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Chicago Cubs prospect Jorge Soler was reportedly ejected from a minor league game on Wednesday night after he was involved in a bench-clearing incident. Initial reports claim Soler attacked the opposing dugout with a bat. Yikes. Details are still a little vague, but Soler’s Daytona Cubs were facing the Clearwater Threshers in a High-A matchup. In the seventh inning Soler and Clearwater second baseman Carlos Alonso got tied up after an inning-ending double play. Alonso apparently stepped on Soler, which escalated the situation. Benches cleared but no punches were thrown. Then, after everyone returned to the dugout, Soler grabbed a bat and charged Clearwater’s dugout and went after the team with a bat. He had to be pulled away from the opposing dugout by teammate Javier Baez and hitting coach Mariano Duncan. Josh Timmers tweeted about the entire thing, then wrote about it on Bleed Cubbie Blue, if you want his whole story. Soler is a 21-year-old outfielder who defected from Cuba in 20...
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Jorge Soler is likely looking at a long suspension after his actions in a fight Wednesday night.
The Cubs prospect reportedly grabbed a bat and charged the opposition’s dugout in response to a bench-clearing brawl between the Single-A Daytona Cubs and Clearwater Threshers. After Soler slid into second base in an attempt to break up a double play during the seventh inning of the...
Chicago Cubs prospect Jorge Soler has been suspended five games for charging an opposing team's dugout while wielding a bat during a game on Wednesday.
Highly-touted Chicago Cubs prospect Jorge Soler was ejected from a Florida State League game on Tuesday night after he charged the opposing dugout with a bat. You read that correcty: he charged the other team's dugout while brandishing a bat.
I'll let the report from Jonathan Raymond of MiLB.com explain the exact details.
According to Daytona's broadcast team...
Jorge Soler, the 21-year-old Cuban defector who is rated one of the Chicago Cubs best prospects, had to be restrained by teammates after he grabbed a bat and started to charge the other team's dugout Wednesday night.
Details of the late night incident were sketchy but it was reported that the bat-wielding Soler took offense to a rough play at second base during the Single-A...
Chicago Cubs prospect Jorge Soler may have a slight anger management issue to deal with before he makes his way to the Big Leagues. Soler plays for the team’s Class-A affiliate, the Daytona Cubs. On Wednesday night, Daytona lost 14-9 to the Clearwater Thresers in extra innings, but the thrill of extra frames took a backseat to the commotion Soler caused with his outburst in the...
Ticket to Single A Game $15, Overpriced Beer and a Hot Dog $12, Watching a Baseball Player Charge a Dugout With a Bat: PRICELESS
Chicago Cubs top prospect Jorge Soler took a page out of the Canadian classic hockey movie “Slap Shot” charging the opposition dugout with a bat.
The incident occurred in an advanced Single A game between the Daytona Cubs, whom which Soler plays for...
Cubs prospect Jorge Soler has been suspended five games for charging the visiting team's dugout during a Florida State League game with a bat.
Soler was suspended Thursday.
Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein says the organization supports Soler but condemns his actions Wednesday night. Epstein says the Cubs will work to help Soler ''better channel his...
Jorge Soler, a Cuban defector who signed a nine-year, $30 million contract with the Cubs in June of last year and is widely considered the franchise’s top prospect is good with his bat. Soler was...
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Chicago Cubs prize prospect Jorge Soler is in a bit of trouble this morning after appearing to lose control during a Florida State League minor league game Wednesday night.
Soler was ejected after running towards the Clearwater Threshers dugout--bat in hand, in the seventh inning of his team (Daytona Cubs)...
Chicago Cubs outfield prospect Jorge Soler reportedly took his frustrations out on Wednesday night, attempting to attack the opponents dug out with a bat.
Iowa won its first game of the season Wednesday night as Blake Parker, pictured, became the I-Cubs all-time saves leader while Jorge Soler was ejected in Daytona
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 2 and walked 1 while allowing no runs. Blake Parker got the save...