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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

Victor Roache Earns Third Player of the Week Honor

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Chicago Dogs slugger Victor Roache was named the American Association’s Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday. The honor is Roache’s third this season, previously earning the award on August 4th and June 3rd. Additionally, this is the seventh time on the year that a Dogs player earned Player of [...]

Victor Roache Earns Third Player of the Week Honor2019-09-02T13:04:12-05:00

Keon Barnum, Victor Roache Named Postseason American Association All-Stars

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Dogs first baseman Keon Barnum and outfielder Victor Roache were each selected to the American Association’s Postseason All-Star Team, the league announced Monday. Sunday night, Barnum broke the league’s single-season home run record by mashing his 31st longball of the year. The former Chicago White Sox first-round draft pick leads the league [...]

Keon Barnum, Victor Roache Named Postseason American Association All-Stars2019-09-02T10:04:52-05:00

Dogs Fall to Saints on Barnum’s Historic Night

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Keon Barnum broke the American Association single-season record with his 31st home run of the year, but the Chicago Dogs could not muster enough additional runs as they fell to the St. Paul Saints, 4-2, on Sunday night at Impact Field. Barnum’s blast, a solo home run, came in the fourth inning [...]

Dogs Fall to Saints on Barnum’s Historic Night2019-09-01T22:46:01-05:00

Snelten Garners Pitcher of the Month Honor

  ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Chicago Dogs left-handed pitcher D.J. Snelten has been named the American Association’s Pitcher of the Month for August. In six starts during the month, Snelten posted electric numbers, featuring a 1.24 ERA and giving up just six earned runs. During August, the Ingleside, Illinois native posted a 3-0 record, striking out [...]

Snelten Garners Pitcher of the Month Honor2019-09-01T14:41:57-05:00

Dean’s Slam Sparks Dogs to Fifth Straight Win

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Jordan Dean launched the go-ahead grand slam in the fifth to give Carlos Zambrano the win as the Chicago Dogs defeated the St. Paul Saints, 9-3 on Saturday night at Impact Field. Trailing by two with the bases loaded, Dean struck a 1-1 pitch over the left field wall to put Chicago [...]

Dean’s Slam Sparks Dogs to Fifth Straight Win2019-08-31T22:35:46-05:00

Dogs Wrap Up 2019 Campaign Against Saints

Dogs (58-39, 3rd North, 4.0 GB) vs. Saints (62-35, 1st North)   Probables: Saturday, 8/31: RHP Carlos Zambrano (3-1, 5.14 ERA) vs RHP Eddie Medina (10-2, 3.11 ERA) Sunday, 9/1: LHP Austin Wright (7-7, 4.15 ERA) vs. LHP Jordan Jess (6-1, 4.02 ERA) Monday, 9/2: TBA vs. TBA   LISTEN: The Chicago Dogs Baseball Network [...]

Dogs Wrap Up 2019 Campaign Against Saints2019-09-03T15:41:12-05:00

Dahlberg’s Dime, Roache’s Homer Deliver Series Sweep to Milkmen

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Behind a Victor Roache homer and clutch pitching down the stretch, the Chicago Dogs held on for a 5-3 victory over the Milwaukee Milkmen, completing the series sweep on Friday night. Jake Dahlberg (W, 9-6) hurled six solid innings, allowing two runs — one earned — on three hits and three walks [...]

Dahlberg’s Dime, Roache’s Homer Deliver Series Sweep to Milkmen2019-08-30T22:48:20-05:00