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Chicago Cubs' prospect Candelario might just be trade bait

The Chicago Cubs have dealt away some of their top prospects in order to make moves. Most notably, Torres and McKinney who were sent to New York for a veteran closer. Recently, released their annual rankings for the top prospects in the MLB for the coming season. While there are several Chicago Cubs’ players in the rankings, Jeimer Candelario is an interesting player included...
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20 days ago

Cubs Related Podcast: Brett Anderson Signing and CubsCon Stories

Corey, Brendan, and Cubs Insider Editor In Chief, Evan Altman, discuss the Brett Anderson signing. In addition, Evan provides insight to his interviews with Jason McLeod, Jeimer Candelario, and Rob Zastryzny, as well as his experience at the Cubs Convention. The post Cubs Related Podcast: Brett Anderson Signing and CubsCon Stories appeared first on Cubs Insider.
Via Cubs Insider
28 days ago

Jeimer Candelario Putting in Work, Will Do Whatever it Takes to Get Back to Bigs

Jeimer Candelario is nothing if not a gym rat. Or is it a diamond rat? Whatever the euphemism, you’d expect little else from a kid who grew up under the watchful eye of a father who operated a baseball academy in the Dominican Republic. Now, after coming up for a cup of coffee just before the All-Star break last season, Candelario is busting his butt this winter to make sure he...
Via Cubs Insider
January 21, 2017

Watch: Jeimer Candelario Talks Family, Faith, and Love for the Game

The first thing I noticed about Jeimer Candelario was his affable humility. He walked into the Mayfair Room at the Sheraton Grand (that’s where all the minor league affiliates had set up shop) and signed autographs for all the kids who approached him. Then he came over to the Pelicans’ booth and hugged the employees he knew from his time in Myrtle Beach, shaking the hands of...
Via Cubs Insider
January 15, 2017

Watch Live: Evan Sits Down with Rob Zastryzny, Jeimer Candelario, and Jason McLeod at CubsCon

Whether you’ll be there in person or just want to join via computer or mobile, join me Saturday as I sit down to talk shop with three members of the Cubs family. In conjunction with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, I will be interviewing Rob Zastryzny, Jeimer Candelario, and Jason McLeod about their time with the organization. Who knows, we might have time to play a few games too. The...
Via Cubs Insider
January 12, 2017

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.
July 08, 2016

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
July 05, 2016  |  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
July 03, 2016

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
July 03, 2016  |  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
July 03, 2016

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