Darnell McDonald and Junior Lake each had a single, a double, and an RBI, leading the Cubs to a 5-3 victory over the A's in Cactus League action this afternoon at Dwight Patterson Field at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, AZ.
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Ian Stewart is injured. It's not his wrist this time, but he'll be out a few weeks. Luis Valbuena has already made the team. Josh Vitters is also out an other 2-3 weeks, but I thought this was interesting.
The Cubs do face some decisions regarding Stewart. His $2 million contract is non-guaranteed, which is not unusual for an arbitration-level player, but there is a March...
It was a night for 3B as Josh Vitters kept up his breakout year hitting his 11th HR. Vitters OPS is now .805.
How many times did Jackson strike out? 2.
Junior Lake was 4-5 with a double and his 7th SB and is hitting .318. This is somewhat of a breakout year for Lake as his production is finally matching the tools we always heard about. He is currently sporting...
Nothing worth talking about.
Junior Lake as 2-4 with a triple and is now hitting .299. James Adduci hit a HR and Dae Eun Rhee earned the win despite not pitching that well.
Javier Baez went 2-3 with another monster shot of a HR. It cleared the scoreboard in LC according to twitter. Zeke DeVoss went 2-4 with a SB and Jose Rosario earned his 6th win...
Iowa 5 AB's 4 strikeouts, just another day for Brett Jackson. Vitters was 1-4 with a double and a walk. After a few decent outings from the bullpen Jay Jackson was moved back to the rotation annndddd he sucked, giving up 6 ER in 3 IP. Smokies Junior Lake went 2-4 with a walk and [...]
Dundee-Crown HS alum Ryan Court reached base five times on two doubles, a single, and two walks, leading the Diamondbacks to an 11-4 drubbing of the Cubs in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa, AZ.
Stephen Drew (2011 broken ankle rehab) arrived at Fitch Park after the game started and played the middle three innings at shortstop...
Justin Bianco hammered a solo home run leading off the bottom of the 5th to break a 1-1 tie, and it was just enough as the Diamondbacks edged the Cubs 2-1 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Whirlwind Field at Salt River River Fields at Talking Stick Resort east of Scottsdale, AZ.
Junior Lake continued his rehab, batting six times (once in each of the...
On a rehab assignment from AA Tennessee, Junior Lake (back strain) doubled, walked, stole a base, and scored a run, Pierre LePage (also on a rehab assignment after suffering a hamstring injury in Spring Training) laced an RBI triple, an RBI single, and walked, and Kevin Encarnacion ripped a two-run triple, but the Angels scored three in the 5th and two more in the 8th to edge the...
While living and teaching in the city of Savannah, Georgia which possessed a large minority population, I found myself needing to keep up with the latest slang terminology to understand what students were saying. Having just celebrated our first anniversary back in suburbia, my need to keep up with inner city dialect has dissipated, but one phrase still remains fresh in my mind and...
Chicago Cubs shortstop Junior Lake and Chicago White Sox pitcher Terry Doyle were named the Arizona Fall League's player and pitcher of the week for Week 3.