Category Archives: Eugene Emeralds

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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Pitching prospects highlight South Bend’s Opening Day roster

The preliminary Opening Day roster for the South Bend Cubs was released Monday, highlighted by five top Chicago Cubs pitching prospects. Those players include two top-10 Cubs prospects (as ranked by Baseball America), RHP Jose Albertos (No. 3) and LHP Brendon Little (No. … Continue reading

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Top Cubs pitching prospect assigned to South Bend

Six of the top 30 Chicago Cubs prospects (as ranked by Baseball America) are assigned to South Bend to start the season, including the Cubs’ top pitching prospect, right-hander Dylan Cease. Cease is ranked the fourth-best prospect in the Cubs … 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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Loons’ winning streak snapped at six games

The Hot Rods beat the Loons 5-2 at Bowling Green Ballpark on Friday, ending Great Lakes’ winning streak at six games. Hot Rods third baseman Kevin Padlo hit his 16th homer of the season, tying him with former Beloit Snappers … Continue reading

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