2013 Cubs Minor League Camp Rosters (Updated 3/19)

Here are the Cubs Minor League Camp rosters as of today (3/19).



* bats or throws left
# bats both


IOWA (34+4)


PITCHERS (19+3):
Frank Batista
Jason Berken
Alberto Cabrera
Esmailin Caridad
Carlos Gutierrez
Ty'Relle Harris
Marcus Hatley
Jay Jackson
Kyle Hendricks
* Eric Jokisch
Chang-Yong Lim (INACTIVE - TJS REHAB)
Marcos Mateo (INACTIVE - TJS REHAB)
Trey McNutt
Yoanner Negrin
* Brooks Raley
Kevin Rhoderick
* Zac Rosscup
Brian Schlitter
Nick Struck
Casey Weathers (LIMITED ACTIVITY ONLY)
* Dontrelle Willis
Tony Zych


CATCHERS (4):
Michael Brenly
Jair Fernandez
# Micah Gibbs
Chad Noble


INFIELDERS (6+1):
# Arismendy Alcantara
* Justin Bour
Junior Lake (INACTIVE - RIB INJURY)
Jonathon Mota
# Tim Torres
* Logan Watkins
Josh Vitters


OUTFIELDERS (5):
Evan Crawford
Jae-Hoon Ha
* Nelson Perez
* Rubi Silva
Ty Wright


TENNESSEE (36+4):


PITCHERS (19+4):
Dallas Beeler
* Kyler Burke (LIMITED ACTIVITY ONLY)
David Cales
Marcelo Carreno (LIMITED ACTIVITY ONLY)
Lendy Castillo
Yeiper Castillo
* Hunter Cervenka (LIMITED ACTIVITY ONLY)
* Frank del Valle
Eduardo Figueroa
P. J. Francescon
* Casey Harman
* Austin Kirk
Luis Liria
Matt Loosen
* Jeff Lorick
A. J. Morris
Dae-Eun Rhee
Armando Rivero (LIMITED ACTIVITY ONLY)
Ryan Searle
* Matt Spencer
Larry Suarez
Yao-Lin Wang
Rob Whitenack


CATCHERS (4):
Taylor Davis
Luis Flores
Chadd Krist
* Rafael Lopez


INFIELDERS (8):
Javier Baez
# Zeke DeVoss
Dustin Geiger
Dustin Harrington
Paul Hoilman
Elliot Soto
Roni Torreyes
Christian Villanueva


OUTFIELDERS (5):
John Andreoli
Eliecer Bonne
Taiwan Easterling
Jorge Soler
Matt Szczur


DAYTONA (33+2):


PITCHERS (18+1):
* Jeffry Antigua
Zach Cates
* Gerardo Concepcion
Dayan Diaz (LIMITED ACTIVITY ONLY)
Michael Jensen
Pierce Johnson
* Sheldon McDonald
* Andrew McKirahan
Eddie Orozco
Felix Pena
Starling Peralta
Steve Perakslis
Austin Reed
Jose Rosario
Hayden Simpson
Brett Wallach
Scott Weismann
Ben Wells
Joe Zeller


CATCHERS (4+1):
* Sergio Burruel
Yaniel Cabezas
Wilson Contreras
Lance Rymel
NATE MALDONADO (player-coach)


INFIELDERS (7):
Xavier Batista
Steve Bruno
Ben Carhart
* Wes Darvill
Anthony Giansanti
Tim Saunders
* Dan Vogelbach



OUTFIELDERS (4):
* Pin-Chieh Chen
Reggie Golden
* Bijan Rademacher
# Oliver Zapata


KANE COUNTY (31+7):


PITCHERS (19+1)
* Hunter Ackerman
Justin Amlung
Jose Arias
Tyler Bremer
Josh Conway
Ian Dickson
* Nathan Dorris
Ethan Elias
Mike Hamann
Ryan Hartman
* Michael Heesch
* Matt Iannazzo
Su-Min Jung
Jin-Young Kim (LIMITED ACTIVITY ONLY)
Chad Martin
Carlos Martinez
Loiger Padron
James Pugliese
Tayler Scott
* Brian Smith


CATCHERS (3+1):
Carlos Escobar (INACTIVE - FOOT/ANKLE INJURY)
* Justin Marra
* Wilfredo Petit
Neftali Rosario


INFIELDERS (5+3):
Gioskar Amaya
# Jeimer Candelario
# Marco Hernandez
Carlos Penalver
* Jacob Rogers (LIMITEDACTIVITY ONLY)
* Rock Shoulders
KENNY SOCORRO (player-coach)
Brad Zapenas (LIMITED ACTIVITY ONLY)


OUTFIELDERS (4+2):
Albert Almora (INACTIVE - BROKEN HAND)
Yasiel Balaguert
* Shawon Dunston Jr
* Trevor Gretzky (LIMITED ACTIVITY ONLY)
Dong-Yub Kim
Trey Martin


BOISE/MESA (EXTENDED SPRING TRAINING) (23+1):


PITCHERS (10+1)
Daniel Adrian
Paul Blackburn
Corbin Hoffner
Trey Lang
Erick Leal
Dillon Maples (LIMITED ACTIVITY ONLY)
Ryan McNeil
* Anthony Prieto
Jasvir Rakkar
Daury Torrez
Duane Underwood


CATCHERS (3):
# Erick Castillo
* Alberto Mineo
Rony Rodriguez (ex-OF)


INFIELDERS (6):
David Bote
# Bobby Buckner
* Jose Dore
Jesse Hodges
* Danny Lockhart
# Mark Malave


OUTFIELDERS (4):
Jeffrey Baez
# Rashad Crawford
William Hill
* Garrett Schlecht


STATUS/WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN (to me):
Rafael Diplan, P
* Isaac Garsez, OF
David Henrie, P
Juan Carlos Paniagua, P
Greg Rohan, IF-OF


 

Comments

Okay, Peter Gammons tweeted about a Minor League Player. It was Javy Baez, but still. That should say a little something. If we're going to lose 90+ games this year, trade away decent players to get prospects back and there's no pressure to win, let the kid play in Wrigley.

He's not Dave Scott. This front office won't send him to Siberia after hitting .086 in April. Put him at 3rd, Castro at SS, and let's have some fun.

Or, we can follow the plan, let him get used to off-speed stuff, and not have to rush his arbitration clock.

it's that whole "starting his arbitration clock" thing...

he stays in the minors for long enough in 2013 and the cubs get to keep him for another year before exposing him to free agency.

ready or not for the bigs they probably won't start his clock even if an injury opens up a position.

there's not a lot of fun to look forward to in this crew of 25 expected to break with the club...even less to look forward to if garza/s.baker don't return and have a good/great may/june leading up to the trade deadline.

Demp won't be able to mess up this trade deadline.

I don't disagree at all with getting him at bats but I wonder how important the arb stuff is. This sounds like a kid who is going to be locked into a long term contract early in his career. Although given his cockiness he may not go for that.

They'll wait until a/ he's ready. or b/ when he might be ready and adding him might make them a playoff team.

Neither case is this year. Save the 40 Man slot for someone else.

deleted double post..

miguel tejada still "got it"...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BFxLoP8CAAE-5vv.png:large

he's replacing an injured (thumb) hanley ramirez...

"He's not Dave Scott. "
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Dave Scott was probably better than Gary Scott.

http://baseballcardsoutlet.com/baseball-card.php?c...

Wrigley rooftop servers file suit against employer

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/...

Chone Figgins released be Marlins.

A once Good player who's skills fell off a cliff several years ago.

.308/.367 avg/ob%...8/26 (all singles)...3bb, 3k...1sb...6rbi somehow...

not bad, but evidently not good enough.

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  • Chapman shouldn't be reserved anymore on 40 man.

    chitownmvp01 3 hours 21 min ago view
  • Interesting split on Heyward according to ESPN. As a CF, his slash line .292/.363/.375/.738. At RF: .212/.204/.300/.604. 21/72 as a CF, 58/273 as a RF.

    He's also been better when batting 2nd, but he had a nice start in the 6 hole, but has slumped ever since. He was heating up before the All Star break, but is only hitting .108 in the 2nd half.

    chitownmvp01 3 hours 29 min ago view
  • When we played the Reds with Chapman, I always thought of it as an eight-inning game. So now other teams have eight innings to try to get a lead against the Cubs. Should be a challenge, assuming three or four Cubs ever start hitting again.

    I don't really try to get to know and like these players personally. I'm rooting for laundry, for the most part. Exceptions might be when a player makes trouble in the clubhouse or in the dugout. (Zambrano and Bradley come to mind. Also Papelbon.) But I don't think Chapman is one of those jerks.

    VirginiaPhil 7 hours 2 min ago view
  • Unfortunately, a pretty good summary. It looks like next year Heyward will be getting yet another batting stance adjustment.

    The recent good news has been Baez. I'm afraid about the next league adjustment on him, though, which is probably right around the corner.

    Bryant I don't worry about too much. Just not seeing the ball well right now. He'll turn it around. Russell's been good with men in scoring position all year and he's 22ish. He'll be fine but next year is likely to be his breakout year.

    Old and Blue 9 hours 5 min ago view
  • If Travis' back-to-back-to-back walks cost Hendricks the ERA title, that would really suck.

    billybucks 18 hours 7 min ago view
  • Edit: "A lifeless loss to a lousy Sox team."

    billybucks 18 hours 50 min ago view
  • This place is a real downer after a loss to the Sox.

    Charlie 19 hours 1 min ago view
  • I expect they will go 5-9 games above .500 the rest of the year. 96-98 wins will win the Division.

    They should have one more 2-3 week hot streak in them.

    However, several players are just "average" for the last month: Zobrist, Ross, Russell, Ceasar. Montero is terrible, plus he cannot throw anyone out. -WAR. Heyward is abysmal at the plate, but a plus in the OF. Still with RISP he has been terrible. KB has not been driving in runs as of late. But Apparently the team is still above average with RISP according to S Sahadev.

    The E-Man 19 hours 7 min ago view
  • I came to that realization tonight. I kept expecting them to play better, but now I realize they aren't going to. They are a .500 team now.
    - They have one reliable starting pitcher. Jake's magic is gone, and it doesn't look like it's coming back. Lester has been lousy recently. Lackey's ERA goes up every time he pitches.
    - Heyward has been dead weight all year. I can't remember a single series where he was a significant offensive contributor. Not one. Great defense, but but if he were hitting .270 with 10 HR and played average defense, the Cubs would be better off.

    billybucks 19 hours 11 min ago view
  • new rule...no one's allowed to throw k.bryant a changeup

    crunch 19 hours 22 min ago view
  • Team is .500 since early May and is playing like a .500 team. Lack of offense seems to be putting a lot of pressure on the pitchers...and they aren't handling it terribly well.

    .500 the rest of the way still may win the division though.

    blockhead25 19 hours 28 min ago view
  • ...i hate espn.

    nothing like settling into a cubs game to get a few minutes cutaway for an ortiz AB in the 6th inning of the det/bos game.

    oh, at least they're doing split screen now...i guess.

    crunch 19 hours 43 min ago view
  • I'm liking this rookie Nathan.

    CTSteve 19 hours 44 min ago view
  • Richard DFA'd. Meh...

    The E-Man 22 hours 35 min ago view
  • Throwbacks with fashionable cutouts would be a nice touch.

    Charlie 1 day 1 hour ago view
  • The next 2 games are nationally televised. I think we dominate tonight, hitting 3 HRs off Shields. Great night for KB to end HR drought facing HR prone pitcher in one of the most hitter friendly parks in the league.

    chitownmvp01 1 day 1 hour ago view