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Chiefs clinch first postseason berth since 2009

The Peoria Chiefs lost their game at Quad Cities on Thursday, but still clinched their first postseason berth since 2009 thanks to a Beloit Snappers loss at Wisconsin. 347 more words

Midwest League

Cubs acquire ex-Whitecaps pitcher Fernando Rodney

The Chicago Cubs acquired former West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Fernando Rodney from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named or cash.

Rodney pitched for the Whitecaps in 2000, when he was a Detroit Tigers prospect. 55 more words

Midwest League

TinCaps set new franchise record for consecutive home wins

The Fort Wayne TinCaps beat the Lansing Lugnuts 3-2 Wednesday to win their 16th consecutive home game, a new franchise record.

The previous record was set by the 2009 TinCaps, who won 15 straight home games from June 6 to July 15 that year. 64 more words

Midwest League

Timber Rattlers even series with 6-3 win over Bees

Sthervin Matos had three hits and Luis Aviles drove in three runs to lead the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to a 6-3 win over the Burlington Bees on Tuesday afternoon. 484 more words

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Going 'Nuts in Lansing

Lansing Lugnuts vs Bowling Green Hot Rods (Midwest League)

Cooley Law School Stadium-Lansing, MI: After Brian finished his seminar, we got a bite to eat at the Nuthouse, then went back to see the Lugnuts host the Hot Rods. 370 more words

Minor Leagues

Kernels pop Peoria for 23 runs

The Cedar Rapids Kernels scored 11 times in the 4th inning as part of a 23-run explosion off the Peoria Chiefs’ pitching staff.

Peoria managed only three runs, making the Monday night game the worst loss in Chiefs history. 185 more words

Midwest League

River Bandits score 18, nearly no-hit LumberKings

The Quad Cities River Bandits scored 18 runs and came within two outs of no-hitting the Clinton LumberKings as the team collected its 15th shutout of the season Monday. 227 more words

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