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Cougars Announce Roster Moves Ahead of Seven-Game Homestand

May 27, 2016 - GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars, in conjunction with the Arizona Diamondbacks, announced two roster moves which maintain an active squad of 25 players. The Cougars begin a seven-game homestand this evening against the Beloit Snappers with first pitch scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark. Infielder Robelys Reyes has been promoted to the Class-A Advanced Visalia Rawhide while outfielder Grant Heyman has been transferred from Visalia to the Cougars. Heyman (8th round, 2014) began this season with the C... Full Story

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Brian Olson promoted to Fort Myers; Kevin Garcia joins from Fort Myers

May 27, 2016 - Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that catcher Brian Olson has been promoted to Fort Myers and that catcher Kevin Garcia will join the Kernels from Fort Myers. Brad Steil, Director of Minor League Operations for the Twins, announced the move. Olson played in eight games for the Kernels this season, batting .296 (8-27) with three doubles and 4 RBI. He was selected by the Twins in the 34th round of the 2015 First Year Player Draft out of Seattle University. The Twins signed Garcia a... Full Story

Doubles-Happy Lukes Drives Captains to Sweep

May 27, 2016 - (Dayton, OH) - Nathan Lukes ignited the Lake County Captains' offense on Thursday night, as the Captains finished a three-game series sweep of the Dayton Dragons at Fifth Third Field. Lukes hit three doubles and drove in four runs to drive Lake County to a 9-5 victory. Lukes helped put the Captains on the board early. With one out and Willi Castro on second, Lukes roped his first double of the ballgame to bring home Castro and give Lake County a 1-0 lead. When the Captains extended their lead to 4-0 in the third, Lukes... Full Story

LumberKings Walk Off On Rattlers In Eleven Innings

May 27, 2016 - Clinton, IA - After leaving the winning run at third base in the ninth and the tenth innings, the LumberKings were determined not to do the same in the eleventh. With the bases loaded and nobody out, Alex Jackson hit a deep fly ball to center that scored Rayder Ascanio from third, giving the LumberKings (25-21) the 7-6 victory over the Timber Rattlers (22-25) in the series finale at Ashford University Field on Thursday night. Clinton's third walk off win of the season gave them the series victory over Wisconsin two games to ... Full Story

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OurSports Central provides coverage of the following Midwest League teams:

Beloit Snappers - Beloit, Wisconsin
Bowling Green Hot Rods - Bowling Green, Kentucky
Burlington Bees - Burlington, Iowa
Cedar Rapids Kernels - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Clinton LumberKings - Clinton, Iowa
Dayton Dragons - Dayton, Ohio
Fort Wayne TinCaps - Fort Wayne, Indiana
Great Lakes Loons - Midland, Michigan
Kane County Cougars - Geneva, Illinois
Lake County Captains - Eastlake, Ohio
Lansing Lugnuts - Lansing, Michigan
Peoria Chiefs - Peoria, Illinois
Quad Cities River Bandits - Davenport, Iowa
South Bend Cubs - South Bend, Indiana
West Michigan Whitecaps - Grand Rapids, Michigan
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers - Appleton, Wisconsin

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Fri., May 27 Fort Wayne at Lake County 6:30 p.m.
Fri., May 27 Dayton at West Michigan 7:00 p.m.
Fri., May 27 Beloit at Kane County 7:30 p.m.
Fri., May 27 Clinton at Burlington 7:30 p.m.
Fri., May 27 Great Lakes at Bowling Green 7:35 p.m.
Fri., May 27 Lansing at South Bend 7:35 p.m.
Fri., May 27 Wisconsin at Cedar Rapids 7:35 p.m.
Fri., May 27 Peoria at Quad Cities 8:00 p.m.
Thu., May 26 Great Lakes 9 at South Bend 4 Final
Thu., May 26 West Michigan 6 at Bowling Green 4 Game 1 Final (7)
Thu., May 26 West Michigan at Bowling Green Game 2 Ppd.
Thu., May 26 Quad Cities 5 at Beloit 3 Game 1 Final (7)
Thu., May 26 Quad Cities 4 at Beloit 3 Game 2 Final (7)
Thu., May 26 Lake County 9 at Dayton 5 Final
Thu., May 26 Fort Wayne 5 at Lansing 3 Final
Thu., May 26 Cedar Rapids 12 at Burlington 2 Final
Thu., May 26 Wisconsin 6 at Clinton 7 Final (11)
Thu., May 26 Kane County 3 at Peoria 4 Final
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