Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/07/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. Two number one picks have really started to heat up for their respective teams. Josh Vitters for the Chiefs and Tyler Colvin at Daytona. Don’t forget that you can check out my site at www.youngcubsworld.com for daily updates of the big performers.

Here are the standings for the Cubs’ system only:

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Peoria Chiefs – Class A

Monday-5/4Chiefs take a close one from the Cedar Rapids Kernals, win 4-3

Tuesday 5/5Chiefs win with 3 in the 9th over the Lansing Lugnuts, 7-6

Wednesday 5/6Chiefs score 6 times in the first two innings and hold on to beat the Lugnuts, 8-5

Peoria’s Team Stats

Daytona Cubs – Class High A

Monday 5/4Cubs start the week with a “W” shutout the Tampa Yankees, 6-0

Tuesday 5/5Cubs win over the Tampa Yankees behind excellent pitching, 3-0

Wednesday 5/6 - Cubs lose 3-1 to the Tampa Yankees

Daytona Cubs Team Stats

Tennessee Smokies – Class AA

Monday 5/4Smokies take game one of a double header-3-2, but the 2nd game was rained out!

Tuesday 5/5Smokies get whipped 8-1 by the Mississippi Braves

Wednesday 5/6Game Postponed due to rain-Make Up will be as a double header Thursday

Tennessee Smokies Team Stats

Iowa Cubs – Class AAA

Monday 5/4I-Cubs lose after offense fails to do anything productive, Score: 1-5

Tuesday 5/5 - I Cubs lose 5th game in a row drop game 6-8 to the Nashville Sounds

Wednesday 5/6I-Cubs get back to winning ways with a 6 run inning against the Sounds

Iowa Cubs Team Stats

Quote of the Day

"Baseball, just a game as simple as a ball and a bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes." - Ernie Harwell
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