Category Archives: South Bend Silver Hawks

Capel, Gutierrez named Midwest League players of the week

Lake County Captains outfielder Conner Capel and West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Alfred Gutierrez respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for August 7-13. Capel played in six games during that period, batting .444 (12-for-27) … Continue reading

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Trade moves Paredes from South Bend to West Michigan

A trade between the Chicago Cubs and the Detroit Tigers resulted in prospect Isaac Paredes moving up 11 games in the Midwest League standings. Paredes, who mainly played shortstop for South Bend this season, was assigned to West Michigan on Monday. … Continue reading

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Former Midwest League MVP traded to Yankees

The Toronto Blue Jays traded former Midwest League MVP Ryan McBroom to the New York Yankees on Sunday, getting infielder/outfielder Rob Refsnyder in return. McBroom was the Midwest League MVP in 2015, when he batted .315 with 12 HR and … Continue reading

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Cubs trade Jimenez, Cease and two others for Quintana

In a blockbuster crosstown trade between the two Chicago teams Thursday, the Cubs acquired ace pitcher Jose Quintana from the White Sox in exchange for a quartet of former South Bend players, including highly-touted prospects Eloy Jimenez and Dylan Cease. … Continue reading

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Strong start for Cuban pitcher Baez in MWL debut

Cuban pitcher Michel Baez made his Midwest League debut for the Fort Wayne TinCaps on Tuesday, and he didn’t disappoint on a day that traditionally sees very large crowds at Parkview Field. There was not disappointment in the latter respect, either, … Continue reading

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