Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/14/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. Please check out Iowa’s box scores from Tuesday and Wednesday. They scored 33 runs in their last two games…and Jake Fox is back and on a tear.

Everything went as planned for Carlos Zambrano on Wednesday. His bullpen session went well and he will make a start for the Daytona Cubs this weekend.

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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Transactions

Peoria Chiefs – Class A

Monday 5/11 – No Game Scheduled

Tuesday 5/12 – Chiefs split a double-header with the Quad Cities River Bandits

Game 1 – Chiefs score big with a 5-run inning, win 8-2 in game one vs. the River Bandits

Game 2 – Chiefs’ bats go cold, lose game two 0-4 to the River Bandits

Wednesday 5/13 – Game Postponed due to…RAIN!

Peoria’s Team Stats

Daytona Cubs – Class High A

Monday 5/11Daytona drops a rained shortened game to the Yankees 3-8

Tuesday 5/12Cubs defeat the Yankees 6-5 with a walk off single in the bottom of the 9th by Marwin Gonzalez

Wednesday 5/13 - Cubs win 9-6 over the Yankees after a big 6-run 5th inning

Daytona Cubs’ Team Stats

Tennessee Smokies – Class AA

Monday 5/11Smokies drop game to the West Tenn. Diamond Jaxx-3-4 in 12 innings

Tuesday 5/12Smokies drop another close one to the Diamond Jaxx-0-1

Wednesday 5/13Smokies score winning run in the 8th and hold on to squeak out a 3-2 victory over the Diamond Jaxx

Tennessee Smokies’ Team Stats

Iowa Cubs – Class AAA

Monday 5/11Iowa gets good pitching and enough offense to win 6-2 over the Redbirds

Tuesday 5/12Cubs lose a slugfest 15-16 against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox

Wednesday 5/13Cubs use 25-hit, 18 run explosion to defeat the Sky Sox 18-4

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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