Cubs Minor Leagues
Zyhir Hope led off the bottom of the 1st inning with a triple and scored, Alexis Hernandez collected two RBI singles, Geuri Lubo drilled an RBI single, walked, and scored a run, and SP Alfredo Romero tossed three innings of shutout ball, as the Cubs defeated the Athletics 4-1 in Arizona Instructional League "Bridge Camp" game action Friday morning on Field # 1 at the Riverview Baseball Complex in Mesa, AZ.
The Cubs are now 1-4 through their first five Instructs games.
Nate Nankill belted a solo home run, Nelson Beltran and Darlyn Montero stroked RBI singles, and SP Nathan Dettmer and four relievers combined to hurl a six-hit shutout, as the Athletics blanked the Cubs 6-0 in Arizona Instructional League "Bridge Camp" game action Thursday morning at the Lew Wolff Training Complex at Fitch Park in Mesa, AZ.
Here is the abridged box score from the game (Cubs players only):
Dario Laverde drilled an RBI double and a single, John Wimmer doubled, singled, and scored a run, Capri Ortiz singled twice and stole three bases, and SP Yendy Gomez hurled three innings of no run / no hit ball, leading the Angels to a 6-3 victory over the Cubs in Arizona Instructional League "Bridge Camp" Labor Day game action Monday afternoon at Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ.
Yerald Nin drilled a two-run double, singled twice, and scored a run, and Jakey Josepha singled twice, walked, stole a base, scored a run, and drove in another, leading the Diamondbacks to a 9-3 victory over the Cubs in Arizona Instructional League "Bridge Camp" game action Saturday morning on Whirlwind Field at Talking Stick at Salt River Fields, east of Scottsdale, AZ.
Batting RH versus a RHP, Reggie Preciado (no longer switch-hitting) clubbed a solo HR over the LF fence to account for one of the three Cub runs.
Capri Ortiz doubled in the 1st, reached base on an error and scored in the 3rd, singled and scored in the 5th, hammered a two-run double in the 6th, and stroked a sacrifice fly in the 7th, Landon Wallace singled twice, doubled, reached base on an HBP, and scored two runs, Edgar Alfonso ripped three singles, scored three runs, and drove-in two more, John Wimmer doubled, walked twice, and scored two runs, and Caleb Ketchup doubled, walked twice, and scored a run, helping the Angels batter the Cubs 19-7 in Arizona Instructional League Opening Day game action Wednesday morning on Field # 3 at t
SP Ben Brown hurled three innings of no run / no hit ball, Cole Roederer walked and scored in the 1st and stroked an RBI single in the 3rd, Miguel Amaya belted an RBI double in the 1st, singled in the 8th, and was behind the plate for the entire nine innings, and Nelson Maldonado and Luis Vazquez each belted a two-run HR to ignite a four-run 4th inning explosion for the Tennessee Smokies (Cubs AA affiliate), and Riley Mahan smacked a three-run HR in the 4th and Luis Matos ripped a two-run double in the 5th for the Richmond Flying Squirrels (AA affiliate of the San Francisco Giants), as the
SP Joe Nahas fired 3.2 IP of shutout ball with seven strikeouts, Brad Beesley stroked an RBI double, singled, stole two bases, and scored a run, Haydn McGeary singled, doubled, and scored two runs, and Liam Spence drilled a two-run HR, as the South Bend Cubs (Hi-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs) blanked the Hillsboro Hops (Hi-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks) 7-0 on Field #6, and Christian Franklin hammered a bases-clearing bases-loaded three-run double, Parker Chavers walked and scored in the 3rd inning, singled and stole a base in the 5th, and belted a tie-breaking solo HR in the 7t
SP Jordan Wicks retired the first ten men he faced, struck out six of them (14 swing & miss), and combined with five relievers on a four-hitter, Pete Crow-Armstrong lined a double into the RF corner, stole 3rd, and scored a run in the 1st inning, reached base on a bunt single in the 3rd, and singled again in the 5th, Miguel Amaya lofted a sacrifice fly to the warning track in RF in the 1st to drive-in PCA, singled in the 3rd, doubled and scored in the 8th, and caught all nine innings and threw out a runner attempting to steal, Chase Strumpf banged a double off the top of the LF fence (n
SP Jake Walkinshaw hurled five innings of two-hit ball and retired the last twelve batters in a row, Junior Perez drilled a bases-loaded-bases-clearing triple, and Euribiel Angeles doubled twice and scored a run, leading the Lansing Lugnuts (Hi-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics) to a 5-3 victory over the South Bend Cubs (Hi-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs) on Field #3, and B. J.
Left behind in Mesa after their teammates flew home to Chicago, Cubs RHSP Hayden Wesneski hurled five innings of one-run ball with seven strikeouts and catcher Luis Torrens singled, doubled and scored, and lofted a sacrifice fly, helping the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Chicago Cubs' Lo-A affiliate) take a 3-1 lead, but Jean Walters belted an RBI triple and scored on a passed ball in the top of the 9th, as the Hillsboro Hops (Hi-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks) rallied to edge the Pelicans 4-3 on Field #6, and Anderdson Rojas drilled a bases-loaded triple and an RBI single, Franyel Baez r