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Cubs Option Neil Ramirez; Could Be Stretched Out

In an interesting move this afternoon before game time, the Chicago Cubs optioned fireballing relief pitcher Neil Ramirez back to Iowa and recalled Blake Parker.   #Cubs option Ramirez to Iowa. Blake Parker recalled. Not performance related but gives Ramirez a breather — Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) July 26, 2014 With Carrie Muskat saying that the demotion of Ramirez is not...
Via World Series Dreaming
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

TCR Friday Notes

Some quick hits... - The pleasant news of Arismendy Alcantara staying with the team at least through the All-Star Break and hopefully longer, was a nice boost to the morale. With the break looming, the Cubs don't need to worry about their other 2 starting rotation spots, so Kyle Hendricks was optioned despite the solid start yesterday. Blake Parker will likely be sitting next...
Via Cub Reporter
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs 6, Reds 4

Did The Cubs Win? OSS: Hendricks had an uneven first start (strike the 1st, it was very very good), but Alcantara played himself onto the team!!! Three Up 1. Arismendy Alcantara went 4-5 with 2 singles, 2B, 3B. He had an extremely good game, and afterwards, it was announced that he’s not going down right away. Hopefully Barney gets Wally Pipp’d. 2. Blake Parker dominated the...
Via Obstructed View
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

A Day at the Park (Minor League Edition)

Note: This is a guest post by one of our frequent followers and friends, Mr. Phil K. James, who lives in Iowa and as such gets to go to a lot of I-Cubs games.  Before we delve into his post, check this out:   Alcantara, Hendricks, Parker, Wada named to PCL All-Star team: http://t.co/nDvYpqoSrX pic.twitter.com/0KugfqGmUX — Iowa Cubs (@IowaCubs) July 3, 2014 And now, Phil’s...
Via World Series Dreaming
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs prospects: Jensen, Beeler, Conway and more

Clearly the most significant development in the universe of Cubs prospects this week was the promotion of 2013 first round pick 3b Kris Bryant to AAA Iowa.   Bryant’s meteoric ascent through the system takes some of the sting away from the spate of injuries that have sidelined several top prospects this season, including RF Jorge Soler and RHP’s C.J Edwards, Piece Johnson...
Via The Sports Bank
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: The Week 9 Closer Report

Welcome back to The Fantasy Fix’s Closer Report for Week 9. Are the Chicago White Sox switching closers? Do the Cubs have a new closer in waiting? Is there any news outside of the Windy City? Follow along to see where we are today. Remember, we’ve moved the Fantasy Fix Closer Report Chart to its full time home right here. As always, feel free to ask a question in the comments...
Via The Fantasy Fix
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Pedro Strop activated

The Chicago Cubs' bullpen has had its trouble this season, but it just got back one of the young hard throwers who are part of the team's rebuilding program. The Cubs have activated reliever Pedro Strop from the disabled list and will make him available for the series with the Milwaukee Brewers, which begins Friday night. The Cubs made the announcement via Twitter Friday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs recall RHP Blake Parker

ST. LOUIS (AP) The Chicago Cubs recalled right-hander Blake Parker from Triple-A Iowa on Sunday.
Via FOXSports.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Parker to Chicago, Rusin back to AAA

Hot News for P Blake Parker
Via cubs.scout.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Baez headed to Des Moines

Top prospect Javier Baez has been sent back to minor league camp and will not make the opening day roster but with Blake Parker getting optioned to AAA Iowa, the Cubs opening day pitching staff just became clearer.
Via cubs.scout.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Minor League Preview: Chicago Cubs

Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2013 (12) | 2012 (14) | 2011 (16) | 2010 (14) | 2009 (27) 2013 Affiliate Records MLB: [66-96] NL Central AAA: [66-78] Pacific Coast League – Iowa AA: [76-62] Southern League – Tennessee A+: [75-51] Florida State League – Daytona A: [55-80] Midwest League – Kane County A(ss):  [41-35] Northwest League — Boise Graduated...
Via Razzball
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers bats wake up for last call in win over Cubs

It took the Milwaukee Brewers' bats a while to warm up on a cool Monday night at Wrigley Field. Eight innings in fact. But warm up they eventually did getting to Chicago Cubs reliever Pedro Strop for a walk and three hits and Blake Parker for a double in the decisive ninth as the Brewers pulled out a hard-fought 5-0 victory to open a four-game series with their National League...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Grading Fantasy Recommendations – Kantor’s Fantasy Corner

Most fantasy baseball writers offer recommendations and expect you to jump on board based on their self-appointed “expert” title. Not here. Let’s review my tips from the first half and see how I’ve done. In our pre-season article entitled, Most Underrated Fantasy Baseball Sleepers, we recommended the following players: Michael Cuddyer (OF, Colorado Rockies) - Even when...
Via Reading Between The Seams
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners 5, Cubs 4(10)

Mike Zunino hit a game-ending single in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night. Michael Saunders and Raul Ibanez led off the 10th with back-to-back walks before Blake Parker (0-1) was relieved by Shawn Camp. Jason Bay advanced both runners with a sacrifice bunt, and Justin Smoak was intentionally walked to load...
Via Fox Sports
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Parker to Chicago, Dolis to DL

Hot News for P Blake Parker
Via cubs.scout.com
June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Spurs top Lakers, take 2-0 series lead

Tony Parker had 28 points and seven assists and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers 102-91 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference first-round playoff series. Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard had 16 points each, Manu Ginobili added 13 points and Matt Bonner had 10 for San Antonio. Dwight Howard and Steve Blake had 16 points each to lead Los Angeles...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs April 10 Minor League Recap

Iowa won its first game of the season Wednesday night as Blake Parker, pictured, became the I-Cubs all-time saves leader while Jorge Soler was ejected in Daytona
Via cubs.scout.com
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs activate Parker from disabled list

The Chicago Cubs activated right-handed pitcher Blake Parker from the 60-day disabled list on Tuesday, and they designated left-handed pitcher Alex Hinshaw for assignment. Parker, 27, has been out since June 6 with a right elbow stress reaction. He began his season with Triple-A Iowa and has yet to yield a run in 4 1/3 innings of relief work with the Cubs. Parker made...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Catcher Hill returns to Cubs in trade

The Chicago Cubs acquired catcher Koyie Hill from the Cincinnati Reds for cash considerations on Saturday. Hill will be available for the Cubs tonight against the Chicago White Sox at Wrigley Field. Hill will wear No. 55 while Blake Parker will switch to No. 50. The Cubs' 40-man roster remains at 40 players with the retirement of Kerry Wood. Hill, 33, returns to the Cubs...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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