Geneva, Illinois


Known as Kane County

Team Names
Cougars, 1991-present

Affiliations
Baltimore Orioles, 1991-1992
Florida Marlins, 1993-2002
Oakland Athletics, 2003-2010
Kansas City Royals, 2011-2012
Chicago (NL), 2013-2014
Arizona, 2015-2018

Moved from Wausau, Wisconsin in 1991

Phillip B. Elfstrom Staduim, 1991-present

2001, 2014 Midwest League Champions

By The Numbers
Roster
Transactions
Attendence
Year Affiliation W L PCT GB Manager Attendence
2017 Arizona 72 65 .526 6.5 Butch Hobson 394,567 Stats Box scores
2016 Arizona 65 75 .464 21 Mike Benjamin 400,931 Stats Box scores
2015 Arizona 84 54 .609 4 Mark Grudzielanek 408,449 Stats Box scores
2014 Chicago (NL) 91 49 .650 - Mark Johnson 415,571 Stats Boxscores
2013 Chicago (NL) 55 80 .407 31.5 Mark Johnson 406,152 Stats Box scores
2012 Kansas City 68 72 .486 10.5 Brian Buchanan 391,102 Stats Box scores
2011 Kansas City 65 74 .468 17.5 Vance Wilson 410,262 Stats Box scores
2010 Oakland 71 67 .514 18.5 Aaron Nieckula 430,831 Stats Box scores
2009 Oakland 76 64 .543 18 Steve Scarsone 400,040 Stats Box scores
2008 Oakland 72 66 .522 6.5 Aaron Nieckula 472,596 Stats Box scores
2007 Oakland 63 76 .453 19.5 Aaron Nieckula 468,869 Stats Box scores
2006 Oakland 79 60 .568 11 Aaron Nieckula 500,052 Stats Box scores
2005 Oakland 67 72 .482 16.5 Dave Joppie 518,394 Stats Box scores
2004 Oakland 83 56 .597 - Dave Joppie 522,042 Stats Box scores
2003 Oakland 80 59 .576 - Webster Garrison 516,133 Stats
2002 Florida 64 75 .460 21.5 Steve Phillips 510,390 Stats
2001 Florida 88 50 .638 - Russ Morman 523,222 Stats
2000 Florida 74 65 .532 13.5 Russ Morman 470,908 Stats
1999 Florida 78 59 .569 - Rick Renteria 451,145 Stats
1998 Florida 69 71 .493 14 Juan Bustabad 481,352 Stats
1997 Florida 70 68 .507 25.5 Lynn Jones 436,505 Stats
1996 Florida 65 68 .489 12.5 Lynn Jones 436,076 Stats
1995 Florida 69 69 .500 18.5 Lynn Jones 477,550 Stats
1994 Florida 71 68 .511 18 Lynn Jones 417,744 Stats
1993 Florida 75 62 .547 6.5 Carlos Tosca 354,327 Stats
1992 Baltimore 61 76 .445 30 Joel Youngblood 323,769 Stats
1991 Baltimore 68 67 .504 11 Bob Miscik 240,290 Stats

Officers
Year President General Manager
1991-1994 Bill Larsen
1995-1997 Al Gordon Bill Larsen
1998-1999 Al Gordon Jeff Sedivey
2000-2010 Mike Woleben Jeff Sedivey
2011 Mike Woleben, Mike Murtaugh
2012-2013 Mike Woleben, Mike Murtaugh Curtis Haug
2014 Dr. Bob Froehlich, Cheryl Froehlich, Mike Murtaugh, Mike Woleben Curtis Haug

Coaching Staff
Year Manager Pitching Coach Hitting Coach
1991 Bob Miscik Larry McCall Oneri Fleita
1992 Joel Youngblood Larry McCall Rich Dauer
1993 Carlos Tosca Brian Peterson Jose Castro
1994 Lynn Jones Brian Peterson Rod Allen
1995 Lynn Jones Brian Peterson Rod Allen
1996 Lynn Jones Brian Peterson Matt Winters
1997 Lynn Jones Brian Peterson Matt Winters
1998 Juan Bustabad Steve Luebber Matt Winters
1999 Rick Renteria Rick Mahler Matt Winters
2000 Russ Morman Jeff Andrews Matt Winters
2001 Russ Morman Reynol Mendoza Matt Winters
2002 Steve Phillips Gil Lopez Paul Sanogorski
2003 Webster Garrison Jim Coffman Eddie Williams
2004 Dave Joppie Fernando Arroyo Aaron Nieckula
2005 Dave Joppie Garvin Alston Aaron Nieckula
2006 Aaron Nieckula Garvin Alston Tim Garland
2007 Aaron Nieckula Don Schulze Benny Winslow
2008 Aaron Nieckula Don Schulze Haas Pratt
2009 Aaron Nieckula Jimmy Escalante Haas Pratt
2010 Aaron Nieckula Jimmy Escalante Haas Pratt
2011 Vance Wilson Jim Brower Damon Hollins
2012 Brian Buchanan Jim Brower Julio Bruno
2013 Mark Johnson Ron Villone Tom Beyers
2014 Mark Johnson David Rosario Tom Beyers
2015 Mark Grudzielanek Doug Bochtler Vince Harrison
2016 Mike Benjamin Rich Sauveur Jon Mathews Shawn Roof
2017 Butch Hobson Rich Sauveur Jose Amado Darrin Garner

Playoffs
Year Round Result
1991 1 Madison d Kane County, 2-0
1995 1 West Michigan d Kane County, 2-1
1997 1 Kane County d Wisconsin, 2-0
2 Kane County d Cedar Rapids, 2-0
C Lansing d Kane County, 3-2
1999 1 Kane County d Quad City, 2-1
2 Burlington d Kane County, 2-1
2000 1 Wisconsin d Kane County, 2-1
2001 1 Kane County d Beloit, 2-0
2 Kane County d Wisconsin, 2-0
C Kane County d South Bend, 1-0
2003 1 Clinton d Kane County, 2-1
2004 1 Kane County d Peoria, 2-1
2 Kane County d Clinton, 2-0
C West Michigan d Kane County, 3-2
2006 1 Kane County d Quad City, 2-1
2 Kane County d Beloit, 2-0
C West Michigan d Kane County, 3-1
2008 1 Burlington d Kane County, 2-0
2009 1 Burlington d Kane County, 2-0
2010 1 Kane County d Quad City, 2-1
2 Clinton d Kane County, 2-1
2011 1 Kane County d Burlington, 2-1
2 Quad City d Kane County, 2-0
2015 1 Kane County d Wisconsin, 2-0
2 Kane County d Cedar Rapids, 2-0
C Kane County d Lake County, 3-0
2015 1 Peoria d Kane County, 2-0
2017 1 Cedar Rapids d, Kane County, 2-0

Announcers
1991-1996, Dave Wills
1997-1998, Pat Kinas
1999-2001, Scott Franske
2002-2003, Mike Antonellis
2004 Chris Rushin
2005-2011 Jeff Hem
2012-2013 Wayne Randazzo
2014, Wayne Randazzo, Joe Brand
2015, Joe Brand
2016-2017, Joe Brand, Parker Schwartz II