Archive - Mar 24, 2013

Cubs Extinguish Blaze, but Dragons Burn Cougars at Fitch Park

Darnell McDonald singled twice, doubled, walked, scored twice, and knocked-in a run, Taiwan Easterling singled, doubled, reached base on an HBP, stole a base, drove-in two runs, and made two outstanding catches, Jeffrey Baez drove-in three runs with a two-run double and a bases-loaded HBP, and Dan Vogelbach crushed a tape-measure two-run home run, leading the Daytona Cubs to a 10-7 victory over the Bakerfield Blaze (Cincinnati Reds Hi-A affiliate) on Field #3, and Starling Peralta celebrated his return to the Cubs organization with 3.1 IP of one-hit shutout ball, Gioskar Amaya singled and tripled, and Dong-Yub Kim singled twice, stole a base, and scored a run, but it wasn't enough as Joe Hudson (Reds 2012 6th round draft pick - Notre Dame) slugged a HR over the LF fence and onto Center Street to lead the Dayton Dragons (Reds Low-A affiliate) to a 3-1 victory over the Kane County Cougars on Field #2, in Cactus League Minor League Camp game action this afternoon at Fitch Park in Mesa, AZ. 


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  • Awesome. It wasn't long ago that he was kind of the best prospect coming through the system.

    Old and Blue 1 hour 51 min ago view
  • QuietMan 13 hours 3 min ago view
  • Javy's grunge dive into the stands for the popup was awesome - the hitting into the double play not so much

    Eric S 13 hours 31 min ago view
  • Third time I've tried to post this (forgive me if it winds up appearing three times)

    Junior Lake, batting 9th and playing RF for the Blue Jays...

    Transmission 13 hours 44 min ago view
  • *That was a fun HALF inning.

    Brick 14 hours 48 min ago view
  • this game is no longer awesome.

    crunch 14 hours 48 min ago view
  • he did...it was awesome.

    crunch 14 hours 58 min ago view
  • I'm pretty sure that Len called Bryant's home run a Brexit.

    Old and Blue 14 hours 59 min ago view
  • everyone but heyward with a hit and a 3 run lead with coghlan on 3rd through 5 batters. hell yeah.

    okay, this is just silly. 19 pitches in, 1 out, 4 runs in, men on 1st and 2nd...hendricks up to bunt.

    ...and almora contributes the final out. that was a fun inning.

    crunch 15 hours 1 min ago view
  • this game is awesome already.

    also, there's a lot of cubs fans in the park tonight.

    crunch 15 hours 9 min ago view
  • Clearly, Joe Maddon is a Lineup Wizzard.

    Transmission 15 hours 10 min ago view
  • "Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Friday that Anthony Rizzo (back) is feeling better and it's "possible" the first baseman could return to the lineup Saturday."

    crunch 16 hours 32 min ago view
  • Maddon shore isn't afraid to bat a rookie 4th in the order.

    Old and Blue 17 hours 48 min ago view
  • how many pairs of dice did dusty leave hidden around the park when he left the cubs?

    crunch 18 hours 43 min ago view
  • Line-up shakeup, going all-2015 with pitcher batting 8th, Bryant 2nd

    J-Hey, Bryant 1B, Zobrist, Willson, Coghlan, Baez 3B, Russell, Hendricks, Almora

    Eric S 19 hours 7 min ago view
  • The Cubs are currently down Schwarber, Fowler, Soler, and Rizzo and Montero appear to be day-to-day. Maybe not surprising that they are struggling a bit as they rely more than expected on Baez, Russell, Almora, Contreras, and Szczur to provide offensive value.

    Charlie 21 hours 46 min ago view