Category Archives: South Bend Silver Hawks

Cubs announce South Bend coaching staff

Jimmy Gonzalez will manage the South Bend Cubs in 2015, the Chicago Cubs announced today. Gonzalez played 14 seasons in the minor leagues after being drafted by the Houston Astros in June 1991. Mainly a catcher, he played in the … Continue reading

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Chad Tracy to manage Bees in 2015

Chad Tracy — son of former major-league manager Jim Tracy, not the former MLB infielder — will manage the Burlington Bees in 2015, the Los Angeles Angels announced Tuesday. Burlington is the first managerial assignment for Tracy, who played nine years in the minor … Continue reading

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South Bend Cubs unveil new logos, uniforms

The South Bend Cubs unveiled their new logos, caps and a home jersey design during a press event Thursday at Four Winds Field. Here’s a look at the main logo surrounded by four complementary ones: The typeset used for the … Continue reading

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Former Dragon Gregorius traded to Yankees in 3-team trade

Former Midwest Leaguers Didi Gregorius and Domingo Leyba were among the four players swapped as part of a three-team trade involving the New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers and Arizona Diamondbacks today. Gregorius goes from Arizona to New York, where he … Continue reading

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Seager agrees to 7-year, $100M deal with Mariners

Former Clinton LumberKings infielder Kyle Seager reportedly has agreed to a seven-year, $100 million contract extension with the Seattle Mariners. The deal, which reportedly includes a club option for an eighth season (2022), buys out the third baseman’s three arbitration … Continue reading

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Rays trade Hellickson for two 2014 Silver Hawks

The Tampa Bay Rays traded RHP Jeremy Hellickson to the Arizona Diamondbacks for two prospects who played with the South Bend Silver Hawks this year. Hellickson, the 2011 American League Rookie of the Year, has a career record of 40-36 … Continue reading

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Francona signs two-year extension with Indians

The Cleveland Indians announced today that manager Terry Francona has agreed to a two-year contract extension. Francona, 55, has been Cleveland’s skipper since signing a four-year deal in October 2012. The two-year extension keeps him under contract with the Indians … Continue reading

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