Rain canceled the Mesa vs. Glendale game at Cubs Park on Wednesday, the first rain out in the AFL since 2011. Pitcher C.J. Edwards was scheduled to start on Thursday but he has been pushed back to Friday. SS Addison Russell, 1B Daniel Vogelbach and OF Bijan Rademacher were all in the starting lineup on Wednesday. The Solar Sox host Salt River tonight.
The Cubs are in the final week of fall instructs in Mesa as over 70 players are in camp. The Cubs spent two weeks on drills and are playing an “Intra-Squad World Series” the final week.
Venezuela Winter League
The Venezuela Winter League gets under way on Thursday. Here’a look at some of the Cubs players/prospects on VSL rosters. Not all the rosters have been posted so this list will grow. Will have more players in the league in coming days. Aragua—C Willson Contreras; Magallanes —Pitcher Felix Doubront and former Cubs Carlos Zambrano and A.J. Morris; Caracas—Pitchers Adbert Alzolay, Francisco Carillo, Yoanner Negrin, Loiger Padron.