Category Archives: Clinton LumberKings

TinCaps pitchers break Midwest League record for strikeouts

Fort Wayne TinCaps LHP Adrian Morejon struck out six batters Saturday, but his third strikeout was the one that mattered most. That was the one that broke the Midwest League record for most strikeouts by a pitching staff in a single season, … Continue reading

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Grey pitches first Midwest League perfect game since 2004

Kane County’s Connor Grey pitched the first perfect game in Cougars franchise history Friday, using 100 pitches to completely shut down the LumberKings for nine innings in Clinton’s last home game of the season. It is the first Midwest League … Continue reading

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Potts’ 2-HR, 7-RBI game helps FW drop magic number to 1

Fort Wayne TinCaps third baseman Hudson Potts homered twice and drove in seven runs Wednesday to lead his team to a 7-5 win over the Great Lakes Loons. Potts hit a three-run homer in the 1st inning and a grand slam … Continue reading

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Mariners trade former LumberKings shortstop to Cardinals

The Seattle Mariners traded former Clinton LumberKings shortstop Rayder Ascanio to the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday for pitcher Mike Leake, cash considerations and $750,000 of international signing-cap space. Ascanio played 173 regular-season games with the LumberKings over the last … Continue reading

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Sparks, Erwin named Midwest League players of the week

Dayton Dragons third baseman Taylor Sparks and Beloit Snappers LHP Zack Erwin respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of Aug. 21-27. Sparks played in six games during that period, batting … Continue reading

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