Providing context for some of the more interesting numbers in the minor league season so far.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
The 27-year-old outfielder has been an oft-discussed player this week.
More folks are saying that collegiate pitchers Mark Appel and Jonathan Gray are the clear top two players at the top of the draft.
Luke is back, and the scoring is up.
No, he didn’t take a bunch of walks, but he did have three hits, including a bomb.
He’ll pitch a couple innings, and this schedule could have him back to the Cubs in mid-May.
That’s how Darwin Barney described Craig Gentry’s diving catch last night to end the game.
Daytona gave up 27 hits yesterday. Yo.
We’re without our Minor League man, so I’ll do my best to get you the gist.
A quick and dirty take on just how we should interpret various Cubs minor league numbers.
If you want to watch Dan Vogelbach, among others at Kane County, you can see them on MiLB.tv today.
Jorge Soler Suspended Five Games for Last Night’s Incident (UPDATE: No Additional Punishment from Cubs)
Theo Epstein says Soler is very remorseful, and will accept the punishment. The relative lightness of it is a bit surprising.
Soler did not swing the bat he was wielding, so at least that’s good. He’s still probably in for a heap of trouble, though.