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Prospect Roundup: Games of May 20

Angels' Fletcher strengthens resume; Fried bests Stewart
May 21, 2018

Theme of the dayTeens:Juan Soto's Major League debut with the Nationals, making him the youngest player in The Show this season, would have been the prime driver of the news on any other day. But Vladimir Guerrero Jr. did his best to wrestle back the "Best 19-Year-Old Prospect" belt by

Caratini, Tseng lead charge in Cubs system

Upper-level talent dominates in best of 2017 for reigning champs
October 16, 2017

This offseason, is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.The Cubs -- as you may have heard -- won

I-Cubs avoid perfecto, prove stingy in sweep

Andreoli's walk-off ends bid, then Williams twirls two-hitter
August 18, 2017

The Iowa Cubs took the field at Principal Park as the home team and the road team Thursday. They came away winners both times.John Andreoli ended a perfect-game bid by Colorado Springs' Angel Ventura with a walk-off homer in the seventh inning to lift Iowa to a 1-0 win in the

Rucker again reels in Pitcher of the Week

Myrtle Beach righty struck out 17 across two scoreless starts
July 24, 2017

Michael Rucker's third straight scoreless outing helped him earn his second straight award.The Cubs prospect turned in a pair of gems to repeat as Carolina League Pitcher of the Week.

Tucker, Tseng recognized for weekly efforts

Fresno OF paces potent Grizzlies offense; Iowa RHP dominates in 2nd and 3rd career Triple-A starts
July 24, 2017

ROUND ROCK, Texas - Fresno outfielder Preston Tucker and Iowa right-hander Jen-Ho Tseng have been named the Pacific Coast League Player and Pitcher of the Week for the period of July 17-23, the League office announced Monday. Tucker drove a Grizzlies offense that scored 85 runs over the week, winning

Cubs' Tseng lights-out in second Triple-A start

Chicago's No. 21 prospect scatters three hits over seven innings
July 18, 2017

Jen-Ho Tseng struggled in his Triple-A debut, but came away with the win. Chicago's No. 21 prospect didn't really show the Pacific Coast League what he was capable of until the second time he took the mound.The 22-year-old right-hander scattered three hits and a walk while striking out eight over

Prospect Roundup: Games of April 19

Twins' Gordon collects four hits; Bucs' Alemais homers twice
April 20, 2017

Twins SS Nick Gordon, Double-A Chattanooga: 4-for-8, 3B, 2B, R, 2 K in doubleheader -- The Twins' top prospect doubled in his first at-bat Tuesday before his home game against Biloxi was suspended in the top of the third inning. When the two sides picked up the action Wednesday, so did