Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Benson’s four-homer game highlights notable night in MWL

There were several notable performances in the Midwest League on Thursday, with a four-homer game by Lake County Captains outfielder Will Benson chief among them. Benson’s four roundtrippers (a grand slam, a two-run homer, and two solo shots) in Lake … Continue reading

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Top MWL prospects to watch on Western Division teams

In my last post (which you can read here), I took a look at the top prospects assigned to the eight teams in the Midwest League’s Eastern Division. This post is about the top prospects on the Opening Day rosters … Continue reading

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Former Snapper Hicks signs 7-year extension with Yankees

The New York Yankees announced Monday that they’ve signed former Beloit Snappers outfielder Aaron Hicks to a 7-year contract through the 2025 season, with a club option for the 2026 season. The new contract — reportedly worth $70 million for … Continue reading

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2019 Midwest League coaching staffs

With spring training underway, attention turns back to baseball and you may be wondering who will coach in the Midwest League this year. Here are links to my posts about the coaching staffs of all 16 MWL teams: Beloit Snappers … Continue reading

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Erickson to manage Timber Rattlers for 9th straight season

Matt Erickson will return for a ninth straight season as manager of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, the Milwaukee Brewers announced Thursday. 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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