Category Archives: Northwest League

South Bend sweeps Clinton to win Midwest League title

The South Bend Cubs beat the Clinton LumberKings 5-0 in Game 3 of the Midwest League Championship Series to win the franchise’s first MWL title since 2005. The Cubs went undefeated through all three rounds of the playoffs, and finished … Continue reading

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SB’s Marquez dominates LC with 14K, one-hit performance

Top Chicago Cubs pitching prospect Brailyn Marquez made the most dominant start of his career Thursday as he racked up 14 strikeouts, allowed only one hit, and walked none in six innings of South Bend’s 4-1 win over the Lake … Continue reading

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Former big-leaguer and MWL player to manage Lugnuts

A former major-leaguer who played in the Midwest League will manage the Lansing Lugnuts this year. The new Lugnuts skipper is Dallas McPherson, a former Cedar Rapids Kernels third baseman who went on to play parts of five seasons in … Continue reading

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Big-leaguer’s brother named new Cougars manager

A former hitting coach and brother of a current major-league player was named the new manager of the Kane County Cougars on Tuesday. Vince Harrison, older brother of current free-agent big-leaguer Josh Harrison (who played for the 2008-09 Peoria Chiefs), … Continue reading

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Chisholm among top D-backs prospects on Cougars roster

Four players ranked among the top 30 Arizona Diamondbacks prospects are on the Kane County Cougars’ Opening Day roster, including returnee Jasrado “Jazz” Chisholm. Chisholm started last season in Kane County, but played in only 29 games before suffering a … Continue reading

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