Found October 16, 2012 on
The Mesa Solar Sox were drubbed by the Peoria Javelinas 9-2 yesterday in AFL action at HoHoKam Park in Mesa.
Only two Cubs played in the game, as Matt Szczur got the start in CF and batted lead-off, and Javier Baez hit 5th and played SS.
Tags: Arizona Fall LeagueJavier BaezMatt Szczur
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In addition to the seven players (RHPs Dae-Eun Rhee, Kevin Rhoderick, Nick Struck, and Tony Zych, INF Javier Baez, IF-OF Rubi Silva, and OF Matt Silva) who are assigned to the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League, there are 17 other Cubs or Cubs minor leaguers on the rosters of teams in the Latin winter Leagues:
Tags: Winter Ball
Earlier today the Cubs completed the Jeff Baker trade with the Tigers as they acquired Marcelo Carreno. Fangraphs uses his first name, Josue, rather than the middle name, which I would guess is what he uses. The trade was announced on August 5th and it was reported at the time that the Cubs would receive [...]
Chicago Cubs broadcaster Bob Brenly says he won't return to the team next season.
WGN-TV and Brenly released a joint statement Wednesday announcing his departure from the Cubs. Brenly says he's looking for another baseball broadcasting position. Brenly leaves the team after eight years and a 101-game losing season.
Brenly first worked for WGN radio in 1990, spending time...
Here are the final statistics from the Cubs 2012 AZ Instructional League (AIL) season.
Tags: AZ Instructional League
The Cubs announced their new ticket prices for 2013 and Alvin is doing a victory dance with his bologna sandwich tonight because he is getting a ~10% reduction on his seats up there in the last row of the bleachers. In fact, all season ticket holders are holding basically even or getting a slight discount [...]
There's talk about playing another college football game within the friendly confines of Chicago's very own Wrigley Field. Tom Ricketts, Chicago Cubs chairman/owner and director of TD Ameritrade, is talking about having Nebraska and Northwestern play a future Big Ten conference game at Wrigley.
Why Nebraska? Because Ricketts was born in Nebraska, that's why. And even...
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