Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

Kane County no-hits Quad Cities in Peoria

Three Kane County Cougars pitchers combined to no-hit the Quad Cities River Bandits on Friday — at Dozer Park, home of the Peoria Chiefs. The “home” series for the River Bandits is being played in Peoria because river flooding created … Continue reading

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Benson’s four-homer game highlights notable night in MWL

There were several notable performances in the Midwest League on Thursday, with a four-homer game by Lake County Captains outfielder Will Benson chief among them. Benson’s four roundtrippers (a grand slam, a two-run homer, and two solo shots) in Lake … Continue reading

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Cubs’ Montgomery looks sharp in South Bend rehab start

Chicago Cubs LHP Mike Montgomery looked sharp in his rehab start for South Bend on Wednesday. The Cubs reliever allowed only one hit while striking out four batters and walking none in two innings. South Bend beat the Great Lakes … Continue reading

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Gorman, Parsons named Midwest League players of the week

A pair of Peoria Chiefs were named the first Midwest League players of the week for the 2019 season. Third baseman Nolan Gorman, a top St. Louis Cardinals prospect, was named the MWL offensive player of the week thanks to … Continue reading

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Ex-Kernels pitcher Nick Adenhart died 10 years ago today

Tuesday is the 10th anniversary of when former Cedar Rapids Kernels pitcher Nick Adenhart was killed by a drunk driver just hours after pitching six scoreless innings in his fourth MLB start for the Los Angeles Angels. Two of his … Continue reading

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