Category Archives: Clinton LumberKings

Hot Rods clinch first playoff berth since 2013

The Bowling Green Hot Rods seem revved and ready to start the postseason. The team completed a five-game sweep of the Lake County Captains with a 14-2 win Thursday, clinching a playoff berth for the first time since 2013. The … Continue reading

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LumberKings chop down Chiefs for 8th straight win

Good pitching and a pair of home runs helped the Clinton LumberKings win their eighth consecutive game Sunday, a 2-1 victory over the Peoria Chiefs. Not only have the LumberKings won their last eight games, but they have come away … Continue reading

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Allen’s hitting streak ends, but TinCaps win game

Fort Wayne TinCaps catcher Austin Allen went 0-for-3 Saturday, ending his franchise-best hitting streak at 24 consecutive games. But his sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 9th inning tied the score, setting up pinch-hitter Tyler Selesky’s walk-off single to beat … Continue reading

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Former Chiefs pitcher makes MLB debut

Former Peoria Chiefs pitcher Alex Reyes made his major-league debut for the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, and it was an impressive outing. Considered one of the top pitching prospects in baseball, Reyes needed only 11 pitches for a 1-2-3 … Continue reading

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LumberKings no-hit Snappers, win 2-0

Four Clinton LumberKings pitchers combined to no-hit the Beloit Snappers at Ashford University Field on Tuesday, striking out 11 batters and walking one on the way to a 2-0 win for the home team. The first of the four right-handed … Continue reading

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Whitecaps stop Hot Rods’ winning streak at 9 games

The West Michigan Whitecaps beat the Bowling Green Hot Rods 8-3 Sunday, ending BG’s winning streak at nine games. The Hot Rods’ winning streak tied a franchise record, which was set in 2011 and matched last month. Bowling Green (28-14) … Continue reading

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