Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Guide to the 2018 Midwest League coaching staffs

As spring training gets underway this week, you may be thinking ahead to the Midwest League season and wondering who the coaches for each team will be. Here are links to my posts about all of them: Beloit Snappers Bowling … Continue reading

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Brewers announce Timber Rattlers coaching staff

All three coaches on the 2017 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers field staff are returning to the team this year, the Milwaukee Brewers announced Wednesday. As reported last week, Matt Erickson will return as manager of the team for an eighth consecutive … Continue reading

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Erickson returning to manage Timber Rattlers again

Matt Erickson will return as manager of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers for an eighth consecutive season, the Milwaukee Brewers announced Tuesday. The Appleton native has been with the team since 2009, serving as hitting coach for two years before becoming manager … Continue reading

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Quad Cities gets all-new coaching staff for 2018

A former MLB pitcher will make his managerial debut this year as skipper of the Quad Cities River Bandits. Mickey Storey, who pitched in the major leagues for the Houston Astros (2012) and the Toronto Blue Jays (2013), is the … Continue reading

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Astros trade four ex-QC players for Gerrit Cole

The Houston Astros acquired pitcher Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday, parting with four former Quad Cities River Bandits to get the right-handed hurler. The Pirates received three players with major-league experience — third baseman Colin Moran, RHP … Continue reading

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