LumberKings Announce Affiliation with Marlins

Clinton Signs Two-Year Player Deal with Miami

The Clinton LumberKings announced a two-year Player Development contract with the Miami Marlins on September 20th.

By Erik Oas | September 20, 2018 8:57 PM ET

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2018 In Review

A Year of Strikeouts, Home Runs, and a Near Miss

The LumberKings lineup for the national anthem before a game in Peoria, Illinois, against the Chiefs.

By Erik Oas | September 17, 2018 11:44 AM ET

Another summer has come and gone and with it the 63rd season of baseball for the Clinton LumberKings in the Midwest League.

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Final game of the year washed out

LumberKings 2018 campaign ends with canceled contest

The LumberKings season finale was called due to wet grounds.

By Erik Oas | September 3, 2018 4:09 PM ET

The final game of the 2018 season for the Clinton LumberKings was called due to unplayable grounds. Heavy rains had proved too much for the field in Burlington and the game was called approximately one hour after the scheduled start time.

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Delaplane fans 100th of the year in 4-3 win

McGovern homers twice for Clinton

Kyle Wilcox earned his seventh save of the season in a LumberKings 4-3 win over the Burlington Bees.

By Erik Oas | September 2, 2018 6:38 PM ET

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McGovern homers & pitching thrills in 3-2 win

LumberKings pitching strikes out 13 in series opening win

Keegan McGovern's 13th home run of the year tied the game in the sixth inning of a LumberKings loss.

By Erik Oas | September 1, 2018 10:43 PM ET

Keegan McGovern registered his 13th home run of the year in a 3-2 win for the Clinton LumberKings over the Burlington Bees at Community Field. Clinton (29-39, 68-70) pitching struck out 13 Bees (20-44, 50-83) including eight of the last 10 batters of the game.

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LumberKings fall in 2018 home finale

River Bandits top Clinton 6-1 in final meeting of 2018

Ariel Sandoval drove home the only run of the night for the LumberKings on Friday night.

By Erik Oas | August 31, 2018 11:22 PM ET

The LumberKings, in their final home game of the 2018 season, fell to the Quad Cities River Bandits 6-1 on Friday night at Ashford University Field. The game saw a total of 30 strikeouts between the two teams; 14 by Clinton and 16 by the River Bandits.

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Quad Cities strikeout 18 in LumberKings loss

Three-run third does not hold up in 7-4 loss

Onil Pena drove in two runs with a double off the wall in right.

By Erik Oas | August 30, 2018 11:20 PM ET

Clinton LumberKings batters went down 18 times by way of the strikeout in a 7-4 loss to the Quad Cities River Bandits. A LumberKings three-run third inning did not hold up against the River Bandits steady stream of offense.

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McGovern breaks out in LumberKings win

Clinton snaps four-game skid with 8-3 series opening win

Keegan McGovern drove home three in a LumberKings 8-3 win on Wednesday night.

By Erik Oas | August 29, 2018 11:09 PM ET

Keegan McGovern drove in three runs including a two-run first inning home run as the LumberKings topped the River Bandits 8-3. The win snaps a four-game skid by the LumberKings and a six-game head-to-head losing streak with the River Bandits.

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Davies goes distance in shutout of LKings

LumberKings swept in four-game series with Wisconsin

The Clinton LumberKings were swept by the Wisconsin TImber Rattlers in a four game series for the first time in Clinton since 1994.

By Erik Oas | August 27, 2018 10:43 PM ET

For the first time since 1994, the LumberKings were swept in a four-game series by theTimber Rattlers in Clinton, falling 5-0. Timber Rattlers starter, and major league rehabber, Zach Davies threw a complete game shutout; needing only 85 pitches to go the distance against Clinton.

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History made in 3-2 10 inning loss

Sanders homers twice in LumberKings third straight loss

Ryne Inman's fourth strikeout of the game on Sunday afternoon set a new franchise record for strikeouts in a single season.

By Erik Oas | August 26, 2018 6:45 PM ET

Two home runs by Matt Sanders was all the offense for the Clinton LumberKings in a 3-2 loss on Sunday afternoon at Ashford University Field. The LumberKings struck out nine Timber Rattlers to set a new record for strikeouts in a single season, passing the 1987 Clinton Giants mark.

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