Category Archives: Kane County Cougars

Padres announce 2019 TinCaps coaching staff

The Fort Wayne TinCaps coaching staff will have a familiar look to it this year, as the entire 2018 staff returns for the 2019 season — the first time an entire coaching staff has returned for the following season in … Continue reading

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Big-leaguer’s brother named new Cougars manager

A former hitting coach and brother of a current major-league player was named the new manager of the Kane County Cougars on Tuesday. Vince Harrison, older brother of current free-agent big-leaguer Josh Harrison (who played for the 2008-09 Peoria Chiefs), … Continue reading

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Former Cougar Cruz agrees to deal with Twins

Former Kane County Cougars outfielder Nelson Cruz reportedly has agreed to a 1-year, $14 million deal with the Minnesota Twins, with a $12 million club option for the 2020 season. The 38-year-old slugger batted .256 with 37 HR and 97 … Continue reading

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Former hitting coach to manage Snappers in 2019

A former hitting coach will return to Beloit next season as the new manager of the Snappers. It is the first managerial assignment for Lloyd Turner, who was Beloit’s hitting coach in 2014 and 2015. He also served in that … Continue reading

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MWL announces nominees for MiLB postseason awards

The Midwest League recently announced its nominees for Minor League Baseball’s postseason awards. Wisconsin Timber Rattlers president and general manager Rob Zerjav was named the MWL Executive of the Year for the third time. (He previously won the award in … Continue reading

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