Category Archives: Daytona Cubs

Schwarber promoted to High-A; Almora hits for cycle

Kyle Schwarber, the Chicago Cubs’ top draft pick this year, is being promoted from the Kane County Cougars to the High-A Daytona Cubs. After five games with the short-season Boise Hawks, Schwarber batted .361 with 4 HR and 15 RBI in 23 … Continue reading

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Candelario, Weller named MWL players of the week

Kane County Cougars 3B Jeimer Candelario and South Bend Silver Hawks RHP Blayne Weller respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 7-13. During that period, Candelario played in seven … Continue reading

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QC’s Holberton hits for cycle, drives in 5 runs

One day after his team was no-hit by the Cougars, River Bandits catcher Brian Holberton hit for the cycle during a 5-for-5 Sunday matinee performance that included 5 RBI and two runs scored in Quad Cities’ 10-3 win over Kane County. The cycle … Continue reading

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Hot Rods clinch playoff berth; Chiefs snap losing streak

The Bowling Green Hot Rods rallied for three runs in the top of the 9th inning Wednesday to beat the South Bend Silver Hawks 4-1 and clinch a playoff berth. They will host either the Silver Hawks or the Fort Wayne TinCaps at … Continue reading

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Guerrero extends hitting streak to 12 games

Clinton LumberKings RF Gabriel “Gaby” Guerrero singled twice and drove in a run Sunday, extending his hitting streak to 12 games. The Seattle Mariners prospect improved his batting average to .277 in 77 games — a big improvement from the .193 … Continue reading

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Cougars snap losing streak with big comeback

I finally got to see Chicago Cubs prospect Albert Almora in action Thursday, and he didn’t disappoint. In fact, the Kane County Cougars as a whole looked good offensively that day; it was their defense and starting pitching that didn’t … Continue reading

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Baez goes yard four times, drives in seven

Javier Baez reminded us Monday why many consider him the Chicago Cubs’ top prospect, slugging four homers and driving in seven runs for the Daytona Cubs. Baez is only the second Florida State League player to hit four home runs in a single … Continue reading

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Four bombs for Baez in last two games

Chicago Cubs prospect Javier Baez is on a tear. The former Peoria Chiefs shortstop connected for two home runs against Japan’s World Baseball Classic team yesterday and hit two more against the Kansas City Royals today. Against Team Japan, Baez hit … Continue reading

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2011 Midwest League MVP Rymer Liriano out for 2013 season

Rymer Liriano, a San Diego Padres top prospect, is out for the 2013 season after tearing the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow while playing long toss in the Dominican Republic in late December. He will undergo Tommy John … Continue reading

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