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12/30 Winter ball update

Cubs prospect Aaron Shafer gave up one run on four hits over six innings for his first win in Caguas’ 8-2 victory over Mayaguez in Venezuela on Wednesday. The right-hander struck out two. A second-round pick in 2008, Shafer had a 0.96 ERA in 24 relief appearances at Class A Daytona and a 5.03 ERA in 25 games at Double-A Tennessee.

Jeff Gray picked up his fourth save and second in as many outings for Zulia to preserve a 5-3 win over La Guaira. Gray gave up one run over two innings.

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro went 1-for-3 with a third-inning sacrifice
fly in Escogido’s 4-2 win over Gigantes Wednesday in the Dominican
Winter League. Escogido improved to 3-1 in its bid for a berth in the
Caribbean Series and faces Los Toros Thursday.

— Carrie Muskat

6/29 Minor matters part I

Pitchers Chris Archer and Aaron Shafer were promoted from Class A Daytona to Double-A Tennessee. Archer was 7-1 with a 2.86 ERA with Daytona while Shafer was 2-1 with a 0.96 ERA in 24 appearances. Alberto Cabrera and Alex Maestri were sent from the Smokies to Daytona.

* Also, nine members of the Smokies were named Tuesday to the Southern League All-Star Game.  Position players Tony Campana, Robinson Chirinos, Steve Clevenger, Blake Lalli and Ty Wright will join teammates Austin Bibens-Dirkx, Ryan Buchter, David Cales and Hung-Wen Chen on the North Division roster at Joe Davis Stadium in Huntsville, Ala. for the July 12 game.

Players were selected by a vote of Southern League field managers, radio broadcasters, general managers and print media.

— Carrie Muskat