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Chicago Fire Host Western Conference Leaders Seattle Sounders FC

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Chicago Fire Weekly Update - July 6, 2015

Men in Red host Seattle Sounders FC at Toyota Park
The Chicago Fire (4-9-3, 15 points) host Seattle Sounders FC at Toyota Park on Saturday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. CT (CSN Chicago/ESPN Deportes 97.5 FM).

Chicago Fire and Comcast SportsNet to Provide Alternative Spanish-Language Telecasts for Three Upcoming Broadcasts

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The Chicago Fire Soccer Club and Comcast SportsNet announced today that for the first time in network history, CSN will broadcast an alternative Spanish-language telecast for three Fire games this season exclusively on CSN+. The first telecast will take place on Saturday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. CT when the Fire host the Seattle Sounders FC.

SIOUX CITY’S LANG WINS PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARD

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The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Sioux City Explorers OF Michael Lang (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Player of the Week for the week ending July 5.

HOLLE WINS PITCHER OF THE WEEK

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The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Laredo Lemurs RHP Greg Holle (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week for the week ending July 5.

THREE BOOMERS NAMED FRONTIER LEAGUE ALL-STARS

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The two-time defending Frontier League Champion Schaumburg Boomers, presented by Wintrust Community Banks, are proud to announce three Boomers players have been voted into the 2015 Frontier League All-Star Game. The game will be held on Wednesday, July 15 at Boomers Stadium in Schaumburg, Illinois, and is presented by Salvi, Schostok, and Pritchard, P.C.

July 5th American Association Recap

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The July 5th American Association recap includes Sioux City vs Sioux Falls, St. Paul vs Fargo-Moorhead, Kansas City vs Gary SouthShore and Lincoln vs Joplin.

T-BONES SWEEP THE RAILCATS

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July 5, 2015- The Kansas City T-Bone used long balls from two rookies and got just enough pitching to beat the Gary South Shore Railcats 5-4 Sunday evening in Kansas City. The win returned the favor of a sweep the RailCats gave Kansas City back on May 29th – 31st.

BOOMERS CLOSE HOMESTAND WITH 7-5 WIN

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The two-time defending Frontier League Champion Schaumburg Boomers, presented by Wintrust Community Banks, put together an early lead and used the strength of their bullpen to hold on for a 7-5 victory over the Evansville Otters in front of 2,046 fans at Boomers Stadium Sunday (7/5/15).