Category Archives: Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

Day 5 of road trip includes look at former Whitecaps

Day 5 of my Cooperstown road trip included a baseball doubleheader — a matinee game at Classic Park, home of the Lake County Captains, and a night game at Jerry Uht Park, home of the Erie SeaWolves. The latter game … Continue reading

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Timber Rattlers take two from the Captains

On the fourth and fifth days of my road trip to Cooperstown, I watched the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers take two games from the Lake County Captains. The Captains have now lost eight consecutive games; the Timber Rattlers have won four … Continue reading

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Day 1 of Cooperstown road trip includes indy-league game

As I noted in the second half of this recent blog post, I’m driving to Cooperstown for this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. My road trip started Sunday with South Bend as my destination, but thanks to perfect timing, … Continue reading

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Trout named MVP of MLB All-Star Game

Los Angeles Angels CF Mike Trout was named MVP of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game after going 2-for-3 with a triple and a double — both of which drove in runs for the American League. Trout, 22, is the second-youngest player … Continue reading

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Candelario, Weller named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars 3B Jeimer Candelario and South Bend Silver Hawks RHP Blayne Weller respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 7-13. During that period, Candelario played in seven … Continue reading

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Former Snapper Boog Powell gets 50-game suspension

Oakland Athletics OF prospect Herschel “Boog” Powell, who played the first half of this season with the Beloit Snappers, was suspended 50 games Monday for using a banned substance (an amphetamine). Powell batted .335 with 3 HR, 17 RBI and … Continue reading

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River Bandits-Timber Rattlers game postponed

A few hours of sometimes-intense rainfall Saturday afternoon resulted in the Quad Cities River Bandits-Wisconsin Timber Rattlers game being postponed. The game will be played as part of a doubleheader Sunday. I won’t be going to the Sunday doubleheader because I’m heading up … Continue reading

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Kaminsky shuts down QC; Katz promoted to High-A

Peoria Chiefs LHP Rob Kaminsky continued his dominance of Midwest League batters Monday as he struck out seven in seven scoreless innings against the Quad Cities River Bandits. Kaminsky, the 2013 first-round draft pick of the St. Louis Cardinals, gave … Continue reading

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Schwarber, Torrez named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars teammates Kyle Schwarber and Daury Torrez were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 23-29. In six games during that period, Schwarber went 9-for-22 with three doubles, … Continue reading

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