Category Archives: Lansing Lugnuts

Whitecaps advance to Midwest League Championship Series

The West Michigan Whitecaps beat the Lansing Lugnuts 14-5 in an exciting Game 3 to win the Eastern Division finals and advance to the Midwest League Championship Series. They will face the Cedar Rapids Kernels, who won the Western Division finals Sunday. The … Continue reading

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Kernels return to MWL finals for first time since 1994

The Cedar Rapids Kernels swept the Peoria Chiefs in the Western Division finals, sending them to the Midwest League Championship Series for the first time since 1994. They will face the winner of tonight’s decisive Game 3 of the Eastern Division … Continue reading

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Kernels sweep Chiefs, advance to championship series

The Cedar Rapids Kernels beat the Peoria Chiefs 5-4 Sunday to sweep the Western Division finals and advance to the Midwest League Championship Series. The Kernels were down 4-1 in the 3rd inning after a four-run frame by the Chiefs, … Continue reading

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Lugnuts, Kernels start 2nd round of MWL playoffs with wins

Round two of the Midwest League playoffs got underway Saturday, with the Lansing Lugnuts and the Cedar Rapids Kernels taking 1-0 leads in their respective series. The Lugnuts beat the West Michigan Whitecaps 5-4 at Fifth Third Ballpark. Lansing’s starting pitcher, Tom … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs recap: A sweep in every series

It was a four-sweep night in the Midwest League playoffs Thursday, as the Lansing Lugnuts, the West Michigan Whitecaps, the Peoria Chiefs and the Cedar Rapids Kernels all advanced to the MWL semifinals. As a result, the teams with the … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs recap: Three of four home teams win Game 1

Three of the four home teams won on the opening night of the Midwest League playoffs. The Peoria Chiefs beat the Kane County Cougars 2-1 in walk-off fashion at Dozer Park. Peoria’s Brian O’Keefe led off the bottom of the … Continue reading

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League leaders and other notes from the 2015 MWL season

The end of the 2015 Midwest League regular season means it is time to look at who led the league in major statistical categories, along with some other noteworthy items. Kane County Cougars middle infielder Ildemaro Vargas won the batting title with a .321 average. … Continue reading

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