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Chicago Cubs Recall Pitcher Rafael Dolis, Option Dave Sappelt

The Chicago Cubs have recalled right-handed pitcher Rafael Dolis from their Triple-A Iowa affiliate. To make room for him, the Cubs have optioned outfielder Dave Sappelt to the same minor league team. Dolis will be a middle-reliever for the parent club where as Sappelt will provide organizational depth at the outfield position for Chicago. The post Chicago Cubs Recall Pitcher Rafael...
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs add OF Sweeney, RHP Dolis from Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs have added outfielder Ryan Sweeney and reliever Rafael Dolis from Triple-A before their game against the Texas Rangers. To make room for them Monday, Chicago designated reliever Kameron Loe for assignment and optioned outfielder Dave Sappelt to its affiliate in Iowa. The 28-year-old Sweeney has spent time in the majors with the White Sox, Red Sox and Athletics. In 23 games...
Via Fox Sports
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs option RHP Wells, recall RHP Dolis

The Cubs recalled right-handed pitcher Rafael Dolis from Triple-A Iowa and designated struggling right-handed starter Randy Wells for assignment. Dolis was available for Wednesday's game against the New York Mets at Wrigley Field. Dolis went 2-4 with four saves and a 5.68 ERA (16 earned runs in 25 1/3 innings) in 23 relief appearances for the Cubs during his first big league...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

The Children Are The Future-Cubs Minor League Update Sponsored by Lincoln Logs

Iowa Game 1 Brett Jackson was 1-3 with a pair of RBI's and Rafael Dolis had a good outing in his return to AAA. Dolis struck out 2 and didn't walk anyone to earn the save. Iowa Game 2 Jackson kept it up going 1-2 with his 6th HR of the year. He also had [...]
Via Obstructed View
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs' Marmol comes off DL; Dolis demoted to minors

The Chicago Cubs activated reliever Carlos Marmol before Monday’s game against the San Diego Padres and sent reliever Rafael Dolis to the minor leagues. The move came one day after Dolis was moved out of the closer’s role, the Chicago Tribune reported. He had struggled in his last two outings. Dolis hit a batter with the bases loaded Saturday and followed that outing by giving...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs Closer Ex-Be Al A Dolis

When Sveum told Rafael Dolis that they need him to fill in for Carlos Marmol, he took them way too literally.  “So you don’t want me to walk everyone while blowing games?  Totally mi mal!”  That was Rafael Dolis talking through his translator who speaks Spanglish.  “Can we get a translator who speaks English and Spanish…Separately!”  That’s Sveum losing his shizz...
Via Razzball
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Rafael Dolis Loses Cubs Closer Job

The closer carousel continues to spin in Chicago as Rafael Dolis has been removed as the starting closer for the Cubs. Manager Dale Sveum removed the volatile Dolis after he allowed at least one run in five of his past six innings of work. With an ERA approaching five and a save conversion percentage of just 67%, it makes sense for Sveum to try a new option at closer until Carlos...
Via RotoStars.com
May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Massive Memorial Day Weekend Cub Bullpen Failure is nothing new

Ahhhh, boy...Well look, Rafael Dolis is only 24, it's his first go-round in the bigs and under more normal circumstances his responsibilities would probably be much less. Circumstances including fielding a normal team with a bullpen not created out of such...randomness and maybe desperation, I guess.Given his age and experience, Dolis might be a jewel if his job was to take care...
Via Cub Reporter
May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

David Robertson, Rafael Dolis Good Closer Pickups for Fantasy Baseball Team (Video)

There's been a rash of injuries to some star fantasy players this year, and many of those injuries occurred to closers. The loss of Mariano Rivera was the most recent development, as the legendary closer tore his ACL late last week. But if your fantasy team is struggling in the saves department there still are some solid options out there to grab. NESN's Julie Weatherbee...
Via NESN.com
May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Fantasy Baseball Free Agent Fantasy Face/Off: Rafael Dolis vs Steve Cishek

Rafael Dolis (credits below) I'll be analyzing two different players of the same position who are available in at least 50 percent of both ESPN and Yahoo! leagues. If you're torn between who to add, this column should offer some insight into each players' strengths, weaknesses and prospects going forward. The following duel is between two interim closers - one with lesser...
Via The Fantasy Fix
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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