Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Bradley, Strahan named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains first baseman Bobby Bradley and Dayton Dragons RHP Wyatt Strahan respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 10-16. It’s no surprise that Bradley won for offense, … Continue reading

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Midwest League wrap-up: Wednesday, August 12

I usually don’t devote a blog post to a day’s entire slate of Midwest League games, but when I do, it’s because a lot of notable things happened that day. Here’s a look at Wednesday’s MWL action: Great Lakes Loons … Continue reading

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English, Leal named MWL players of the week

Cedar Rapids Kernels centerfielder Tanner English and South Bend Cubs RHP Erick Leal respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 3-9. In six games during that period, English batted … Continue reading

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Lugnuts shortstop traded for former Cougars infielder

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Lansing Lugnuts shortstop Dawel Lugo to the Arizona Diamondbacks for major-league infielder Cliff Pennington, who played for the Kane County Cougars in 2005. Lugo batted .336 with 2 HR and 23 RBI in 31 games … Continue reading

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Flaherty strikes out 12 in Peoria’s 2-1 win over Lake County

Peoria Chiefs RHP Jack Flaherty struck out 12 batters in 6.2 innings to set the pace for his team’s 2-1 win over the Lake County Captains on Thursday. The St. Louis Cardinals prospect got a no-decision after giving up one run, … Continue reading

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River Bandits’ win streak reaches double digits

The Quad Cities River Bandits are on a roll again. Their 2-0 win over the Bowling Green Hot Rods on Thursday extended their winning streak to 10 games — the second time Quad Cities has had a winning streak reach … Continue reading

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Cougars win despite being no-hit for 9 innings

Despite being no-hit by South Bend Cubs RHP Erick Leal for nine innings and managing only four baserunners in 12 frames, the Kane County Cougars emerged victorious from Tuesday’s game at Four Winds Field. Leal dominated the Cougars, allowing only a … Continue reading

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