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Last updated 11-17-2023
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Adbert Alzolay 
Michael Arias
Javier Assad
Ben Brown
Jose Cuas
Kyle Hendricks
Porter Hodge
* Bailey Horn
Caleb Kilian
Mark Leiter Jr
* Luke Little
Julian Merryweather
Daniel Palencia
Michael Rucker
* Drew Smyly
* Justin Steele
Jameson Taillon
Keegan Thompson
Hayden Wesneski 
* Jordan Wicks

Miguel Amaya
Yan Gomes

Nico Hoerner
Nick Madrigal
* Miles Mastrobuoni
* Matt Mervis
Christopher Morel
Dansby Swanson
Luis Vazquez
Patrick Wisdom

Kevin Alcantara
Alexander Canario
* Pete Crow-Armstrong
Brennen Davis
# Ian Happ
Seiya Suzuki
* Mike Tauchman


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Cubs Come Ever So Close to a No-No at Sloan Park

SP DJ Herz hurled four innings of no run / no hit ball with six strikeouts and combined with three relievers on a two-hit shutout, Ismael Mena singled, doubled, stole two bases, and scored a run, and Brayan Altuve (RBI double) and Yeison Santana (RBI single) collected run scoring hits, as the Cubs blanked the Rockies 4-0 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training game action Tuesday morning at Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ.  

The Rockies were held hitless until one out in the top of the 9th when DH Francisco Garcia reached base on an infield single (a high chopper that was cut-off by Cubs third-baseman Christopher Paciolla between 2nd & 3rd, but his off-balance throw to 1st base just didn't have quite enough juice on it and Garcia was safe by a half-step). Cubs RP Eligio Paredes surrendered another single grounded through the 5.5 hole and into LF with two outs, but then got a strikeout (swinging) to strand the runners, preserve the shutout, and end the game.   

Prior to the game, LHPs Burl Carraway, Stephen Gonsalves, Drew Gray, and Brailyn Marquez, and RHPs Zac Leigh, Kenyi Perez, and JP Wheat threw bullpen sides on the 12-pack, and RHP Danis Correa threw "live" BP on Field #6.  

Here is the abridged box score from the game (Cubs players only):  

1. James Triantos, DH: 0-4 (6-3, F-8, 5-3, 5-4-3 DP, RBI) 
2a. Ed Howard, SS: 0-3 (K, 6-3, 4-3)
2b. Geuri Lubo, SS: 1-1 (2B, R) 
3a. Jefferson Rojas, 2B: 1-2 (1B, K) 
3b. Yeison Santana, 2B: 1-2 (K, 1B, RBI)
4a. Adan Sanchez, C: 1-2 (K, 1B) 
4b. Jairo Diaz, C: 0-2 (6-3, 4-3)
5a. Anderson Suriel, 1B: 0-2 (5-3, 4-3) 
5b. Frank Hernandez, 1B: 1-1 (BB, 1B, R)
6. Brayan Altuve, LF-CF: 1-4 (K, K, 2B, F-9, RBI)
7a. Alexis Hernandez, 3B: 0-2 (K, K) 
7b. Christopher Paciolla, 3B: 0-2 (K, K)
8a. Ismael Mena, CF: 2-2 (1B, 2B, R, 2 SB) 
8b. Raino Coran, RF: 0-0 (BB, R) 
9. Christian Olivo, RF-LF: 1-2 (P-6, BB, 1B) 

1. DJ Herz: 4.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 6 K, 1 WP, 1 BALK, 1/5 GO/AO, 64 pitches (40 strikes) 
2. Eduarniel Nunez: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HBP, 1/1 GO/AO, 23 pitches (14 strikes) 
3. Starlyn Pichardo: 2.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K, 1 HBP, 5/3 GO/AO, 37 pitches (17 strikes) 
4. Eligio Paredes: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K, 1/1 GO/AO, 30 pitches (19 strikes) 

P Eligio Paredes: E-1 (errant pick-off attempt at 1st base allowed runner to advance to 2nd)

Adan Sanchez: 0-2 CS 

WEATHER: Sunny with temperatures in the 80's 



"Just because it isn't official doesn't mean it didn't happen" 


It was "Camp Day" at Extended Spring training yesterday (Wednesday 5/3) so the Cubs had a full-blast full-scale workout on the backfields from 8-11 AM, and then after the workout there was a one inning "sim" game played in the stadium (players and a couple of coaches played defense, and the batters ran the bases just like in a game).  

Cody Heuer: 
20 pitches (12 strikes - 5 swing & miss)
Faced five batters 
2B (Susnara)
3B (Lubo) 

Wilbur Rodriguez:    
24 pitches (8 strikes - three swing & miss) 
Faced five batters
1B (Triantos) 
6-3 DP 
NOTE; W. Rodriguez uncorked two WP and catcher Ronnier Quintero had two PB 

Recent comments

  • crunch (view)

    thomas hatch is going to fight ham in japan.  he was on PIT's 40-man.

  • crunch (view)

    morel played somewhere besides 3rd and SS...he got 8 innings in CF, 2 putouts and an assist.

  • crunch (view)

    ryan flaherty new cubs bench coach.

  • crunch (view)

    bellinger wins comeback player of the year.  the AL winner was liam hendricks and his 5ip before he got tommy john...setting himself up for a 2025 shot at the award.

  • Bill (view)

    I hope that Perlaza goes on to have a successful career.  On most Cubs teams prior to the current administration, he would have been one of their more highly ranked prospects.  As far as the others are concerned, one or more may well go on to be much better than expected, but unfortunately there is no way to tell which one at the present time.  You can't keep everyone.

  • crunch (view)

    s.gray signs with the cards...3/75m

  • Arizona Phil (view)

    Another one of the nine Cubs post-2023 Rule 9 minor league 6YFA has signed, as RHP Carlos Guzman (acquired from the Tigers for Zack McKinstry at the end of Spring Training) signed a 2024 minor league contract with the Mets. 


    So RHRP Yovanny Cruz (SD), C-INF P. J. Higgins (CIN), and now Carlos Guzman (NYM) have already signed 2024 minor league contracts with new MLB organizations, and OF Yonathan Perlaza is headed for Korea (Hanhwa Eagles).

  • crunch (view)

    ...and back to 3rd for another game.  at this point i'm gonna hang back and when/if he actually plays 1st then i'll find it notable.  i am glad he's playing a good amount of 3rd, though...give the club one more good look at him there.  shrug

  • crunch (view)

    morel played SS last night (no errors)...hit a homer and a double.  he's got 2 of both in 19PA.

  • crunch (view)

    e.escobar was throwing 95-97mph on his fastball in 2023.