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Posts in category "Daily Cubs Minors Recap"

Daily Minors Recap: Candelario drives in three; Morrison sharp through 6

Daily Minors Recap: Candelario drives in three; Morrison sharp through 6
AAA Iowa 0 – Reno 0 Game Recap Aaron Brooks threw strikes but gave up 8 hits and a pair of two run innings in his first and 6th innings of his performance.  Iowa rebounded from the first two runs with a 3 spot in the bottom half of the first with all three runs... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Jimenez returns and hits a grand slam, because of course he did.

Daily Cubs Minors Recap:  Jimenez returns and hits a grand slam, because of course he did.
Eloy Jimenez appears to be one of those players who can miss time and then return as if nothing happened… AAA Reno 5 – Iowa 2 Game Recap Iowa has been starting relievers of late and today it was Steve Perakslis‘ turn and he came out with 3 scoreless innings to start the game before... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Rice, Galindo HR; Notes from extended spring training

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Rice, Galindo HR; Notes from extended spring training
It’s been a while since we updated you on extended spring training so we’re going to start there… Cubs 6 – Angels 0 This was an interesting game for a number of reasons — good pitching, timely hitting, occasional brilliance on defense.  It was the “A” squad that played today, which is to say that... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Frankoff does it all but can't quite save Iowa; Peyton wins first pro game

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Frankoff does it all but can't quite save Iowa; Peyton wins first pro game
AAA Reno 2 – Iowa 1 Game Recap It was the Seth Frankoff show as he battled Diamondbacks #1 prospect Anthony Banda in a classic pitcher’s duel. Not only did Frankoff throw 7 strong innings but he drove in the only run in the 4th to tie the game 1-1.  Unfortunately that is all Iowa... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Candelario stays red hot as Iowa bullpen rescues the day

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Candelario stays red hot as Iowa bullpen rescues the day
AAA Iowa 7 – Tacoma 6 Game Recap Casey Kelly‘s 2nd start didn’t go quite as well as his first.  His offense got him out to a 4 run lead with a 5 run first with help from a pair of 2 run blasts, one from Jeimer Candelario and another by Chris Dominguez. Your browser... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Buchanan leads Iowa; Kopech outduels Clifton in pitchers' duel

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Buchanan leads Iowa; Kopech outduels Clifton in pitchers' duel
AAA Iowa 2 – Tacoma 1 Game Recap Chris Dominguez gave Iowa a 1-0 lead in the first with an RBI single and Jake Buchanan made it stick for 7 scoreless innings.  But the I-Cubs would need an insurance run and that was provided by Mark Zagunis… Your browser does not support iframes. Zac Rosscup... Read more »
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Daily Minors Recap: Heyward rehabs; Cease hurt; Tseng, Steele, Frankoff continue to pitch well; Alamo, Rose HR

Daily Minors Recap: Heyward rehabs; Cease hurt; Tseng, Steele, Frankoff continue to pitch well; Alamo, Rose HR
Dylan Cease had to leave the game after turning his ankle when he was covering 3B on a play in the 2nd inning. I am literally running out of players to profile so we may put this on hiatus until short season ball starts and then we’ll start it up again.  I’ll likely tweak the... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: 6 HRs and solid performances from Underwood, Alzolay, Hudson, and Robinson

Daily Cubs Minors Recap:  6 HRs and solid performances from Underwood, Alzolay, Hudson, and Robinson
There must be something in the air.  The Cubs had 4 HRs in their game against the Reds and the Cubs minor leaguers hit 6 HRs combined over 4 games… AAA  Iowa 8 – Las Vegas 7 Prospect Profile Taylor Davis isn’t exactly toolsy and he doesn’t have the prettiest swing you’ll see, but it... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Jimenez HRs, Chesny Young gets 4 hits

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Jimenez HRs, Chesny Young gets 4 hits
AAA Las Vegas 10 – Iowa 5 Prospect Profile John Andreoli has always put up great OBP numbers and is a terrific baserunner with good speed, but the problem for him had always been that he was a corner OFer who did not have much power.  Over the past two seasons, he has killed two birds... Read more »
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Daily Minors Recap: Jimenez debuts with not one, but two GW RBI; De La Cruz dominates; Clifton K's 7

Daily Minors Recap: Jimenez debuts with not one, but two GW RBI; De La Cruz dominates; Clifton K's 7
Well, it will be small consolation to some, but on an afternoon where the big league club turned in another lackluster performance there was some good news to come from the minors, including a dominant start from one of the club’s top prospects, and last, but not least, an impressive 2017 debut for Eloy Jimenez.... Read more »