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The Cub Reporter Apr 25, 2016

Victorino Lifts Cubs over Giants at Indian School Park

Shane Victorino drilled an RBI single and a double, Kelly Dugan walked five times (including one BB with the bases loaded that forced-in a run), and SP Jeremy Null and two relievers combined to toss a four-hitter, leading the Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Giants in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning on Field #2 at Indian School Park in Scottsdale, AZ. Null threw 86% of his 51 pitches for strikes. The Cubs banged-out nine hits and drew twelve walks (21 baserunners total). Here is the abridged box score from the game (Cubs players only)  Tags: Cubs Extended Spring...
The Cub Reporter Apr 22, 2016

Eight-Run Cub 8th Overcomes Angels at Sloan Park

Kelly Dugan and Marcus Mastrobuoni belted two-run doubles and Shane Victorino, Kevonte Mitchell, and Jesse Hodges drilled RBI singles to highlight an eight-run 8th inning, as the Cubs rallied from an 8-2 deficit to top the Angels 10-8 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training game action this morning at Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ.  Jared Foster hammered an RBI triple, singled, walked, stole a base, and scored two runs to help the Angels build their 8-2 lead.   The Cubs stole three more bases today, for a total of 20 SB in their last six games (only one CS). The game was extended an extra...
The Cub Reporter Apr 20, 2016

Paredes & Paulino Let Bat & Arm Do the Talking at the Stick

Isaac Paredes (2015 IFA - Mexico - $800K signing bonus) drilled an RBI single and an RBI double, Kelly Dugan singled, doubled, walked, and scored a run, and LHSP Jose Paulino tossed three innings of perfect baseball (24 pitches - 83% strikes - 6/1 GO/AO) for the Cubs, and Scott Burcham singled, doubled, and scored a run for the Rockies, as the two teams played to a 3-3 tie in Cactus League Extended Spring Training game action this morning on Dust Storm Field at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Resort east of Scottsdale, AZ. Shane Victorino (calf strain rehab) played LF for six innings and...
The Cub Reporter Apr 19, 2016

Victorino Helps Cubs Blank A's at Fitch Park

Shane Victorino (two-run single), Trey Martin (RBI double), and Chris Pieters (RBI single) stroked run-scoring hits to highlight a five-run 2nd and four pitchers combined to toss a four-hit shutout, as the Cubs scored eight runs over the first four innings and blanked the Athletics 8-0 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training game action this morning on Field #4 at the Lew Wolff Training Complex at Fitch Park in Mesa, AZ. Shane Victirino served as a DH and singled twice, walked, stole a base, scored two runs, and drove-in two more.  Ex-KC RHRP Aaron Crow (April 2015 TJS) threw a perfect...
The Cub Reporter Apr 15, 2016

Angels Top Cubs at Sloan Park

Jabari Henry belted a two-run home run and Gleyvin Pineda singled twice, stole a base, and scored twice, leading the Angels to a 3-1 victory over the Cubs in Extended Spring Training Opening Day game action this morning at Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ.  Shane Victorino (calf strain) continued his rehab and played LF for all nine innings, collecting two singles and a walk and a run scored, RHP Dylan Cease tossed three innings of shutout ball, and Kelly Dugan walked, singled, and drove-in the lone Cub run with a sacrifice fly.   RHRP Aaron Crow (ex-KC - April 2015 TJS rehab) threw an inning for...
The Cub Reporter Apr 5, 2016

Victorino Continues to Rake & Run at Riverview

Shane Victorino (calf strain) doubled, singled, scored a run, and stole a base, Kelly Dugan slugged a solo home run, and RHSP Kyle Miller hurled 3.1 IP of one-hit shutout ball, in Minor League Camp intrasquad game action this morning on Field #6 at the Riverview Baseball Complex in Mesa, AZ. Victorino played RF for four innings and batted three times (2B, 1-3, 1B). He is running OK, and in addition to stealing a base (he also stole a base yesterday), he even tried to lay down a bunt single (he was retired 1-3 on a nice play by pitcher Manny Rondon). No sign of Javy Baez on the field today....
The Cub Reporter Apr 4, 2016

Baez and Victorino in Action at Riverview

Shane Victorino (calf strain) singled twice and doubled and Javy Baez (thumb contusion) belted an RBI double and scored a run in Minor League Camp game action this morning at the Riverview Baseball Complex in Mesa, AZ.  Tags: Cubs Minor League Spring Training Game RecapJavy BaezShane VictorinoPierce JohnsonTyler SkulinaCarson Sands

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