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Journeymen of tomorrow: Cubs minor league recap (6.25.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

Nashville Sounds 4 @ Iowa Cubs 7 Iowa is trying to crawl its way back to .500. With this win they’re 35-37. Similarly to the parent club, Iowa opened up an early lead and then blew it, but came back in the end. Mark Zagunis and Dan Vogelbach were each 0-4 with 2 strikeouts. Vogelbach walked once Zagunis was hit by a …

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Journeymen of tomorrow: Cubs minor league recap (6.24.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

Nashville Sounds 0 @ Iowa Cubs 3 (Game 1) Mark Zagunis was 1-3 with a double and run scored. Zagunis has done nothing but hit since being drafted by the Cubs in the 3rd round of the 2014 draft. He was signed for $0.6 million and aside from a 2-game, 9 plate appearance stint to begin his career, here are …

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Journeymen of tomorrow: Cubs minor league recap (6.23.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

I’m short on time today so this will be quick. Nashville Sounds 2 @ Iowa Cubs 3 Jeimer Candelario: 2-4, double Candelario is off to a really good start in AAA. He could provide the Cubs some additional infield flexibility down the stretch. David Freitas: 2-2, double, walk, RBI, run scored Freitas is a 27 year old catcher who hit …

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Journeymen of tomorrow: Cubs minor league recap (6.19.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

Iowa Cubs 4 @ Memphis Redbirds 6 The I-Cubs out-hit the Redbirds 11 to 7, but a big 5-run 3rd inning was more than enough to drop Iowa to 31-35. Iowa had four players with two hits each. John Andreoli was 2-5 with a double, 2 RBI, a run scored and 2 strikeouts. Kristopher Negron was also 2-5 with a double, 2 …

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Journeymen of tomorrow: Cubs minor league recap (6.16.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

Iowa Cubs 6 @ Colorodo Springs Sky Sox 5 Four I-Cubs hitters had three hits apiece and none of them were Willson Contreras. Contreras was 1-5 with an RBI and extended his hitting streak to some number I don’t care about, but maybe you do. What I do care about is that the Cubs best catcher is catching games for the …

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Journeymen of tomorrow: Cubs minor league recap (6.15.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

Iowa Cubs @ Colorodo Springs Sky Sox (Game 1) Iowa took a 5-2 lead early on, but couldn’t hold on for the win. They dropped to 29-32. Willson Contreras was batting 2nd and was 2-4 with a double and an RBI. Mark Zagunis continues to hit since being promoted to Iowa last week. He was 2-3 with a double, walk …

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Journeymen of tomorrow: Cubs minor league recap (6.14.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

Iowa Cubs @ Colorodo Springs Sky Sox (Postponed) Chattanooga Lookouts 4 @ Tennessee Smokies 2 Jacob Hannemann was 2-4 with a double, home run and he drove in both of the Smokies runs. Ben Carhart and Daniel Lockhart were each 1-4 while Bijan Radenmacher was 1-3 with a double, walk and run scored. Billy McKinney was 0-2 with 2 walks. …