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2011 Kane County Cougars preview

Hayenga is back in the Midwest League

The Kane County Cougars on Monday released their 2011 opening day roster. This is the first season the club has been affiliated with the Royals, and several top prospects should make their way through Kane County this season. Inside, Royals Corner breaks down the roster and takes an in-depth look at the strengths and weaknesses of the team.

Kane County Cougars Catchers Ryan Jenkins Travis Jones Comment: Jones flashed good raw power as an amateur, prompting the Royals to lure the 2008 50th round selection away from a commitment to Arizona with a $100,000 signing bonus. Jones struggled mightily during his first two seasons in rookie ball, but the 21-year-old backstop had a bit of an offensive breakout at Idaho Falls last year... Recommended Stories