Cubs Prospects Set for Instructional League

Forty Cubs prospects will be on hand for the organization's annual Instructional League camp beginning later this month in Arizona.

Instructional League play begins Friday, Sept. 22 against the Angels, but many players will begin reporting to Arizona later this week. The Cubs will play roughly 19 games, primarily against the Angels, A's, Brewers, Dodgers, Giants, Padres, Mariners, Rangers and White Sox prospects.

Instructors scheduled to be on hand are: Rich Bombard, Jody Davis, Bob Dernier, Kevin Green, Casey Kopitzke, Carmelo Martinez, Steve McFarland, Ricardo Medina and David Rosario.

Instructional League Roster

Pitchers
Name Pos B/T HT WT DOB 2006 Club
Oscar Bernard RHP R/R 6'2 175 06/27/83 Boise/Mesa
Jerry Blevins LHP L/L 6'6 185 09/06/83 West Tenn/Boise
Marco Carillo RHP R/R 5'11 200 02/01/87 Peoria/Mesa
Julio Castillo RHP R/R 6'3 220 06/10/87 Mesa
Jose Ceda RHP R/R 6'4 205 01/28/87 Boise/Mesa
Miguel Cuevas RHP R/R 6'9 255 11/08/83 Mesa
Rafael Dolis RHP R/R 6'3 180 01/10/88 Boise/Mesa
Darin Downs LHP R/L 6'3 175 12/26/84 Boise/Mesa
Jesse Estrada RHP R/R 6'8 260 10/27/83 Peoria
Kitt Kopach RHP L/R 6'2 195 02/14/85 Boise/Mesa
Kevin Kreier RHP R/R 6'4 195 08/31/87 Mesa
Tim Layden LHP L/L 6'2 180 12/22/82 Daytona/Peoria
Jeremy Papelbon LHP R/L 6'1 205 06/24/83 Boise
Mark Pawelek LHP L/L 6'3 190 08/18/86 Boise
Jake Renshaw RHP R/R 6'3 215 04/29/86 Boise
Rocky Roquet RHP R/R 6'2 210 11/06/82 Boise
Jayson Ruhlman LHP L/L 6'1 180 8/17/84 Boise
Larry Suarez RHP R/R 6'4 210 12/20/89 Did not play
Roberto Sotolongo RHP R/R 6'4 200 8/18/82 West Tenn/Daytona/Peoria/Boise
Catchers
Name Pos B/T HT WT DOB 2006 Club
Matt Canepa C R/R 6'1 195 06/03/85 Boise
Jake Muyco C R/R 6'0 190 09/16/84 Daytona/Peoria
Mark Reed C L/R 5'11 175 04/13/86 Peoria
Chris Robinson C R/R 6'0 200 05/12/84 Daytona
Infielders
Name Pos B/T HT WT DOB 2006 Club
Russ Canzler 1B R/R 6'2 190 04/11/86 Boise
Steve Clevenger 2B L/R 6'0 185 04/05/86 Boise
Dylan Johnston SS L/R 6'0 180 03/25/87 Peoria
Josh Lansford 3B R/R 6'2 220 07/03/84 Boise
Kyle Reynolds 3B L/R 6'2 190 09/01/83 Peoria
Alan Rick 1B L/R 6'3 205 09/01/83 Daytona
Nathan Samson SS S/R 6'0 170 08/19/87 Mesa
Joe Simokaitis SS R/R 6'1 200 12/27/82 Daytona
Nate Spears 2B L/R 5'11 165 05/03/85 Daytona
Outfielders
Name Pos B/T HT WT DOB 2006 Club
Cliff Andersen OF L/L 6'2 185 07/24/87 Mesa
Matt Camp OF L/R 6'0 175 05/29/84 Boise
Yusuf Carter OF S/R 6'2 205 02/06/85 Peoria
Tyler Colvin OF L/L 6'3 190 09/05/85 Boise
Ryan Harvey OF R/R 6'5 220 08/30/84 Daytona
Deryck Lewis OF R/R 6'0 210 08/25/85 Boise
Drew Rundle OF L/L 6'4 180 11/05/87 Mesa
Jeremy Williams OF R/R 6'4 230 06/07/83 Daytona/Mesa

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