Kane County Cougars (Single-A, Midwest League) owner Dr. Bob Froehlich is proposing a $9 million public-private partnership with the Kane County Forest Preserve Commission to be spent over the next 15 years on the stadium. Read more here.
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The Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL) and the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) will host a cross-promotion Friday, March 16, at Van Andel Arena, whereby the Griffins will sport baseball inspired jerseys. There will even be a home-run derby between periods. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Single-A, Midwest League) are going to recognize their neighbors in the Upper Peninsula (MI) when they host “Yooper Day” at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium on April 28. Read more here.
For the ninth year in a row, the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) are letting fans help them choose a new food item to serve up for the 2018 season. Fans can vote for their favorite between now and Friday, March 9th at 4:00 p.m. The winner will be announced later in March. The 10 choices are Deep Fried Beer; Gator-Tator; Grub Glove; Heater with Some Meater; Hey, Pita, Pita, Pita; Johnny Brunch; Koolickles Pickles; Mochi Ice Cream; Mt. Wing-suvius, the Wing-Ring Volcano; and The Fry Cobb. See photos and vote here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers will be changing their name and their uniforms for their game on Saturday, June 9. The Midwest League affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers will be called the Wisconsin Brats for one night only as part of Bratoberfest presented by Grifols on that night.
While the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) players start getting in shape for their 25th season, Fifth Third Ballpark is getting ready to bring in some serious eats. Read more and watch videos here.