An update on Pedro Strop, hot stove news and your daily recap of Cubs prospects in the winter leagues.
November 29, 2014
Cubs made headlines on Saturday by naming former Cub player Henry Blanco as their new quality assurance coach, replacing Juan Castro. Blanco spent 16 years in majors and last year as a coach for D-Backs. Some hot stove news and a recap of the winter league action.
November 23, 2014
Arismendy Alcantara recorded his first hit of the winter and Marcos Mateo picked up his 11th save Tuesday night in the Dominican. John Andreoli (pictured above) extended his hit streak to six games in the Puerto Rican League and some hot stove news.
November 19, 2014
Russell Martin will not be plying on the North Side this year as the catcher agreed to a deal with Toronto. The Cardinals and Braves made a big trade and it was a light night of action in the winter leagues for Cub prospects.
November 18, 2014
Luis Valbuena (pictured) will start playing in the Venezuela Winter League on Nov. 29 for Lara. Mesa ended their Arizona Fall League schedule with a tie and the hot stove is heating up around baseball.
November 14, 2014
Junior Lake extended his hitting streak to seven games with a single and two RBI in Estrellas’ 9-7 win. Ivan Pineyro left his AFL start after facing three batters.
October 29, 2014
Missing most of the season with an arm injury, Ivan Pineyro tossed three shutout innings in his first Arizona Fall League start. The Dominican League opened on Thursday night with Junior Lake starting in left field for Estrellas.
October 17, 2014
Junior Lake has ended his stay in the DWL, Marcos Mateo picked up his 9th save and Luis Valbuena extended his hitting streak to eight games.
December 11, 2013