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2014 Midwest League

2014 > Class A > League History
Overall: 1,112 games, 16 teams, approx. 139 games in season
Attendance: 4,142,818 (3,725/game)
Other Years: 2013 / 2015
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 2013 / 2015

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 2013 / 2015

League Standings

First Half

Eastern Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 41 29 .586 --
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 40 29 .580 0.5
Dayton Dragons CIN 36 32 .529 4
Great Lakes Loons LAD 34 36 .486 7
Lansing Lugnuts TOR 32 37 .464 8.5
Bowling Green Hot Rods TBR 32 37 .464 8.5
Fort Wayne TinCaps SDP 30 39 .435 10.5
Lake County Captains CLE 27 43 .386 14

Western Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Kane County Cougars CHC 45 25 .643 --
Burlington Bees LAA 38 31 .551 6.5
Peoria Chiefs STL 37 32 .536 7.5
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MIL 36 33 .522 8.5
Quad Cities River Bandits HOU 35 34 .507 9.5
Cedar Rapids Kernels MIN 31 39 .443 14
Clinton LumberKings SEA 30 38 .441 14
Beloit Snappers OAK 30 40 .429 15

Second Half

Eastern Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 43 27 .614 --
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 41 29 .586 2
Lake County Captains CLE 38 31 .551 4.5
Fort Wayne TinCaps SDP 33 37 .471 10
Great Lakes Loons LAD 32 37 .464 10.5
Dayton Dragons CIN 32 38 .457 11
Lansing Lugnuts TOR 30 40 .429 13
Bowling Green Hot Rods TBR 29 40 .420 13.5

Western Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Kane County Cougars CHC 46 24 .657 --
Cedar Rapids Kernels MIN 42 28 .600 4
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MIL 36 34 .514 10
Quad Cities River Bandits HOU 35 35 .500 11
Peoria Chiefs STL 35 35 .500 11
Clinton LumberKings SEA 31 39 .443 15
Burlington Bees LAA 30 40 .429 16
Beloit Snappers OAK 25 44 .362 20.5

Quarterfinals

3 games
Tm Aff W L
Fort Wayne TinCaps SDP 2 1
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 1 2
Tm Aff W L
Lake County Captains CLE 2 0
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 0 2
Tm Aff W L
Kane County Cougars CHC 2 0
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MIL 0 2
Tm Aff W L
Cedar Rapids Kernels MIN 2 1
Burlington Bees LAA 1 2

Semifinals

3 games
Tm Aff W L
Lake County Captains CLE 2 0
Fort Wayne TinCaps SDP 0 2
Tm Aff W L
Kane County Cougars CHC 2 0
Cedar Rapids Kernels MIN 0 2

Finals

5 games
Tm Aff W L
Kane County Cougars CHC 3 0
Lake County Captains CLE 0 3

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 21.1 4.99 139 5312 4699 694 1194 226 58 104 610 131 55 481 1208 .254 .328 .393 .721 1848 72 60 22 50 4
Fort Wayne TinCaps SDP 20.3 4.91 139 5378 4857 683 1277 236 37 102 622 107 52 393 1111 .263 .324 .390 .714 1893 77 67 24 37 17
Quad Cities River Bandits HOU 22.0 4.72 139 5149 4501 656 1175 261 45 104 589 142 53 510 1044 .261 .340 .408 .749 1838 95 52 47 39 7
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MIL 21.7 4.63 139 5195 4512 644 1121 200 33 88 570 150 91 491 1103 .248 .330 .366 .696 1651 81 84 62 46 6
Kane County Cougars CHC 21.7 4.62 140 5173 4640 647 1211 254 36 74 578 139 47 404 958 .261 .324 .379 .703 1759 85 50 32 47 11
Cedar Rapids Kernels MIN 22.6 4.52 140 5239 4649 633 1202 213 45 77 567 113 56 433 1120 .259 .330 .373 .703 1736 106 79 40 38 3
Lansing Lugnuts TOR 21.3 4.43 139 5311 4755 616 1226 223 47 57 555 110 64 425 1115 .258 .324 .360 .684 1714 96 58 33 40 3
Bowling Green Hot Rods TBR 20.7 4.38 138 5124 4628 605 1203 215 42 80 524 126 66 382 1120 .260 .321 .376 .698 1742 99 48 39 27 6
Clinton LumberKings SEA 21.4 4.36 138 5206 4622 601 1166 214 34 78 535 145 47 439 1074 .252 .324 .364 .688 1682 92 71 39 35 8
Lake County Captains CLE 20.8 4.35 139 5197 4648 604 1144 228 42 119 541 58 41 447 1370 .246 .317 .390 .707 1813 102 50 21 31 8
Dayton Dragons CIN 21.5 4.22 138 5116 4534 582 1106 211 48 64 503 149 66 434 1097 .244 .316 .354 .670 1605 77 65 44 39 10
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 21.3 4.10 140 5370 4817 574 1237 210 36 57 500 116 67 403 970 .257 .319 .351 .670 1690 97 53 61 36 9
Peoria Chiefs STL 21.6 3.99 139 5029 4492 555 1105 206 36 62 500 115 68 391 901 .246 .314 .349 .663 1569 111 69 45 32 12
Great Lakes Loons LAD 21.5 3.96 139 5276 4682 551 1135 233 35 62 469 183 66 433 1101 .242 .313 .347 .660 1624 83 61 68 32 8
Burlington Bees LAA 21.8 3.89 139 5235 4680 541 1128 217 37 80 485 147 59 407 1119 .241 .308 .354 .663 1659 97 69 32 47 8
Beloit Snappers OAK 22.2 3.82 139 5134 4558 531 1109 219 41 92 482 107 55 436 1067 .243 .315 .370 .685 1686 86 60 40 40 8
League Totals 21.5 4.37 2224 83444 74274 9717 18739 3566 652 1300 8630 2038 953 6909 17478 .252 .322 .370 .692 27509 1456 996 649 616 128

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Kane County Cougars CHC 21.4 3.21 91 49 .650 2.85 3.29 140 140 137 3 12 39 1226.2 1017 449 388 71 417 4 1060 62 7 84 5051 1.169 7.5 0.5 3.1 7.8 2.54
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 22.4 3.66 82 58 .586 3.05 3.61 140 140 140 0 10 49 1278.2 1143 513 434 59 389 2 1207 56 4 78 5280 1.198 8.0 0.4 2.7 8.5 3.10
Great Lakes Loons LAD 21.2 3.99 66 73 .475 3.49 4.00 139 139 138 1 8 38 1248.2 1183 555 484 96 401 15 1256 42 17 102 5243 1.269 8.5 0.7 2.9 9.1 3.13
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 22.6 4.10 83 56 .597 3.49 4.18 139 139 132 7 10 43 1226.1 1145 570 475 81 397 10 1128 66 8 86 5187 1.257 8.4 0.6 2.9 8.3 2.84
Peoria Chiefs STL 22.2 4.10 72 67 .518 3.53 4.27 139 139 138 1 12 39 1201.2 1116 570 471 68 436 12 1146 58 13 102 5153 1.292 8.4 0.5 3.3 8.6 2.63
Burlington Bees LAA 22.1 4.18 68 71 .489 3.46 4.18 139 139 138 1 4 44 1251.1 1127 581 481 81 462 13 1140 54 10 116 5277 1.270 8.1 0.6 3.3 8.2 2.47
Cedar Rapids Kernels MIN 21.3 4.19 73 67 .521 3.73 4.36 140 140 138 2 9 33 1210.1 1102 587 501 77 418 1 1145 70 7 100 5101 1.256 8.2 0.6 3.1 8.5 2.74
Dayton Dragons CIN 21.6 4.31 68 70 .493 3.63 4.41 138 138 135 3 12 40 1214.1 1116 595 490 84 442 7 1177 66 8 100 5136 1.283 8.3 0.6 3.3 8.7 2.66
Quad Cities River Bandits HOU 22.0 4.32 70 69 .504 3.79 4.56 139 139 137 2 7 33 1186.0 1186 601 500 71 394 6 1064 66 8 93 5076 1.332 9.0 0.5 3.0 8.1 2.70
Bowling Green Hot Rods TBR 21.8 4.46 61 77 .442 3.69 4.63 138 138 137 1 9 22 1195.0 1156 615 490 99 407 8 1069 63 4 114 5100 1.308 8.7 0.7 3.1 8.1 2.63
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MIL 21.8 4.58 72 67 .518 4.05 4.75 139 139 138 1 6 28 1206.0 1204 636 543 78 458 9 1051 63 6 104 5242 1.378 9.0 0.6 3.4 7.8 2.29
Clinton LumberKings SEA 21.7 4.60 61 77 .442 4.11 4.75 138 138 136 2 13 32 1202.0 1209 635 549 76 469 6 958 77 6 103 5225 1.396 9.1 0.6 3.5 7.2 2.04
Lansing Lugnuts TOR 22.4 4.77 62 77 .446 4.07 4.84 139 139 138 1 4 31 1233.0 1295 663 557 84 447 11 1047 58 8 113 5381 1.413 9.5 0.6 3.3 7.6 2.34
Lake County Captains CLE 21.7 4.94 65 74 .468 4.28 5.06 139 139 138 1 7 33 1221.2 1173 687 581 90 472 10 1129 67 15 133 5278 1.347 8.6 0.7 3.5 8.3 2.39
Beloit Snappers OAK 22.1 5.05 55 84 .396 4.54 5.28 139 139 134 5 7 29 1196.1 1221 702 603 110 431 11 856 77 7 74 5234 1.381 9.2 0.8 3.2 6.4 1.99
Fort Wayne TinCaps SDP 21.7 5.45 63 76 .453 4.56 5.54 139 139 139 0 9 24 1232.1 1346 758 625 75 469 3 1045 51 5 94 5501 1.473 9.8 0.5 3.4 7.6 2.23
League Totals 21.9 4.37 1112 1112 .500 3.77 4.48 2224 2224 2193 31 139 557 19530.1 18739 9717 8172 1300 6909 128 17478 996 133 1596 83465 1.313 8.6 0.6 3.2 8.1 2.53

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 140 3836 1536 128 130 .977 22 391,653 Andrew Graham
Kane County Cougars CHC 140 3680 1450 119 101 .977 17 415,571 Mark Johnson
Great Lakes Loons LAD 139 3746 1366 119 104 .977 23 230,019 Bill Haselman
Quad Cities River Bandits HOU 139 3558 1399 137 121 .973 32 237,005 Omar Lopez
Lansing Lugnuts TOR 139 3699 1418 151 124 .971 25 338,249 John Tamargo
Beloit Snappers OAK 139 3589 1395 152 110 .970 18 63,505 Rick Magnante
Cedar Rapids Kernels MIN 140 3631 1358 153 125 .970 16 171,011 Jake Mauer
Clinton LumberKings SEA 138 3606 1414 155 123 .970 14 111,329 Scott Steinmann
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 139 3679 1450 158 102 .970 14 258,836 Mark Haley
Burlington Bees LAA 139 3754 1452 163 123 .970 17 70,649 Bill Richardson
Dayton Dragons CIN 138 3643 1481 164 139 .969 19 573,709 Jose Nieves
Bowling Green Hot Rods TBR 138 3585 1437 168 121 .968 17 180,350 Mike Johns
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MIL 139 3618 1369 172 101 .967 31 250,131 Matt Erickson
Lake County Captains CLE 139 3665 1418 177 114 .966 36 226,454 Mark Budzinski
Peoria Chiefs STL 139 3605 1305 172 97 .966 20 217,632 Joe Kruzel
Fort Wayne TinCaps SDP 139 3697 1350 208 103 .960 13 406,715 Mike Collins
League Totals 2224 58591 22598 2496 1838 .970 334 4,142,818

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