Stars of Tomorrow: 10/24/13

In Commentary And Analysis by myles

Scottsdale 4 v Mesa 7 Jorge Soler: 3-4, R, 2 RBI, SO Jorge Soler singles on a ground ball to left fielder Robby Hefflinger. Brian Goodwin scores. Devon Travis scores. C. Cron to 2nd. Jorge Soler singles on a line drive to left fielder Robby Hefflinger. Tyler Collins to 2nd. Jorge Soler singles on a ground ball to left fielder …

Stars of Tomorrow: Cubs Minor League Recap 10/22/13

In Minor Leagues by myles

Kris Bryant now leads the league in avg, HR, and RBI. Triple Crown! Kris Bryant: 2-4, RBI, 2 SO Kris Bryant singles on a sharp line drive to center fielder Tyler Naquin. Brian Goodwin scores. Tyler Collins to 2nd. Kris Bryant called out on strikes. Kris Bryant singles on a sharp ground ball to left fielder Jason Rogers. Albert Almora …

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Kris Bryant, Man: Cubs Minor League Recap 10/21/13

In Commentary And Analysis by myles

Only 2 Cubs played. Kris Bryant is a good baseball player. Kris Bryant: 1-2, 2 R, 2 BB, SO Henry Urrutia grounds into a double play, third baseman Kris Bryant to first baseman C. J. Cron. Garin Cecchini out at 3rd. Kris Bryant walks. Kris Bryant strikes out swinging. Kris Bryant walks. Kris Bryant doubles (3) on a sharp ground …

Kris Bryant Goes Crazy: Minor League Recap 10/18/13

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

Lots of Cubs got some action in Arizona today. The best day was Kris Bryant who hit 2 home runs and now has 4 on the season in the Arizona Fall League. Albert Almora: 1-6, 1 2B, 0 R, 0 RBI, 0/2/4 FB/GB/LD Albert Almora grounds out, second baseman Joe Wendle to first baseman Travis Shaw. Albert Almora lines out …

Stars of Tomorrow: Cubs Minor League Recap 10/17/13

In Minor Leagues by myles

Only one Cub played today. Albert Almora 1-4, SO, CS Albert Almora pops out to second baseman Cory Spangenberg. Albert Almora singles on a ground ball to left fielder Stefen Romero. With Addison Russell batting, Albert Almora caught stealing 2nd base, catcher Austin Hedges to second baseman Cory Spangenberg. Albert Almora flies out to center fielder Delino DeShields. Albert Almora …

Stars of Tomorrow: Cubs Minor League Recap 10/16/13

In Commentary And Analysis by myles

Mesa 3 v Peoria 1 Kris Bryant: 0-3, BB, 2 SO, SB Kris Bryant walks. With Steven Souza Jr batting, Kris Bryant steals (2) 2nd base. Kris Bryant strikes out swinging. Kris Bryant flies out to right fielder Jorge Bonifacio in foul territory. Kris Bryant strikes out swinging. Wes Darvill: 1-4 Wes Darvill singles on a line drive to right …

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Stars of Tomorrow: Cubs Minor League Recap 10/14/13

In Minor Leagues by myles

Mesa 7 v Scottsdale 6 Kris Bryant: 1-4, R, RBI Kris Bryant reaches on a fielding error by shortstop Alen Hanson. Brian Goodwin to 3rd. Kris Bryant reaches on a fielding error by third baseman Aderlin Rodriguez. Kris Bryant reaches on a fielding error by right fielder Cory Vaughn. Devon Travis to 3rd. Kris Bryant out on a sacrifice fly …

2013 Cubs Prospects in Review: Ivan Pineyro

In Commentary And Analysis, Minor Leagues by myles

Ivan Pineyro was signed by the Washington Nationals in 2010…for just $16,000. I'm assuming he probably had some instructs before his 2011 FRk debut in the Washington Dominican Summer League. Starting exclusively, Pineyro dominated in his ~70 innings in 2011 as a 19-year old, and was uneven in 2012 (but dealt with a line drive to the jaw in Extended …

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JOT: Cubs Minor League Recap 8-26-13

In Minor Leagues by myles

Omaha Strom Chasers 1 @ Iowa Cubs 2 Mike Olt went 0-1 with 3 walks. That's an interesting line. He's still been hot garbage for the Cubs since the trade (.155/.244/.282, .245 wOBA, 37 wRC+), but over the last 10, he's .259/.429/.407. That's workable. I'm still much less confident in his abilities than I was before this season, but he's …

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JOT: Cubs Minor League Recap 8-25-13

In Commentary And Analysis, Minor Leagues by myles

Memphis Redbirds 11 @ Iowa Cubs 5 Dave Sappelt went 2-4 with a double and a home run, Mike Olt went 1-4, and I went into my bedroom and cried for watching this shitpile of a team. Brooks "Lendy Castillo" Raley went 2 innings and allowed 7 runs. Thanks, Obama. Mobile BayBears 2 @ Tennessee Smokies 0 Javier Baez had half …