Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Cougars to be featured on Travel Channel’s ‘Food Paradise’

The Kane County Cougars are one of several Minor League Baseball teams that will be featured on an episode of Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise” set to debut Sunday night. The teams were chosen from video applications sent to the Travel … Continue reading

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Molitor wins AL Manager of the Year award

Former Midwest League player and Baseball Hall-of-Famer Paul Molitor was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday, rewarded for leading the Minnesota Twins to the playoffs one year after the team lost 103 games. The Twins went … Continue reading

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Yankees part ways with longtime manager Girardi

The New York Yankees have decided to part ways with longtime manager Joe Girardi, who just completed a four-year contract and his 10th overall season as skipper of the Bronx Bombers. Since taking the reins of the team in 2008, … Continue reading

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SmartAsset names Geneva, IL, fifth-best MiLB town

The Kane County Cougars’ hometown was named the fifth-best community in Minor League Baseball by SmartAsset, a financial technology company that offers free data-based advice. Geneva, Ill., is the only Midwest League community that made the list of Top 10 Minor … Continue reading

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Ex-Dragon’s two homers power Yankees past Indians

Former Dayton Dragons shortstop Didi Gregorius homered twice Wednesday to lead the New York Yankees to a 5-2 win over the Cleveland Indians in the decisive Game 5 of their American League Division Series. The Bronx Bombers were down 0-2 … Continue reading

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