Cubs Organizational Report Week 18
|Chicago Cubs||54-57||(Div)16.0/4th |
|West Tenn Diamond Jaxx*||25-17||2.0/2nd||5-5|
TRANSACTIONS MLB SS Nomar Garciaparra actived from 60 day DL on 08/05/05 RHP Kerry Wood activated from 15 day DL on 08/05/05 RHP Scott Williamson activated from 60 day DL on 08/05/05 OF Jerry Hairston Jr. placed on 15 day DL on 08/05/05 with torn ligament in left elbow LHP Mike Remlinger designated for assignment on 08/05/05 AAA/Iowa RHP Sergio Mitre demoted on 08/05/05 LHP Phil Norton placed on DL on 07/29/05 AA/West Tennessee NONE TO REPORT Advanced A/Daytona RHP Jordan Crews assigned from Rookie League on 08/02/05 OF J.D. Westphal assigned from Rookie League on 08/02/05 OF Kevin Collins placed on DL retroactive to 07/29/05 RHP Nate Sevier placed on DL retroactive to 07/29/05 A/Peoria NONE TO REPORT Low A/Boise LHP Donald Veal promoted from Rookie League on 08/07/05 Rookie Leauge/Arizona NONE TO REPORT
INJURY UPDATES (BOLD indicates an update to a pre-existing injury) MLB P - Carlos Zambrano left game after 3 innings on 08/07/05 with stiffness in back. OF Jerry Hairston left game after hurting elbow on 08/03/05; MRI showed partial tear of ligament and was placed on DL on 08/05/05; Was able to swing a bat with both hands yesterday; P - Chad Fox transferred to 60 day DL on 05/17/05; Has "nerve issues" in his right elbow; Still undetermined whether he'll attempt another comeback AAA/Iowa LHP Phil Norton placed on DL on 07/29/05; Reason unknown AA/West Tennessee LHP Sean Marshall placed on DL on 07/24/04; Complaining of shoulder and bicep soreness, tests to be done OF - Felix Pie sprained ankle on 06/16/05; Placed on 7 day DL on 06/21/05; Expected to be activated on Tuesday LHP - Jon Connolly placed on DL on 07/16/05 with "recurring" shoulder injury; Will be out all season INF - Jemel Spearman out sine 04/26/05 because of wrist injury; Had surgery at some point and it should cost him the season P- Angel Guzman out with forearm stiffness and inflammation in pitching elbow; Has started pitching once again and could see game action in a week or two in Arizona; If all goes well, he'll be assigned to the Arizona Fall League P ñ Rocky Cherry left game on 4/21/05 after 1/3 of an inning. Tommy John surgery performed on 05/05/05 Advanced A/Daytona OF Kevin Collins placed on DL on 08/02/05 with bone spurs in his foot; Retroactive to 07/29/05 RHP Nate Sevier placed on DL on 08/02/05 for unknown reasons; Retroactive to 07/29/05 RHP Billy Petrick placed on DL on 06/24/05 with shoulder woes; Had season ending shoulder surgery A/Peoria 1b Alberto Garcia out for season with fractured fibula; Occurred on June 15th while sliding back into first base LHP Ed Campusano placed on DL, reason and date unknown Low A/Boise NONE TO REPORT Rookie Leauge/Arizona NONE TO REPORT Other Notable Injuries OF - Nic Jackson had more surgery to clean out his shoulder; Probably out until 2006 P - Chadd Blasko - shoulder surgery; Probably out until 2006 P - Matt Clanton - shoulder surgery; Had 2nd shoulder surgery during off-season, probably out all season PROSPECT WATCH LIST (BOLD indicates injury, * bats lefty, # switch-hitter) Hitters: 3B *Mike Fontenot (AAA) .284/.390/.439 2B Richard Lewis (AAA) .209/.278/.288(AA) .246/.373/.333 OF *Corey Patterson(AAA) .273/.347/.420 C Geovany Soto (AAA) .248/.359/.317 SS/CF *Buck Coats (AA) .284/.348/.397 OF Adam Greenberg (AA) .276/.382/.421 3B Casey McGehee (AA) .297/.342/.414 OF Luis Montanez (AA) .309/.349/.469 (A) .305/.384/.521 OF Felix Pie(AA) .304/.349/.554 13/22 SB opportunities 1B/OF Brandon Sing (AA) .294/.407/.588 2B Ryan Theriot (AA) .308/.358/.407 1B Brian Dopirak (High A) .244/.299/.384 OF *Kevin Collins (High A) .265/.346/.507 3B *Scott Moore (High A) .275/.349/.487 C Tony Richie (High A) .296/.339/.437 C Jake Fox (High A) .293/.366/.466 OF Ryan Harvey (A) .270/.320/.509 2B *Eric Patterson (A) .331/.408/.511 32/42 SB opportunities C *Mark Reed (Low A) .265/.323/.402 (A) .135/.167/.192 Pitchers: RHP Bobby Brownlie(AAA) 6-4 4.46 ERA/33 BB/54 K/8 HR/80.2 IP LHP John Koronka (AAA) 7-10 4.71 ERA/37 BB/82 K/8 HR/109.0 IP RHP Jon Leicester (AAA) 1-6 1 Save 5.97 ERA/30 BB/45 K/11 HR/66.1 IP LHP Russ Rohlicek (AAA) 3-1 3 Saves/3.93 ERA/36 BB/45 K/3 HR/52.2 IP LHP Carmen Pignatiello (AAA) 0-2 5.84 ERA/11 BB/28 K/4HR/24.2 IP (AA) 5-4 2.68 ERA/28 BB/77 K RHP Todd Wellemeyer (AAA) 2-2 3.02 ERA/23 BB/44 K/1 HR/47.2 IP RHP Jermaine Van Buren (AAA) 2-2 20 Saves/1.94 ERA/19 BB/55 K/5 HR/46.1 IP RHP David Aardsma (AA) 4-0 2 Saves/2.65 ERA/19 BB/31 K/1 HR/37.1 IP (Norwich) 6-2 2.93 ERA/13 BB/30 K RHP Carlos Marmol (AA)3-2 2.98 ERA/26 BB/35 K/6 HR/45.1 IP (High A) 6-2 2.99 ERA/37 BB/71 K LHP Sean Marshall (AA) 0-1 2.52 ERA/5 BB/24 K/1 HR/25.0 IP (High A) 4-4 2.74 ERA/26 BB/61 K RHP Ricky Nolasco (AA) 11-2 3.15 ERA/38 BB/137 K/10 HR/131.1 IP LHP Reynel Pinto (AA) 8-2 2.15 ERA/46 BB/91 K/3 HR/100.1 IP (AAA) 1-2 9.93 ERA/24 BB/24 K RHP Jae-kuk Ryu (AA) 8-7 3.44 ERA/42 BB/100 K/11 HR/133.1 IP RHP Billy Petrick (High A) 1-4 5.59 ERA/19 BB/25 K/0 HR/37.0 IP RHP Sean Gallagher (A) 12-4 2.24 ERA/43 BB/115 K/5 HR/124.2 IP RHP Grant Johnson (A) 2-6 3.64 ERA/21 BB/41 K/6 HR/54.1 IP RHP Mike Billek (A) 1-0 5.11 ERA/6 BB/10 K/12.1 IP (Low A) 0-1 2.65 ERA/6 BB/20 K/0 HR/17.0 IP LHP Darin Downs (Low A) 4-2 2.08 ERA/11 BB/42 K/3 HR/43.1 IP LHP Luke Hagerty (Low A) 0-1 21.94 ERA/21 BB/3 K/0 HR/5.1 IP RHP Michael Hyle (Low A) 2-4 2.70 ERA/14 BB/27 K/0 HR/33.1 IP LHP Donald Veal (Low A) 1-0 1.80 ERA/1 BB/3 K/1 HR/5.0 IP (RL) 0-1 8.10 ERA/4 BB/9 K/2 HR/6.2 IP LHP Mark Pawelek (RL) 0-3 2.42 ERA/14 BB/35 K/0 HR/26.0 IP OTHERS NOTABLES: 3B Scott McClain (AAA).284/.347/.575 INF Nate Frese (AAA) .273/.343/.430 OF Ben Grieve (AAA) .249/.367/.469 RHP Talley Haines (AAA) 2-1 1.47 ERA/1 BB/20 K/1 HR/18.1 IP (AA)4-2 13 Saves/ 1.78 ERA/2 BB/20 K/0 HR/25.1 IP RHP Andy Shipman (AA) 3-4 8 Saves/3.00 ERA/26 BB/56 K/0 HR/54.0 IP LHP Paul Schappert (High A) 0-0 1.19 ERA/4 BB/16 K/2 HR/30.1 IP (A) 1-0 4.50 ERA/8 BB/16 K/1 HR/24.0 IP OF *Sam Fuld (A) .285/.367/.412 OF *Davy Gregg(Low A) .281/.340/.326 29/37 SB opportunities GREG MADDUX INNINGS WATCH 362.1 IP over the last 2 years; Needs to pitch 37.2 IP over the rest of the season for his $9 million 2006 option to vest; Assuming he starts 33 games (like last year), needs to average less then 4 and a third innings per start over the rest of the season. KOREY WATCH (Career) K/PA - .236 (2005) K/PA - .247 (2005 AAA) K/PA - .198 (estimated but can only go lower) (Career) BB/SO - .21 (2005) BB/SO - .20 (2005 AAA) BB/SO - .42 MINOR LEAGUE LEADERS Hitting HR - Scott McClain (25) RBI - Ryan Harvey (82) AVG - Eric Patterson (.331) OBP - Eric Patterson (.408) SLG - Brandon Sing (.588) SB - Chris Walker (45) Pitching IP - Jae-kuk Ryu (133.1) ERA - Sean Gallagher (2.24) WINS - Sean Gallagher (12) SAVES -Jermain Van Buren (20) K - Ricky Nolasco (137)
as a fan, he only "owes" us the game on the field and not getting in the way of others on his team being ready to play (imo).
it's exponentially worse to his family and friends, but this dude most likely had 15+ years of play left and even though he just turned 24 a couple months ago he had already established himself as a top guy in the game.
Carrie Muskat [email protected]
Updated #Cubs probs vs Pirates: Mon, Hendricks vs Kuhl; Tue, Lackey vs Vogelsong; Wed, Arrieta vs Taillon; Thu, Zastryzny vs Nova
I know what you're trying to say, Charlie, that none of us feels what his loved ones must be feeling.
On the other hand, what makes a death like this tragic is precisely the loss, based on Fernandez's youth and brilliance, to the baseball world.
So, for example, we can say that Princess Diana's death meant more, in aggregate, to millions of admirers who didn't know her personally than to her loved ones.
boston pitching snags a couple of mlb team records...
"Over nine innings of play, Boston's staff struck out 11 straight Tampa Bay Rays hitters Sunday, breaking the major-league record for most consecutive strikeouts in a game.
The previous record was held by former New York Mets right-hander Tom Seaver, who struck out 10 straight hitters in 1970.
Not only that, but with a strikeout to end the ninth, sending the game into extras, Boston's staff also struck out an MLB-record 21 batters over nine innings."
What a loss to baseball, which I'm sure pales in comparison to the personal loss to his loved ones.
Somehow I am sensing alcohol was involved. The highest number of boating accidents by a wide margin...
Reports this morning that Marlins' pitching ace Jose Fernandez died in a boating accident - just horrible news.
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soler + hammel for mike trout is pretty much a sure thing. *nods*
Not an inspired outing by Rondon. Seemingly got ahead of every hitter but had no swing and miss pitch today, slider had no bite.
Somebody give Soler some smelling salts - yeesh
And...now that runner scores on a single...
So where do you think Soler will be traded to this off season?
And right on cue he throws to third with no chance to get runner on 2nd so the batter takes 2nd easily. How long has he been playing baseball??
Man you cannot put Soler out there late in games for Playoffs. Yuch...
Such is the life of a fatted calf...