Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/15/09

Here is your end of the week update from our Young Cubs. There was some interesting movement in the transaction log this week.

Brandon Guyer couldn’t hit his weight at Tennessee so he got sent down to Daytona while Todd Blackford was throwing so poorly in Tennessee that I was surprised that Daytona was as far as he was demoted. Doug Deeds getting demoted to Tennessee was a little surprising, but I think it was more of a numbers situation than anything else; Jake Fox returned this week to Triple-A and Jason Dubois has been hitting with authority, so there really wasn’t going to be enough playing time for him in Iowa.

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Here are the standings for the Cubs’ system only:

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Peoria Chiefs – Class A

Thursday 6/11Chiefs drop 5th straight, lose 0-5 to Clinton LumberKings

Friday 6/12Chiefs lose again to Clinton, 2-4, stretch losing streak to 6 games

Saturday 6/13Chiefs lose again to the Lumberkings for their 7th straight loss

Sunday 6/14Chiefs losing streak ends with a 3-1 victory over the Quad Cities Bandits

Peoria’s Team Stats

Daytona Cubs – Class High A

Thursday 6/11Cubs win 6-4 against the Fort Meyers Miracle

Friday 6/12Daytona wins 6-1 over Fort Meyers with a 4-run 3rd inning

Saturday 6/13 – Game Postponed due to rain.

Sunday 6/14 – Daytona splits a double-header with Fort Meyers

Game One: Cubs Win 8-1

Game Two: The D-Cubs drop Game Two, 4-1

Daytona Cubs’ Team Stats

Tennessee Smokies – Class AA

Thursday 6/11Smokies lose 1-4 to the Mobile BayBears

Friday 6/12Coleman earns his 6th victory for the Smokies after a 5-3 victory

Saturday 6/13Smokies win a close one 6-5 over the BayBears

Sunday 6/14Smokies give up game in the 9th inning, lose Jackson’s return from the DL, 2-3

Tennessee Smokies’ Team Stats

Iowa Cubs – Class AAA

Thursday 6/11Iowa wins 9-2 behind great pitching from Kevin Hart

Friday 6/12 – Game Postpone due to Rain

Saturday 6/13 – Iowa splits a double-header with the Omaha Royals

Game One: I-Cubs win 6-2

Game Two: Royals Shutout Cubs, 2-0

Sunday 6/14Iowa scores 3 in the 9th for a 7-6 come from behind victory

Iowa Cubs’ Team Stats

Quote of the Day

"Don’t ever permit the pressure to exceed the pleasure." - Joe Maddon