Northsiders Report continues its way through the alphabet with Cubs prospects Matt Szczur and Nick Struck. Szczur was a two-sport star at Villanova before the 2011 draft while Struck earned Cubs Minor League Pitcher of the Year honors in 2012.
Sacramento River Cats 9 @ Iowa Cubs 1
This team sucks to write about. Mike Olt was 0-4 with 2 strikeouts. Brooks Raley struckout 7 and walked 1 over 6 innings. He allowed 7 hits, 1 home run and 4 runs overall.
Chattanooga Lookouts 3 @ Tennessee Smokies 4
Nick Struck has had a poor season and even though he gave up only 3 runs in 6 innings, it was a terrible start. He walked 5 and...
This is a continuation of the weekly series of of writing about a Cubs prospect. Early on, I will be writing about guys that Dave and I did not cover in our Prospect Ratings. Links for past ratings and past profiles at at the end.
Who is Nick Struck?
Nick Struck was drafted in the 39th round of the 2009 Draft out of Mount Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. He's 1 of 44...
Iowa Cubs 3 @ Albuquerque Isotopes 7
Nick Struck walked none, but only struck out 1 and scattered 8 hits across 4 innings en route to a 4 ER performance. Casey Coleman picked up where Struck left off, surrendering 2 ER in 2 IP on a 2-R HR by Scott Van Slyke. Jensen Lewis gave up a home run in the 8th to complete the damages.
Offensively, Logan Watkins was held hitless but drew a...