Tennessee Notes: Papelbon Comes Through

SEVIERVILLE – The Southern League's best team through the first week of the season took the field Thursday in Game 2 of a five-game series against Chattanooga and picked up right where they left off Wednesday with an 8-4 victory.
April 16, 2010

Cubs Prospect Round-up: April 14

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

Marquez Smith Promoted to Double-A

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

Opitz Named Big 12 Player of the Week

Dallas -- University of Nebraska second baseman Jake Opitz was named Big 12 Player of the Week Monday for his performance at the Rice Invitational over the weekend. It is the first weekly honor for Opitz, a junior from Littleton, Colo.
February 26, 2007