Category Archives: South Bend Silver Hawks

Segura trade includes three former Midwest Leaguers

The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Milwaukee Brewers made a five-player trade Saturday involving three former Midwest Leaguers. The Brewers sent shortstop Jean Segura (2010 Cedar Rapids Kernels) and RHP Tyler Wagner (2013 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers) to the Diamondbacks for RHP … Continue reading

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Former Bees infielder traded to Tigers

Former Burlington Bees second baseman Kody Eaves was traded to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. In return, the Los Angeles Angels received third baseman Jefry Marte, whom Detroit designated for assignment after inking outfielder Justin Upton to a six-year deal. … Continue reading

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Upton agrees to six-year deal with Tigers

Former South Bend Silver Hawks outfielder Justin Upton reportedly agreed to a six-year, $132.75 million deal with the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. The 28-year-old All-Star’s contract reportedly will include an opt-out clause after the second year. The Tigers are … Continue reading

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Ex-Silver Hawks infielder named LumberKings hitting coach

Former South Bend Silver Hawks first baseman Cesar Nicolas will be the Clinton LumberKings’ hitting coach this year, his first as a coach in the Seattle Mariners organization. Nicolas played professional baseball for nine years, starting in the Midwest League in … Continue reading

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Astros make changes to Quad Cities coaching staff

Last year’s Midwest League Manager of the Year, Josh Bonifay, won’t return to the Quad Cities River Bandits in 2016. Nor will Dave Borkowski, who was the team’s pitching coach the past three seasons. The Houston Astros previously said those two coaches … Continue reading

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Former MLB infielder named new Cougars manager

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced Tuesday that former major-league infielder Mike Benjamin will manage the Kane County Cougars in 2016. Benjamin replaces Mark Grudzielanek, who was promoted to assistant hitting coordinator for the Diamondbacks farm system. “Grudzie” led the Cougars to … Continue reading

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Former Angels shortstop to manage Dayton Dragons

Former California Angels shortstop Dick Schofield will manage the Dayton Dragons in 2016. This will be Schofield’s third year as a skipper in the Reds organization, after spending the past two seasons managing Cincinnati’s rookie-level affiliate in the Pioneer League, the Billings Mustangs. … Continue reading

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