SOUTH BEND — The promotion of South Bend Cubs to the next level continued Monday, June 29, as catcher Cael Brockmeyer was sent up to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans.

Brockmeyer joins a pair of pitchers and fellow Midwest League All-Stars Jeremy Null and James Farris in being the latest to go from Low Class-A Midwest League to High Class-A Carolina League.

The Myrtle Beach roster also includes former South Bend Cubs pitchers David Garner, Tyler Ihrig and Jasvir Rakkar plus infielder Chesny Young and outfielder Trey Martin.

South Bend catcher Gioskar Amaya has come off the disabled list.

Of the 25 players on the active roster, nine players — pitchers Corbin Hoffner, Daniel Lewis, Dillon Maples, Brad Markey, Michael Wagner, Sam Wilson, catcher Erick Castillo, infielder Andrew Ely, and outfielder Kevin Encarnacion — were not on the Opening Day roster April 9.

In that game, Brockmeyer hit a game-winning home run in the ninth inning and made a winner of reliever Farris. The lineup also featured Charcer Burks in left field, Young at second base, Amaya at catcher, Jesse Hodges at third base, Jeffrey Baez in right field, Gleyber Torres at shortstop, Jason Vosler at designated hitter, Brockmeyer at first base and Martin in center field.

All-Stars Burks and Torres, along with Hodges, Baez and Vosler are still with South Bend.

Since Opening Day, the six-man starting pitching staff has lost Null as well as Ryan Williams, who was promoted to Tennessee of the Double-A Southern League.

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