Category Archives: Mobile BayBears

Tigers trade Upton to Angels for pitching prospect

Looking to fill a void in left field, the Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Justin Upton from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, parting with pitching prospect Grayson Long and a player to be named later or cash considerations in … Continue reading

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Former Silver Hawks infielder named Padres manager

Former South Bend Silver Hawks infielder Andy Green was introduced Thursday as the new manager of the San Diego Padres. Green spent the past five seasons coaching in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. After managing rookie-level teams in 2011 and 2012, he took … Continue reading

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Two former MWL broadcasters land big-league gigs

Two broadcasters who plied their trade in the Midwest League the past few years have gotten called up to the big leagues. Wayne Randazzo, play-by-play broadcaster for the Kane County Cougars from 2012 to 2014, was hired by WOR-AM as a … Continue reading

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Former Silver Hawks throw Double-A no-hitter

Five pitchers, including four former South Bend Silver Hawks, combined efforts Wednesday to throw a no-hitter for the Double-A Mobile BayBears. The starting pitcher was Archie Bradley, a top Arizona Diamondbacks prospect. He walked five and struck out seven batters … Continue reading

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