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.

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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. 

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
MILB.com: https://www.milb.com/milb/news/derek-casey-just-perfect-in-south-bend-cubs-no-hitter/c-306898762?tcid=tw_article_306898762
South Bend Cubs: https://www.milb.com/south-bend/news/casey-and-remy-combine-to-no-hit-kernels-in-2-0-victory/c-306901778
 

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