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OV Daily Facepalm

In Facepalm by berselius96 Comments

Weekend Roster Moves of note Darnell McDonald —-> AAA Chang-Yong Lim —-> Korea Tsuyoshi Wada —–> released Tsuyoshi Wada —–> re-signed to a minor league deal Neil Ramirez —–> AAA Javier Baez —–> AAA Jonathan Sanchez —-> AAA Casper Wells —-> AAA Blake Parker —–> AAA No real surprises here, except maybe Blake Parker, who was pretty decent last year …

Cubs sign George Kotarras and other notes

In Commentary And Analysis, News And Rumors by dmick89201 Comments

The Cubs have signed backup catcher George Kottaras.  George Kottaras settles with #cubs. $1.075M plus incentives. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 3, 2013 The Cubs acquired Kottaras the other day and Myles wrote about him shortly thereafter.  When you combine a poor batting average with an a noodle at backstop, you can make the case that Kottaras should linger in …

Cubs re-sign Darnell McDonald, non-tender Daniel Bard

In News And Rumors by dmick8920 Comments

The Cubs re-signed Darnell McDonald to a minor league contract on the non-tender deadline. #Cubs re-sign OF Darnell McDonald to minor league deal. Career .285/.353/.453 vs big league LHPs. Played 25 G for Chicago in 2013. — Matt Eddy (@MattEddyBA) December 2, 2013 This removes McDonald from the 40-man roster and is essentially the Cubs non-tendering him and re-signing him. …

JOT: Cubs Minor League Recap 4-25-13

In Minor Leagues by dmick8922 Comments

Iowa Cubs 9 @ Omaha Storm Chasers 3 Barrett Loux isn’t very good at baseball. He threw 4.2 innings, gave up 8 hits and walked 4. That’s almost 3 baserunners per inning. Esmailin Caridad walked 2 and struckout 3 over 2.1 innings. Cory Wade gave up 2 hits and a walk in .2 innings. Rafael Dolis got the save with …

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JoT: Cubs Minor League Recap 4-14-13

In Minor Leagues by dmick8910 Comments

Alburquerque Isotops 1 @ Iowa Cubs 4 Chris Rusin made his 3rd start of the season for the I-Cubs on Sunday. He had his best start of the year. He had allowed 7 runs (6 earned) over his previous 11 innings of work while striking out only 6 and walking 6. On Sunday he threw 7 innings, allowed just 4 …

Journeymen of Tomorrow: 4-10-13

In Minor Leagues by dmick8975 Comments

Iowa Cubs 3 @ Round Rock Express 2 The Cubs got their first win of the season behind a decent start from Drew Carpenter. Carpenter pitched 5 innings, allowed 3 hits and walked 2 while striking out 4. He gave up 2 runs, both of which were earned. Yioannar Negren pitched 2.2 innings and gave up a couple hits, struckout …