Monthly Archives: February 2013

Cubs 5 Athletics 3

Prospects provided some punch for the Cubs today as they got past the Oakland Athletics 5-3. Soler, Baez, and Lake all in the starting lineup.

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Cubs and Dodgers

As the first inning moved slowly along today, I joked to scoreboard operator Steve Adams that this may be a four hour game. After 3 hours and 45 minutes the Dodgers finished off the Cubs 11-7 at Hohokam Stadium. In…

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Cubs Win

The Cubs get the win at Hohokam Stadium today over the Colorado Rockies.

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Yup, It’s the Weather

Winter is hitting many parts of the country, but here in spring trainingland it’s sunshine and baseball.

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They Say It’s Your Birthday

An interesting group of Cubs related birthdays on this 25th of February. The young rising prospect outfield Jorge Soler turns 21 today, he’s getting major hype already. Not just from the Cubs and me, but here’s a¬†fresh article¬†from FOX Sports…

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Cubs Win Hohokam Opener

The Cubs beat the defending world champion San Francisco Giants today 4-3 in the spring home opener in front of 7,784 fans at Hohokam Stadium. The day was a cool (by Mesa standards) and blustery day with winds gusting to…

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Cubs Final Ten Days at Fitch, in Eight Minutes

The Cubs begin their Cactus League schedule today against the Angels in Tempe, but here’s my look back at this year’s final Fitch Park experience. Next year the Cubs will be at the new spring training complex about two miles…

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Intrasquad Game #2

The Cubs played some long-ball again today as Luis Valbuena hit a two-run HR, and Edwin Maysonet added a three-run shot as the Cubs White squad beat the Cubs Blue 6-3 at Hohokam Stadium. Brett Jackson looked good with his…

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Soler Goes Yard

I’ll write more later, but I just wanted to let you see Jorge Soler’s bomb from today’s intrasquad game. Soler hit the blast in his first at-bat today against Cubs 2012 Minor League Pitcher of the Year Nick Struck. Manager…

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Wet Fitch Final

A wet final day at Fitch Park for the Cubs, but tomorrow it’s game time! Well, kinda. Soler and Baez starting in LF and SS and hitting back-to-back.

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