Category Archives: South Bend Silver Hawks

Ex-TinCaps outfielder traded twice in one afternoon

Former Fort Wayne TinCaps outfielder Mallex Smith was traded twice Wednesday, going from the Atlanta Braves to the Seattle Mariners to the Tampa Bay Rays in one afternoon, with only 77 minutes separating the two transactions. Both trades involving Smith also … Continue reading

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Inciarte inks extension with Atlanta

Former South Bend Silver Hawks outfielder Ender Inciarte reportedly has signed a five-year, $30.5 million contract extension with the Atlanta Braves, who lock him up through four years of arbitration eligibility and what would have been Inciarte’s first year of … Continue reading

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2016 MWL manager of the year returning to South Bend

The 2016 Midwest League manager of the year, Jimmy Gonzalez, will return for a third season at the helm of the South Bend Cubs in 2017. Gonzalez led the Cubs to an 84-55 record in the regular season this year, … Continue reading

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Happ, Covey lead Solar Sox in AFL Championship Game win

Former South Bend Cubs outfielder Ian Happ and ex-Beloit Snappers RHP Dylan Covey led the Mesa Solar Sox to a 6-1 win over the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League Championship Game on Saturday. Happ went 4-for-4 with two … Continue reading

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Recent news involving former Midwest League managers

Several former Midwest League managers were in the news this week. One received a major award, and the other three landed new jobs. Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday. His … Continue reading

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