SHAWON DUNSTON RUMORS

Today In Tribe History: March 21, 1963

Former Cleveland Indian Shawon Dunston is born on this date in Brooklyn, New York. Dunston came up as a highly touted prospect with the Chicago Cubs but later became a “journeyman” in the late part of his career. He had a brief stint in Cleveland appearing in 62 games in 1998. He hit .237 and provided depth at second base, shortstop and left field.
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Prospects—Zeke DeVoss, Shawon Dunston

The Cubs have some of the top outfield prospects in baseball with Jorge Soler and Albert Almora but there’s depth in the minors including Zeke Devoss and Shawon Dunston, Jr. Here’s a look at the two 2011 draft picks.
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Roundtable Part 2: Breakouts and Busts

Part 2 of our Roundtable series discussing all sorts of things relevant to the Cubs Minor League system. Let's get into it, shall we?   Myles: Who do you guys think could breakout next year? I think there's a slam-dunk answer to breakout candidates, but I have a few I'd like to talk about. The one I'm most confident about is Shawon Dunston, Jr. He's been great...
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs Dominate Northwest League Top Prospect List

The first "wave of talent" is almost here, and by that, I mean Baez/Alcantara. The next wave may not be that far afterwards. Baseball America placed 6 Cubs on the list of the Top 20 Prospects of the Northwest League. #1 Kris Bryant #7 Paul Blackburn #9 Yasiel Balaguert #10 Dillon Maples #12 Shawon Dunston, Jr. #17 Kevin Encarnacion I won't talk too much about...
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September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Cubs Prospects In Review: Shawon Dunston, Jr.

Shawon Dunston, Jr. came to the Cubs as part of the 2011 draft spending spree, shelling out $1.275 million to pry the 11th round legacy pick away from a commitment to Vanderbilt University. Scouting reports at the time universally praised his athleticism as an outfielder but were also fairly unanimous that he was quite raw, and the fact that the Cubs gave him enough money to pry...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs 2011 draft re-assessment: another Shawon Dunston coming?

Yesterday we featured the most celebrated members of the Chicago Cubs’ 2011 draft class, first round selection Javier Baez and second round pick Dan Vogelbach.  Today we briefly profile six of the other twelve members of the final draft overseen by former Cubs’ general Jim Hendry who, we believe, have been productive enough since joining the organization to conjure hope...
Via The Sports Bank
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs Edge A's at Fitch Park

Shawon Dunston Jr and Brad Zapenas collected three hits a piece, Francisco Sanchez stroked a two-run single and a double, and Loiger Padron tossed three innings of one-hit shutout ball, as the Cubs edged the Athletics 4-3 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning at Fitch Park Field #4 in Mesa, AZThe game was pre-planned as a ten-inning contest so that all of...
Via Cub Reporter
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Rogers Righteous Rip & Long Dong Dinger Lead Cubs to Victory at Fitch Park

Jacob Rogers blasted a three-run home run over the right-centerfield fence to put the Cubs on the board in the bottom of the 1st inning, Dong-Yub Kim belted a solo HR over the LF fence and off the roof a house on the north side of 8th Street, singled, and walked, and Shawon Dunston Jr laced an RBI triple, singled, and scored two runs, leading the Cubs to an 8-1 victory over the...
Via Cub Reporter
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs Beat Brewers, but Apparently Lose Conway

Carlos Escobar blasted a 420+ foot two-run HR that landed on the roof of a mobile classroom at Frank Borman Elementary School beyond the left-centerfield fence to put the Cubs on the scoreboard in the top of the 1st, Shawon Dunston Jr belted a triple and two singles, scored two runs, and drove-in two more, and Yasiel Balaguert laced a two-run triple, singled, walked, and scored...
Via Cub Reporter
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Gun Balaguert Satisfies Need for Offense at Fitch Park

Shawon Dunston Jr reached base four times on three singles and a walk, scored twice, and drove-in a run, Yasiel Balaguert singled twice, tripled, and knocked-in four runs, and Jacob Rogers smacked a two-run triple and walked, leading one squad of Cubs to a 7-3 victory over one squad of Diamondbacks on Field #3, and Francisco Sanchez hammered a two-run triple and then scored on...
Via Cub Reporter
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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