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Cubs Video Clips: Down on the Farm Panel Offers Prospect News, Revelations on Soler and Villanueva

Down on the Farm, the final panel session of the 2017 Cubs Convention, featured Jason McLeod (senior VP of scouting and development), Jaron Madison (director of player development), and Matt Dorey (director of amateur scouting) discussing the methods to their madness. I don’t know if it was the timing or the personalities involved, but the three men on stage all seemed a bit more...
Via Cubs Insider
January 15, 2017

Padres Re-Sign Brett Wallace, Sign Craig Stammen And Christian Villanueva

The Padres have re-signed corner infielder Brett Wallace to what would appear to be a minor league deal, Matt Eddy of Baseball America tweets. Wallace is a client of MVP Sports Group. The Padres also made a number of other signings, including righty Craig Stammen and corner infielder Christian Villanueva. The 30-year-old Wallace collected 256 plate appearances with the Padres in...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 24, 2016

How Do the Cubs Solve the Christian Villanueva and Jeimer Candelario Conundrum?

I don’t think there’s any question that the Cubs value the talent they have in Christian Villanueva and Jeimer Candelario. The two young third baseman have slowly climbed the ladder and are on the precipice of getting more than just a cup of coffee (you may remember the latter getting 14 at-bats over five games with the Cubs in 2016). Last year, a broken ankle sidelined Villanueva...
Via Cubs Insider
November 28, 2016

Chicago Cubs: Tough decisions remain for prospects

The 2016 regular season is approaching and the Chicago Cubs still have a few decisions to make before packing up and heading north. The fate of two players with no remaining player options could be aided by young slugger Javier Baez. The Unfortunate Case of Christian Villanueva  The trade of 2012 that sent Christian Villanueva […] Chicago Cubs: Tough decisions remain for prospects...
Via Cubbies Crib
March 28, 2016

Cubs Minor League Third Baseman Christian Villanueva Out Several Months With Broken Leg

(CBS) Cubs minor league third baseman Christian Villanueva will be out for several months after he broke his right leg while landing after jumping for a high chopper Sunday during workouts at spring training n Mesa, Arizona. Villanueva broke his fibula and may need surgery, the team said. An exact timetable for a return isn’t known. The 24-year-old Villaneuva spent most of the...
Via CBS Chicago
February 29, 2016

Road to Opening Day: #25

Welp…the Cubs didn’t win on Wednesday.   Final #Rockies 7, #Cubs 5. Baez and Kottaras hit back to back HRs. Att: 10,598 — Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) March 5, 2014   There was what was termed a “Little League grand slam” late in the game when Christian Villanueva threw a ball away. Sometimes things just happen. But it’s spring training, you kind of expect silly things...
Via World Series Dreaming
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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