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This slugfest includes 34 runs, 42 hits and 9 homers

Bats' De La Cruz, Encarnacion-Strand and Cubs' Mervis come up big
April 27, 2023

The Louisville Bats and Iowa Cubs didn't get together and play a game of Madden on Thursday. The clubs played nine innings of baseball, and when it was over the scoreboard showed I-Cubs 18 - Bats 16. The offenses combined for 34 runs and 80 total bases on 42 hits

Cubs have power, speed headed for Wrigley

Crow-Armstrong among young Cubs with exciting combo of tools
October 24, 2022

Each offseason, goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Chicago Cubs.

Iowa Walks-Off St. Paul for Third Straight Win

Mervis slams walk-off home run for second homer in as many days
August 25, 2022

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Cubs (55-65) won took their third straight game over the St. Paul Saints (57-61) by a score of 2-1, Thursday at Principal Park. David Banuelos got St. Paul on the board with an RBI single in the second inning to put the Saints up

South Bend Cubs First Baseman Matt Mervis Named Midwest League Player of the Week

Mervis hit .415 in 12-game homestand with walk-off homer versus Fort Wayne
May 16, 2022

South Bend, IN – With a monstrous performance in the team’s 12-game homestand, in which the South Bend Cubs went 11-1 against the Peoria Chiefs and Fort Wayne TinCaps, first baseman Matt Mervis has been named the Midwest League Player of the Week. It is the second time this month

Mervis Walk-Off Homer Makes it 7 Straight Wins for Cubs

South Bend sinks Fort Wayne 9-7 in series opener behind another thrilling comeback
May 10, 2022

South Bend, IN – The cardiac Cubs did it again. Trailing 7-2 in the sixth inning, South Bend rallied for seven unanswered to end the game, capped off by Matt Mervis’ second homer of the game, a walk-off two-run rocket that left the bat at 105 mph and cleared the

Canario, Mervis, and Nwogu Go Yard as Cubs Crush River Bandits 7-2

Chris Clarke Works Four Perfect Innings to Earn Second Career Win
May 1, 2022

Davenport, IA - Behind one of their most dominant nights of baseball combined on the mound and at the plate, the South Bend Cubs got back into their six-game series against the Quad Cities River Bandits on Saturday night in a 7-2 victory. The Cubs used three home runs, a

Mervis Crushes Two Home Runs as Cubs Claw Back to Top Sky Carp 7-5

South Bend First Baseman caps off Saturday with five RBI
April 23, 2022

South Bend, IN – For a second time in their six-game series against the Beloit Sky Carp, South Bend has come back to beat Beloit by a final of 7-5. Saturday afternoon was different than Wednesday, however, as the Cubs took the lead in the bottom of the 8th on

Hearn, Mervis Homer to Push Pelicans over Fireflies

Myrtle Beach has taken the first two games against Columbia
August 4, 2021

Unlike last night, the two home runs left the yard for Myrtle Beach as the Pelicans narrowly slipped by the Columbia Fireflies 4-3 on Wednesday night. With the win, the Pelicans come within four games of .500 at 38-42. The Fireflies fall to 38-41 with the loss, with a half-game

The College Connection: Roommates Laskey and Mervis Reunite in Myrtle Beach

June 25, 2021

June 25, 2021 by Sam Weiderhaft It’s the top of the fourth inning at Pelicans Ballpark on a partly cloudy, warm summer day in the middle of June. The Pelicans took on the Charleston RiverDogs for the second game of the series after dropping the opener a night prior. Throwing

Mervis Walk-Off Home Run Gives Pelicans Game and Series over Augusta

May 16, 2021

3-Run Walk-Off Homer and Beer Bats Win the Night in Myrtle Beach