Category: Daily Cubs Minors Recap

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Eugene Emeralds complete one of the most improbable championships of all-time in, well in improbable fashion: a walk-off balk

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Eugene Emeralds complete one of the most improbable championships of all-time in, well in improbable fashion: a walk-off balk
A- Eugene 3, Spokane 2 Game Recap Eugene won their first three playoff games by identical 3-2 scores. They ruined the symmetry with a 4-0 shutout victory on Monday, but returned right back to their comfort zone Tuesday to close out one of the most improbable championships of all time. And of course it ended... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Patterson and two relievers combine on a shutout to pull the Emeralds within one win of NWL Championship

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Patterson and two relievers combine on a shutout to pull the Emeralds within one win of NWL Championship
A- Eugene 4, Spokane 0 Game Recap After hitting an 8th inning game-winning homer in series opener on Sunday, Levi Jordan got the Emeralds on the board with a two-run double in the 1st. Thanks to the pitching staff these would ultimately prove to to be the winning runs. T1 | When you’re hot, you’re... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Levi Jordan 8th inning homer propels Emeralds to victory in NWL Championship Series Opener

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Levi Jordan 8th inning homer propels Emeralds to victory in NWL Championship Series Opener
A- Eugene 3, Spokane 2 Game Recap The Ems are beginning to make a habit out of these 3-2 playoff victories. They took both games of their best-of-three series against Hillsboro to make the Championship Series for the third consecutive season, and now they open up that series with a come-from-behind win by the same... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Emeralds bullpen takes center stage in NWL playoff win

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Emeralds bullpen takes center stage in NWL playoff win
A- Eugene 3, Hillsboro 2 Game Recap In game one of the NWL playoffs, the Emeralds had a quick hook for starter Eury Ramos after he surrendered two runs over 2.1 innings, turning to their relief ace Eugenio Palma, who struck out five fired 2.2 scoreless, and then received three more scoreless (and five more... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: P.J. Higgins hits for the cycle; Hatch Ks 10; Cubs fall just short of back-to-back AZL Championships

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: P.J. Higgins hits for the cycle; Hatch Ks 10; Cubs fall just short of back-to-back AZL Championships
Rain washed away much of the action on Saturday. Since none of the games had playoff ramifications, they will not be made up and were cancelled instead. AAA Iowa CANCELLED Injuries, Updates, and Trends The Cubs signed former Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia to a Minor League deal. As expected, speedster Terrance Gore was added to... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Bryant completes rehab as Smyly kicks his off by striking out the side; Abbott fires five shutout innings; Remy Ks 8; Initial AFL rosters announced

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Bryant completes rehab as Smyly kicks his off by striking out the side; Abbott fires five shutout innings; Remy Ks 8; Initial AFL rosters announced
I did not have time this afternoon to write up a full article regarding the Arizona Fall League roster announcements, but did a quick overview on Twitter: (1/2) #Cubs prospects heading to AFL: SS Nico Hoerner, IF Trent Giambrone, C P.J. Higgins, CF D.J. Wilson Still waiting on pitchers — Michael Ernst (@mj_ernst) August 30,... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Clifton and Little with shutout performances; Narea drives in four; Cubs1 gets extra inning walk-off win in AZL playoff action

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Clifton and Little with shutout performances; Narea drives in four; Cubs1 gets extra inning walk-off win in AZL playoff action
AAA Iowa 1, Oklahoma City 0 (Game 1) Iowa 3, Oklahoma City 2 (Game 2) Game Recap Game one was all about the pitching duel between Trevor Clifton and Justin DeFratus. Neither hurler gave up a run before handing the game over to the bullpens. Thankfully, Clifton last one inning longer, and the Cubs bullpen... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Bryant reaches 3 times; Farrell Ks 7 over 5 shutout innings; Vosler hits a grand slam; Short hits his 17th; Galindo hits a walk-off

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Bryant reaches 3 times; Farrell Ks 7 over 5 shutout innings; Vosler hits a grand slam; Short hits his 17th; Galindo hits a walk-off
AAA Iowa 8, Oklahoma City 3 Game Recap The offense gave starter Luke Farrell a nice cushion with a five-run 1st inning highlighted by a Jason Vosler grand slam. Kris Bryant extended the lead with a bloop RBI single to center in 4th.Jacob Hannemann scored two runs as part of a four-hit night. Farrell, meanwhile,... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Cruz and Marquez with successful debuts at new levels; Velazquez homers again; South Bend completes amazing comeback

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Cruz and Marquez with successful debuts at new levels; Velazquez homers again; South Bend completes amazing comeback
AAA Omaha 7, Iowa 2 Game Recap The Cubs got excellent work in a spot start by Kyle Ryan. He pounded the strike zone (59 P, 44 S) with his sinker, breaking ball and change from his cross body delivery to generate an 8-1 ground out to fly out ratio and also four strikeouts over... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Riley Thompson impresses and Nelson Velazquez homer for Eugene; Zinn continues swinging a hot bat; Remy with another solid performance in AZL

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Riley Thompson impresses and Nelson Velazquez homer for Eugene; Zinn continues swinging a hot bat; Remy with another solid performance in AZL
A rough day and night throughout the system, as a number of the affiliates dropped close games, one was blown out by a large margin, and none of the upper level teams came out victorious. AAA Omaha 3, Iowa 2 Game Recap It started off well enough, with Stephen Bruno driving in Terrance Gore in... Read more »