Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Abbott finishing rough season on high note, and Iowa offense blasts 3 HR in comeback win; Slaughter homers again; Schlaffer continues to emerge as intriguing prospect on the mound

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Abbott finishing rough season on high note, and Iowa offense blasts 3 HR in comeback win; Slaughter homers again; Schlaffer continues to emerge as intriguing prospect on the mound
Tyler Schlaffer (photo by Stephanie Lynn) AAA Iowa 6, Omaha 5 Game Recap Cory Abbott won his third straight start, and most encouragingly, did not walk a single batter. He did give up a home run, but it was the first in the 18 innings he’s thrown this month. It has been a rough year,... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Davis hits 2 home runs in AAA debut; ACL Cubs dominate at plate and on the mound in 13-1 victory

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Davis hits 2 home runs in AAA debut; ACL Cubs dominate at plate and on the mound in 13-1 victory
Brennen Davis (photo by Rikk Carlson) AAA Iowa 8, Omaha 1 Top Performers Brennen Davis: 2-5, 2 HR (1, 2), 2 R, 3 RBI (.400)Greg Deichman: 3-5, 2B, R, 3 RBI, SB (3) (.250)Nico Hoerner: 1-3, 2B, R, RBI, HBP (.263)Andrew Romine: 2-3, BB (.303)Ian Miller: 0-3, 2 R, 2 BB, SB (17) (.264)Bryan Serra:... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Young homers; Nico kicks of another rehab stint; Davis gets call to AAA; Canario homers, then doubles in the 9th to spark epic SB comeback; Hodge stellar as Pelicans pitch a shutout

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Young homers; Nico kicks of another rehab stint; Davis gets call to AAA; Canario homers, then doubles in the 9th to spark epic SB comeback; Hodge stellar as Pelicans pitch a shutout
Porter Hodge (photo by Stephanie Lynn) AAA Toledo 8, Iowa 1 Game Recap The I-Cubs managed just two hits, both by Jared Young. His 5th inning solo home run accounted for their only run. Despite the score, the Iowa staff actually pitched pretty well with the exception of reliever Erich Uelmen, who got blitzed for... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Swarmer excels again and Deichmann homers but a late Iowa rally falls short; Herz strikes out 9 and Ball extends his hot streak; ACL Cubs offense goes off

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Swarmer excels again and Deichmann homers but a late Iowa rally falls short; Herz strikes out 9 and Ball extends his hot streak; ACL Cubs offense goes off
Matt Swarmer (Photo by Stephanie Lynn) AAA Toledo 3, Iowa 2 Top Performers Matt Swarmer: 7 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 10 K (L, 3-7, 4.88)Greg Deichmann: 1-4, HR (3), R, RBI (.239)Trent Giambrone: 1-3, 2B, R (.186)Zach Davis: 2-4, SB (5) (.255) Injuries, Updates, and Trends A real tough luck loss for... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Abbott strikes out 10 over 6 shutout IP in finest performance of the year; Jensen pitches well in losing effort; Ball homers as South Bend staff works around a lot of walks in win; Hernandez reaches base 4 times

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Abbott strikes out 10 over 6 shutout IP in finest performance of the year; Jensen pitches well in losing effort; Ball homers as South Bend staff works around a lot of walks in win; Hernandez reaches base 4 times
Cory Abbott (Photo by Stephanie Lynn) AAA Iowa 5, Toledo 1 Game Recap This season certainly hasn’t gone the way Cory Abbott hoped, but we are seeing signs of late of the pitcher we all hoped he be this year. Last night he turned in his finest performance of the season. He struck out ten... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Morel hits 3-run, extra inning, walk-off homer to cap Smokies comeback victory; Thompson blasts two homers; Santana and Stambaugh stellar in losing effort for SB

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Morel hits 3-run, extra inning, walk-off homer to cap Smokies comeback victory; Thompson blasts two homers; Santana and Stambaugh stellar in losing effort for SB
Christopher Morel (photo by Rikk Carlson) AAA Toledo 7, Iowa 5 Game Recap Trayce Thompson hit a two-run homer in the 1st, and the I-Cubs were cruising along in this game, building a 4-1 lead through seven innings behind excellent performances by Ryan Kellogg and Marcus Walden on the mound. Then the 8th inning… Ethan... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Kevin Made hits a grand slam; Yonathan Perlaza hits 13th HR; Jason Adam returns to game action in ACL

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Kevin Made hits a grand slam; Yonathan Perlaza hits 13th HR; Jason Adam returns to game action in ACL
Kevin Made (photo by Stephanie Lynn) AAA Toledo 8, Iowa 2 Top Performers Tyler Ladendorf: 1-3, HR (4), R, 2 RBI, SF (.229)Trayce Thompson: 1-3, BB, SB (3) (.227)Blake Whitney: 2 IP, H, 0 R, 2 BB, 5 K (5.87) AA Chattanooga 14, Tennessee 1 Game Recap As you might expect, the Smokies have hit a... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Biagini tosses 6.2 shutout innings; Gushue goes 4-for-4 with a homer; Davis homers; Wicks debuts with scoreless inning; Clarke settling in; Some stellar defensive work

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Biagini tosses 6.2 shutout innings; Gushue goes 4-for-4 with a homer; Davis homers; Wicks debuts with scoreless inning; Clarke settling in; Some stellar defensive work
Jordan Wicks (photo by Rikk Carlson) AAA Indianapolis 4, Iowa 3 (Game 1) Iowa 9, Indianapolis 0 (Game 2) Game Recap After blowing a two-run lead in the final inning of the opener, wasting another fine performance by Matt Swarmer, the Cubs rebounded in a big way in the night cap. Joe Biagini came one... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Abbott posts quality start and drives in a pair; Wenson doubles and homers in AA debut; Bain pitches a beauty, Ball goes 3-for-3 with a HR in SB win; Alcantara goes 3-for-3 with a homer, double and walk

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Abbott posts quality start and drives in a pair; Wenson doubles and homers in AA debut; Bain pitches a beauty, Ball goes 3-for-3 with a HR in SB win; Alcantara goes 3-for-3 with a homer, double and walk
Max Bain (photo by Rikk Carlson) AAA Iowa 9, Indianapolis 7 Game Recap Iowa built a seven run lead behind a well rounded offensive attack in which all nine batters contributed to the scoring, and starting pitcher Cory Abbott, who worked around a lot of traffic on the bases to only allow two runs in... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Rosters shuffle as Tennessee returns to play after COVID outbreak; Canario, Caissie homer; 4 ACL Cubs go deep 4 times in loss; Ramirez records another multi-hit game

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Rosters shuffle as Tennessee returns to play after COVID outbreak; Canario, Caissie homer; 4 ACL Cubs go deep 4 times in loss; Ramirez records another multi-hit game
Owen Caissie (photo by Stephanie Lynn) AAA Indianapolis 6, Iowa 2 Top Performers Jared Young: 2-4, 3B, R< RBI (.292)Nick Martini: 1-2 (.271)Aneuris Rosario: IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K (3.86) Injuries, Updates, and Trends Jared Young gets us on the board with this RBI triple! pic.twitter.com/p5W65n1y7E— Iowa Cubs (@IowaCubs) September 3,... Read more »