April 10, 2015

South Bend Cubs Win Opener

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - For three perfect hours on a warm Thursday night, everything fell into place for the South Bend Cubs. Opening Night went off without a hitch, and the Cubs followed suit by topping the Bowling Green Hot Rods, 2-1, after a walk-off home run by Cael Brockmeyer in front of a sellout crowd on a historic night at Four Winds Field.
"To end the game like that on Opening Day with what we've had built up in South Bend, it's nothing less than amazing," Cubs manager Jimmy Gonzalez said.
In the first game since announcing its new affiliation with the Chicago Cubs in September, South Bend delighted the 7,086 fans - an Opening Day franchise record - before the game even started, before Brockmeyer's heroics.  Read more