Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Maddox maintains BA lead, but Jimenez getting close

The race for this year’s Midwest League batting title is getting close. West Michigan Whitecaps infielder Will Maddox has been hitting for a high batting average all season. He was batting .404 through his first 12 games when he was named … Continue reading

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Jimenez, Del Rosario named MWL players of the week

South Bend Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez and Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Eddie Del Rosario respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 25-31. In seven games during that period, Jimenez … Continue reading

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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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