Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

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

Posted in Beloit Snappers, Clinton LumberKings, Kane County Cougars, Midwest League, South Atlantic League, West Virginia Power | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Beloit Snappers, Clinton LumberKings, Greensboro Grasshoppers, Kane County Cougars, Midwest League, South Atlantic League | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 2018 Playoffs, Beloit Snappers, Bowling Green Hot Rods, Cedar Rapids Kernels, Fort Wayne TinCaps, Great Lakes Loons, Kane County Cougars, Lansing Lugnuts, Midwest League, Peoria Chiefs, Quad Cities River Bandits, West Michigan Whitecaps, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers | Leave a comment

Down to last day to determine final two playoff teams

It’s down to the final day of the regular season to determine which teams will fill the last two playoff slots in the Midwest League. In the Eastern Division, it will essentially be a play-in game between the Fort Wayne … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 Playoffs, Beloit Snappers, Bowling Green Hot Rods, Cedar Rapids Kernels, Fort Wayne TinCaps, Great Lakes Loons, Kane County Cougars, Lansing Lugnuts, Midwest League, Peoria Chiefs, Quad Cities River Bandits, West Michigan Whitecaps, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers | Leave a comment

Loons clinch home-field advantage in first round

The Great Lakes Loons have clinched home-field advantage in the first round of the Midwest League playoffs, and now wait to learn whether they will face the Fort Wayne TinCaps or the West Michigan Whitecaps. The TinCaps and the Whitecaps … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 Playoffs, Beloit Snappers, Bowling Green Hot Rods, Cedar Rapids Kernels, Fort Wayne TinCaps, Great Lakes Loons, Kane County Cougars, Lansing Lugnuts, Midwest League, Peoria Chiefs, Quad Cities River Bandits, West Michigan Whitecaps, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers | Leave a comment