Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

LumberKings rally in 9th to beat Timber Rattlers

The Clinton LumberKings rallied for three runs in the bottom of the 9th inning Friday to beat the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 4-3. The Timber Rattlers already had a 2-1 lead when they added a run in the top of the 9th inning, … Continue reading

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Chiefs-Whitecaps game ends in 9-9 tie

There was a tie in baseball Friday night/early Saturday morning, and former MLB Commissioner Bud Selig was nowhere to be seen.* The Peoria Chiefs and the West Michigan Whitecaps played 15 innings over six hours and two minutes, with the game … Continue reading

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Hot Rods, Bees extend winning streaks

The Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Burlington Bees won their games Wednesday, extending their winning streaks to eight and seven, respectively. Bowling Green’s 5-4 win gave the team its longest winning streak since notching a franchise-record nine consecutive victories in … Continue reading

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Cubs-Mariners trade involves four ex-Midwest Leaguers

The Chicago Cubs and the Seattle Mariners completed a four-player trade Wednesday, and all four players are former Midwest Leaguers. The Cubs traded a pair of prospects, first baseman Dan Vogelbach and RHP Paul Blackburn, to the Mariners for left-handed … Continue reading

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Hot Rods become Bootleggers, shut out Snappers

The Bowling Green Hot Rods adopted the nickname Bootleggers for a night and became 100-proof winners by shutting out the Beloit Snappers 4-0. Saturday was Bootleggers Night at Bowling Green Ballpark, in honor of Kentucky’s rich bourbon history. Hot Rods … Continue reading

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Byler, Hernandez named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars first baseman Austin Byler and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Elieser Hernandez respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 4-10. In seven games during that period, … Continue reading

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