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Watch: Javier Baz launches 434-foot homer

Your browser does not support iframes. Chicago Cubs rookie Javier Baez, playing in only his 14th game of his Major League career on Monday, launched a 434-foot home run off a fastball from New York Mets closer Jerry Mejia. The homer was Baez’s fifth in his first 60 at-bats.  He has struck out 24 times and walked only twice. Cubs rookie Javier Baez now has 5 HR in his first 14...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Go Soler And Save Your Energy

Yeah, last week I told you to buy Kris Bryant. This week it's Jorge Soler. Next week, it'll probably be Jody Davis Jr. After that, we're all going to move to the north side of Chicago, get one of those beef sandwiches they say are Italian that don't look like anything any Italian I know would eat, then we'll chow down on some pizza that could double as mattress...
Via Razzball
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Soler named Cubs Minor League Player of the Month; Could be next to follow Baez

The summer of 2012 was the summer three high profiled Cuban players made their way to the Major Leagues, Yasiel Puig, Yoenis Cespedes, and Jorge Soler. Puig took the league by storm in his rookie season and has developed into an All-Star calibar player while playing for the Dodgers. Cespedes, perhaps the most heralded of three,  has shown nice power since coming in the league while...
Via Sports Mockery
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Soler is Cubs minor league player of month

With one prized prospect in Javier Baez set to make his major league debut with the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, another at Triple-A Iowa is doing his best to join him. The Cubs named outfielder Jorge Soler their minor league player of the month for July after he slashed .406/.500/.891 in 24 games between Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa. Soler batted .463 at Tennessee during the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cubs call up Javier Baez

The Chicago Cubs are calling up one of their top prospects, according to Bruce Levine of Levine reports Javier Baez will be brought up in time for the Cubs game Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies. Cubs source confirms Javier Baez to join team in Colorado on Tuesday . — Bruce Levine (@MLBBruceLevine) August 4, 2014 Baez must first be added to the Cubs 40-man roster...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs prospects review: Vogelbach, Blackburn, Johnson, Soler

With the recent promotion of 2B/CF Arismendy Alcantara to the Cubs, and the positive early returns, Cubs prospect watching has taken on more excitement.  Today, we are featuring the most likely player in the system to serve as the Cubs’ designated hitter if the National League, as has been rumored, adopts this rule.  We will also feature two blue-chip prospects who have recently...
Via The Sports Bank
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Soler Leads Cubs to Victory at Riverview Park

Jorge Soler drilled an RBI double and later scored on an Oliver Zapata two-run single in the 1st, and singled and subsequently scored on an errant pick-off attempt in the 2nd, as the Cubs took advantage of eight errors to crush the Athletics 11-3 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning on Field #6 at the Under Armour Performance Center at Riverview Park...
Via Cub Reporter
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect suspended for bat incident

Chicago Cubs prospect Jorge Soler has been suspended five games for charging an opposing team's dugout while wielding a bat during a game on Wednesday.

Via Reading Between The Seams
April 11, 2013  |  1 Comment

Report: Cubs Prospect Jorge Soler Attacks Opponent’s Dugout Wielding Bat

Jorge Soler is likely looking at a long suspension after his actions in a fight Wednesday night. The Cubs prospect reportedly grabbed a bat and charged the opposition’s dugout in response to a bench-clearing brawl between the Single-A Daytona Cubs and Clearwater Threshers. After Soler slid into second base in an attempt to break up a double play during the seventh inning of the...
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Soler Attacks Scoreboard with Laser at HoHoKam Park

Jorge Soler drove-in three runs with an infield single and a two-run home run, Ben Carhart blasted a three-run homer, and Shawon Dunston Jr doubled, tripled, and walked, and scored three runs, leading the AZL Cubs to a 9-2 thrashing of the AZL Indians in Arizona League action this evening at HoHoKam Park in Mesa.  box score Soler played RF and hit clean-up tonight, and went...
Via Cub Reporter
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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