On a night when prospect Steve Marek left the game with a groin injury, the Quakes down the division leaders. Madrigal gets a chance on the mound. David Herndon continues to impress in the Pioneer League. Dwaine Bacon makes the most of diminished playing time.
July 26, 2006
Any conversation about Angels' prospects has to include Brandon Wood. In the second half of our discussion with the club's director of player development, we talk about the slugging shortstop, the pitching talent lower in the system, yet more middle-infield prospects and others.
June 2, 2006
DES MOINES, Iowa - Dwaine Bacon earned the promotion he was hoping for last week when the speedy outfielder was promoted to Triple-A Iowa. Bacon spent last season in Double-A and was disappointed when he did not crack the Iowa Cubs' opening day roster this spring. However, as Bacon tells Inside The Ivy, focus and perseverance quickly propelled him to the Triple-A ranks.
May 10, 2005
<B>JACKSON, Tenn.</B> - Dwaine Bacon returns to West Tennessee after also spending last season in Double-A. Bacon is a 16th round 2001 draft pick that bats from both sides of the plate. After getting over 400 at-bats in 2004, he joins a crowded Diamond Jaxx outfield that includes Cub prospects Felix Pie, Matt Murton and Adam Greenberg.
April 8, 2005