Briefly Speaking No. 5 — D.J. Snelten: Rock star, and now, a Ray

Throughout the offseason, Chicago Dogs broadcaster Sam Brief will catch up with members of the 2019 Dogs to revisit memorable moments, check on what they’re up to during the offseason and talk baseball. Another month, another promotion. A few weeks after the Los Angeles Dodgers signed Casey Crosby, a fellow 2019 Chicago Dog has inked [...]

Briefly Speaking No. 5 — D.J. Snelten: Rock star, and now, a Ray2020-01-30T16:40:29-06:00

Keon Barnum Crowned Baseball America’s Independent Baseball Player of the Year

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Chicago Dogs first baseman Keon Barnum had already been honored as the best in his league — he was named the American Association’s Most Valuable Player in September. Now, he has been selected as the top talent in all of Independent League baseball. The 2019 Chicago Dogs slugger is Baseball America’s Independent [...]

Keon Barnum Crowned Baseball America’s Independent Baseball Player of the Year2019-12-17T09:48:38-06:00

Briefly Speaking No. 4: Fresh off signing with Dodgers, Casey Crosby is fired up

Throughout the offseason, Chicago Dogs broadcaster Sam Brief will catch up with members of the 2019 Dogs to revisit memorable moments, check on what they’re up to during the offseason and talk baseball. He’s made it to the majors once before, and now Casey Crosby has taken the first step towards a return.  Seven years [...]

Briefly Speaking No. 4: Fresh off signing with Dodgers, Casey Crosby is fired up2019-12-11T20:00:11-06:00

Briefly Speaking No. 3: Newly-retired Jordan Dean dishes on his new life and practices some French

Throughout the offseason, Chicago Dogs broadcaster Sam Brief will catch up with members of the 2019 Dogs to revisit memorable moments, check on what they’re up to during the offseason and talk baseball. Next on the docket is Jordan Dean. In his only season with the Dogs, the infielder from Midland, Michigan slugged 15 home [...]

Briefly Speaking No. 3: Newly-retired Jordan Dean dishes on his new life and practices some French2019-12-11T11:27:35-06:00

Dogs Announce 2020 Season Schedule

CHICAGO DOGS ANNOUNCE 2020 SCHEDULE Holiday Four-Pack Ticket Package Now Available Starting at $48 Rosemont, Ill. – The Chicago Dogs are thrilled to announce their 2020 season schedule. The team will play 50 home games at Rosemont’s Impact Field, including its season opener against the Sioux Falls Canaries Friday, May 22. The Chicago Dogs will [...]

Dogs Announce 2020 Season Schedule2019-11-12T10:41:57-06:00

Briefly Speaking No. 2: Kyle Halbohn discusses sushi, custom suits and 6,000 calories 

Throughout the offseason, Chicago Dogs broadcaster Sam Brief will catch up with members of the 2019 Dogs to revisit memorable moments, check on what they’re up to during the offseason and talk baseball. Next up is a 6-foot-8 behemoth of a pitcher who stood (quite) tall as the Dogs’ closer in 2019. 26-year-old righthander Kyle [...]

Briefly Speaking No. 2: Kyle Halbohn discusses sushi, custom suits and 6,000 calories 2019-12-11T11:26:59-06:00

Briefly Speaking No. 1: Keon Barnum breaks down his record home run

Throughout the offseason, Chicago Dogs broadcaster Sam Brief will catch up with members of the 2019 Dogs to revisit memorable moments, check on what they’re up to during the offseason and talk baseball. First up is the 2019 American Association Most Valuable Player: Keon Barnum, a Florida-born first baseman who broke the league’s single-season home [...]

Briefly Speaking No. 1: Keon Barnum breaks down his record home run2019-12-11T11:26:36-06:00

2019 Season in Review: Records, Power and an MVP

In many ways, the 2019 season was a showcase of power for the Chicago Dogs. Manager Butch Hobson’s Dogs built off a blazing close to 2018 by amassing a franchise-record 59 wins, the third-best record in the American Association. By blasting 122 home runs, the team led the league in longballs, falling just six homers [...]

2019 Season in Review: Records, Power and an MVP2019-09-03T15:42:20-05:00

Keon Barnum Selected as American Association MVP

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Dogs first baseman Keon Barnum has been named the American Association’s Most Valuable Player for the 2019 season, the league announced Tuesday. Barnum pieced together a magical — and historic — 2019 campaign, his first in the league. With 31 home runs, he broke the American Association’s single-season home run record, previously [...]

Keon Barnum Selected as American Association MVP2019-09-03T09:17:13-05:00

Dogs Drop Season Finale to St. Paul

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Gustavo Pierre homered as part of a high-scoring, back-and-forth affair, but the Chicago Dogs could not overcome a seventh inning outburst as they dropped the season finale to the St. Paul Saints, 13-8. Justin Goossen-Brown fared well in his third start of the season, allowing two earned runs on six hits while [...]

Dogs Drop Season Finale to St. Paul2019-09-02T16:57:40-05:00