AFL Features Four Former LumberKings

Much to play for at Fall League All-Star Game on Saturday night

Alex Vesia was one of the LumberKings best bullpen options during the first half in 2019 and will now pitch in the Arizona Fall League All-Star Game.

By Erik Oas | October 11, 2019 1:27 PM ET

On Saturday, October 12 during college football and an MLB playoff game, the graduate school of professional baseball (the Arizona Fall League) will host its annual All-Star Game. Some of the best minor league prospects will be on hand with four former LumberKings spread over the East and West All-Star teams.

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LumberKings in the Postseason

A Clinton look at MLB's playoff picture

Tyler O'Neill was in Clinton for the 2014 season.

By Erik Oas | October 9, 2019 12:17 PM ET

While the Minor League season came to an end with a deep - but ultimately disappointing - playoff run, there are still Clinton LumberKings playing. Of the ten teams to qualify for the Major League playoffs eight players and coaches have roots going back to time spent in Clinton.

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LumberKings Announce 2020 Schedule

70 home games starts on Thursday April 16th vs. Wisconsin

The Clinton LumberKings 2020 schedule.

By Erik Oas | October 3, 2019 3:59 PM ET

The Clinton LumberKings, Midwest League affiliate of the Miami Marlins, will open the 2020 season - their 65th in the league - as the defending Western Division Champions. Over a 70-home game schedule, the LumberKings take the field for 10 Saturdays, two holidays, and several rivalry matchups.

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LumberBowl Double Header Moved Up

High School Football Double Header Moved to Tomorrow Night in anticipation of severe weather

By Tyler Oehmen | September 25, 2019 2:45 PM ET

Citizens First Bank LumberBowl Double Header Moved Up A Day in Anticipation of Severe Weather

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A Season in Review, 2019

LumberKings conclude historic season with postseason run

The Clinton LumberKings celebrate winning the Western Division title on the field in Cedar Rapids.

By Erik Oas | September 18, 2019 3:42 PM ET

The 2019 season has come and gone, and with it, the Clinton LumberKings 64th season in the Midwest League. In many ways it was a record setting year for the year-one Single-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins. By season's end, Miami sent seven of their top 30 prospects through Clinton, won 78 regular season games, and returned to the Midwest League Championship Series for the eighth time in franchise history.

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Season Ends in Game Three Loss

LumberKings Swept in Midwest League Championship Series

By Erik Oas | September 14, 2019 11:16 PM ET

The 2019 season came to an end for the Clinton LumberKings with a 5-0 loss to the South Bend Cubs. Clinton mustered just two hits in the game as they were swept in a best-of-five-game Midwest League Championship Series for just the second time in club history.

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Extra Inning Game Two Loss

LumberKings on brink of elimination after 3-2 loss

Peyton Burdick drove home the tying run for Clinton in the top of the ninth, down to their final strike.

By Erik Oas | September 13, 2019 12:55 AM ET

A wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th was the deciding factor in a Clinton LumberKings 3-2, 10-inning loss, to the South Bend Cubs at Four Winds Field on Thursday night. The final road game of the year pulls South Bend to within one win of the Midwest League title.

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LumberKings Drop Game One

Late Homer Sinks LumberKings in Game One Loss to Cubs

By Erik Oas | September 11, 2019 10:04 PM ET

The Clinton LumberKings fell in Game One of the Midwest League Championship Series 2-1 to the South Bend Cubs. A late home run by Nelson Maldonado was the difference for South Bend who moved to within two games of claiming a Midwest League title.

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Western Division Champions!

LumberKings take decisive third game with 6-2 win

The LumberKings celebrate on the field following their Western Division Title!

By Erik Oas | September 9, 2019 11:46 PM ET

The Clinton LumberKings are going back to the Midwest League Championship Series, punching their ticket with a 6-2 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels. The LumberKings win marks their third trip to the Championship Series over the last ten seasons.

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Clinton Walked-Off, Will Play Decisive 3rd Game

Kernels rally for two in the 9th to take Game Two 3-2 from Clinton

By Erik Oas | September 8, 2019 9:12 PM ET

A ninth inning rally by the Kernels was the difference in a Game Two, 3-2, loss by the LumberKings on Sunday night. Tanner Andrews six strong innings of work went to waste in the Clinton loss that will force a third and decisive game on Monday night.

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