Results tagged ‘ Dae-Eun Rhee ’

1/2 Report: Rhee to Japan

Cubs prospect Dae-Eun Rhee is headed to Japan. The Chiba Lotte Marines announced Thursday they had acquired the Korean right-handed pitcher from the Cubs. Rhee, 25, appeared in 27 games and made 24 starts for Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa last year, and was a combined 8-6 with a 3.42 ERA. In seven Minor League seasons, he was a combined 40-37 in 135 games (121 starts) with a 4.08 ERA with 445 strikeouts over 657 innings. According to the Japan Times, Rhee signed with the Chiba Lotte Marines for $450,000. The Cubs had signed Rhee out of Korea in 2007 for $525,000.

9/7 Tennessee loses in Game 2

Tennessee was unable to overcome an early deficit and lost, 7-1, to Birmingham in Game Two of the North Division Championship Series. The loss gave the Barons a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series.

Birmingham scored four runs in the second inning against Tennessee starter Dae-Eun Rhee. Dan Black led off with a home run, and a run scored on an error by Javier Baez. Trayce Thompson hit a two-run double as well. Rhee gave up one more run in the fifth, and was lifted after 4 1/3 innings. He struck out two and walked four.

John Andreoli hit a RBI double in the ninth for Tennessee’s only run.

Tennessee will try to keep the series alive Saturday when it shifts to Smokies Park. Lefty Eric Jokisch (11-13, 3.42) will face another lefty, Spencer Arroyo (9-7, 3.42).

7/30 Minor matters

Brooks Raley gave up two runs over 6 2/3 innings in Iowa’s 4-3 loss to Oklahoma City. Ty Wright hit a solo home run in the fourth. Logan Watkins and Edgar Gonzalez each had two hits.

Dae-Eun Rhee gave up two runs over 6 1/3 innings in Tennessee’s 8-4 win over Birmingham. Rafael Lopez had two hits and two RBIs. Brett Jackson was the DH, and went 1-for-4, and scored a run.

Scott Baker gave up one earned run over 3 1/3 innings in his fourth rehab start, pitching for Daytona in a 5-0 loss to Fort Myers. Baker walked two and struck out two. Zeke DeVoss had three hits, including two doubles.

Jose Rosario gave up 13 runs on 13 hits over 4 2/3 innings in Kane County’s 14-1 loss to Peoria. Dan Vogelbach hit his 16th home run, a solo shot, in the sixth.

Kris Bryant hit a double and picked up another RBI in Boise’s 5-2, 11 inning loss to Spokane. Tyler Skulina gave up two hits over three innings, striking out two.

Mesa had Monday off.

11/16 AFL final update

The Mesa Solar Sox ended the Arizona Fall League season on Thursday with an 8-3 loss to Phoenix. Cubs prospect Matt Szczur was 0-for-4, and finished his AFL stint batting .264. Logan Watkins, a late add to take Javier Baez’s place on the roster, batted .219 in nine games, and Rubi Silva batted .206 in 20 games. Among the Cubs pitching prospects who took part, Dae-Eun Rhee posted a 6.27 ERA in six games, giving up 13 earned runs over 18 2/3 innings in six starts. Nick Struck, the Cubs’ Minor League pitcher of the year, compiled a 5.51 ERA in 12 appearances, giving up 10 earned runs on 12 hits and 12 walks over 16 1/3 innings. Kevin Rhoderick served up five runs on seven hits and struck out 14 over 9 1/3 innings. Tony Zych posted a 3.86 ERA in 13 games, giving up 18 hits and walking two over 14 innings. Peoria and Salt River will play for the AFL championship on Saturday at Scottsdale Stadium.

– Carrie Muskat

10/30 AFL update

Dae-Eun Rhee gave up three runs on two hits and three walks over three innings in Mesa’s 7-2 loss to Surprise on Monday in Arizona Fall League play. Cubs prospect Rubi Silva was 1-for-4, but struck out three times. Mesa travels to Phoenix on Tuesday.

– Carrie Muskat

10/24 AFL update

Javier Baez was 1-for-5 with one RBI in Mesa’s 7-7 tie with Phoenix in Arizona Fall League play on Tuesday. Baez now has driven in 13 runs, tops in the AFL. Cubs prospect Dae-Eun Rhee started for Mesa, and gave up two runs on six hits over 3 2/3 innings. Tony Zych also pitched and gave up three hits over 1 2/3 scoreless innings. The game was called after 10 innings. Mesa plays host to Scottsdale on Wednesday at HoHoKam Park.

– Carrie Muskat

10/12 AZ Fall League update

The Mesa Solar Sox edged Surprise, 6-5, on Thursday in Arizona Fall League play. Javier Baez, the Cubs’ top prospect who started at shortstop, hit a RBI double and now is 4-for-13 (.308) in three games. Dae-Eun Rhee gave up two runs on six hits and struck out two over two innings. Matt Szczur also started for Mesa, and was 1-for-4 with one RBI and scored a run. He’s 2-for-10 with one RBIs in three games. Tony Zych picked up the win in relief. He’s thrown 1 1/3 hitless innings in two games in relief, striking out two.

Go to www.mlbfallball.com for updates.

– Carrie Muskat

8/22 Minor matters

Micah Hoffpauir scored on a wild pitch in the eighth to give Iowa a 4-3 win over Nashville on Saturday. Jeff Samardzija did not get a decision, giving up three runs on four hits and three walks over six innings. Marquez Smith hit his 13th home run, extending his hitting streak to 10 games.

Chris Archer gave up two runs on four hits over six innings in Tennessee’s 7-2 win over Mississippi. Steve Clevenger went 5-for-5 with a home run, two doubles and five RBIs. Archer now is 8-1 with a 1.45 ERA.

Dae-Eun Rhee gave up six runs on four hits and one walk over one-third of an inning in Daytona’s 15-2 loss to Brevard County. Brevard County scored 12 runs in the first inning.

Justin Bour had three hits, including a grand slam, and a seven-high seven RBIs in Peoria’s 11-10 win over Clinton.

Cam Greathouse threw six shutout innings in Boise’s 9-3 win over Vancouver. Albert Hernandez had two hits and two RBIs in Mesa’s 4-3 win over the Giants.

– Carrie Muskat

7/30 Minor matters

The Iowa Cubs scored four runs in the eighth to beat Albuquerque, 4-2, on Thursday. Bryan LaHair had two RBIs and Mitch Atkins earned the win in relief, throwing three innings of one-run, three hit ball. Jeff Stevens picked up the save.

Craig Muschko gave up two runs on four hits over six innings in Tennessee’s 9-3 win over West Tenn. The Smokies scored five runs in the fifth. Russ Canzler had two home runs and drove in three. Tony Thomas had two RBIs.

Dae-Eun Rhee gave up three runs on eight hits over five innings in Daytona’s 8-3 win over Palm Beach, its 11th straight win. Michael Brenly reached base safely in his 27th straight game with a single.

Matt Szczur drove in runs in the first and ninth innings, including a game-winning walkoff RBI single with the bases loaded, to help Peoria beat Wisconsin, 3-2. Szczur, who hit a RBI triple in the first and added a double in the game, now has hit safely in 21 straight games. However, he’s scheduled to report to Villanova for football practice next week.

Alvaro Ramirez had two hits in Boise’s 3-1 loss to Vancouver. Mesa’s game against the Reds was postponed because of rain.

– Carrie Muskat

7/8 Minor matters

J.R. Mathes has matched the Iowa Cubs’ franchise record for career wins, picking up No. 38 on Wednesday in a 9-1 victory over Albuquerque. “Obviously, it wasn’t my goal when I first got here,” Mathes told reporters after the game.

Said Iowa pitching coach Mike Mason: “He’s a guy that won’t ‘wow’ anybody with a 98 mile an hour fastball but he … does everything a pitcher needs to do.”

Mathes has yet to get that call to the show.

“He just needs that first break,” Mason said. “Once he gets there, he’ll be appreciated.”

Mathes gave up one run on six hits over seven innings while striking out two. The lefty also had two hits. Bryan LaHair had four hits, including his ninth home run, and drove in two. It was his 10th multi-RBI game of the year. Darwin Barney had two hits, including his second homer, and four RBIs. Jim Adduci had three hits and two RBIs.

* Chris Archer did not give up an earned run over 6 1/3 innings in Tennessee’s 2-0 loss to Jacksonville. Brett Jackson had one of the Smokies’ three hits, and has hit safely in eight of the 11 games he’s played in since being promoted.

* Dae-Eun Rhee gave up four runs on five hits over 5 2/3 innings in Daytona’s 5-1 loss to Tampa. David Macias had two hits. David Patton pitched two innings in relief, giving up one run on four hits.

* The Peoria Chiefs won the third “Road to Wrigley,” beating Kane County, 5-2, at Wrigley Field. Robert Whitenack gave up one run on four hits over five innings for the win. Jae-Hoon Ha hit a two-out, three-run homer in the fourth.

* Xavier Batista hit his first home run in Mesa’s 8-2 win over the Brewers. Ryan Cuneo had two RBI and Casey Lambert picked up the win in relief.

– Carrie Muskat

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