Author Archives: Craig Wieczorkiewicz

South Bend beats Clinton 3-2 in 10 to take 2-0 lead in MWLCS

It took longer than they wanted, but the South Bend Cubs beat the Clinton LumberKings 3-2 in 10 innings Thursday to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five Midwest League Championship Series. The Cubs were one out away from victory … Continue reading

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Cubs beat LumberKings 3-1 in Game 1 of MWL finals

The South Bend Cubs beat the Clinton LumberKings 3-1 in Game 1 of the Midwest League Championship Series. Clinton scored first, plating its lone run on an RBI double by Jose Devers in the top of the 1st inning. South … Continue reading

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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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