Archive - 2013

September 14th

September 5th

Minor League Playoffs and More

The most exciting thing around the Cubsverse right now is the minor leagues competing in the playoffs. Meaningless as a victory may be to the big league club down the line, it's fun to follow and have a rooting interest in something, other than the Cubs losing for a better draft pick slot.

September 1st

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August 27th

Cubs Announce 2013 Arizona Fall League Guests of Honor

And the winners are...

SS Javier Baez, RF Jorge Soler, 3B Kris Bryant, RHP Matt Loosen, RHP Dallas Beeler, RHP Armando Rivera, RHP Arodyz Vizcaino and OF Albert Almora will be a member of the taxi squad.

Arizona Phil is going to have all kinds of fun.

You can peruse past AFL rosters over at Wiklifield.

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  • Somehow I am sensing alcohol was involved. The highest number of boating accidents by a wide margin...

    The E-Man 39 min 10 sec ago view
  • crunch 2 hours 21 min ago view
  • Reports this morning that Marlins' pitching ace Jose Fernandez died in a boating accident - just horrible news.

    Eric S 6 hours 13 min ago view
  • Check out John Arguello at Cubs Den for great analysis & photos from Cubs AZ Instructs

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    Arizona Phil 18 hours 28 min ago view
  • soler + hammel for mike trout is pretty much a sure thing. *nods*

    crunch 23 hours 45 min ago view
  • 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

    Eric S 23 hours 46 min ago view
  • And...now that runner scores on a single...

    The E-Man 23 hours 58 min ago view
  • So where do you think Soler will be traded to this off season?

    jacos 23 hours 59 min ago view
  • 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??

    The E-Man 23 hours 59 min ago view
  • Man you cannot put Soler out there late in games for Playoffs. Yuch...

    The E-Man 1 day 7 min ago view
  • Such is the life of a fatted calf...

    JoePepitone 1 day 20 min ago view
  • fowler with a triple in the 4th...he's a HR away from a "natural" cycle

    crunch 1 day 53 min ago view
  • ...and contreras takes one off the hand and he's in obvious pain. sigh.

    he's staying in the game, though he's wringing his hand out during breaks in the action. aside from that he seems to have no issue giving signs or tossing back to the pitcher.

    ...and he's batting in the cubs half of the following inning. sweet.

    crunch 1 day 57 min ago view
  • his collapse started on august 21st this season...so it's a slight improvement.

    but wow, what a collapse since then...only 2 out of 7 can be considered good/decent.

    crunch 1 day 1 hour ago view
  • I'm really going to enjoy watching Hammel watch the playoffs.

    Jackstraw 1 day 1 hour ago view
  • The always combustible Jason Hammel

    jacos 1 day 1 hour ago view