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ThunderBolts Hire Brian Smith as New Field Manager

November 13, 2018 - The Windy City ThunderBolts have named Brian Smith the 18th Field Manager in franchise history. Smith replaces Ron Biga, who departed after six seasons to accept an opportunity outside of baseball. For Smith, this is the first professional managerial position after spending the last three summers managing the Rockford Rivets of the summer collegiate Northwoods League. He amassed 100 wins in three years with Rockford, which included a trip to the postseason in 2017. Smith is no stranger to the Frontier League or the Thu... Full Story

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Windy City ThunderBolts Unveil Logo for 20th Anniversary in Crestwood and Frontier League

November 8, 2018 - CRESTWOOD, IL - The Windy City ThunderBolts will be celebrating their 20th anniversary season in 2019, and to kick off the celebration, the ThunderBolts have unveiled their 20th anniversary logo. The logo commemorates the 20 years that the franchise has spent in the Frontier League and in Crestwood, Illinois. On June 2, 1999, the team that was known at the time as the Cook County Cheetahs opened their brand new ballpark and defeated the visiting River City Rascals 1-0. The Rascals will return to Crestwood May 31st to June... Full Story

ThunderBolts Fall to Traverse City in Season Finale

September 2, 2018 - TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The Traverse City Beach Bums scored eight runs in their first two innings and took down the ThunderBolts on the final day of the season 8-5 at Wuerfel Park Sunday evening. Traverse City (44-51) scored five times with two outs in the first inning. Alexis Rivera had a two-run single and, with the bases loaded, Ryan Kemp brought home all three runners on a double. The ThunderBolts (41-54) answered the next inning and tied it up with five runs of their own. Derek Bangert ad Blair Beck both singled and T... Full Story

ThunderBolts Use Big Innings to Take Game One at Traverse City

August 31, 2018 - TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The ThunderBolts scored three runs in the first inning and never gave up the lead as they coasted to a 9-2 victory over the Traverse City Beach Bums at Wuerfel Park Friday night. Tyler Straub's RBI single in the top of the third got the scoring started as he brought home Omar Obregon, who had singled earlier in the inning. Larry Balkwill followed with a two-run triple that extended the ThunderBolts' advantage to 3-0. Traverse City (43-51) got on the board in the bottom of the inning on a two-out RBI... Full Story


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Windy City ThunderBolts Minor League Baseball

League: Frontier League
Home: Crestwood, Illinois
Class: Independent
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Windy City 5 at Traverse City 8 Final
Sat., Sep 1 Windy City at Traverse City Cancelled
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Windy City 9 at Traverse City 2 Final
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Windy City 3 at Lake Erie 2 (Game 1) Final
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Windy City 0 at Lake Erie 3 (Game 2) Final (7)
Wed., Aug 29 Windy City at Lake Erie Ppd.
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