Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Davis and Velazquez homer as South Bend overcomes 7 run deficit and survive a scary bench clearing incident; Injuries mount

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Davis and Velazquez homer as South Bend overcomes 7 run deficit and survive a scary bench clearing incident; Injuries mount
Nelson Velazquez by Rikk Carlson MLB Injuries, Updates, and Trends Patrick Wisdom was added to the Cubs 40 and 25-man roster in order to give them another bat off the bench. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Cubs designated reliever Jason Adam for assignment. It’s a very unfortunate situation for Adam, who suffered... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Brennen Davis announces his return with a three-run homer and three walks; Swarmer tosses five no-hit innings

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Brennen Davis announces his return with a three-run homer and three walks; Swarmer tosses five no-hit innings
Brennen Davis (photo by Rikk Carlson) AAA Omaha 7, Iowa 5 Game Recap Alec Mills (lower back) got rocked in his first rehab outing (1.2 IP, 7 H, 5 R, BB, K) with Iowa. The bullpen kept Iowa in it, and thanks to two-run homers by Jose Lobaton and Jacob Olson the I-Cubs managed to... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Sanders and Remy shine; So do the upper level bullpens; Durna doubles three times

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Sanders and Remy shine; So do the upper level bullpens; Durna doubles three times
Cam Sanders (photo by Rikk Carlson) AAA Omaha 7, Iowa 1 Game Recap Not much to discuss with this game. Joe Biagini (3 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 3 BB, 2 K) got knocked around for the first time this year. The bullpen turned in another fine performance after he exited, including a scoreless inning... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Jensen dominates; Pelicans bats come alive but pitching staff blows 9-0 lead; Wisdom and Velazquez stay hot

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Jensen dominates; Pelicans bats come alive but pitching staff blows 9-0 lead; Wisdom and Velazquez stay hot
Ryan Jensen (photo by Rikk Carlson) AAA Iowa 9, Omaha 8 Game Recap This game featured a lot of action, including a weird near bench clearing incident on a non-hit-by-pitch, a game-winning grand slam by Patrick Wisdom, and a five run 9th inning rally by Omaha which fell just short. Iowa built up an early... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Wisdom blasts two homers as Iowa offense explodes; Herz dazzles; Velazquez records another multi-hit game

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Wisdom blasts two homers as Iowa offense explodes; Herz dazzles; Velazquez records another multi-hit game
D.J. Herz (photo by Stephanie Lynn) AAA Iowa 16, Omaha 1 Game Recap I didn’t get a chance to check this game out, but I wish I had. Not only did the offense explode but Kohl Stewart turned in another fine pitching line. I’ve missed all of the former 4th overall pick’s starts this season.... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Bain and three relievers toss shutout; Alcantara and Morel homer

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Bain and three relievers toss shutout; Alcantara and Morel homer
Max Bain (photo by Rikk Carlson) AAA Iowa 5, Omaha 4 Top Performers Sergio Alcantara: 1-1, HR (1), 3 R, 2 RBI, 3 BB (.306)Ian Miller: 3-3, R, SB (2) (.256)Abiatal Avelino: 1-3, R, BB, 2 SB (4, 5) (.289)Taylor Gushue: 1-3, 2B, RBI (.306)Rafael Ortega: 1-4, RBI, SB (1) (.239)Brad Wieck: 1.2 IP, H,... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Mervis blasts an extra inning walk off 3-run shot; Durna busts out of slump; Hill reaches 6 times; Iowa mounts unlikely comeback win

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Mervis blasts an extra inning walk off 3-run shot; Durna busts out of slump; Hill reaches 6 times; Iowa mounts unlikely comeback win
Tyler Durna (photo by Rikk Carlson) AAA Iowa 8, St. Paul 3 Game Recap Heading into the 9th, the offense had managed just five hits, and had yet to score a run. Down 3-0, the game appeared to be over. But then, the offense suddenly caught fire. Eight straight I-Cubs reached base to open the... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Espinoza and Herz continue to impress; Sierra drives home four in debut; Miller continues success on rehab assignment

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Espinoza and Herz continue to impress; Sierra drives home four in debut; Miller continues success on rehab assignment
Jonathan Sierra (photo by Rikk Carlson) AAA St. Paul 2, Iowa 1 Game Recap Shelby Miller continued to rehab from his lower back strain with another strong outing in Iowa. Coming off three no-hit innings in his first start last weekend (which kicked off the I-Cubs combined no-hitter), Miller allowed just one unearned run as... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Abbott and 3 relievers strike out 16 for Iowa; Myrtle Beach rallies late to win

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Abbott and 3 relievers strike out 16 for Iowa; Myrtle Beach rallies late to win
Cory Abbott (Photo by Stephanie Lynn) AAA Iowa 7, St. Paul 3 Game Recap It wasn’t a perfect night by the Cubs pitching staff. Starter Cory Abbott issued some walks, and Tommy Nance gave up a solo homer, but the two of them, along with Adam Morgan and Ryan Meisigner were missing bats throughout the... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Jordan homers again; Amaya stays hot; Higgins reaches base in 9 straight PAs;

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Jordan homers again; Amaya stays hot; Higgins reaches base in 9 straight PAs;
Levi Jordan (Photo by Stephanie Lynn) AAA St. Paul 6, Iowa 1 Game Recap St. Paul blasted three home runs off Ben Holmes (4.2 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 4 BB, 7 K), and pretty much controlled the game from the 1st inning. Iowa managed to get base runners in most innings, but were never... Read more »