Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Hot Rods clinch 2nd-half Eastern Division title

The Bowling Green Hot Rods beat the South Bend Cubs 5-4 Saturday to clinch the second-half Eastern Division title. That makes the Cubs the second-half Eastern Division wild-card team; the two teams will face each in the opening round of … Continue reading

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Thomas, Franco win top Midwest League awards

The Midwest League announced its year-end award winners Friday, with former Kane County Cougars outfielder Alek Thomas and former Bowling Green Hot Rods shortstop Wander Franco being named the league’s Most Valuable Player and Prospect of the Year, respectively. Thomas … Continue reading

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The Force Awakens as Rey drives in record 8 RBI for Dragons

The Dayton Dragons snapped their five-game losing streak Saturday as Brian Rey led them to a 14-7 win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps, driving in a franchise-record eight runs for the Cincinnati Reds affiliate. Do the Dragons have a new … Continue reading

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Betts wins Home Run Derby, is named MVP of All-Star Game

Bowling Green Hot Rods catcher Chris Betts won the Midwest League Home Run Derby on Monday, then was named the MVP of the MWL All-Star Game a day later after he blasted the game-winning homer for the East Division team. … Continue reading

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Midwest League announces Home Run Derby field

The Midwest League announced Monday which eight players will participate in next week’s Home Run Derby. There will be four players from each division. The Home Run Derby take place at South Bend’s Four Winds Field on Monday, June 17, … Continue reading

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