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Chicago Cubs News: Seven more roster cuts; Cardinals haven’t gone away

The Chicago Cubs are slowly whittling down the roster this spring. They made seven cuts on Friday to bring the total down to 43. There were no surprises with the cuts made which included Eloy Jimenez and Victor Caratini. Chicago Cubs‘ manager Joe Maddon said that he feels like all the players that were cut […] Chicago Cubs News: Seven more roster cuts; Cardinals haven’t gone...
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March 18, 2017

Chicago Cubs: The future behind the plate is bright for the Cubs

This is great news for the Chicago Cubs, and it has nothing to do with Kyle Schwarber. This is about Willson Contreras and the man who may join him next season, Victor Caratini. The young Willson Contreras made an impression in his first at-bat for the Chicago Cubs, hitting a home run on his very first swing. […] Chicago Cubs: The future behind the plate is bright for the Cubs...
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March 03, 2017

MLB Network to Reveal Top 100 Prospects, Several Cubs Expected

Give me more prospect lists! Keith Law dropped his Top 100 recently and Dan Szymborski just named his own century club, as determined by his ZiPS projection system. But while those rolls both require ESPN Insider membership to view in full, anyone can check out MLB Pipeline’s top prospects Saturday night at 8 pm ET. Well, anyone with a TV package that includes MLB Network. Eloy...
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January 28, 2017

Cubs Get Busy on Friday Night, Add 5 Total Players to the 40 Man

As reported earlier this week, Friday night was the deadline for the Cubs to fill their 40-man roster before December’s Rule 5 Draft. In moves that were widely expected, the Cubs selected the contracts of Duane Underwood, Victor Caratini, and Jack Leathersich. Additionally, there were two surprises on the day. First, the Cubs selected OF Jacob Hannemann, which I had not thought...
Via Cubs Insider
November 19, 2016

Duane Underwood and Victor Caratini among prospects Cubs will protect from Rule 5 draft

Hoping to identify the next wave of talent to crash into Wrigley Field, the Cubs added four players to their 40-man roster before Friday's deadline,
Via CSN Chicago
November 18, 2016

Cubs protect prospects with 40-man roster spots

Top pitching prospect Duane Underwood was one of four players the Cubs added to the 40-man roster Friday, joining pitcher Jack Leathersich, catcher Victor Caratini and outfielder Jacob Hannemann.
November 18, 2016

Chicago Cubs prospect profile: Catcher Victor Caratini

VICTOR CARATINI Organization: Chicago Cubs || 2016 club: Tennessee Smokies (AA)Position: C/1B || Age: 23 || DOB: August 17, 1993 || Birthplace: Coamo, Puerto RicoAcquired: 2013 MLB Draft (2nd Rd., Miami Dade College) || 2016 prospect rank: CHC #15 ( stats: 115 games, 412 AB, .291/.375/.405/.780, 25 2B, 6 HR, 54 BB, 80 K, 2 SB Caratini’s 2016 Caratini,...
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November 02, 2016

Chicago Cubs: Why they won at the deadline

Chicago Cubs Another trade deadline has come and passed and this year was one of the most active deadlines that we have seen in recent years. The Chicago Cubs were not as active as some teams leading up to the deadline, but they were able to strike a deal. The Cubs traded utility man Emilio Bonifacio as well as left-handed reliever James Russell to the Atlanta Braves for minor league...
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Acquire Victor Caratini

I can’t remember a trade deadline as eventful as the one that just past. Good luck to all the analysts trying to process (with the exception of Phillies watchers). Ruben Amaro, pit crew chief. “One more lap, boys. One more!” — Chris Sprow (@SprowESPN) July 31, 2014   The Cubs only made one move today, acquiring Victor Caratini and Cash Considerations...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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