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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  • With several other Cubs hitters bailing out on curves today I think overall it wasn't being seen well. It for sure looked silly but a good breaking pitch coming at you and then breaking down isn't the easiest thing to see and has made many hitters look silly. Also Soler should have more walks this year but for quite a few called strikes that were actual balls and even the called strike he bailed on was borderline.

    johann 2 hours 16 min ago view
  • it's not like we're talking about a guy who's never had issues with pitch selection and seeing the ball over here. we're talking about a guy who has some rather legendary swing-and-misses at breaking stuff who's been exploited low. going forward it's worth paying attention to seeing if he can be exploited inside, too. he seriously bailed out of the box on a called strike. sure it was a good curve, but he obviously didn't see that well at all.

    crunch 2 hours 28 min ago view
  • It would seem like he is figuring it out now and it's really coming together. Really happy for him. Joe was really protecting him from the 3rd time through the order, but as you allude to, he is earning trust to go deeper.

    Wondering if has potential to become a #3 pitcher? His current stats certainly support it.

    The E-Man 2 hours 37 min ago view
  • That doesn't count b/c CRUNCH didn't see it on his 60" HDTV 5 times in replay.

    I have seen many players "bail out" when the ball looked like it was gonna hit them.

    Especially with the advent of the splitter and pitchers that can really get the ball to dance. Marmol, Sutter, Pedro Martinez, Curt Schilling, Derek Lowe, Smoltz, Arrietta...

    These guys have made the best bail out only for the ball to come over the plate and be called a strike.

    No shame in that. The same way players whiff hard enough to cause them to drill a hole in the ground from spinning.

    The E-Man 2 hours 43 min ago view
  • a 60" TV with slow-motion replay and multiple looks on that replay helps...a lot...

    it's one thing to shy away like he did the 2nd time, it's another to bail out of the box on a called strike. that happened in the 1st one he pulled away from. he misjudged that one by a foot or so...

    crunch 3 hours 1 min ago view
  • Good Hendricks sure is fun to watch. He was hitting all his corners today and the Phillies couldn't do anything with his changeup.

    johann 3 hours 37 min ago view
  • Bryant and I believe Zobrist both did that too.

    johann 3 hours 55 min ago view
  • Soler BB acumen and plate awareness is excellent. Not unusual for even the best players to react as if they were about to hit them, "even though they weren't that close" from your vantage point sitting on your deck, or wherever.

    The E-Man 3 hours 57 min ago view
  • soler vs inside breaking balls is scary.

    he's had 2 inside curve balls today where he reacted as if they were about to hit him even though they weren't that close...one he bailed out of the box on, it was a called strike.

    crunch 4 hours 15 min ago view
  • j.urias optioned back to AAA...guess we wont be seeing him in the LAD series.

    crunch 4 hours 22 min ago view
  • so is him actually getting 2 hits in a game (2 doubles!)...first time he's even been on base 2 times in a game since 9 games ago on his 3/4, 1bb day.

    im ready for him to at least look like a 2-slot hitter since he's gonna be slotted there no matter what he does.

    crunch 5 hours 18 min ago view
  • That Heyward move to avoid Bryant's ball hit at him was a thing of beauty too.

    johann 5 hours 35 min ago view
  • 9 pitches in and this game already rules.

    HR, double...bryant's turn (who came out to a Kris Kross song for some horrible, horrible reason).

    ...2 run inning...zoobrest hitting streak at 14.

    crunch 5 hours 40 min ago view
  • First time I saw Herrera was yesterday. He took like 100 pitches, fouled off a ton off Lester.

    Very nice young player and perfect leadoff guy.

    The E-Man 6 hours 50 min ago view
  • Obviously not Phil. But he mentioned this on Wednesday.

    "Dominican Summer League (DSL) Opening Day is Saturday June 4th, so probably about 8-10 pitchers and position players presently at EXST in Mesa will be sent to the Cubs Dominican Academy (probably sometime this week) and be assigned to either DSL Cubs #1 or DSL Cubs #2."

    In the comments here: http://www.thecubreporter.com/05242016/cub-power-d...

    QuietMan 7 hours 29 min ago view
  • Per FanGraphs, Cubs have a 72.5% chance of winning today. Jinx! Next highest percentage on today's games is D-backs with a 64.7% chance (Greinke vs. Cesar Vargas, in Arizona.)

    Transmission 7 hours 29 min ago view