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September 12, 2014 – 9:07 am | Comments Off
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CornBelters Drop Second Straight Game, 8-6, Against the Lake Erie Crushers

July 27, 2014 – 12:44 pm | Comments Off
CornBelters Drop Second Straight Game, 8-6, Against the Lake Erie Crushers by: David Petschenko The Lake Erie Crushers scored once in the 7th, twice in the 8th and three times in the 9th inning of Saturday night’s game to beat the…

Crushers hold CornBelters at arm’s length

July 26, 2014 – 11:11 am | Comments Off
NORMAL, Ill. - The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, gave up rallies in the third and fourth innings and lost an error-filled game, 8-6 on Friday night at…

CornBelters win in dramatic fashion

July 24, 2014 – 10:45 pm | Comments Off
by Zack Carpenter NORMAL, Ill. - Eric Anderson belted a walk-off single to give the CornBelters a thrilling 5-4 win over the Lake Erie Crushers. The hit scored Pat McKenna,…

In Theo We Trust

July 24, 2014 – 8:17 pm | Comments Off
In Theo We Trust by: David Petschenko   Patience is a necessity known all too well for Cub fans. Not only do we have to be patient with a team that hasn’t won a…

Wild Things hold off CornBelters

July 23, 2014 – 10:23 pm | Comments Off
The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, surged late but fell 4-3 to the Washington Wild Things on Wednesday night at the Corn Crib. The Wild Things broke through…

Elias has contract purchased by Miami Marlins

July 23, 2014 – 5:20 pm | Comments Off
NORMAL, Ill. – The Miami Marlins have purchased the contract of right handed pitcher Ethan Elias from the Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers. The Edmonton, Alberta native, Elias,…

Wild Things sweep CornBelters in Tuesday twinbill

July 23, 2014 – 7:48 am | Comments Off
NORMAL, Ill. - The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, dropped a doubleheader to the Washington Wild Things by scores of 10-5 and 4-3 on Tuesday night at the…

Judah named Frontier League player of the week

July 21, 2014 – 3:42 pm | Comments Off
NORMAL, Ill. – Sam Judah was selected as the Frontier League player of the week for the second time this season. The outfielder for the Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois…

Belters bats explode to beat Greys

July 21, 2014 – 12:51 pm | Comments Off
NORMAL, Ill. - The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, broke a four-game skid in emphatic style with a 13-6 win over the Frontier Greys on Sunday night at…

CornBelters Drop Fourth Straight Saturday Night

July 20, 2014 – 12:16 pm | Comments Off
CornBelters Drop Fourth Straight Saturday Night by David Petschenko A rough start proved to be too much for the CornBelters to handle as they lost their fourth straight and second of the homestand, 8-6 against the…

CornBelters begin home stand with loss to Greys

July 19, 2014 – 12:08 pm | Comments Off
NORMAL, Ill. - The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, lost their third straight contest and first of the season against the Frontier Greys, 7-4 on Friday night at…

CornBelters to host Michael Collins tribute night

July 17, 2014 – 6:36 pm | Comments Off
NORMAL, Ill. - The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, have announced they are hosting a Michael Collins Tribute Night on August 19. The CornBelters are playing the Schaumburg…

Salute to The Captain

July 16, 2014 – 9:12 pm | Comments Off
by Zack Carpenter As Derek Jeter walked off the field of his final All Star game, you could feel the end of an era happening right in front of you.…

For the Love of the Game

July 15, 2014 – 4:32 pm | Comments Off
When I arrived in Lexington, Illinois my mind wasn’t on baseball, it was on getting home to Milwaukee which was three hours north to see my daughter.  I picked Lexington…
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