Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

Rehabbing major-leaguer to start for SB in Game 1 of MWLCS

Rehabbing major-league pitcher Kendall Graveman will start Game 1 of the Midwest League Championship Series for the South Bend Cubs. He will face off against fellow righthander Remey Reed, a Miami Marlins prospect who posted a sub-3.00 ERA in 14 … Continue reading

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Clinton wins the West, advances to MWL Championship Series

The Clinton LumberKings partied like it was 2016 on Monday. By this time next week, they hope to party like it’s 1991. Just as they did in 2016, the LumberKings beat the Cedar Rapids Kernels in Game 3 of the … Continue reading

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Ex-South Bend shortstop Hoerner to jump from AA to majors

The Chicago Cubs reportedly will promote top prospect Nico Hoerner from Double-A to play shortstop at the major-league level. Hoerner — the team’s top draft pick in 2018 — is needed by the big-league club because of several injuries: Javier … Continue reading

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South Bend advances to MWL finals; will face CR or Clinton

The South Bend Cubs beat the Great Lakes Loons 7-3 Sunday to advance to this year’s Midwest League Championship Series. They will face the winner of Monday’s game between the Cedar Rapids Kernels and the Clinton LumberKings. Nelson Maldonado drove … Continue reading

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Clinton, South Bend win as 2nd round of MWL playoffs begins

The Clinton LumberKings and the South Bend Cubs took early leads in the second round of the Midwest League playoffs Saturday, beating the Cedar Rapids Kernels and the Great Lakes Loons, respectively. The LumberKings won 4-0 at home, with the … Continue reading

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