Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Hinojosa gets big hit in CR’s win in Burlington

Cedar Rapids Kernels 3B Jonatan Hinojosa had two hits and four RBI, including three driven in on a bases-loaded triple, to lead his team to a 6-5 comeback win over the Burlington Bees at Community Field on Thursday. The Bees … Continue reading

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Chiefs pitchers fan franchise-record 23 in 14-inning game

Peoria Chiefs pitchers struck out 23 batters in their 14-inning win over the Burlington Bees on Tuesday. That is believed to be a franchise record. SP Alex Reyes fanned 11 batters in six shutout innings, matching his career-high for strikeouts in … Continue reading

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Liriano makes MLB debut; Farmer to debut on Wednesday

Former Midwest League MVP Rymer Liriano made his major-league debut with the San Diego Padres on Monday, going 0-for-2 with a sacrifice fly in his team’s 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies. He batted seventh and played right field. Liriano … Continue reading

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Castillo, Feliz named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains SS Ivan Castillo and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Michael Feliz were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 4-11. In six games during that period, Castillo … Continue reading

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Peoria bounces back with win over Wisconsin

The Peoria Chiefs bounced back from their two-loss Thursday against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers with a 5-2 win on Friday. SP Rob Kaminsky made a quality start for the Chiefs, giving up two runs on five hits, a walk, and … Continue reading

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Midwest League alumni report — August 6, 2014

Tuesday was an eventful day for Midwest League alumni. Some hit notable homers, others made memorable pitching performances … and one made a return appearance in the Midwest League on a rehab assignment. Two players of recent Midwest League vintage, Javier … Continue reading

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Midwest League news and notes for Monday, July 28

My drive home from Cooperstown began today, and I’m tired after a long day, but because I’m dedicated to bringing you the latest Midwest League news — even when I’m on vacation — here are links to some MWL stories of note from … Continue reading

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