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Posts in category "Daily Cubs Minors Recap"

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Albertos allows just two hits but that was all it took as Ems title defense ends

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Albertos allows just two hits but that was all it took as Ems title defense ends
That is it, folks. It has been a long season, with fewer top prospects competing in the Minors for the Cubs, but it was still a fun ride. The organization did win one title (AZL) and the club’s two defending champs (Eugene and Myrtle Beach) both had repeats within reach before falling just shy. I plan... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Bats run silent for Ems and defense drops the ball in pivotal game two loss

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Bats run silent for Ems and defense drops the ball in pivotal game two loss
A- Vancouver 2, Eugene 1 Game Recap Zach Davis led off the game with a single then used his legs to make his way around the bases to give the Emeralds a 1-0 lead. He stole second, then third, before finally coming home on a wild pitch. The Eugene pitching staff would need to make that... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Assad brilliant in 6 innings of 1-hit relief as Emeralds even series

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Assad brilliant in 6 innings of 1-hit relief as Emeralds even series
A- Eugene 4, Vancouver 2 Game Recap The Eugene Emeralds struggled to jump start their offense in game one of the NWL Championship series, but got it going right off the bat in game two. In the bottom of the first, with Jared Young on base, Austin Filiere got a fastball over the heart of the... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: One big inning dooms Emeralds as they drop the NWL Championship Series opener

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: One big inning dooms Emeralds as they drop the NWL Championship Series opener
A- Vancover 7, Eugene 5 Game Recap The Eugene Emeralds took advantage of walks, a wild pitch and a hit batter by getting in a few timely hits in the first three innings to build a 4-2 lead but Enrique De Los Santos, who was so good down the stretch for Eugene, was not on... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Pelicans come up short in Carolina League title defense

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Pelicans come up short in Carolina League title defense
Advanced A Down East 2, Myrtle Beach 1 Game Recap Even with a little help from two rehabbing 40-man roster players Myrtle Beach was not able to secure a win in game two of the best-of-three series. Willson Contreras reached base three times and Alec Mills held Down East to two runs (one earned) over... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Amaya with GW double to send Ems to title series; Cubs win championship in blowout

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Amaya with GW double to send Ems to title series; Cubs win championship in blowout
Advanced A Down East 4, Myrtle Beach 1 Game Recap Even Willson Contreras couldn’t lead the Pelicans to victory in their Carolina League playoff opener. Michael Rucker was rocked for four runs in just 3.1 innings and the offense never responded, finishing with only six hits, three by Vimael Machin. Top Performers Vimael Machin: 3-4, 2 B... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Albertos, Polanco lead Emeralds to victory in playoff opener; Velazquez with 3 RBI but late Giants comeback evens series

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Albertos, Polanco lead Emeralds to victory in playoff opener; Velazquez with 3 RBI but late Giants comeback evens series
Advanced A Myrtle Beach PPD The Florida State and Carolina Leagues already cancelled their Championship Series due to Hurricane Irma. There is a good chance the Carolina League follows suit. A- Eugene 3, Hillsboro 2 Game Recap Played amidst air thick from the smoke of the wildfires in the area as well as moisture that threatened to turn into light... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Contreras to rehab; Eugene PPD; Zinn leads AZL Cubs to win; Kornberg honored

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Contreras to rehab; Eugene PPD; Zinn leads AZL Cubs to win; Kornberg honored
Advanced A The Pelicans won’t begin their best-of-five Southern Division Championship series against the Down East Wood Ducks until Wednesday but there was some news out of Myrtle Beach Tuesday. First, Pelicans announcer Scott Kornberg was named a co-winner of the Carolina League Broadcaster of the Year award. I must say this is well deserved as Kornberg and... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Carlos Sepulveda drives in winning run in AZL Cubs 7-6 playoff victory

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Carlos Sepulveda drives in winning run in AZL Cubs 7-6 playoff victory
AAA Omaha 7, Iowa 3 Game Recap Iowa trailed the entire way as Williams Perez (L, 7-10, 5.01) surrendered four runs in the first. He’d settle in after that and the Cubs appeared they might get back into the game when they pushed across a run in the sixth, but Perez (6 IP, 6 H,... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Martin with 14th inning walk off; Velazquez, Balego homers lead AZL Cubs to playoff victory

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Martin with 14th inning walk off; Velazquez, Balego homers lead AZL Cubs to playoff victory
AAA Omaha 7, Iowa 5 Game Recap Two home runs by Jorge Soler would have been a good thing a year ago. Now? Not so much. Iowa took a three-run lead into the seventh but Brad Markey and Justin Hancock were unable to hold it. One run in the seventh and four more in the... Read more »