michigan Whitecaps stayed alive in theirs. The Cougars were helped … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs recap: Cougars, Bees, Captains & TinCaps win

The 2014 Midwest League playoffs got off to an exciting start Wednesday as the Kane County Cougars, the Burlington Bees, the Lake County Captains and the Fort Wayne TinCaps won the first games of their respective series. I was at the … Continue reading

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2014 Midwest League batting and pitching leaders

Now that the Midwest League’s regular season is over, it’s time to look at who the league leaders were in the 10 major statistical categories. West Michigan Whitecaps OF Wynton Bernard (this year’s Midwest League MVP) won the MWL batting … Continue reading

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Cougars announce plans for ballpark improvements

The Kane County Cougars announced plans this morning for several ballpark improvements to be ready by next season. Here’s a summary of the changes planned for Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, from the Cougars’ press release: Similar to the Cougars’ parent club Chicago Cubs, the Cougars … Continue reading

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