Cubs' Hoerner out at least a month

CT scan reveals fracture in wrist of club's top prospect

Nico Hoerner hit .300 with an .891 OPS in 60 at-bats with Double-A Tennessee before landing on the injured list. (Danny Parker/MiLB.com)

By Joe Bloss | May 20, 2019 10:55 PM ET

A CT scan revealed top Cubs prospect Nico Hoerner suffered a hairline fracture in his left wrist, according to Chicago president of baseball operations Theo Epstein.

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Casey just perfect in South Bend's no-hitter

Righty goes seven frames, Remy seals club's second milestone

Derek Casey, a 2018 ninth-round pick, threw 55 of his 76 pitches for strikes. (Casey McDonald/South Bend Cubs)

By Joe Bloss | May 6, 2019 9:53 PM ET

Seven perfect innings from Chicago Cubs right-hander Derek Casey paved the way for Class A South Bend's no-hitter in a 2-0 win over Cedar Rapids.

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Lange bounces back with hitless start

Cubs No. 12 prospect fans seven over five shutout innings

Alex Lange was selected by the Cubs with the 30th overall pick in the 2017 Draft out of LSU. (Chris Baird/MiLB.com)

By Brian Stultz | May 4, 2019 9:39 PM ET

Cubs No. 12 prospect Alex Lange bounced back from a pair of tough start, striking out seven over five hitless innings in Class A Advanced Myrtle Beach's 3-2 win over Salem on Saturday.

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Kickin' it: Cubs' Assad pulls off wild out

Pelicans pitcher recovers from fumble, boots assist to first

Javier Assad went on to record his first win of the season, pitching six scoreless innings for Myrtle Beach. (MiLB.TV)

By Tyler Maun | May 4, 2019 2:01 AM ET

Myrtle Beach pitcher Javier Assad pulled off one of the wildest outs of the season when he kicked a ball to first base in the Pelicans' 12-2 win over Salem on Friday night.

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Smokies' Miller flirts with perfection

Cubs No. 19 prospect retires first 18 batters, fans nine

Tyson Miller has not allowed a home run over 25 1/3 innings in five starts this season. (Tennessee Smokies)

By Joe Bloss | May 1, 2019 10:48 PM ET

Cubs No. 19 prospect Tyson Miller took a perfect game into the seventh inning and recorded a career-high nine strikeouts before Double-A Tennessee walked off with a 3-2 win over Jackson.

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Pelicans' Ademan has career day at plate

Cubs No. 6 prospect homers during pro-best five-RBI game

Aramis Ademan has raised his average 74 points since returning from the temporarily inactive list on April 24. (Larry Kave/MiLB.com)

By Duane Cross | April 28, 2019 7:39 PM ET

Chicago Cubs No. 6 prospect Aramis Ademan homered and drove in a career-high five runs in Class A Advanced Myrtle Beach's 15-7 loss to Salem on Sunday.

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Cubs' Hoerner lands on seven-day IL

No. 95 overall prospect dealing with bruised wrist

Nico Hoerner batted .345 on his way to All-Pac-12 honors during his final season at Stanford last year. (Tennessee Smokies)

By Chris Bumbaca | April 27, 2019 1:05 PM ET

Cubs No. 2 prospect Nico Hoerner was placed on the seven-day injured list Saturday, retroactive to April 24. He exited Double-A Tennessee's game on Tuesday after being hit by a pitch on the hand.

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MWL notes: Roederer shows sweet swing

Cubs No. 5 prospect applying hitting lessons to full-season debut

Cole Roederer connected on a home run in his first at-bat during Spring Training. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

By Curt Rallo | April 25, 2019 10:42 AM ET

Taken early in the 2018 Draft despite missing time his senior season in high school, 19-year-old Cole Roederer has brought his sweet swing to the Midwest League in his full-season debut with South Bend.

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Cubs' Zinn rips five hits for South Bend

Second base prospect falls a homer shy of the cycle

Delvin Zinn has improved in each of his four seasons in the Minors and has a .944 OPS in 2019. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Chris Tripodi | April 24, 2019 5:46 PM ET

Cubs prospect Delvin Zinn went 5-for-5 with a triple and two doubles Wednesday afternoon in Class A South Bend's 10-8 win over Lansing.

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Hoerner speeds up for first Double-A dinger

Cubs No. 2 prospect races around the bases for third pro homer

After going No. 24 overall in the Draft, Nico Hoerner went yard for two different clubs within a nine-day span last July. (Tennessee Smokies)

By Shlomo Sprung | April 23, 2019 12:18 AM ET

Second-ranked Chicago Cubs prospect Nico Hoerner raced around the bases for an inside-the-park home run in Double-A Tennessee's 4-2 loss to Chattanooga.

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