Tag: Victor Caratini

Game Post 8/7

Game Post 8/7
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 7:15 pm CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 2. Javier Baez (R) 2B 3. Ben Zobrist (S) LF 4. Jason Heyward (L) RF 5. David Bote (R) 3B 6. Kyle Schwarber (L) DH 7. Ian Happ (S) CF 8. Addison Russell (R) SS... Read more »

Game Post 7/24

Game Post 7/24
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 7:05 pm CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Diamondbacks 1. Jon Jay (L) CF 2. Paul Goldschmidt (R) 1B 3. David Peralta (L) LF 4. Steven Souza Jr. (R) RF 5. Jake Lamb (L) 3B 6. Ketel Marte (S) 2B 7. Nick Ahmed (R) SS 8. Alex Avila (L) C 9. Clay... Read more »

Game Post 7/7

Game Post 7/7
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 1:20 pm CT on MLB Network/NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Reds 1. Scott Schebler (L) RF 2. Tucker Barnhart (S) C 3. Joey Votto (L) 1B 4. Scooter Gennett (L) 2B 5. Eugenio Suarez (R) 3B 6. Jesse Winker (L) LF 7. Jose Peraza (R) SS 8. Matt Harvey (R)... Read more »
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Game Post 7/4

Game Post 7/4
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 1:20 pm CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Tigers 1. Mikie Mahtook (R) LF 2. Nicholas Castellanos (R) RF 3. Jeimer Candelario (S) 3B 4. John Hicks (R) 1B 5. Niko Goodrum (S) 2B 6. JaCoby Jones (R) CF 7. James McCann (R) C 8. Jose Iglesias (R) SS 9. Francisco... Read more »

Roster Shuffle: Chris Gimenez, Randy Rosario Called Up-Darvish to DL, Caratini to AAA

Roster Shuffle: Chris Gimenez, Randy Rosario Called Up-Darvish to DL, Caratini to AAA
There were rumblings that some roster machinations coming for the Cubs. The veteran minor league deal was used widely throughout baseball. The Cubs brought in a few of there own, but Chris Gimenez was the only one that was expected to make the roster. Instead the Cubs chose to carry the sweet swinging switch hitter... Read more »

Victor Caratini Makes Roster: Cubs Roster Picture Becomes Clearer

Victor Caratini Makes Roster: Cubs Roster Picture Becomes Clearer
I’m mildly surprised. Caratini makes MLB team over Gimenez. — Sahadev Sharma (@sahadevsharma) March 24, 2018 Joe Maddon and the front office has decided to make the decision of bat over defense in terms of catcher. The path may have been cleared from Yu Darvish’s stated preference of Willson Contreras at the outset, but it... Read more »
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Grimm Choice or Help Wanted? (or What Lame Pun Do I Get to Make Through April?)

Grimm Choice or Help Wanted? (or What Lame Pun Do I Get to Make Through April?)
This has been described as a low drama spring for the Cubs. The roster has been virtually set since the Yu Darvish signing in mid February. The only real questions were who would be the back up catcher, and who would be given the prestigous role of 13th pitcher in Joe Maddon’s staff. The decisions... Read more »

Victor Caratini Interview and Personal News

Victor Caratini Interview and Personal News
The Cubs Convention was a success this past weekend thanks to the work of the Cubs’ organizational staff and the participation of the players, both past and present. It really is a special opportunity for fans to see their favorite team in a very different kind of context. My Facebook Live interview with Victor Caratini... Read more »

Game Thread 9/28

Game Thread 9/28
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Thursday: 6:15 pm CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Leonys Martin (L) CF 2. Tommy La Stella (L) 2B 3. Ian Happ (S) RF 4. Alex Avila (L) C 5. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 6. Victor Caratini (S) 1B 7. Taylor Davis (R) 3B 8. Mike Freeman (L) SS 9.... Read more »
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The John Arguello Awards – The Cubs’ Minor League Player of the Year

The John Arguello Awards – The Cubs’ Minor League Player of the Year
This is the second in a series of articles naming minor league players and pitchers of the year. For consideration for John Arguello Minor League Player of the Year Award, a position player would have to be assigned to one of the four full season minor league teams (Low-A South Bend, Advanced-A Myrtle Beach, Double-A... Read more »