Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

Seven-run 1st inning highlights Cubs’ 12-5 win over Dragons

A seven-run 1st inning was enough for the South Bend Cubs to down the Dayton Dragons at Four Winds Field on Thursday. The home team plated runs in each of the first three innings and their last two frames on … Continue reading

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Stroman looks sharp in Lansing rehab start

Toronto Blue Jays fans flocked to Cooley Law School Stadium to watch pitcher Marcus Stroman’s rehab start for the Lansing Lugnuts on Wednesday. Anyone who stayed for the 9th inning also got to see an impressive comeback by the Great Lakes Loons, … Continue reading

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Whitecaps clinch playoff berth

The West Michigan Whitecaps clinched a postseason berth Wednesday thanks to their 1-0 win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps, as well as losses by the South Bend Cubs and the Lake County Captains. The Whitecaps will face the TinCaps in the … Continue reading

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Cougars erase six-run deficit to beat Snappers 10-9

On Fan Appreciation Night at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, the Kane County Cougars gave their home crowd something extra-exciting to cheer about. Not only did the Cougars win Tuesday, they did it in comeback fashion after trailing the Beloit Snappers … Continue reading

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Bader, Deetz named Midwest League players of the week

Peoria Chiefs outfielder Harrison Bader and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Dean Deetz respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 24-30. In seven games during that period, Bader batted … Continue reading

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TinCaps clinch playoff spot as Whitecaps close in on another

The Fort Wayne TinCaps haven’t won since their 17-game home winning streak came to an end Friday, but they still managed to clinch a postseason berth Sunday thanks to a Lake County Captains loss. Meanwhile, the West Michigan Whitecaps moved closer to … Continue reading

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QC’s 84 wins are second-highest total in franchise history

The Quad Cities River Bandits beat the Burlington Bees 2-1 Sunday to notch their 84th win of the season, the second-highest total in franchise history. River Bandits SP Brock Dykxhoom got the win, improving to 8-4 with a 3.72 ERA. … Continue reading

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