Category Archives: Great Lakes Loons

Pedroza’s 4 RBI not enough for Peoria vs. South Bend

The second day of my road trip to Cooperstown included a Midwest League matinee at South Bend’s Four Winds Field. Peoria’s Richy Pedroza drove in four runs, but they weren’t enough as the Chiefs fell 5-4 to the Silver Hawks. Two of his … Continue reading

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Velazquez’s on-base streak reaches 70 games

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez went 3-for-5 Friday to extend his on-base streak to 70 consecutive games, one shy of the Minor League Baseball record. In addition to his three hits, Velazquez drove in a run and stole … Continue reading

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South Bend, Fort Wayne streaks reach 10 games

Indiana’s two Midwest League teams are heading in different directions these days, as the South Bend Silver Hawks won their 10th consecutive game and the Fort Wayne TinCaps lost their 10th straight game Tuesday. The Silver Hawks beat the Dragons … Continue reading

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Ex-Loon Kershaw dominated batters in June

Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Clayton Kershaw had one of the most impressive calendar months ever for a major-league pitcher this June. Kershaw struck out 13 batters and allowed only five hits in L.A.’s 6-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on … Continue reading

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TinCaps set new Parkview Field attendance record

A combination of Social Media Night, Thirsty Thursday, postgame fireworks and Jake the Diamond Dog helped draw a record 9,015 fans to Parkview Field to see Thursday night’s game between the Fort Wayne TinCaps and the visiting Dayton Dragons. Thursday’s … Continue reading

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Rogers, Martinez named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars 1B Jacob Rogers and Great Lakes Loons RHP Jonathan Martinez were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 16-22 (really June 19-22 because the MWL All-Star break … Continue reading

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Knuckleballer Viola throws four scoreless frames for Lugnuts

Knuckleballer Frank Viola III, son of former MLB pitcher Frank Viola, was impressive Monday in his Midwest League debut as a knuckleballer. V3 was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in 2004 and last pitched for them in 2007. He … Continue reading

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Bauers, Loconsole named MWL players of the week

Fort Wayne TinCaps 1B Jake Bauers and Burlington Bees RHP Brian Loconsole were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 2-8. In six games during that period, Bauers batted .455 … Continue reading

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Cougars clinch first-half Western Division title

The Kane County Cougars clinched the first-half Western Division title with a 5-2 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Saturday. Cougars SP Juan Paniagua gave up three hits and two walks while striking out nine batters in six scoreless innings. … Continue reading

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