Results tagged ‘ Brad Snyder ’

5/25 Tuesday’s Minor League games

Robert Coello gave up four runs on eight hits and five walks over 5 1/3 innings in Iowa’s 4-1 loss to Las Vegas. Brad Snyder had two hits, including a solo homer, his seventh.

Alberto Cabrera gave up three runs on six hits over seven innings in Tennessee’s 10-5 win over Mississippi. Cabrera now is 6-2 with a 5.36 ERA. Ryan Flaherty extended his hitting streak to nine games with his 11th homer and Jae-Hoon Ha added a solo homer.

Justin Bour had three hits, including his 12th homer, and two RBIs in Daytona’s 9-7 win over St. Lucie. Junior Lake and Jake Optiz also homered. Optiz finished with four RBIs.

Su-Min Jung gave up nine runs on 10 hits over 3 2/3 innings in Peoria’s 10-2 loss to Wisconsin. Greg Rohan and Richard Jones had two hits each.

* Minor League notes: Tyler Colvin went 0-for-4, and was batting .292 since joining the Iowa Cubs. He missed hitting for the cycle on Sunday by a home run, then homered on Monday. “Mechanically, I’m fine,” Colvin told the Des Moines Register. “It’s just about getting my timing back.”

Geovany Soto will join Double-A Tennessee Thursday and Friday. He’s been on the DL since May 11 with a strained left groin. Outfielder James Adduci had a broken bone in his hand surgically repaired and may miss the rest of the season.

— Carrie Muskat

4/26 Minor League report

Robert Coello gave up six runs on seven hits and five walks over five innings in Iowa’s 12-8 win over Memphis. Lou Montanez had four hits, including three doubles and his third home run, and four RBIs and Brad Snyder hit his first homer. Welington Castillo, back behind the plate after being slowed this spring with a sore index finger, went 2-for-5, and Scott Moore had two hits.

Rafael Dolis gve up four runs, three earned, on six hits and two walks over 4 1/3 innings in Tennessee’s 8-4 loss to Jacksonville. Rebel Ridling had three hits, including his fifth home run, a two-run shot, and three RBIs.

Daytona’s game at Dunedin was postponed because of wet grounds.

Hayden Simpson, the Cubs’ No. 1 pick in last year’s Draft, gave up two runs on five hits and one walk over four innings in Peoria’s 14-3 win over Clinton. Simpson struck out three. Pierre LePage, Greg Rohan and Arismendy Alcantara each had two hits and three RBIs. With the win, the Chiefs climbed above .500 for the first time this season.

— Carrie Muskat

3/15 Brad Snyder update

Outfielder Brad Snyder was among the 18 players trimmed from the Cubs’ Major League spring camp on Tuesday. He’s been bothered by a small crack in his right rib cage, which he tried to play through. It will be at least three weeks before Snyder can play in a game. He has not picked up a bat since he was injured.

— Carrie Muskat

2/15 Cubs spring notebook

Tyler Colvin and Brad Snyder were both taking grounders at first base on Tuesday. Colvin will get some action there in Cactus League games. The Cubs want to see if he can backup Carlos Pena.

* Fernando Perez, Augie Ojeda, Darwin Barney, Brett Jackson, Josh Vitters, Blake DeWitt and Reed Johnson were among the other position players working out at Fitch Park. They don’t have to report until Friday.

* A motorist driving down Center Street near the Cubs’ Fitch Park complex was surprised when a baseball struck his windshield. Apparently, Jackson put a good swing on a pitch during batting practice.

* The Cubs could leave camp with three left-handers in the bullpen, and possibly four. They also could have four right-handed starters if James Russell doesn’t make the rotation.

* With Matt Sinatro gone, Mike Quade will work with the catchers this season. Quade did that in the Minor Leagues.

* Ivan DeJesus said he had a good week with shortstop Starlin Castro in the Dominican Republic this offseason. They stressed throwing mechanics. Minor League infield coordinator Franklin Font also spent a week with Castro in the Dominican.

* Quade lobbied the media to root for the rottweilers in the Westminster Dog Show to win.

— Carrie Muskat

1/12 Winter ball update

Cubs prospect Marwin Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with a double in Caracas’ 10-6 win Tuesday over Caribes in Venezuela. Caracas is 6-2 in the round-robin playoffs and Gonzalez is batting .296.

* In the Dominican Republic, both Starlin Castro and Brad Snyder were hitless in Escogido’s 2-1 loss to the Toros. Escogido dropped to 5-9; the Toros are 10-4.

* Cubs bench coach Pat Listach’s Ponce team beat Caguas, 5-2, to improve to 6-2 in Puerto Rico.

— Carrie Muskat

1/8 Winter ball update

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro and outfielder Brad Snyder were both hitless but Escogido got enough offense to beat Estrellas, 2-1, on Friday in the Dominican League playoffs. Both Escogido and Estrellas are 5-5. In Venezuela, Cubs prospect Marwin Gonzalez went 1-for-3 with a double in Caracas’ 3-2 loss to Aragua.

— Carrie Muskat

1/6 Winter ball update

Cubs prospect Marwin Gonzalez had a big day Wednesday in Venezuela. He
drove in a run in Caracas’ 2-0 win over Zulia in the first game of a
doubleheader. In the night cap, Gonzalez went 3-for-4 with a triple and
four RBIs to complete the sweep as Caracas won, 14-4. Gonzalez hit a
three-run triple in the sixth and a RBI single in the seventh in the second game. Last season, Gonzalez batted .271 at Class A Daytona and .246 in 86 games at Double-A Tennessee.

Outfielder Brad Snyder hit a solo homer but it wasn’t enough as Escogido lost, 9-6, to Gigantes on Wednesday and dropped to 4-5 in the Dominican League playoffs. Starlin Castro was 1-for-4. Twins prospect Estarlin De Los Santos went 5-for-5 with a double and scored three runs for Gigantes.

— Carrie Muskat

1/5 Winter ball update

Brad Snyder was 1-for-4 and Starlin Castro was hitless in four at-bats in Escogido’s 3-1 loss to the Toros in the Dominican playoffs on Tuesday. Former Cy Young winner Bartolo Colon took the loss, giving up three runs over six innings. The Toros now are 6-2, Escogido is 4-4.

— Carrie Muskat

1/4 Winter ball update

Outfielder Brad Snyder went 1-for-3 and scored a run and Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was hitless in four at-bats in Escogido’s 3-0 win over Estrellas Monday in the Dominican Winter League playoffs. Snyder scored on one of two errors by Estrellas in the fifth. Escogido is now 4-3 and will play the Toros (5-2) on Tuesday.

— Carrie Muskat

1/3 Winter league update

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro and outfielder Brad Snyder were both hitless in four at-bats each in Escogido’s 2-1 loss Sunday to Estrellas in the Dominican Winter League playoffs. The two teams, who are both 3-3, meet again Monday.

In Venezuela, Cubs prospect Marwin Gonzalez was hitless in three at-bats for Caracas in a 2-0 win over Caribes on Sunday.

— Carrie Muskat