Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Tapia breaks Captains’ HR record, wins MWL HR crown

Lake County Captains first baseman Emmanuel Tapia homered in his last at-bat of the 2017 season, setting a new club record for most round-trippers in a single season. The Cleveland Indians prospect’s 29 homers were the most in the Midwest … Continue reading

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Hot Rods clinch to complete Midwest League playoff picture

The Bowling Green Hot Rods beat the South Bend Cubs 5-0 Saturday to clinch the final Midwest League playoff berth. It was Bowling Green’s third straight win after losing 10 consecutive games from Aug. 20-30. That losing streak included six … Continue reading

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Grey pitches first Midwest League perfect game since 2004

Kane County’s Connor Grey pitched the first perfect game in Cougars franchise history Friday, using 100 pitches to completely shut down the LumberKings for nine innings in Clinton’s last home game of the season. It is the first Midwest League … Continue reading

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Sparks, Erwin named Midwest League players of the week

Dayton Dragons third baseman Taylor Sparks and Beloit Snappers LHP Zack Erwin respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of Aug. 21-27. Sparks played in six games during that period, batting … Continue reading

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River Bandits clinch second-half playoff berth

One night after being no-hit by the Beloit Snappers, the Quad Cities River Bandits bounced back Thursday with a 5-2 win over the same team, becoming the first Midwest League team to clinch a second-half playoff berth. QC’s magic number … Continue reading

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