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Chiefs Promote Mott to GM, Announce Front Office Changes

Peoria Chiefs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Peoria Chiefs announced the promotion of Jason Mott to the vacant General Manager position while also announcing promotions and additions in the front office staff as the 2017 season approaches. Continue reading

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Timber Rattlers Announce 2017 Bobbleheads

Wisconsin Timber RattlersPRESS RELEASE – The 2017 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers season will be underway in April and there are eleven bobbleheads on the giveaway calendar. The bobbleheads include two recently retired Major League players with ties to Appleton Professional Baseball, current Major League players, a record-setter from last season, a Wisconsin basketball legend, and more. Continue reading

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State Senator Joins Bandits Ownership Group

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – In the midst of the most successful run in Quad Cities baseball history, the River Bandits and Main Street Baseball today announced a change in the ownership of the Quad Cities River Bandits. Iowa State Senator Roby Smith has joined managing partner Dave Heller as owners of the team. Continue reading

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Midwest League Unveils New Logo

midwest-league-2017-logoPRESS RELEASE – The Midwest League of Professional Baseball Clubs will enter the 2017 season with a new look as Midwest League President Dick Nussbaum unveiled a new logo for the 16-team Class-A level league on Wednesday. Continue reading

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Whitecaps Light Up the Holiday Season

West Michigan White Caps LogoThe annual Christmas Lite Show at Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League), is now open.   At nearly two miles long with more than one million lights on display, it’s West Michigan’s largest animated drive thru Christmas light show.  Watch news report here.

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Cougars and Northwestern Medicine Reach Naming Rights Agreement

Kane County Cougars New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE –  The Kane County Cougars, along with Northwestern Medicine, have announced a five-year partnership agreement that will rename the Cougars home stadium which will now officially be known as Northwestern Medicine Field. Continue reading

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Whitecaps Announce Fifth Third Ballpark Improvements

West Michigan White Caps LogoPRESS RELEASE – The players have all packed up and returned home for the off-season. Road construction season is winding down with the coming freeze, but construction season at Fifth Third Ballpark is just beginning. Continue reading

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