22nd Apr | Story

Forgotten no-hitters

Every year, minor leaguers throw a couple no-hitters — five or seven innings solo, nine innings combined, rarely nine innings solo — and all of them ultimately footnotes. There is no single list of minor league no-nos. They just fade away.

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30th May | Story

You need pants to play

Athletic trainer Travis Tims used to be in charge of getting the team’s laundry and equipment from stadium to stadium. There’s a reason he now makes checklists.

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10th Jun | Story

Lucky call

Alex Freedman knows firsthand that moving up in baseball can be a mixture of talent and timing. And once you get the nod, you have to perform.

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13th May | Story

In her memory

Mac McDermott collected decades of Sacramento sports history as a hobby. Then his wife died. He retired and retreated to his binders and spreadsheets filled with names and numbers. Now the River Cats are helping him keep his passion and his wife’s spirit alive.

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3rd Jun | Story

At home with the Cougars

Kane County righty reliever Michael Giovenco is 24 and still lives at home. He loves every day.

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07 Jul | Videos

Jonny Gomes

Before he played in the majors, Jonny Gomes hit 63 homers in the minors, suffered a heart attack and, on a lighter note, became a certified personal trainer.

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21 Jul | Photos

Dayton Dragons

The Dragons faltered on their way to a 9-1 loss to the Kane County Cougars, but fans were still entertained between innings ... by the ZOOperstars.

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Our 2013 schedule still is in development.