Tag: Ben Carhart

The John Arguello Awards: The Cubs Minor League Player of the Year

The John Arguello Awards: The Cubs Minor League Player of the Year
The John Arguello Awards conclude today, as our panel of minor league reporters at Cubs Den now turn their attention to Minor League Player of the Year. The Cubs Minor League Player of the Year: Jason Vosler, 3B If you are a 16th round draft choice and 469th player selected overall, how do you get... Read more »

The John Arguello Awards: The Cubs Minor League Pitchers of the Year

The John Arguello Awards: The Cubs Minor League Pitchers of the Year
The John Arguello Awards continues today, as our panel of minor league reporters at Cubs Den now turn their attention to Minor League Pitchers of the Year. The Cubs’ Minor League Pitchers of the Year: Duncan Robinson, RHP and Dakota Mekkes, RHP For the second straight year, the abundance of pitching talent the Cubs have... Read more »

Elliot Soto: The Prospect Next Door

Elliot Soto: The Prospect Next Door
Emerging from the clubhouse at Principal Park in Des Moines, IA, a slight look of surprise was detected on the face of Elliot Soto. Not that Soto didn’t deserve the attention, but on a roster that contained major league players such as Jeimer Candelario and Tommy LaStella, along with prospects such as Victor Caratini, Chesny... Read more »
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Winter League Wrap-up

Winter League Wrap-up
It seems as if the winter leagues opened just yesterday, and we are ready to conclude the Caribbean World Series and the Australian Baseball League playoffs. Altogether, 36 players that belonged to the Cubs system at one time or another in the 2016-17 off-season would play winter ball. The notable performers are inside today’s report.... Read more »

Q & A: Ben Carhart talks about winning a championship, his Daytona coaching staff and teammates, and converting to catcher

Q & A: Ben Carhart talks about winning a championship, his Daytona coaching staff and teammates, and converting to catcher
Every once in a while we like to do an interview here and learn what its like from a pro ballplayer’s perspective.   Today we’re doing a Q & A with Daytona prospect Ben Carhart.  Ben played for one of the best Cubs minor league team in recent memory, the 2013 FSL champion Daytona Cubs.  Ben... Read more »