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South Bend player balked home twice in one game

South Bend Cubs leadoff hitter Andrew Ely accomplished an unusual feat against the Lake County Captains on Monday.

The second baseman scored two runs in the 6-3 South Bend win, reaching home both times because he was balked in from third base.  281 more words

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Romero, Jimenez named MWL players of the week

Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Fernando Romero and South Bend Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of May 16-22. 250 more words

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Former Silver Hawks hurler flirts with no-hitter

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Chase Anderson flirted with a no-hitter versus the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park on Tuesday.

Anderson, a former South Bend Silver Hawks hurler, shut down Major League Baseball’s best offense for most of the game, not giving up a hit until Ben Zobrist’s leadoff double in the 8th. 317 more words

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CR's Murray goes 5-for-5, homers twice; SB's Dewees plates six

Several Midwest League players had big games Friday, but none was bigger than the line posted by Cedar Rapids Kernels catcher A.J. Murray in his team’s 13-2 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at Fox Cities Stadium. 405 more words

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Romero, Sanchez named MWL players of the week

Dayton Dragons RHP Franderlyn Romero and Bowling Green Hot Rods outfielder Manny Sanchez respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of April 25-May 1. 243 more words

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D-backs call up former Cougars closer Zac Curtis

Left-handed pitcher Zac Curtis was the Kane County Cougars’ closer last year. Today he was called up to the big leagues by the Arizona Diamondbacks after pitching only in High-A this season. 105 more words

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Cougars one-hit Dragons in Dayton

One night after Cougars RHP Justin Donatella dominated the Dragons, Kane County one-upped itself by one-hitting Dayton at Fifth Third Field.

Kane County’s starting pitcher was left-hander Junior Garcia on Thursday. 249 more words

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