Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Former hitting coach to manage Snappers in 2019

A former hitting coach will return to Beloit next season as the new manager of the Snappers. It is the first managerial assignment for Lloyd Turner, who was Beloit’s hitting coach in 2014 and 2015. He also served in that … Continue reading

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MWL announces nominees for MiLB postseason awards

The Midwest League recently announced its nominees for Minor League Baseball’s postseason awards. Wisconsin Timber Rattlers president and general manager Rob Zerjav was named the MWL Executive of the Year for the third time. (He previously won the award in … Continue reading

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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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Whitecaps, Snappers claim last two MWL playoff spots

The West Michigan Whitecaps and the Beloit Snappers became the second-half wild-card teams with wins on Monday, the last day of the regular season. The Whitecaps beat the Fort Wayne TinCaps 3-2 in 10 innings, in a play-in game of … Continue reading

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