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I-Cubs' Swarmer sharp in combined one-hitter

Wieck, Norwood, Maples come out of bullpen in 12-strikeout gem
August 22, 2019

Matt Swarmer and three relievers combined on a one-hitter Thursday afternoon in the Triple-A Iowa Cubs' 1-0 win over San Antonio at Principal Park.Swarmer (9-10) struck out six, walked two and allowed the Missions' only hit of the day in the second inning when Tyrone Taylor bounced a single into

Cubs name Young, Swarmer Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year

September 18, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (September 18, 2018) - Myrtle Beach Pelicans infielder Jared Young was named the Chicago Cubs' Minor League Player of the Year, with former Birds right-hander Matt Swarmer taking home the system's Minor League Pitcher of the Year, the organization announced Tuesday.In 120 games between Myrtle Beach and

Pelicans take series over Lynchburg behind Swarmer, late runs

Swarmer tosses six stellar innings, Birds score go-ahead run in eighth for 4-3 victory
May 24, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (May 24, 2018) - Matt Swarmer tossed six solid innings for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Thursday night from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark to propel the Pelicans to a 4-3 win over the Lynchburg Hillcats. Though Swarmer was handed a no-decision for the Pelicans (20-27), the right-hander

Three-run seventh pulls Pelicans to series-opening win

Mitchell homers to help Myrtle Beach rally by Frederick 4-3
May 19, 2018

FREDERICK, Md. (May 19, 2018) - A three-run seventh inning Saturday lifted the Myrtle Beach Pelicans by the Frederick Keys 4-3 at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium.Myrtle Beach (17-24) trailed 3-1 when Tyler Alamo reached on a Frederick (16-24) error to begin the seventh inning. Kevonte Mitchell then bashed

Carolina notes: Cubs' Swarmer on his game

Pelicans righty applying lessons from 2017 stint in upper levels
May 9, 2018

The end of last season was a bit of a whirlwind for Matt Swarmer.The Cubs' 19th-round selection from the 2016 Draft, Swarmer spent the majority of the year at Class A South Bend before getting an unexpected call for a spot start at Triple-A Iowa on Aug. 19 and then

Swarmer's brilliance leads to victory over Lynchburg

Right-hander tosses a season-high 6.2 scoreless innings in 2-1 win
May 5, 2018

LYNCHBURG, Va. (May 5, 2018) - Matt Swarmer threw 6.2 scoreless innings and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans' bullpen hung on late on Saturday in a 2-1 victory over the Lynchburg Hillcats from Calvin Falwell Field.The reigning Cubs Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April, Swarmer (3-2) was rewarded with the

Swarmer named Cubs Minor League Pitcher of the Month

May 4, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (May 4, 2018) - Myrtle Beach Pelicans right-handed pitcher Matt Swarmer has been named the Chicago Cubs' Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April, the organization announced Friday. Former Pelicans outfielder Jeffrey Baez earned the Cubs' Minor League Player of the Month award.Swarmer went 2-2 with

Four-run fourth spurs 5-3 triumph, series win

Pelicans take two of three in Salem behind strong pitching from Swarmer and Clark
April 29, 2018

SALEM, Va. (April 29, 2018) - A four-run fourth inning and strong pitching from Matt Swarmer and Bailey Clark Sunday led the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to a 5-3 win and series victory over the Salem Red Sox from Haley Toyota Field.In a scoreless game, Vimael Machin and Jhonny Pereda began

Swarmer, early offense lead Birds to third straight win

Pelicans score eight runs in first three innings in 8-3 victory
April 22, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (April 22, 2018) - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans exploded for eight runs in the first three innings and Matt Swarmer was brilliant on Sunday night in an 8-3 victory over the Down East Wood Ducks from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The win was the Birds' third

Myrtle Beach one-hit in 3-0 loss at Buies Creek

Swarmer strikes out eight over five innings in defeat
April 16, 2018

LILLINGTON, N.C. (April 15, 2018) - Pelicans starter Matt Swarmer whiffed eight Astros over five innings of work Monday, but Myrtle Beach was held to just one hit in a 3-0 loss at Bueis Creek from Jim Perry Stadium.The Buies Creek (7-5) tandem of Abdiel Saldana and Jorge Alcala was dominant, holding