Category Archives: Clinton LumberKings

Snappers and A’s extend their affiliation through 2020 season

The Beloit Snappers and the Oakland Athletics have extended their player-development contract through the 2020 season, keeping intact an affiliation that has been in place since 2013. That leaves the Kane County Cougars as the only Midwest League team without … Continue reading

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Clinton signs two-year affiliation deal with Marlins

The Clinton LumberKings will have a new parent club next season after announcing Thursday night that they’ve signed a two-year player-development contract with the Miami Marlins. The LumberKings were affiliated with the Seattle Mariners the past 10 seasons. The Marlins … Continue reading

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Benson, Donato named Midwest League players of the week

Lake County Captains outfielder Will Benson and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Chad Donato respectively were named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for August 27 to September 3. During that period, Benson batted .357 (10-for-28) … Continue reading

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Kernels clinch second-half Western Division title

The Cedar Rapids Kernels beat the Kane County Cougars 5-1 Monday to win the second-half Western Division title. This is the sixth consecutive season the Kernels have reached the playoffs — all six years the team has been affiliated with … Continue reading

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Montero, Lewis earn top Midwest League honors

With less than three weeks left before the playoffs begin, the Midwest League announced its postseason awards Friday. Former Peoria Chiefs third baseman Elehuris Montero was named the league’s Most Valuable Player, former Cedar Rapids Kernels shortstop Royce Lewis the … Continue reading

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