Angels Top Cubs at Sloan Park
Jabari Henry belted a two-run home run and Gleyvin Pineda singled twice, stole a base, and scored twice, leading the Angels to a 3-1 victory over the Cubs in Cactus League Extended Spring Training Opening Day game action this morning at Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ.
The Cubs are playing their EXST home games in the stadium (Sloan Park) this year rather than at the Riverview backfields to take advantage of the state-of-the-art Statcast tracking technology that is available at the stadium (only).
Shane Victorino (calf strain) continued his rehab and played LF for all nine innings, collecting two singles and a walk and a run scored, Cubs top pitching prospect RHP Dylan Cease tossed three innings of shutout ball, and Kelly Dugan walked, singled, and drove-in the lone Cub run with a sacrifice fly.
RHRP Aaron Crow (ex-KC - April 2015 TJS rehab) threw an inning for the Cubs and was not particularly impressive, allowing the Henry two-run bomb.
John Arguello has game notes & pictures from the game at Cubs Den...
And here is the abridged box score from the game (Cubs players only):
1. Shane Victorino, LF: 2-3 (1B, 1B, BB, 6-3, R, PO)
2. D. J. Wilson, CF: 0-4 (F-8, P-4, P-6, 6-3)
3. Trey Martin, RF: 1-4 (P-2, 1B, L-7, 5-3)
4. Kelly Dugan, 1B: 1-2 (BB, F-8 SF, 3-U, 1B, RBI)
5. Jesse Hodges, 3B: 0-4 (4-3, 6-3, K, F-9)
6. Isaac Paredes, SS-DH: 1-4 (2B, 5-3, K, 6-3)
7. Jonathan Sierra, DH #1: 0-1 (BB, BB, K, SB)
8. Andruw Monasterio, DH-SS: 0-3 (K, 6-3, 6-3)
9. Vimael Machin, 2B: 1-3 (P-5, L-9, 2B)
10a. Jhonny Pereda, C: 0-2 (K, 6-3)
10b. Eric Gonzalez, C: 0-1 (K)
1. Aaron Crow: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R (2 ER), 0 BB, 1 K, 1 HR, 1/1 GO/AO, 17 pitches (12 strikes)
2. Dylan Cease: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 WP, 1 PO, 1 GIDP, 3/2 GO/AO, 42 pitches (22 strikes)
3. Jose Paulino: 3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R (1 ER), 2 BB, 3 K, 1 WP, 4/1 GO/AO, 44 pitches (26 strikes)
4. Alexander Santana: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K, 2/0 GO/AO, 10 pitches (7 strikes)
5. Yapson Gomez: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K, 1/1 GO/AO, 6 pitches (4 strikes)
CUBS ERRORS: NONE
CUBS CATCHERS DEFENSE:
Jhonny Pereda; 1-2 CS
CUBS OUTFIELD ASSISTS:
CF D. J. Wilson - batter thrown out 8-6-5 attempting to stretch double into triple
WEATHER: Sunny & breezy with temperatures in the 70's
CUBS EXTENDED SPRING TRAINING ROSTER:
79 ACTIVE (includes ACTIVE REHAB)
14 LIMITED ACTIVITY REHAB or INACTIVE
* bats or throws left
# bats both
* Jeffry Antigua
Frank Batista (INACTIVE - knee surgery)
Dallas Beeler (ACTIVE REHAB - right shoulder inflammation)
Jordan Brink (INJURY REHAB GROUP - post-2015 right shoulder surgery)
Aaron Brooks (INJURY REHAB GROUP - hip contusion)
Aaron Crow (ACTIVE REHAB - April 2015 TJS)
Oscar de la Cruz (INJURY REHAB GROUP - elbow)
Enrique de los Rios
* Andin Diaz (INJURY REHAB GROUP)
Wander Feliz (ex-OF)
P. J. Francescon (RESTRICTED LIST - ACTIVE)
Francisco Garay (ex-INF)
* Yapson Gomez
Tanner Griggs (RESTRICTED LIST - ACTIVE)
Luis Hernandez (INJURY REHAB GROUP)
* Bryan Hudson
John Michael Knighton
* Jack Leathersich (INJURY REHAB GROUP - July 2015 TJS)
Gabriel Lima (INJURY REHAB GROUP)
M. T. Minacci
* Pablo Ochoa
* Eugenio Palma
* Jose Paulino
* Tyler Peitzmeier
Jonathan Pettibone (INJURY REHAB GROUP - 2015 right shoulder surgery)
* Manny Rondon
Zac Rosscup (INJURY REHAB GROUP - left shoulder inflammation)
Duane Underwood Jr (ACTIVE REHAB - elbow)
Jose Zapata (INACTIVE - player coach)
* Alberto Mineo
Will Remillard (INACTIVE - April 2016 TJS #2)
* Aramis Ademan
* Kelly Dugan
* Vimael Machin
Joey Martarano (INACTIVE - attending college at Boise State)
# Yeiler Peguero
# Yonathan Perlaza
* Chris Pieters
# Edgar Rondon (formerly LH hitter only, now bats both)
Christian Villanueva (INACTIVE - fractured fibula)
* Luis Ayala
# Roberto Caro
# Robert Garcia
* Kwang-Min Kwon
* Ricardo Marcano
Trey Martin (ACTIVE REHAB)
Yohan Matos (ex-C)
* Ruben Reyes
* Abraham Rodriguez
* Jonathan Sierra
# Shane Victorino (ACTIVE REHAB)
* D. J. Wilson
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH:
Craig A. 9 hours 19 min ago (view)
Cubs scrubs win!
bradsbeard 10 hours 40 min ago (view)
Pretty solid outing after all. He's been really good since returning to the rotation.
crunch 12 hours 13 min ago (view)
missed lester's 1st start as a cardinal yesterday...
5ip 9h 2bb 4k, 6r/er
crunch 12 hours 37 min ago (view)
alec mills in colorado sucks.
cubbies.4ever 12 hours 39 min ago (view)
AZ PHIL - are any of these INTFA, other than the obvious Christian Hernandez, show an immeadiate signs of being a good prospect? Given a lot of these are really raw young kids. You saw the talent in Eloy, Torres, Amaya, Soler, Alzolay, Marquez, etc, but there have also been the can't miss busts, Eddy Julio Martinez, Ademan, Tseng, Moreno, Sierra, etc or are a lot of these just a lot of bodies who are wild cards?
crunch 12 hours 41 min ago (view)
delay of game...home plate ump seems to have tweaked his back or something...neet.
a pointless delay of a pointless game.
Hagsag 16 hours 24 min ago (view)
Sonicwind75 17 hours 6 min ago (view)
Off all the awards and accolades Rizzo earned during his time in Chicago; perhaps the most important is being named the Roberto Clemente Award winner in 2017.
crunch 17 hours 20 min ago (view)
technically correct is the best kind of correct.
also, rizzo's charity work (himself and the time he gives, not just his money) is top notch stuff.
tim815 20 hours 24 min ago (view)
Anything to be noted about Temblador, Venezuela's Pedro Ramirez, who is shredding as the pipelines youngest player?
bradsbeard 22 hours 2 min ago (view)
Arizona Phil, some folks (mostly me!) were wondering if you had any thoughts/info on Luis Devers, who seems to be having a nice ACL season despite being a bit old for the level. Got touched for a HR last night but hadn't given up multiple runs in a start before then and has struck out a healthy number of batters while limiting walks. Many thanks in advance!
Hagsag 1 day 3 hours ago (view)
Rizzo wasn't a cancer, he HAD cancer!
Arizona Phil 1 day 6 hours ago (view)
The Cubs have released AAA Iowa C-INF Tony Wolters so that he can sign a minor league deal with a contending club (if the opportunity presents itself).
Because he was outrighted earlier this season he was not eligible to be traded after 7/30, even though he was on a minor league reserve list and (generally speaking) a player on a minor league reserve list can be traded up until one week prior to the scheduled conclusion of the MLB regular season.
Arizona Phil 1 day 7 hours ago (view)
So #11 (Ziehl), #12 (Banks), and #19 (Avitia) were the only three 2021 Cubs draft picks who did not sign.
crunch 1 day 10 hours ago (view)
similar story, similar quotes, different site/author
QuietMan 1 day 11 hours ago (view)
Cubs: Jed Hoyer clarifies comments about extension talks with former core players - Marquee Sports Network
Sorry I'm having trouble posting the link.
@TonyAndracki23 with the story.