Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Quad Cities pitching staff breaks MWL strikeouts record

The Quad Cities River Bandits pitching staff broke the Midwest League record for strikeouts in a single season Friday, and have 16 more games left to go. River Bandits starting pitcher Leovanny Rodriguez’s third strikeout of the game was QC’s … 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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Early 10-run inning helps Bees coast to 16-4 win over Cougars

The Burlington Bees scored 13 runs in the first four innings — including 10 in the 2nd inning — to set the tone early for an easy 16-4 win over the Kane County Cougars on Sunday. All nine players in … Continue reading

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Miranda, Naughton named MWL players of the week

Cedar Rapids Kernels infielder Jose Miranda and Dayton Dragons LHP Packy Naughton respectively were named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for July 9-15. Miranda played in six games during that period, batting .440 (11-for-25) with … Continue reading

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Lugnuts clinch first-half playoff berth

The Lansing Lugnuts beat the Fort Wayne TinCaps 4-2 Monday to clinch a first-half playoff berth. Lansing will face Bowling Green in the first round of the playoffs in September, after the Hot Rods clinched a playoff berth Sunday. The … Continue reading

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