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Cubs: What’s next for Jeimer Candelario?

Joe Maddon said Jeimer Candelario needs more seasoning, but with so many young infielders on the big league team, will Candelario ever star with the Cubs?
Via CSN Chicago
19 days ago

Kawasaki recalled, Candelario back to Triple-A

For the final two games of the first half, the Cubs decided they needed a little more experience on the bench, and recalled infielder Munenori Kawasaki from Triple-A Iowa on Saturday. Jeimer Candelario was optioned to Iowa to make room on the roster.
19 days ago

Candelario happy to sacrifice Futures Game

Jeimer Candelario is very happy to be in Pittsburgh this weekend. Candelario was picked to play in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game in San Diego, but then he was promoted to the Cubs. Given a choice between a Minor League All-Star Game or the big leagues, he'll take the latter.
20 days ago

Pleskoff Scouting Report: Jeimer Candelario

  TEAM: Chicago Cubs AGE: 22 POSITION: 3B BATS: Both THROWS: Right HEIGHT: 6-foot-1 WEIGHT: 210 lbs. ACQUIRED: The Cubs signed Candelario as an international free agent from the Dominican Republic in 2010 when he was just 16 years old. ***** STRENGTHS After scouting Candelario in the 2015 Arizona Fall League, I came away very impressed with his ability to play better-than...
Via Today's Knuckleball
23 days ago

Projecting Cubs Call-Up Jeimer Candelario

Over the weekend, the Cubs called up third baseman Jeimer Candelario to replace the injured Chris Coghlan on the roster. Candelario enjoyed a breakout season last year, when he hit .277/.339/.431 as a 21-year-old between High-A and Double-A. He carried some of that success over to 2016 by hitting .249/.359/.428 between Double-A and Triple-A this year. This included a beastly .333...
Via Fangraphs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Candelario reacts to making MLB debut with Cubs

Jeimer Candelario reacts to making his MLB debut in the Cubs' 14-3 loss to the Mets on Sunday.
Via CSN Chicago
25 days ago

Cubs’ 3B Jeimer Candelario records first career base hit

Despite the Chicago Cubs trailing the New York Mets by the score of 13-1 through seven innings, infielder Jeimer Candelario found some silver lining as a result of his big league debut. During his third at bat, the 22-year-old singled to right field off Mets’ starter Noah Syndergaard to register the first base hit of his major league career. Starting at third base while batting...
Via Today's Knuckleball
25 days ago

Cubs put Coghlan on DL, recall Candelario from Triple-A

NEW YORK (AP) The Chicago Cubs have put outfielder Chris Coghlan on the 15-day disabled list with a right ribcage strain and recalled infielder Jeimer Candelario from Triple-A Iowa. Candelario is starting at third base Sunday in his major league debut. He struck out his first two times up against New York Mets ace Noah Syndergaard. The 22-year-old switch-hitter was batting .333...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Jeimer Candelario making debut Sunday

The Chicago Cubs called up prospect Jeimer Candelario after placing Chris Coghlan on the disabled list. Candelario will start and make his MLB debut… The Chicago Cubs are seemingly an endless cycle of exciting prospect debuts, and Sunday we will all get to see Jeimer Candelario for his major league debut. Candelario struggled to start […] Chicago Cubs: Jeimer Candelario making...
Via Cubbies Crib
25 days ago

Jeimer Candelario makes big-league debut as Cubs continue youth movement

NEW YORK – Welcome to The Show, Jeimer Candelario, meet Noah Syndergaard’s 100-mph fastball.That’s how Candelario made his big-league debut during Sunday afternoon’s 14-3 loss
Via CSN Chicago
25 days ago

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