Zach Cates

Ryan Dempster Day at Fitch Park

Greg Rohan singled, doubled, clubbed a three-run homer, and walked with the bases loaded, leading the Daytona Cubs to a 10-6 victory over the Inland Empire 66ers (Los Angeles Angels Hi-A affiliate) on Field #3, and Wes Darvill smacked an RBI triple to give the Chiefs the lead and then scored on a Sergio Burruel RBI single to key a two-run 4th, as Peoria defeated the Cedar Rapids Kernels (Angels “A” affiliate) 4-2 on Field #2, in Cactus League Minor League game action this afternoon at Fitch Park in Mesa, AZ.


Named the Cubs Opening Day starter last week by Manager Dale Sveum, veteran RHP Ryan Dempster made the short trip to Fitch Park (instead of the long bus ride to Goodyear) and got the start for Daytona.


He was supposed to throw six innings or 90 pitches (whichever came first).


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  • cubs win...bryant with 7HR in his last 8 games.

    crunch 9 sec ago view
  • bryant 2nd HR of the night for a 2 run lead in the 10th? sure, why not. awesome.

    crunch 27 min 58 sec ago view
  • gawd...jansen's thrown 5 pitches in the past 5 minutes.

    wild pitch (and a K, boo) with heyward advancing! 1 out, heyward on 3rd.

    HEYWARD SCORES ON A 2nd WILD PITCH! TIE!

    crunch 42 min 53 sec ago view
  • leadoff double (heyward!) top of the 9th...RALLY!

    crunch 50 min 1 sec ago view
  • carlos ruiz is still coming up to "in the air tonight" by phil 'are you kidding me' collins in LA.

    many years ago before phil collins it was a soulja boy song.

    dude has odd taste in music. at least it's not yanni...i guess.

    crunch 59 min 42 sec ago view
  • Funniest skybox ever

    jacos 1 hour 40 min ago view
  • that was some joke ass official scoring giving him a double. either way, seager's on 2nd and soler's play in the OF is still sketchy.

    crunch 1 hour 48 min ago view
  • Schwarber is worse right?

    jacos 1 hour 53 min ago view
  • Seager with the two out double *cough* to left field in the bottom of the fourth. If Soler just plays that bunny hop off his nuts, it's a single - certainly no double.

    Eric S 2 hours 10 min ago view
  • rizzo is tired of SD/LA night games...yet another towering one that died on the warning track.

    crunch 2 hours 50 min ago view
  • jacos 3 hours 1 min ago view
  • Monty dropped a two strike curve on AGon

    Holy shit!

    jacos 3 hours 18 min ago view
  • See I told you they were up to no good

    http://thebiglead.com/2016/08/26/video-ben-zobrist...

    jacos 3 hours 19 min ago view
  • My guy Addy

    jacos 3 hours 28 min ago view
  • jacos 3 hours 40 min ago view
  • been like that everytime I've been there too including Jack Murphy/Qualcomm Stadium. Cubs travel well. It was pretty loud for Angels/Cubs this year and decent for Dodgers/Cubs but Dodger fans definitely turn out better than the Padre fans.

    Rob G. 7 hours 14 min ago view