The Children Are The Future-Cubs Minor League Update Sponsored by City Wok


Ty'Relle Harris struck out 5 in 6 IP. New Cub Jaye Chapman struck out both batters that he faced. 


Jacob Brigham channeled the spirit of Geraldo Concepcion giving up 6 ER while retiring 1 batter. He has now given up 8 ER in 3.2 IP since joining the Cubs. Szczur was 1-4 with a BB.


Javier Baez finally had a nice game in High A hitting 2-4 and driving in 3 runs. John Andreoli stole 3 bases giving him a season total of 47. Austin Kirk worked 5.2 IP giving up 1 run and striking out 3. 


The story of the night was Starling Peralta who struck out 14 batters in 7 innings. He walked no one and only gave up 2 hits one of which was a solo HR. Peralta usually sits in the low 90's and has never really shown much in the way of production so this is probably just a nice game that will be the highlight of his career. On the hitting side Zeke DeVoss was 4-4 with a pair of doubles a triple and a SB. I had high hopes for DeVoss coming into the year but he has really struggled in Peoria and is only hitting .239.


Like most nights it was the Gioskar Amaya/Dan Vogelbach show. Amaya 2-5 with his 10th triple of the season. 10 triples in 186 AB's. Thats pretty good. Amaya now has a .913 OPS. Vogelbach contributed with a 1-3 effort including his 3rd HR since joining Boise. He also drew a walk. Vogelbach's bat is way advanced for the low levels so lets hope he is getting his glovework together because other than that this kid should be in Peoria. 


Jorge Soler went 1-4 with a BB and a pair of stolen bases. He now has 8 on the year. Albert Almora also swiped two bags and got one hit in 5 AB's. The pitching was impressive with Ryan McNeil striking out 4 in 2.1 IP. Loiger Padron finished the game out working the final 3 IP and striking out 3 while shutting down the other team.