As the North Side is abuzz with the anticipation of Anthony Rizzo, one Cubs minor league expert is tempering his excitement.
Highly touted prospect Anthony Rizzo is getting the call to the Cubs.
The Cubs activated catcher Steve Clevenger from the disabled Tuesday and optioned Blake Lalli to Triple-A Iowa.
The Cubs have activated reliever Carlos Marmol from the 15-day disabled list and optioned Rafael Dolis to Triple-A Iowa.
One baseball expect thinks it’s time to bring Rizzo to Chicago for good.
Cubs center fielder Marlon Byrd has been playing for the organization’s Triple-A affiliate this week, trying to get ready to return to the lineup. Byrd was placed on the disabled list in late-March, after being hit in the face with a pitch while the team was in Boston.
Playing with the Iowa Cubs Monday in his first rehab start, Byrd was hit on his side in his second at-bat against the Albuquerque Isotopes.
Playing in the Minor Leagues as he remains on the disabled list, Alfonso Soriano got a hit in four at-bats as the Iowa Cubs were creamed.
According to the Des Moines Register, Iowa Cubs’ manager Ryne Sandberg will be named the Pacific Coast League manager of the year today. In his first season as the manager of the Cubs’ Triple-A affiliate, […]
Marlon Byrd isn’t the only Cub to have performed well at a recent All-Star game. Darwin Barney (pictured above) and Thomas Diamond of the Cubs’ AAA team both played key roles for the Pacific Coast […]