Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

J.D. Martinez trade includes two ex-Midwest Leaguers

The Detroit Tigers traded outfielder J.D. Martinez to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, getting a trio of minor-league infielders in return. Two of those infielders — Dawel Lugo and Sergio Alcantara — are former Midwest Leaguers. The third one, middle … Continue reading

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Siri, Erwin named Midwest League players of the week

Dayton Dragons outfielder Jose Siri and Beloit Snappers LHP Zack Erwin respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for July 10-16. Both are repeat winners. Siri was the MWL offensive player of the week … Continue reading

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O’Reilly, Baez dominate in Monday starts

Peoria Chiefs RHP Mike O’Reilly and Fort Wayne TinCaps RHP Michel Baez were dominant in their respective games Monday, and will face off against each other at Peoria’s Dozer Park on Sunday if their teams stick to an unaltered five-man rotation through … Continue reading

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McWilliams, Olivares named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars RHP Sam McWilliams and Lansing Lugnuts outfielder Edward Olivares respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for July 3-9, and Fort Wayne TinCaps shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. was named to MLB … Continue reading

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Ex-Hot Rods hurler named Futures Game MVP

Former Bowling Green Hot Rods RHP Brent Honeywell was named the All-Star Futures Game MVP after the U.S. Futures team beat the World Futures team 7-6 at Marlins Park on Sunday. Honeywell — currently a pitcher for the Durham Bulls, … Continue reading

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