10/15 Cubs Recap

C.J. Edwards tossed three shutout innings and earned the win against Peoria in Arizona Fall League action. Bijan Rademacher had two hits in the win and Addison Russell added a RBI double. Willson Contreras had three hits and help lead Aragua to victory in the Venezuelan Winter League.

Arizona Fall League—Mesa 5, Peoria 2
C.J. Edwards earned the win, allowing a hit in three innings. The right-hander walked the leadoff hitter in the first, surrendered a leadoff hit in the second, and retired the side in order in the third. Edwards fanned three and threw 46 pitches, 31 for strikes. His fastball was 92-94 and also mixed in his change-up and curve......DH Addison Russell (.222) doubled home a run in the second and also walked in four plate appearances.......Bijan Rademacher (.429) had a pair of singles and scored on Boog Powell’s three-run homer in the 7th.

Venezuelan Winter League
Willson Contreras ripped three singles, knocked in a run and scored once in Aragua’s 5-3 win over La Guira. Contreras has 3 RBI and is hitting .267.........Greyfer Eregua was charged with a run in the 14th inning in Magallanes’ 8-3 loss to Caribes in extras. The right-hander gave up two hits and allowed all three inherited runners to score on two hits and a walk. Eregua was the 14th pitcher used by Magallanes.........Former prospect Loiger Padron got the final out of the ninth in Caracas. 5-4 loss to Zulia.

Dominican Winter League
League play gets underway on Friday.

Mexican Pacific Winter League
Currently, they aren’t any Cubs prospects playing the Mexican League. 3B Christian Villanueva is scheduled to join Obregon.

Puerto Rican Winter League
Play begins on Oct. 30.

Cubs Winter League prospects stats


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