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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  • Heyward getting the night off.

    Grand Slammin' Sczcur in RF - La Stella batting 2nd

  • Your thought: don't pitch Rondon at all, since a save can't happen in extra innings at home.

    Maddon's thought: might as well pitch him now, because there's no later.

  • It looked like the baserunner might have screened Russell some though it's still a play he should have made.

    I wasn't thrilled with the use of Rondon in that situation. In save situations opponents have a 77 OPS. In non-save situations it's a 116 OPS. We had other relievers for that spot we could have used.

  • I'm not sure if it's his normal swing but it's obvious he can hit and he's always hit for power just not HRs so if it is his normal swing there's something else going on.

    This article from spring training said he was trying to pull the ball a lot more:

    http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/making-too-much-of-...

  • Oh, thanks. I guess I should actually look at the schedule. Yay, 3-game road trip!

  • Good call, indeed. This ought to be a good series.

  • Sorry to nit-pick -- but the games against the Nats this week are at home.

    Can't remember a worse weather-start to a season. Yuck.

  • Basically Russell booted a slam dunk DP grounder letting a run score. But he drove in the tying run in 9th. Just not their day, Rondon notwithstanding.

  • Didn't see the game, but it sounded like the Cubs gave away 2 runs with poor fielding. Bummer.

    Well, it's been a fun diet of Reds, Brewers and Braves, but now the Cubs have to play real teams in May (Pirates, Nationals, SF, Cards and Dodgers) -- hope we are all still smiling when we wake up on Memorial Day.

  • He does seem out of synch. His body seems to start forward, then his arms sort of try to catch up -- if that's his normal swing, he will never hit for power. It's an all-arms slasher swing, but the timing seems off.

    He is currently slugging .256 -- I realize the weather has been bad, but that's epically bad. Currently 92nd out of 94 qualified NL batters. Yikes.

  • Weird home stand -- 3-1, with 2 rainouts, vs. two teams that will lose 100 games. Feels oddly disappointing.

    Miserable baseball weather all week -- hopefully better weather will get the bats going. Not just walking, but actually hitting.

  • That strike call on LaSterlla was terrible

  • I was hearing some talk that John Mallee is trying to change Heyward's swing. Wonder if that is lending itself to the slow start.

  • rollercoaster loss...ugg.

    at least it wasn't a "nobody showed up" stomping.

    anytime you wanna jumpstart your season would be nice, heyward.

  • Now looming VERY large. Game tied.

  • That Braves TOOTBLAN trying to stretch a double into a triple is looming very large.