Category Archives: South Bend Silver Hawks

Midwest League news and notes for Monday, July 28

My drive home from Cooperstown began today, and I’m tired after a long day, but because I’m dedicated to bringing you the latest Midwest League news — even when I’m on vacation — here are links to some MWL stories of note from … Continue reading

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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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Day 1 of Cooperstown road trip includes indy-league game

As I noted in the second half of this recent blog post, I’m driving to Cooperstown for this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. My road trip started Sunday with South Bend as my destination, but thanks to perfect timing, … Continue reading

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Velazquez’s on-base streak ends at 74 games

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez went 0-for-4 Thursday night, snapping his 74-game on-base streak four days after he broke the old minor-league record. In his last at-bat Thursday, Velazquez was robbed of a hit by Burlington Bees LF Tyler … Continue reading

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Candelario, Weller named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars 3B Jeimer Candelario and South Bend Silver Hawks RHP Blayne Weller respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 7-13. During that period, Candelario played in seven … Continue reading

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Velazquez’s 72-game on-base streak sets new MiLB record

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez hit an infield single in his second at-bat Sunday to set a new minor-league record for consecutive games on base (72). The old record of 71 was set by Kevin Millar in 1997 … Continue reading

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Velazquez ties MiLB record; TinCaps snap losing streak

It took him until his last at-bat, but South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez extended his on-base streak to 71 consecutive games Saturday, tying the minor-league record set by Kevin Millar in 1997 and matched by Kevin Youkilis in … 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’s Blayne Weller no-hits Dayton

In terms of audience reach, South Bend Silver Hawks RHP Blayne Weller couldn’t have picked a much bigger minor-league stage on which to throw the game of his life. Weller no-hit the Dayton Dragons in a game televised nationally Thursday on … Continue reading

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