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Posts in category "Daily Cubs Minors Recap"

Daily Minors Recap: Cease overcomes bumpy start, strikes out 10; Vosler stays red-hot, HRs

Daily Minors Recap:  Cease overcomes bumpy start, strikes out 10; Vosler stays red-hot, HRs
AA Tennessee 6 – Mississippi 3 Game Recap It wasn’t a dominant performance from Duane Underwood but it was an effective one,  He did not walk a batter and struck out 5 in 5 IP.  What happens to Underwood at times is he throws strikes that are too good, leaving them up and over the... Read more »

Daily Minors Recap: Bote, Alamo go deep

Daily Minors Recap: Bote, Alamo go deep
A minor change to the format.  The prospect profiles will appear in Monday thru Thursday recaps but not on the weekends.  I just want to be able to stretch out the prospects we profile over the course of the season because we’ll run out quickly if we do a different player everyday. AAA Colorado Springs... Read more »

Daily Minors Recap: Happ, Zagunis HR; Alzolay sharp again

Daily Minors Recap:  Happ, Zagunis HR; Alzolay sharp again
We can officially add Mark Zagunis to the list of hitting prospects mashing at Iowa… AAA Iowa 9 – Colorado Springs 7 Prospect Profile The emergence of Ian Happ has been well-documented as he has made himself one of the more interesting prospects in the game with his power/speed combo, on-base skills, switch-hitting, and defensive... Read more »
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Daily Minors Recap: Vosler hits 3 HRs; Mitchell goes 4-6 with HR

Daily Minors Recap: Vosler hits 3 HRs; Mitchell goes 4-6 with HR
AA Tennessee 8 – Chattanooga 4 Prospect Profile Jacob Hannemann was added to the 40 man roster because the Cubs simply didn’t want to lose a CFer with his speed, athleticism, and raw tools — especially when it seems the hit tool and power are starting to come around.  Hannemann has improved his approach, walking... Read more »

Daily Minors Recap: Hedges thwarts Lookouts; Short plays long ball; Garcia rallies Pelicans

Daily Minors Recap: Hedges thwarts Lookouts; Short plays long ball; Garcia rallies Pelicans
AAA Round Rock 10 – Iowa 6 Prospect Profile Except for a shaky 1st half at Myrtle Beach two years ago, Victor Caratini has pretty much hit everywhere he has played so far in his pro career.  He has a solid line drive oriented swing from both sides of the plate and makes consistent solid... Read more »

Daily Minors Recap: Burks, Baez, Paredes HR; Underwood strong through 5

Daily Minors Recap: Burks, Baez, Paredes HR; Underwood strong through 5
Dylan Cease couldn’t quite follow up his 6 innings of no-hit outing while another talented prospect in Duane Underwood showed he is still someone to keep an eye on. AAA Round Rock 9 – Iowa 2 Prospect Spotlight Jeimer Candelario went o for 4 in this contest to fall under .300 for the first time... Read more »
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Daily Minors Recap: Eddie Butler making adjustments; Hudson returns; Zagunis HRs

Daily Minors Recap:  Eddie Butler making adjustments; Hudson returns; Zagunis HRs
It was a short slate of games Sunday.  It featured the return of Bryan Hudson, who was injured early and had been pitching down here in Arizona. AAA  Round Rock 8 – Iowa 7 Prospect Profile Eddie Butler isn’t a prospect based on rookie eligibility, but he is still very much in the later stages... Read more »

Daily Minors Recap: Zagunis hits grand slam; Hatch returns to the mound

Daily Minors Recap:  Zagunis hits grand slam; Hatch returns to the mound
Iowa’s offense kept rolling but it was otherwise a tough day on the farm… AAA Iowa 8 – Round Rock 3 Prospect Spotlight Mark Zagunis was the Cubs 3rd round pick in 2014 out of Virginia Tech.  The Cubs initally wanted him to catch but that experiment ended rather quickly.  Zagunis does have enough speed... Read more »

Daily Minors Recap: Happ HRs; Butler does it again; South Bend brings the Payne

Daily Minors Recap: Happ HRs; Butler does it again; South Bend brings the Payne
Feedback appreciated on this… I am trying a new format with the recaps. Sometimes when I try to cover too much, I feel like some of the standout performances get lost.   We’re going to put a bit more of the focus on prospects while also still covering the games.  I am going to do it... Read more »
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Daily Minors Recap: Clifton shuts down Barons; Rose, Martinez, Hodges HR; Jimenez plays the OF

Daily Minors Recap: Clifton shuts down Barons; Rose, Martinez, Hodges HR; Jimenez plays the OF
Eddy Martinez hit a big HR to rally the Pelicans. Eloy Jimenez played some OF today though he did not make a throw during the game and played just 3 innings.  But hey, it’s another step on the road back… AAA New Orleans 7 – Iowa 3 Williams Perez had his second straight shaky outing... Read more »