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Kane County Cougars win MWL Title behind Torrez's pitching, Rogers HR

Kane County Cougars win MWL Title behind Torrez's pitching, Rogers HR
In what is a fitting end to what was a dominant season from wire to wire, the Cougars walked off with the MWL crown after trouncing Lake County to finish off a 3-0 sweep. As has been the story all year, the Cougars got great starting pitching, this time from Daury Torrez, who went 5 innings... Read more »

Cubs Playoff Minors Recap: Underwood no-hits Lake County for 6 innings as Cougars take 2-0 lead

Cubs Playoff Minors Recap: Underwood no-hits Lake County for 6 innings as Cougars take 2-0 lead
Duane Underwood is starting to come into his own. After a disappointing 2013 campaign in which he showed up a little soft and overweight, Underwood got himself back into great physical condition. The Cubs had him focus on FB command and suddenly, he is looking like he just might be the highest ceiling pitching prospect... Read more »

Cougars take game 1 of MWL Finals behind Dunston's 3 hits, Zagunis HR

Cougars take game 1 of MWL Finals behind Dunston's 3 hits, Zagunis HR
While the Cubs get pounded into oblivion against the Jays, the best professional baseball team in the Chicago area keeps on winning.  They faced a tough Lake County team today (Cleveland organization) that featured top prospects Clint Frazier and Bradley Zimmer, two players that we talked about over the past two drafts. Kane County 4... Read more »
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Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Fort Myers ends Daytona's quest to repeat as FSL Champions

Cubs Minors Playoff Recap:  Fort Myers ends Daytona's quest to repeat as FSL Champions
Well, it was a great run by the D-Cubs.  After a rough start to the season, they got their fresh start as the FSL is split into two half seasons.  They took full advantage of it, going on a run that led them to the North Division title and just 2 wins short of a... Read more »

Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Penalver powers Kane County to MWL Finals; Blackburn brilliant in start

Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Penalver powers Kane County to MWL Finals; Blackburn brilliant in start
That is not a typo in the headline.  When it’s your year, everything seems to go well and sometimes you get help from unexpected sources.  Meanwhile, in Daytona we have come to expect a rainout from time to time.  The D-Cubs will try and go back at it tomorrow. Kane County 4 – Cedar Rapids... Read more »

Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Torrez; Zagunis lead Kane County to series lead; Contreras huge HR cuts D-Cubs deficit to 2-1

Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Torrez; Zagunis lead Kane County to series lead; Contreras huge HR cuts D-Cubs deficit to 2-1
A pair of games to cover today as the Olt-less Kane County Cougars managed to win without their ringer.  In the FSL finals, Daytona fought hard and won a see-saw battle to cut the series lead to 2-1. Daytona 8 – Fort Myers 7 Daytona’s weakness has been their starting pitching, which is somewhat ironic... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Daytona gets shut-out and falls behind 2-0 in series

Daily Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Daytona gets shut-out and falls behind 2-0 in series
Only one game on tap today as Daytona tried to even up the best of 5 series vs. Fort Myers.  The bad news is they went down again, falling to a 2-0 deficit.  The good news is that Daytona has the last 3 games at home.  Their whole season has been one huge turnaround. improving... Read more »

Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Daytona drops game 1 of FSL finals; Olt, Candelario lead Kane County to series win

Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Daytona drops game 1 of FSL finals; Olt, Candelario lead Kane County to series win
Congrats to Bijan Rademacher, who was selected to go to the AZ Fall League.  Rademacher has had a great season, improving his power with 10 HRs in the FSL to go with good defense, a 9.6% walk rate. and a .363 OBP. Daytona returned to the FSL finals to defend their title but find themselves... Read more »

Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Daytona on to finals; Kane County takes series opener; Boise eliminated

Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Daytona on to finals; Kane County takes series opener; Boise eliminated
This recap just got a little smaller as Boise was unable to pull of the upset over the Hillsboro Hops, who have dominated the division all year long.  But there was good good news as Daytona advanced to it’s 3rd FSL finals in 4 years and Kane County staked itself out to a 1-0 lead.... Read more »
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Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Schwarber, Vogelbach lead Daytona;

Cubs Minors Playoff Recap: Schwarber, Vogelbach lead Daytona;
Two of the three Cubs playoff teams were in action today.  There was good news and bad news, but either way, a pair of 2nd round pitchers held their end of the bargain… Game: Daytona 11 – Dunedin 1 Series: Daytona 1 – Dunedin 0 A pitcher with a 4-6 record and a 4.66 ERA isn’t... Read more »
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