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2013 Cubs Prospects in Review: Rob Zastryzny

I believe this rounds out the prospect reviews as far as 2013 draftees go. Rob Zastryzny, a 6'3, 193 lb, 21 year old lefty drafted 41st overall out of Mizzou, was something of a surprise pick in the early 2nd round, as he was ranked 76th on the BA 500, and Jonathan Mayo admitted on […]

JOT: Cubs Minor League Recap 8-15-13

Sacramento River Cats 9 @ Iowa Cubs 1 This team sucks to write about. Mike Olt was 0-4 with 2 strikeouts. Brooks Raley struckout 7 and walked 1 over 6 innings. He allowed 7 hits, 1 home run and 4 runs overall. Chattanooga Lookouts 3 @ Tennessee Smokies 4 Nick Struck has had a poor […]

Cubs 2013 Draft Wrap: Preparations for the Apocalypse

Cubs 2013 Draft The signing deadline for the 2013 MLB Draft was last Friday. The Cubs’ official website has been unusually light in the details of who has actually signed and who hasn’t but I think we connect the dots pretty accurately. Three of the top 25 picks didn’t sign, and it looks like those […]

2013 MLB Draft: Cubs Draft Breakdown

More Zastryzny There was some speculation here over the weekend that Mizzou lefty Rob Zastryzny was a signability pick at #41. That may still end up being true, but it’s now clear that he wouldn’t have been available to the Cubs in the third round, as the Blue Jays were set to take him six […]

2013 MLB Draft: Live Thread- Day 3- With Updates

Coverage Can’t promise that I’ll be around for the entire conference call for day 3 of the 2013 mlb draft, but I’ll try to update this thread with all the Cubs’ picks for posterity. Today encompasses everything from round 11 onwards, and the picks will happen at a fast and furious pace. Depending on how much […]

2013 MLB Draft: Cubs’ Day Two Summary

The Picks #75 Jacob Hannemann, CF, BYU FR (BA #214) #108 Tyler Skulina, RHP, Kent State JR (BA #73) #138 Trey Masek RHP, Texas Tech JR (BA #49) #168 Scott Frazier, RHP, Pepperdine JR (BA #160) #198 David Garner, RHP, Michigan State JR (BA #248) #228 Sam Wilson, LHP, Lamar CC (BA #358) #258 Charcer […]

2013 MLB Draft: Live Draft Thread- Day 2- UPDATES

Coverage Live coverage of the 2013 MLB Draft moves over to mlb.com today, which hopefully means less Harold Reynolds and more Mayo and Callis. As always, complete OV draft coverage is here. The pace should be much more frenetic today. I’ll try to keep this thread updated with miscellaneous draftee blurbs rather than splitting out […]

Cubs Draftee Profile: Rob Zastryzny

  For the second year in a row, the Cubs have selected a pitcher from Missouri with their second round pick. Last time around it was Pierce Johnson from Missouri State. This time it’s 6’3″ lefty Rob Zastryzny from Mizzou. Could this be the start of another run on pitching from the Cubs? In 2012 […]

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