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Castro Tries His Rehab Luck at Riverview Park

Jeimer Candelario drove-in three runs with two sacrifice flies and a ground out and Gioskar Amaya reached base three times on a single, a walk, and a HBP, stole a base, and scored a run, as the Daytona Cubs defeated the Inland Empie 66ers (Angels Hi-A affiliate) 5-2, and five pitchers combined to toss a two-hitter as the Burlington Bees (LAA Lo-A affiliate) edged the Kane County...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Oh Mio Amaya!

Gioskar Amaya drilled two home runs and an RBI single, Jesse Hodges doubled twice, singled, and drove-in two runs, and Kelvin Freeman belted a two-run HR, leading the Cubs to a 9-4 victory over the Athletics in Arizona Instructional League action this afternoon at the Papago Park Sports Complex Field #2 (AKA "Connie Macjk Field") in Phoenix.Amaya also reached base on an...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Cubs Prospects In Review: Gioskar Amaya

Gioskar Amaya came to the Cubs as a 2009 J2 signing. His signing bonus isn't listed anywhere, so we'll assume the Cubs didn't exactly break the bank on him. Amaya entered 2013 as a hot pick to have a breakout season in the Cubs organization. Some of the notable reports: Sickels: 11) Gioskar Amaya, 2B, Grade B-: I think he will take a huge step forward in 2013. Defense...
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs prospect profiles: Amaya, Balaguert and more

Yesterday, we featured two players from each of the Chicago Cubs’ three upper-tier minor league teams, Iowa, Tennessee and Daytona.  Today, we feature two players apiece on the rosters of their lower-level teams, Kane County, Boise and the Arizona Rookie League Cubs. KANE COUNTY COUGARS Armando Rivero:  RH relief pitcher Rivero pitched a couple of seasons professionally...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

The Children Are The Future-Cubs Minor League Update Sponsored by Sam’s Club

Iowa Brooks Raley threw 7 innings and allowed zero runs lowering his season ERA down to 3.18. When (not if) Dempster gets traded you would hope Raley is the guy who gets the promotion as he's the only starter who hasn't sucked ass in Iowa this season. Smokies No Game Daytona everyone sucked. Peoria Chadd Krist continues his hot streak and is now hitting .478 after a 2-5 effort...
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Amaya-zing Day for Gioskar at Talking Stick

Gioskar Amaya hit for the cycle and drove-in five runs, as the Cubs edged the Rockies 6-5 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Dust Storm Field at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick east of Scottsdale, AZ.  Amaya reached base on a bad-hop single with one out in the top of the 1st inning, and laced a two-run triple in the 3rd, a three-run home run in...
Via Cub Reporter
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs Win One on the Rocks

Yasiel Balaguert singled three times, drove-in a run, and scored another, Sergio Burruel reached base three times on two singles and a walk, scored one run, and knocked-in another, and Dong-Yub Kim doubled twice and scored two runs, leading the Cubs to a 6-4 victory over the Rockies in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa, AZ....
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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