Found May 01, 2012 on Cub Reporter:
A look at the have and have-nots down on the farm. Team The Good The Bad The Interesting Iowa A. Rizzo (86 AB's) 384/430/663 7 HR, 23 RBI, 6 BB, 18 K Jay Jackson (20.1 IP) 1-2, 6.20 ERA 8 BB, 11 K, 2 HR Chris Rusin (27.1 IP) 2-2, 2.63 ERA 6 BB, 13 K, 1 HR Tennessee N. Struck (27.1 IP) 2-2, 3.29 ERA 11 BB, 24 K, 2 HR Jae-Hoon Ha (93 AB's) 247/311/312 0 HR, 5 RBI, 7 R, 3/5 SB, 7 BB, 20 K K. Rhoderick (10 IP) 1-2, 2 Saves, 1.80 ERA 3 BB, 12 K, 1 HR Daytona Nelson Perez (69 AB's) 261/402/522 3 HR, 13 RBI, 3/4 SB, 16 BB, 22 K H. Simpson (18.2 IP) 0-3, 8.20 ERA 15 BB, 7 K, 4 HR A. Kirk (29.1 IP) 1-0, 1.53 ERA 7 BB, 15 K, 0 HR Peoria Michael Jensen (29 IP) 3-1, 2.79 ERA 8 BB, 22 K, 1 HR T. Easterling (58 AB's) 172/273/207 0 HR,  5/7 SB, 3 BB, 20 K K. Burke (21 IP) 0-1, 1.71 ERA 4 BB, 17 K, 0 HR   Honorable Mention: W. Castillo 320/435/520 - 2 HR, 8 RBI, 8 BB, 12 K G. Rohan 295/370/495 - 5 HR, 28 RBI, 12 BB, 11 K R. Silva 342/398/46...

Cubs Rally to Edge A's at Fitch Park

Javier Baez slugged a solo home run, singled, stole a base, and scored three runs, Jeimer Candelario ripped two RBI doubles, Eduardo Gonzalez singled and tripled, drove-in a run, and scored another, and Garrett Schlecht reached base four times on three walks and an RBI single, as the Cubs rallied for a run in the 8th and one in the 9th to edge the Athletics 7-6 in Cactus League Extended...

Matt Garza's 9th inning hair

What a dominant performance by Matt Garza.The Philadelphia Phillies get one eensy weensy perfectly placed bloop single from Jimmy Rollins to lead off the game.Then it's just Garza magic for 7 innings - one walk, no runs, Cubs 3 Phils zeeero.Rafael Dolis gets 3 straight in the 8th.And then it's Carlos Marmol. If an outfielder can record an assist, Marmol records inconsists...

Wood might not return to Cubs' eighth-inning role right away

The Chicago Cubs are not doing a full-scale remake of their bullpen. Instead, call it a minor tweak. Right-hander Kerry Wood is expected to come off the disabled list Thursday or Friday after battling right shoulder fatigue. Manager Dale Sveum indicated Monday that Wood might not come back in his accustomed role as the eighth-inning setup man. Instead, the Cubs may ease Wood...

LaHair, O's Davis lead transaction trends

With a month of games in the books, here are 10 of the most added fantasy baseball players. Note: the following "changes" are week-over-week percentages. Bryan LaHair Change: +23.9 percent (48.9 percent owned) Analysis: Well, it's about time! Still, to think over 50 percent of all fantasy baseball leagues do not need LaHair's services seem a little high. During...

Game 23 Thread - Volstad vs. Worley

The Cubs have won 5 of 8 and are now proudly just the 5th worst team in baseball. A win today and the Cubs win their second straight series. Phillies Cubs #Rollins, SS *DeJesus, RF Polanco, 3B *Campana, CF #Victorino, CF Castro, SS Pence, RF *LaHair, 1B Wigginton, 1B Soriano, LF *Nix, LF *Stewart, 3B Ruiz, C *DeWitt, 2B *Orr, 2B Soto, C Worley, P Volstad, P...

The Phils will conclude their four-game set with the Cubs with a night game.

The Phils (10-12, 4th East) will conclude their four-game series with the Cubs (8-14, 6th Central), as they try to recover from being owned by Cubs’ starter Matt Garza (2-1, 2.67) yesterday for seven innings, being able to get only one hit and a walk  against him in the ballgame, while the Cubs would be able to score single runs in the second, third and fourth innings off of Phils’...

Reds vs. Cubs series preview

Don’t look now, but the Redlegs are winners of their past three series and where did that streak begin? In Chicago, of course, and that’s just who happens to be heading to GABP as the Reds and Cubs meet up for the second time in just over a week.  This fella appears to be doing his thing again this season. The Cubs enter the week at 8...

Reds' bats go quiet against Cubs

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Bryan LaHair and Ian Stewart hit solo homers -- a major outburst for the power-challenged Chicago Cubs -- and Jeff Samardzija pitched into the eighth inning on Wednesday night for a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Cubs opened the rain-shortened series with only their third multihomer game of the season. They managed only nine home runs in April, the...

Cubs' series opener vs Reds postponed

The opener of a series between the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds has been postponed because lines of thunderstorms moved through the area. The game wasn't immediately rescheduled. It was the first postponement for both teams this season and the fifth overall at Great American Ball Park, which opened in 2003. The game was called two hours after the scheduled start Tuesday...

Joe Buck calls Chicago Cubs World Series win (Video)

For most Chicago Cubs fan, the signature moment of their existence would be to see and hear the Cubs winning the World Series. Well thanks to Fox Sports announcer Joe Buck at a Red Cross fundraiser in Illinois, we finally know what it would sound like: (Courtesy of Guyism)

Joe Buck Teased A Bunch Of Cubs Fans

The American Red Cross hosted its annual Evening of the Stars last Thursday in Normal, Illinois, and assuming hosting duties for the evening was none other than Fox Sports’ purveyor of smarmy matter of fact-ness, Joe Buck. Buck became another of many sports figures who have hosted this event – including Coach K, Peyton Manning, Mike Ditka and Bob Costas – but we’re pretty...
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