Category Archives: South Bend Silver Hawks

Captains, Kernels clinch 2nd-half division titles

The Midwest League playoff picture became clearer Wednesday night, but the second-half wild-card teams are still to be determined for both divisions. In the Eastern Division, the Lake County Captains clinched the second-half division title, which means they will face … Continue reading

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Bernard named MWL MVP; Velazquez is Prospect of Year

West Michigan Whitecaps OF Wynton Bernard was named the Midwest League MVP for 2014, while South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez was named the league’s Prospect of the Year. Bernard is batting .328 with 6 HR, 45 RBI, 44 … Continue reading

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Maciel, Williams named MWL players of the week

West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Jonathan Maciel and South Bend Silver Hawks OF Justin Williams respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of August 18-24. Maciel was honored for his dominant performance … Continue reading

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Kernels hand Bees their 5th straight loss

The Cedar Rapids Kernels used two big innings to beat the Burlington Bees 8-2 on Friday. The loss was Burlington’s fifth in a row. The Kernels scored four runs in the 2nd inning, chasing Bees SP Sean Newcomb, who took … Continue reading

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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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