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Posts in category "Daily Cubs Minors Recap"

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Cease punctuates regular season with exclamation point

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Cease punctuates regular season with exclamation point
If you aren’t already excited about some of the Cubs young pitching, then you will be soon… Iowa 12 – Colorado Springs 3 Jordan Pries was the beneficiary of a big offensive day for Iowa.  He improved to 7-3 with a 4.67 ERA.  Pries (1BB. 2 Ks), allowed 3 runs in 6 IP. John Andreoli... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Higgins wins it for South Bend; Galindo, Balaguert HR

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Higgins wins it for South Bend; Galindo, Balaguert HR
Iowa 5 – Colorado Springs 1 Drew Rucinski retired the first 13 batters, 6 of them via strikeout.  He eventually went into the 8th before exiting with 7.2 IP with 3 hits and one run allowed.  He struck out 8 in what was his best start of the year.  Rucinski finishes the year at 7-15... Read more »

Daily Minors Recap: Pelicans clinch 2nd half division title with 14 inning win

Daily Minors Recap: Pelicans clinch 2nd half division title with 14 inning win
Congrats to the Myrtle Beach, who won the 2nd half title in dramatic fashion.  Donnie Dewees hit the game winning single to put the Pelicans in the playoffs, where they will host Salem on Wednesday. Iowa 5 – Colorado Springs 1 Josh Collmenter may be doing enough to get himself another shot somewhere, if not... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Hudson, Johnson, Underwood, Alzolay ending regular season on a high note; Happ HRs twice

Daily Cubs Minors Recap:  Hudson, Johnson, Underwood, Alzolay ending regular season on a high note; Happ HRs twice
So I had an interesting day yesterday.  My car battery died overnight.  Apparently, car batteries die much more quickly here in Arizona, every 2 years Im told.  Well, our car is 4 years old but 2 1/2 of them were in Chicago.  We got the car jumped but it was a bad cell, so I... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Underwood, Jimenez, Happ, and Caratini named to AFL squad

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Underwood, Jimenez, Happ, and Caratini named to AFL squad
The biggest news affecting minor leaguers is that the Cubs named their AFL squad.  The chose 3 position players… #Cubs prospects named to Mesa Solar Sox AFL team: C Victor Caratini, 2B Ian Happ and OF Eloy Jimenez — Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) August 31, 2016 And 4 pitchers… #Cubs pitching prospects to play in AFL... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Clifton, Cease finishing the season strong; Happ HRs; AZL Cubs out of playoffs

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Clifton, Cease finishing the season strong; Happ HRs; AZL Cubs out of playoffs
The Cubs are developing some power arms at the lower levels.  Trevor Clifton and Dylan Cease continue to show why they’re two of the Cubs brightest hopes for the future. And it was one and done for the AZL Cubs in the playoffs, but congrats to them on a good season. Nashville 8 – Iowa... Read more »
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Daily Minors Recap: Roberto Caro gets the latest walk-off RBI for South Bend

Daily Minors Recap: Roberto Caro gets the latest walk-off RBI for South Bend
In case you missed it, check out Stephanie’s interview with Rob Zastryany.  There’s also great stuff in there about Felix Pena and Kris Negron. the latter of whom may or may not get a shot in the majors again, but he has really proven his worth to the organization and I’d be surprised if they... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Adams leads Tennessee; Moreno continues to impress

Daily Cubs Minors Recap:  Adams leads Tennessee; Moreno continues to impress
Omaha 7 – Iowa 2 Stephen Fife‘s comeback has had a few hurdles along the way and it’s hard to see right now that he’ll be able to make it all the way back this season.  He allowed 7 runs on 10 hits in just 4 innings.  Fife has some MLB experience and a very... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Martinez, Burks HR; Almora returns to Iowa lineup

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Martinez, Burks HR; Almora returns to Iowa lineup
So running a bit behind today and we’ll make this brief to squeeze it in before game preview.  Just the box score link for all the complex league games today (AZL, DSL) Iowa 4- Omaha 0 When all will be said and done this year, it appears Jake Buchanan will have a pretty solid year... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Null brilliant; Candelario HRs; Paulino continues strong season

Daily Cubs Minors Recap:  Null brilliant; Candelario HRs; Paulino continues strong season
Sometimes it’s hard to see where the Cubs will need that much help, but they’re going to get it anyway this September… Iowa 6 – Omaha 5 Jordan Pries got the start but didn’t last very long when he walked 3 and allowed 9 hits over just 4 innings.  Instead, it was the bullpen who... Read more »