Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

River Bandits first team to win 20 games this year

The Quad Cities River Bandits won their seventh straight game Tuesday afternoon, giving them a 20-6 record and making them the first team in affiliated baseball to win 20 games this year. (The St. Louis Cardinals won their 20th game later … Continue reading

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Kernels’ Vavra, Gonsalves named MWL players of the week

Both Midwest League players of the week for the period of April 20-26 are members of the Cedar Rapids Kernels. Infielder Trey Vavra is the offensive player of the week, and LHP Stephen Gonsalves is the pitcher of the week. (The … Continue reading

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Eventful MWL day highlighted by two-state doubleheader

Wednesday was eventful throughout the Midwest League, and for me personally, the highlight was being able to see a two-state doubleheader — nine-inning games in Kane County (afternoon) and Beloit (evening). The nightcap even included an inside-the-park home run! But more … Continue reading

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Trahan’s homer helps Cougars down L-Kings 5-2

A two-run homer by catcher Stryker Trahan was the key hit for the Kane County Cougars as they beat the Clinton LumberKings 5-2 on a chilly Tuesday night at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark. Second baseman Fernery Ozuna also did his … Continue reading

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Jorge, Brockmeyer named MWL players of week

Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Felix Jorge and South Bend Cubs C/1B Cael Brockmeyer were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week, respectively. On April 13 against the Beloit Snappers, Jorge gave up only two hits and … Continue reading

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MWL alumni Almora, Gordon have 5-for-5 days

Midwest League alumni Albert Almora and Dee Gordon each turned in a 5-for-5 performance Saturday. Almora’s five hits and an RBI led the Tennessee Smokies to a 7-1 win over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. The Chicago Cubs prospect batted .329 … Continue reading

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Guide to 2015 Midwest League coaches and prospects

Need help finding my posts about each Midwest League team’s prospects and coaching staff? The links below will take you right to them! Beloit Snappers Coaches Prospects Bowling Green Hot Rods Coaches Prospects Burlington Bees Coaches Prospects Cedar Rapids Kernels … Continue reading

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