Stars of Tomorrow: Cubs Minor League Recap 10/19/13

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

Despite a huge night in the previous game, Kris Bryant was not in the lineup last night. Jorge Soler and Wes Darvill were. Jorge Soler, 1-4, R, K, 0/1/2 FB/GB/LD Jorge Soler lines out to right fielder Stephen Piscotty. Jorge Soler called out on strikes. Jorge Soler singles on a line drive to right fielder Stephen Piscotty. Jorge Soler grounds …

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Star of Tomorrow: Cubs Minor League Recap 10/10/13

In Minor Leagues by myles

Mesa 8 v Salt River 1 Only Almora and Armando Rivero played.  Albert Almora: 2-5, 2 R, 3B, 3 RBI Albert Almora grounds out, third baseman Jake Lamb to first baseman Andy Burns. Albert Almora flies out to left fielder Todd Glaesmann. Albert Almora singles on a ground ball to third baseman Jake Lamb. Albert Almora grounds into a double play, shortstop …

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JOT: Cubs Minor League Recap 8-21-13

In Minor Leagues by myles

Memphis Redbirds 7 @ Iowa Cubs 1 Mike Olt went 0-2 with a walk. Yoanner Negrin was pretty awesome, allowing 1 run in 5 innings. He walked 1 and allowed 4 hits. Alberto Cabrera did a Lendy Castillo impression, as did Jeffry Antigua. Marcus Hatley went scoreless. Javier Baez and the Superfriends 10 @ Birmingham Barons 8 Javier Baez is …

JOT: Cubs Minor League Recap 8-12-13

In Minor Leagues by myles

Sacramento River Cats 1 @ Iowa Cubs 2 So, there's a pretty cool story here. Josh Vitters came back, and played 3B (Olt played DH). He hit a home run in the bottom of the 4th; then, in the 5th, Olt called, and hit a home run of his own. Vitters ended up going 1-2 with that HR, a walk, …

JOT: Cubs Minor League Recap 8-11-13

In Commentary And Analysis, Minor Leagues by myles

Fresno Grizzlies 4 @ Iowa Cubs 1 Mike Olt went 0-3. Yoanner Negrin got the start and was pretty decent. He allowed 3 runs in 6 innings, but only 1 run was earned. In any case, he allowed 5 hits and a walk and struck out 7. Marcus Hatley and Zach Rosscup each went one perfect inning (Hatley fanned 2, …

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JOT: Cubs Minor League Recap 8-6-13

In Commentary And Analysis, Minor Leagues by myles

Iowa Cubs 10 @ Tacoma Rainiers 3 Hey! Mike Olt hit a home run and walked 3 times! Clearly, his struggles are over. Darnell McDonald went 2-6 with a jack, as did Dave Sappelt. Player of the day (for this team), though, was Edgar Gonzalez. He was 5-6 with 3 home runs! Yoanner Negrin had a nice semi-start, going 4 …

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JOT: Cubs Minor League Recap 8-5-13

In Minor Leagues by myles

Iowa Cubs 5 @ Tacoma Rainiers 6 8 runs were scored in the first 2 innings. Mike Olt went 0-4 with no walks or strikeouts.  Justin Grimm was pretty poor early on, allowing 5 runs in the first 2 innings. Afterwards, he settled down and didn't allow another run. He ended with a 6 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 4 …