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.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
It doesn’t sound horribly awful, but it definitely sounds bad. So far.
Chicago Cubs Will Have About $4.5 Million to Spend Internationally Next Year – But What About the International Draft?
That’s the second most in baseball, and a huge advantage for the Cubs compared to other teams.
A gum-related incident in the bullpen has me thinking about the metaphorical flavor of the Cubs.
It’s early, but Brett Jackson is starting to show some progress with his revamped swing.
Running the bases ain’t just for kids.
Striking out a ton of batters is great, but Samardzija understands there’s more to successful pitching than that.
A crazy first weekend of action in the Cubs’ minor league system,
A new feature, taking a look at trends, and bigger picture issues in the Cubs’ minor league system.
Although there were some individual bright spots, each of the Cubs’ four farm teams dropped its opener. Oof.
Your one-stop Cubs minor league shop is back for the 2013 season, courtesy of Luke Blaize.
He’s not much with the bat, but he can play solid defense all over the infield.
The Cubs’ prospect-laden low-A club is now just outside of Chicago. Exciting times, my friends.
That’s a near $3 million increase for the Cubs over 2012, and the Cubs have the second-largest pool in the Draft.
The 28-year-old lefty will head to Iowa and serve as quality outfield depth.