Category Archives: 2014 Playoffs

Erickson returning for 7th year managing Timber Rattlers

Matt Erickson will return as manager of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers this year for a seventh consecutive season. His staff will include two new coaches, both of whom played in the Midwest League. Erickson began his coaching career as the … Continue reading

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Kernels, LumberKings advance to Western Division finals

The second-round Western Division playoff series will be between the Clinton LumberKings and the Cedar Rapids Kernels, who won their respective series against the Peoria Chiefs and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Thursday. Meanwhile, the South Bend Cubs evened their … Continue reading

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Former Cougars infielder makes MLB debut

Former Kane County Cougars third baseman Jeimer Candelario made his major-league debut for the Chicago Cubs on Sunday — and he did it against New York Mets fireballer (and former Lansing Lugnuts pitcher) Noah Syndergaard. Candelario struck out in both … Continue reading

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Captains notch 400th win as a Midwest League team

The Lake County Captains beat the West Michigan Whitecaps 6-3 Tuesday to collect their 400th regular-season win as a Midwest League team. Catcher Francisco Mejia drove in two runs in support of winning pitcher Sam Hentges (1-1), who gave up … Continue reading

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Graham to return as Whitecaps manager in 2016

Andrew Graham will return in 2016 for a third season as manager of the West Michigan Whitecaps. Graham has done well at the helm for West Michigan, leading the Detroit Tigers farm team to the playoffs both years. The Whitecaps won … Continue reading

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