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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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Cubs Minor League Recap

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

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 …

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2013 MLB Draft: Cubs Draft Breakdown

In Commentary And Analysis, News And Rumors by GW

More Zastryzny There was some speculation here over the weekend that Mizzou lefty Rob Zastryzny was a signability pick at #41. That may still end up being true, but it’s now clear that he wouldn’t have been available to the Cubs in the third round, as the Blue Jays were set to take him six picks later. For his part, …

2013 MLB Draft: Live Thread- Day 3- With Updates

In Commentary And Analysis, News And Rumors by GW

Coverage Can’t promise that I’ll be around for the entire conference call for day 3 of the 2013 mlb draft, but I’ll try to update this thread with all the Cubs’ picks for posterity. Today encompasses everything from round 11 onwards, and the picks will happen at a fast and furious pace.┬áDepending on how much money the Cubs think they …