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 free agency. 71 more words
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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. 368 more words
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. 349 more words
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. 264 more words
The Fort Wayne TinCaps are the recipient of this year’s John H. Johnson President’s Award, Minor League Baseball announced Thursday. The award is given for all-around organizational excellence and is considered MiLB’s top honor, annually going to only one of the 160 MiLB teams across all levels. 482 more words
Chicago Cubs farmhand Eloy Jimenez was named Minor League Baseball’s Breakout Prospect of the Year on Monday.
It’s just the latest honor for Jimenez, whose other 2016 accolades include 158 more words
The Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 in Game 1 of the World Series, getting four runs on two homers by former Lake County Captains catcher Roberto Perez to back up ex-Fort Wayne Wizards pitcher Corey Kluber’s six shutout innings. 227 more words