Category Archives: 2014 Playoffs

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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Mauer to return as Kernels manager in 2016

Jake Mauer will return for a fourth season as skipper of the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2016. It will be his ninth season as a manager in the Minnesota Twins organization. The Kernels reached the playoffs in all three of … Continue reading

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Whitecaps manager also won MWL title as player

Andrew Graham, who managed the West Michigan Whitecaps to a Midwest League title this year, also won a ring with the team as a player. Graham played 58 games with the Whitecaps in 2004 and 2005, when he was a … Continue reading

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