AZ Instructional League

The Cubs Way a Path to Victory at Indian School Park

Jorge Soler and Chadd Krist blasted solo home runs, and Marco Hernandez ripped a double and an RBI single, scored a run, and stole a base, leading the Cubs to an 8-3 victory over the Giants in Arizona Instructional League action this afternoon at Indian School Park Field #2 in Scottsdale.


Diamondbacks Let Bats Do Their Talking Stick

Andrew Velazquez singled twice, doubled, scored two runs, and drove-in another, Jonathan Griffin doubled twice and knocked-in two runs, and Alex Glenn blasted a three-run home run, to lead a ferocious 20-hit attack as the Diamondbacks crushed the Cubs 17-3 in Arizona Instructional League action Saturday night at the Main Stadium at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick east of Scottsdale.


The game was halted for about 25 minutes with two outs in the top of the 5th after Cubs outfielder Trey Martin was hit in the head with a pitch. Paramedics from the Salt River Fire Department were called by the Diamondbacks team trainer, and the ambulance responded directly to home plate where Martin was laying on his back.

Cubs Turn D'backs Away at Fitch Park

Rafael Lopez ripped a bases-loaded two-run line-drive single to key a four-run 4th, and Ben Carhart drove-in a run with an RBI single and Chadd Krist followed with a sacrifice fly to highlight a two-run 6th, as the Cubs defeated the Diamondbacks 6-3 in Arizona Instructional League Opening Day action this afternoon at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa.


Big Cubs Comeback Leaves Rockies Fit to Be Tied

Trey Martin blooped an opposite-field single over the second-baseman's head to score Rubi Silva from 3rd base and cap a furious comeback, as the Cubs rallied to score seven runs over the last four innings to tie the Rockies 7-7 in AZ Instructional League action this morning at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa.

Jurica Slugs Giants to Victory at Indian School Park

Carter Jurica tripled and scored to key a two-run 1st inning, and blasted a solo HR leading off the bottom of the 6th to provide what proved to be the game-winning run, as the Giants edged the Cubs 3-2 in AZ Instructional League action this afternoon at Indian School Park Field #2 in Scottsdale.

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  • Check out John Arguello at Cubs Den for great analysis & photos from Cubs AZ Instructs

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    Arizona Phil 4 hours 32 min ago view
  • soler + hammel for mike trout is pretty much a sure thing. *nods*

    crunch 9 hours 49 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 9 hours 50 min ago view
  • And...now that runner scores on a single...

    The E-Man 10 hours 2 min ago view
  • So where do you think Soler will be traded to this off season?

    jacos 10 hours 3 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 10 hours 3 min ago view
  • Man you cannot put Soler out there late in games for Playoffs. Yuch...

    The E-Man 10 hours 11 min ago view
  • Such is the life of a fatted calf...

    JoePepitone 10 hours 24 min ago view
  • fowler with a triple in the 4th...he's a HR away from a "natural" cycle

    crunch 10 hours 57 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 11 hours 1 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 11 hours 13 min ago view
  • I'm really going to enjoy watching Hammel watch the playoffs.

    Jackstraw 11 hours 32 min ago view
  • The always combustible Jason Hammel

    jacos 11 hours 52 min ago view
  • Hammel :(

    Charlie 11 hours 54 min ago view
  • That was fun.

    Charlie 14 hours 53 min ago view
  • "home field advantage through the playoffs?"

    Except for the away games.

    VirginiaPhil 15 hours 6 min ago view