CHICAGO | Matt Kuna’s five-inning winning stint Monday for the Schaumburg Boomers in the independent Frontier League probably pulled even further apart the forces that govern his baseball career.
Third baseman Brian Kolb is entering his fourth season in a RailCats uniform. He was picked up by the Gary team out of Wheaton College in 2010 and played in 81 of the team's 100 games last season.
RailCats infielder Steve Liddle is congratulated after a two-run home run in the first inning of Monday's exhibition game against Schaumburg. Liddle won a spot as the RailCats starting first baseman and has the most experience of any player in the young infield.
The RailCats Chase Tucker makes an out at second against the Boomers Chad Mozingo during the final spring training game at U.S. Steel Yard. Tucker "may have been the best guy in camp," manager Greg Tagert said after the rookie Tucker won the starting job at second base.
RailCats center fielder Aljay Davis makes a catch against the Schaumburg Boomers during a spring training game at U.S. Steel Yard.
Schaumburg Boomers pitcher and Griffith grad Matt Kuna throws against the RailCats during Monday's spring training game at U.S. Steel Yard.
RailCats infielder Steve Liddle is congratulated after a two-run home run in the first inning of Monday's exhibition game against Schaumburg.
RailCats infielder Steve Liddle, right, is congratulated after a two-run home run in the first inning of Monday's exhibition game against Schaumburg at U.S. Steel Yard.
Portage police responded early Saturday to a disturbance at Boomer's Bar and Grill after a front window of the business was broken out by patrons "just horsing around," according to staff. But when police arrived, one of the patrons became involved in an altercation with police that ended wi…
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