Ted Lilly made a rehab start for Iowa as he recovers from off-season shoulder surgery and back pain. Top Cubs pitching prospect Andrew Cashner turned in what may be the best outing of his 14 career Double-A starts. Daytona's Chris Huseby had his worst outing since moving to the bullpen following the 2008 season. Hak-Ju Lee picked up his second two-hit game in three starts for Peoria.
April 14, 2010
Three of the Chicago Cubs' affiliates were affected by promotions Thursday. The biggest was infielder Marquez Smith, who was promoted to Class AA Tennessee from Class High-A Daytona after batting .260 with five home runs -- tops in the Florida State League -- and 18 RBI in 15 games.
May 1, 2009