SOUTH BEND, IND. - Former Cavalier Derek Casey threw seven perfect innings in a combined no-hitter for the South Bend Cubs (Single-A) on Monday night (May 6). It marked the second no-hitter in South Bend Cubs history.
SOUTH BEND, IND. – Former Cavalier Derek Casey threw seven perfect innings in a combined no-hitter for the South Bend Cubs (Single-A) on Monday night (May 6). It marked the second no-hitter in South Bend Cubs history.
Casey retired all 21 batters he faced and struck out six batters to earn his first Midwest League win. Casey, a ninth-round pick of the Chicago Cubs in the 2018 MLB Draft, has thrown 11-straight shutout innings for the South Bend Cubs.
NO-HITTER INTERVIEW: #SBCubs broadcaster @BKingSports chats with Derek Casey and @peyton_remy immediately after their combined no-hitter against the Cedar Rapids Kernels. 🔥 ⚾️ pic.twitter.com/d97wVzQr7W
— South Bend Cubs (@SBCubs) May 7, 2019
Serving as the team’s Friday night starter for the Cavaliers last season, Casey earned Third Team All-ACC honors after posting a 7-4 record with a staff-low, 3.48 ERA in 14 starts. He fanned a career-high 106 batters in 2018, tied for 6th most in the ACC, in 95.2 innings pitched. Over the course of his four-year career at UVA, he logged 199.1 innings and went 16-7 with a 3.52 ERA and 191 strikeouts.
More on the No-Hitter
MLB Pipeline: https://www.mlb.com/news/cubs-prospects-throw-no-hitter?t=mlb-pipeline-coverage
South Bend Cubs: https://www.milb.com/south-bend/news/casey-and-remy-combine-to-no-hit-kernels-in-2-0-victory/c-306901778