Category Archives: Myrtle Beach Pelicans

South Bend’s series sweep highlighted by no-hitter

The South Bend Cubs swept the Fort Wayne TinCaps in their three-game, Tuesday-to-Thursday series pitting the Midwest League’s two Indiana teams against each other. The highlight was the middle contest, in which South Bend’s Rollie Lacy and Ben Hecht combined … Continue reading

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Eloy Jimenez named MiLB’s Breakout Prospect of the Year

Chicago Cubs farmhand Eloy Jimenez was named Minor League Baseball’s Breakout Prospect of the Year on Monday. It’s just the latest honor for Jimenez, whose other 2016 accolades include the Midwest League MVP and Prospect of the Year awards, the Top … Continue reading

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Yankees acquire last year’s top Midwest League prospect

The New York Yankees traded top major-league reliever Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs on Monday for a four-player package including the 2015 Midwest League Prospect of the Year. Gleyber Torres won the top MWL prospect award last year after batting .293 … Continue reading

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Cubs trade ex-Cougar Dunston Jr.; dad played in MWL, too

The Chicago Cubs traded former Kane County Cougars outfielder Shawon Dunston Jr. to the San Francisco Giants for cash considerations Thursday. Dunston Jr. played 96 games with the 2014 Cougars, batting .268 with 2 HR, 37 RBI and 27 SB. … Continue reading

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South Bend skipper to stay same in ’16

Jimmy Gonzalez will be back as manager of the South Bend Cubs in 2016. It will be Gonzalez’s second season as South Bend’s manager, and his third year as a skipper in the Chicago Cubs organization. The former catcher’s 14-year minor-league career … Continue reading

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