Cubs Minor League Recap: 4-16-14

Guy insulted me once, I pissed in his gas tank, car never drove straight again. Iowa Cubs Alright, Matt Szczur was 0-4. I’m tired of writing of that so unless otherwise noted, Matt Szczur was 0-4. Arismendy Alcantara said he was tired of not hitting and hit. He was 3-5 with a double and triple. He scored twice, drove in 2 and struck out once. Chris Coghlan was 2-4 with a double...
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Cubs Minor League Recap: 4-15-14

I’ve not done these for several days and the reason is not important. Iowa Cubs Matt Szczur, Arismendy Alcantara and Josh Vitters were a combined 0-12 at the top of the I-Cubs batting order. Chris Coghlan was 1-3 with a walk and Chris Valaika was 2-3 with a double. Logan Watkins and Eli Whiteside each added hits. Carlos Pimentel got the start and that’s about all that’s worthy...
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Minor League Recap 4-5-14

Iowa Cubs It was a long night for the Iowa Cubs as they were beaten 11-1. Matt Szczur was 1-3 with a walk, run scored and a strikeout. Arismendy Alcantara was also 1-3 with a double. He also had an error. Javier Baez was 0-2 with 2 strikeouts and was thrown out of the game arguing the check swing strikeout. Ridiculously small sample, but he’s 0-9 with 6 strikeouts. Baez has been...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Will We See Chris Coghlan On Chicago Cubs Roster?

Recently, the Cubs signed a former Rookie of the Year to a minor league deal. The question then becomes, will Cubs fans see former Rookie of the Year Chris Coghlan on Chicago Cubs roster, whether it be on opening day or later on in the year? Coghlan’s ROY Campaign Coghlan, who has spent his career in the Marlins’ organization, won the Rookie of the Year award in 2009. Starting...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs sign Coghlan, Jan. 13-15 Cubs Recap

The Cubs added their second Miami Marlins outfielder of the off season signing former Rookie of the Year Chris Coghlan to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training. The Cubs are holding their 2nd annual Rookie Development Program in Chicago this week that culminates with a trip to the Cubs Convention this weekend.
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Miami Marlins outfielder Chris Coghlan signs with Cubs

Chris Coghlan’s up-and-down odyssey with the Miami Marlins is over. Coghlan has signed a minor-league contract with the Chicago Cubs, according to the New York Post’s Joel Sherman. The deal will pay him $800,000 if he makes the majors and an additional $250,000 in incentives based on plate appearances. The Marlins had non-tendered Coghlan but also spoken to him about returning...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs sign Chris Coghlan to minor league deal with ST invite

#Cubs signed former #Marlins Chris Coghlan to minor lge deal. $800G if make majors, $250G in PA bonuses. Can opt out on 6/15 if not in MLB — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) January 15, 2014 Coghlan won the Rookie of the Year voting in 2009, when he slashed .321/.390/.460 (aided and abetted by a .368 BABIP). Since then, he's taken turns being injured and ineffective. He tore...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins RHP Ryan Webb, OF Chris Coghlan now free agents

The Marlins announced that they non-tendered right-handed reliever Ryan Webb and outfielder Chris Coghlan by Monday's midnight deadline, making them free agents. It can then be assumed they did tender contracts to the other five arbitration-eligible players: slugger Giancarlo Stanton, first baseman Logan Morrison, closer Steve Cishek, lefty reliever Mike Dunn and outfielder...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins non-tender Webb and Coghlan

getty images The Miami Marlins non-tendered reliever Ryan Webb and outfielder Chris Coghlan. Webb, 27, should have no trouble finding a new home after posting a 2.91 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP over 80 1/3 innings of work in 2013. While he does not rack up the strike out numbers he has more than made up for it with ground balls. In addition to Webb the Marlins opted to non-tender for NL...
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Former top rookie Coghlan, Webb let go by Marlins

Chris Coghlan, the 2009 NL Rookie of the Year, became a free agent when the Miami Marlins failed to offer him a 2014 contract by Monday's midnight deadline. In addition to letting the outfielder go, the Marlins also didn't offer a deal to right-hander Ryan Webb. After hitting .321 with nine homers and 47 RBIs to win the rookie award, Coghlan has been limited by injuries...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Fish hit loss 100

The Miami Marlins dropped a pitcher’s duel to the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 at Marlins Park on Tuesday night to fall to 58-100 on the season. The loss marks just the second 100-loss season in franchise history and the first since 1998 when the then Florida Marlins finished just 54-108 one year after winning the World Series. Losing 100 games this season seemed inevitable for Miami...
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins lose nightcap to Nationals 5-4

The Miami Marlins finally got a win at Nationals Park, then guaranteed themselves the National League's worst road record in the same day. Wilson Ramos' ninth-inning grounder bounced off third baseman Chris Coghlan's leg for a game-ending error that allowed pinch-runner Eury Perez to score from third, and the Washington Nationals beat the Marlins 5-4 Sunday night for...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Split vs Marlins leaves Nats 5 back with 6 left

The Nationals began Sunday with a ceremony honoring retiring manager Davey Johnson. By the end of the night, their playoff hopes were just about dashed. Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich homered to lift the Miami Marlins to a 4-2 win in the opener of Sunday's day-night doubleheader, a result that clinched playoff berths for the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals. Washington...
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins fall to Nationals, split doubleheader

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wilson Ramos' ninth-inning grounder bounced off a leg of third baseman Chris Coghlan for a game-ending error that allowed pinch-runner Eury Perez to score from third, and Washington beat the Miami Marlins 5-4 Sunday night for a doubleheader split that left the Nationals five games back in the NL wild-card race with six games left. Giancarlo Stanton and Christian...
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Coghlan gets 4 hits, Marlins fall to Braves 5-2

Chris Coghlan was out taking groundballs long before most of his teammates hit the field to get loose Monday afternoon, then had one of the best games of his career at the plate. He hasn't quit on a lost season for the Miami Marlins, and that's exactly what manager Mike Redmond wants to be seeing these days. Coghlan tied a career high with four hits - one shy of matching...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Coghlan finds a new home at third

Chris Coghlan got his first career start at third on Tuesday. (Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE) Chris Coghlan looks for a future with the Marlins at third base After nearly three months on the disabled list with an injury to his lower back, Chris Coghlan rejoined the Miami Marlins in Sunday’s 7-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves. On Tuesday night, Coghlan was given his first start...
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Coghlan, Marlins get 6-2 win over Cubs

One game does not a natural make but the Chris Coghlan infield experiment yielded positive results early. Making his first ever major league start at third Coghlan made a key defensive play early in a 6-2 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field late Tuesday. Winners of three straight for the first time since July 31-Aug. 2 the Marlins will go for the three-game sweep in Wednesday...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Coghlan rejoins Marlins after long stay on DL

The Marlins activated outfielder Chris Coghlan from the disabled list Sunday and recalled pitchers Chris Hatcher and Zach Phillips from Triple-A New Orleans. Coghlan, Hatcher, a right-hander, and Phillips, a left-hander, are with the team for Sunday's game against the Braves. Coghlan was placed on the 15-day disabled list June 9 because of a right calf nerve irritation. Soon...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Coghlan rejoins Marlins after lengthy DL stay

ATLANTA (AP) -- The Marlins activated outfielder Chris Coghlan from the disabled list Sunday and recalled pitchers Chris Hatcher and Zach Phillips from Triple-A New Orleans. Coghlan, Hatcher, a right-hander, and Phillips, a left-hander, are with the team for Sunday's game against the Braves. Coghlan was placed on the 15-day disabled list June 9 because of a right calf nerve...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins’ Chris Coghlan cleared to resume baseball activities

The Miami Marlins have cleared outfielder Chris Coghlan to resume baseball-related activities, according to Joe Morgan of While this is a step in the right direction, there still isn’t a timetable for Coghlan’s return, as manager Mike Redmond told reporters that the Marlins are prepared to take things slow with the former Rookie of the Year. "Especially...
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July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins' Chris Coghlan will resume baseball activities soon

On Thursday former Rookie of the Year and Marlins' diving centerfielder Chris Coghlan will meet with a doctor to determine if he is able to resume baseball activities according to Joe Morgan of Placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 9, Coghlan went to see a spine specialist June 17th in Dallas. He was told that the injury would not require surgery and that he...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Military tribute provides healing, perspective for persons involved

ATLANTA -- Looking into Fredi Gonzalez's office, on the leftmost wall sits a cluster of yellow dots on a map of Iraq. The dots surround Basrah, Iraq's second-largest city that sits in the country's southeastern corner near Kuwait, each one representing a base camp Gonzalez visited back in 2010 as a member of the Florida Marlins organization. With Marlins president of...
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June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins' Chris Coghlan out indefinitely with back strain

Miami Marlins outfielder Chris Coghlan has been on the disabled list since June 9 due to a back injury. He underwent an MRI earlier in the week that diagnosed the ailment as a lower back strain, which will sideline Coghlan indefinitely, according to Joe Morgan and Christina De Nicola of Manager Mike Redmond told reporters that Coghlan was initially dealing with pain...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami's Logan Morrison returns, Chris Coghlan to DL

NEW YORK (AP) -- Logan Morrison has been activated from the 60-day disabled list by the Miami Marlins and was set to end a layoff of nearly 11 months. Morrison was in the starting lineup to play first base and bat fifth Sunday against the New York Mets, his first big league appearance since July 28. He has been recovering from right knee surgery on Sept. 5. Center fielder Chris Coghlan...
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June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins Come Out On Top In 2-1 Marathon Win Over Mets

The Miami Marlins scratched out a run in the top of the 20th inning to break the 1-1 deadlock and beat the Mets 2-1 at Citi Field tonight. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and was solid for seven innings until he was removed with what the team initially diagnosed as “lower back tightness.”  The righthander gets his fourth straight no-decision after allowing just one run on six...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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