Kane County Cougars Playoffs

Cougars going for first Midwest League Championship Since 2001

The Cougars clinched the Western Division first half championship on June 7. Kane County will begin the 2014 Midwest League Playoffs on Wednesday, September 3.

By Shawn Touney / Kane County Cougars | June 7, 2014 10:40 PM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - After a regular season filled with numerous team records and individual accolades, the Kane County Cougars are in the postseason and aiming for the Midwest League Championship! 

Cougars playoff tickets are on sale now! The Cougars opened the postseason with a series sweep of Wisconsin in first round play and swept Cedar Rapids in the second round. The Cougars will face Lake County, which defeated Fort Wayne to advance in the Eastern Division Championship Series. This is the Cougars' first trip to the league championship series since 2006. Kane County is aiming to win the second league championship in franchise history, which occurred in 2001 and featured present-day Major Leaguers such as Miguel Cabrera and Adrian Gonzalez.

The MWL Championship Series is a best-of-five series that will open on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark. The Cougars will also host Game 2 of the series on Thursday evening at 6 p.m. before the series continues in Ohio for games on Saturday as well as Sunday and Monday if necessary. 

For a limited time (through Tuesday 9/9 at midnight), fans can purchase a reserved seat ticket with a hot dog for either of the two home playoff games for only $5. Thursday's game is also a Thirsty Thursday with $1 select beers, sodas and hot dogs.

Fans can call (630) 232-8811 to order tickets or order online by clicking HERE.


Opening Round - Quarterfinals (Best-of-3 series)

Cougars defeat Wisconsin 2 games to 0

Round 2 - Division Championship (Best-of-3 series)

Cougars defeat Cedar Rapids 2 games to 0

Round 3 - League Championship (Best-of-5 series)

Wednesday, September 10 - Lake County @ Cougars, 6 PM
Thursday, September 11 - Lake County @ Cougars, 6 PM
Saturday, September 13 - Cougars @ Lake County, 6 PM 
Sunday, September 14 - Cougars @ Lake County, 6 PM (if necessary)
Monday, September 15 - Cougars @ Lake County, 6 PM (if necessary)

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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