View Post

Cubs Minor League Recap

In Minor Leagues by dmick898 Comments

Memphis Redbirds 5 @ Iowa Cubs 6 Willson Contreras was not in the lineup after injuring his foot, but it does not sound serious. He's expected back in the lineup soon and was said to be day to day. Even with his absence and Albert Almora's promotion to MLB, the Iowa Cubs still won. They're now 29-27.  Arismendy Alcantar was 1-3 …

View Post

Cubs Minor League Update (6.2.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick8932 Comments

Iowa Cubs 5 @ Oklahoma City Dodgers 4 With the win last night, the I-Cubs sit a game below .500. Maybe that's why Willson Contreras is still on their roster. I agree with Myles. It's time to question whether or not the Cubs are really fielding their best 25-man roster. That's a pretty cool thing to be questioning when you've got …

View Post

Cubs Minor League Update (5.25.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

El Paso Chihuahuas 3, Iowa Cubs 8 Willson Contreras hit his 5th home run of the season and his second in as many days. He was 1-4 on the night with a walk, a couple of runs scored, an RBI and two strikeouts. Albert Almora was 2-4 with his 10th double of the season. He also scored a run. Dan Vogelbach was 1-2 …

View Post

Cubs Minor League Update (5-23-2016)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

We used to do these before and I always enjoyed doing them so I figured I’d start them again. Iowa Cubs 1, Tacoma Rainiers 8 Albert Almora continues to rake. He was 3-4 with a double and RBI. Willson Contreras was 1-3 with a walk and Dan Vogelbach was 2-3 with a walk. In 39 AAA games and 165 plate …

Happy Rule 5 Day!

In Uncategorized by myles

Today is the Rule 5 draft. Courtesy of the inimitable Arizona Phil, here’s the list of Rule 5 eligible players. A few of these players are in danger of being selected. Gioskar Amaya: 2B/C prospect who has fallen on lean times. I like Amaya, but he might be too far to be stashed for a whole year. I’d say it’s …

Minor League Recap: 4-9-14

In Commentary And Analysis, Minor Leagues by dmick89

Iowa Cubs Matt Szczur is off to a slow start with another 0-5 night and he struck out 3 times. Arismendy Alcantara was 1-3 with a  walk and Javier Baez was 2-4 with a double and a strikeout. Josh Vitters hit his 2nd home run of the season and was 1-3 with a walk and a strikeout. Brett Jackson hit …