Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Duplantier earns MLB Pipeline’s Pitcher of the Year award

Former Kane County Cougars RHP Jon Duplantier is the recipient of MLB Pipeline’s Pitcher of the Year award this year, after he posted Minor League Baseball’s second-lowest earned-run average in the last 25 years. Duplantier pitched for the Cougars in the first … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs: Kernels, TinCaps advance to second round

On the second night of the Midwest League playoffs, the Cedar Rapids Kernels and the Fort Wayne TinCaps advanced to the second round while the Quad Cities River Bandits and the Dayton Dragons stayed alive by tying their respective series. The … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs: Two home teams win, two road teams win

Two home teams and two road teams won on the first night of the Midwest League playoffs, with late runs making the difference in three of the four games. The Fort Wayne TinCaps beat the Bowling Green Hot Rods 2-1 … Continue reading

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Grey, Jacob named Midwest League players of the week

Kane County Cougars RHP Connor Grey and Lansing Lugnuts first baseman David Jacob respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of Aug. 28 to Sept. 4. Grey was an obvious choice … Continue reading

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Tapia breaks Captains’ HR record, wins MWL HR crown

Lake County Captains first baseman Emmanuel Tapia homered in his last at-bat of the 2017 season, setting a new club record for most round-trippers in a single season. The Cleveland Indians prospect’s 29 homers were the most in the Midwest … Continue reading

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