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11/19 Transactions

Here are some updated transactions on players who were in the Cubs system. Thanks to Iowa Cubs’ Randy Wehofer for doing the research.

* The Cubs have re-signed right-handed pitcher Blake Parker and added catcher J.C. Boscan from the Braves. Both signed Minor League deals. Parker had been outrighted off the 40-man roster after missing most of the season with an elbow injury. Boscan batted .189 in 70 games with Triple-A Gwinnett.

* The Cubs have released Rebel Ridling. Right-handed pitcher Miguel Socolovich signed with the Hiroshima Carp in Japan.

* The Rangers signed left-handed pitcher Neal Cotts, catcher Juan Apodaca and outfielder Jim Adduci to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.

* The Brewers signed catcher Blake Lalli and right-handed pitcher Frankie De La Cruz to Minor League deals.

* Outfielder Brad Snyder signed with the Diamondbacks. The Marlins claimed left-hander Scott Maine off waivers from the Blue Jays. Infielder Marquez Smith signed a Minor League deal with the Reds.


7/8 Minor League report

Alfredo Amezaga had three hits and one RBIs in Iowa’s 5-4 win over Omaha on Saturday. Jim Adduci, in his first game with the team, had two hits and one RBIs. Jeff Beliveau picked up the win in relief, throwing two innings.

Dae-Eun Rhee gave up two runs on five hits over six innings in Tennessee’s 6-3 loss to Chattanooga. Logan Watkins had two hits and two RBIs.

Arismendy Alcantara hit his seventh home run in Daytona’s 6-5 loss to Lakeland. P.J. Francescon took the loss, giving up four earned runs on nine hits over five innings.

Dustin Geiger homered for the fourth straight game and Javier Baez hit his fifth home run in Peoria’s 5-3 win over Cedar Rapids. Baez had three hits and scored two runs. Hunter Cervenka picked up the win in relief.

Tayler Scott threw six shutout innings in Boise’s 4-0 win over Yakima. Jeimer Candelario had three hits and one RBIs. Scott struck out four, and is now 1-1 with a 1.61 ERA.

Hunter Ackerman threw three shutout innings in Mesa’s 11-1 win over the giants. Tim Saunders had three hits, including a home run, and Rafael Lopez had three hits.

— Carrie Muskat

6/6 All-Star Smokies

Four members of Double-A Tennessee were named to the Southern League All-Star Game.  Position players Jim Adduci and Justin Bour will join Frank Batista and Kevin Rhoderick on the North Division team for the June 19 game, to be played at Smokies Park. Players were selected by a vote of Southern League field managers, radio broadcasters, general managers and print media. Adduci, 27, will make his third appearance on an All-Star team, having being named to both the Florida State League’s mid-season and postseason teams in 2008.  Batista, 23, was named to an All-Star team for the third time in his young career.  The right-handed reliever was named to the FSL mid-season and postseason squads in 2011.  This season, Batista has converted all seven of his save opportunities and has a 1.23 ERA. Bour, 24, heads into the All-Star break as one of the Southern League’s big hitters.  His 43 RBIs leads the Southern League, and he is also tied for the team lead in home runs (6) and second in doubles (13). Rhoderick, 23, was named to his first All-Star team in only his second season of professional baseball. A right-handed reliever, he has an 0.79 ERA with six saves.

— Carrie Muskat 

4/27 Minor League report

Frankie De La Cruz gave up one run on four hits over five innings in Iowa’s 7-1 win over Nashville on Thursday. Anthony Rizzo had two hits and two RBIs to raise his season total to 21. Adrian Cardenas had two hits and four RBIs. The Iowa Cubs announced they have activated Rodrigo Lopez, 36. He was designated for assignment on Monday and accepted the assignment to Iowa after clearing waviers.

Nick Struck gave up seven runs on nine hits over 5 1/3 innings in Tennessee’s 7-1 loss to Jackson. Justin Bour hit a solo homer. On Wednesday, Jim Adduci had three hits and scored a run in Tennessee’s 5-1 loss to Jackson.

Daytona lost 5-3 in 10 innings to Clearwater on Thursday. Austin Kirk gave up one earned run on six hits over six innings and struck out six. Nelson Perez hit a solo homer and Matt Szczur hit a triple, drove in a run, scored a run and stole his 11th base. Frank Del Valle gave up four runs on five hits over six innings in Daytona’s 6-4 win over Clearwater on Wednesday. Greg Rohan had two hits, including a home run, and three RBIs.

Wes Darvill hit his first homer in Peoria’s 7-6, 11-inning loss to Lake County. Paul Hoilman extended his hitting streak to 11 games with a single. Darvill now has a 10-game hitting streak. In Peoria on Wednesday, Cuban pitcher Gerardo Concepcion gave up five runs on eight hits over five innings in the Chiefs 6-3 loss to Lake County. It was Concepcion’s first pro start. He struck out two and walked one. Zeke DeVoss had two hits, including a ninth inning home run.

— Carrie Muskat


12/15 Non-roster invitees

The Cubs have added first baseman Bryan LaHair and outfielder Brad Snyder to the list of non-roster invitees for Spring Training. They join pitchers Angel Guzman and Scott Rice; infielders Scott Moore and Bobby Scales; and outfielder Jim Adduci.

Both LaHair and Snyder are playing in the Dominican Republic this winter. LaHair is batting .300 in six games with Estrellas and Snyder is hitting .306 in 13 games for Licey.

— Carrie Muskat

11/18 Spring Training invites

The Cubs added infielder Scott Moore to the list of players who have signed Minor League contracts and who will be in Spring Training as non-roster invitees. The list also includes pitcher Angel Guzman, outfielder Jim Adduci, infielder Bobby Scales and left-handed pitcher Scott Rice.

— Carrie Muskat

10/29 Roster move

The Cubs tweaked the 40-man roster Friday, selecting catcher Robinson Chirinos from Double-A Tennessee. They also outrighted outfielder Jim Adduci to Triple-A Iowa. The 40-man roster now stands at 39.

Chirinos, 26, set career marks with a .326 batting average, 18 home runs and 74 RBIs between Tennessee and Iowa. He also totaled 28 doubles, a .416 on-base percentage and a .583 slugging percentage. A right-handed hitter, he spent most of the season with the Smokies, where he hit .318 with 15 homers, 24 doubles and 64 RBIs in 77 games.

Adduci, 25, batted .248 with nine doubles, a triple, three homers and 33 RBIs in 114 games for Iowa. He led the club with 23 stolen bases. The outfielder was acquired by the Cubs in September 2006 from the Marlins to complete an earlier deal that sent pitcher Todd Wellemeyer to Florida.

— Carrie Muskat

6/23 Minor matters

Brad Snyder drove in the winning run in the ninth to lift Iowa to an 8-7 win over Omaha. Jim Adduci and Micah Hoffpauir each homered for the I-Cubs. Brian Schlitter picked up the win in relief. Jeff Samardzija was scheduled to start Wednesday.

Russ Canzler homered to help Tennessee beat Carolina, 4-3, in the first game of the second half. Marwin Gonzalez had three hits.

Chris Archer gave up one run on four hits over 5 2/3 innings in Daytona’s 2-1 win over Lakeland in the first game of a doubleheader. Michael Brenly hit his third homer of the season. Daytona lost the nightcap, 6-4. Chris Rusin gave up four runs on six hits over four innings. Brett Jackson was named Florida State League offensive player of the week for June 14-20 after batting .429 with six doubles, two triples, a home run, seven RBIs and two stolen bases. He was selected to play for the U.S. team in the All-Star Futures Game July 11 in Anaheim.

Trey McNutt gave up three runs on three hits in one inning and took the loss in the East’s 6-2 win over the West in the Midwest League All-Star Game. Hak-Ju Lee went 1-for-2.

Alvaro Ramirez hit a two-run homer and Richard Jones hit a solo shot to help Boise beat Salem-Keizer, 6-2. Jeff Vigurs, taken in the 22nd round of the June Draft, had three hits.

The Mesa Cubs lost their season opener, 6-4, to the Angels. Casey Lambert gave up two hits over two innings and struck out three. Dustin Harrington, selected in the 34th round of the June Draft, had three hits and one RBIs.

— Carrie Muskat

6/20 Minor matters

Jeff Samardzija and John Gaub combined to throw six shutout innings of relief to help Iowa beat Albuquerque, 3-2, in 14 innings Saturday. Starter Thomas Diamond gave up two runs on four hits over six innings, striking out six. Samardzija and Gaub gave up a total of two hits. Jim Adduci delivered a pinch-hit game-winning single in the 14th.

Chris Carpenter gave up one earned run on five hits over five innings in Tennessee’s 4-3 loss to West Tenn. Despite the loss, the Smokies clinched the first half North Division championship. Ty Wright had three hits and is batting .555 in his last four games. Brandon Guyer homered for the Smokies.

Dae-Eun Rhee gave up two runs on three hits and one walk over six innings in Daytona’s 3-2 win over Dunedin. Mark Reed hit a RBI single for the game-winner in the 11th. Brett Jackson had two hits for his 25th multi-hit game.

Justin Bour homered but it wasn’t enough as Peoria lost to Quad Cities, 7-2. Jeffry Antigua gave up one run on five hits over four innings.

Boise picked up its first win, a 5-3 victory over Yakima. Jesus Morelli had two hits and one RBI.

— Carrie Muskat

6/2 Minor matters

Jay Jackson gave up two runs on seven hits over six innings in Iowa’s 3-2 win over Round Rock on Tuesday. Jim Adduci and Micah Hoffpauir each homered. Hoffpauir had three hits, including a double. Jeff Samardzija picked up the win in relief, throwing two perfect innings.

Austin Bibens-Dirkx threw seven shutout innings, giving up one hit, in Tennessee’s 3-0 win over Birmingham. Marquez Smith homered and drove in two runs. For Bibens-Dirkx, it was his fourth straight win. He retired the last 13 batters he faced.

Dae-Eun Rhee gave up three runs on six hits over 4 2/3 innings in Daytona’s 4-1 loss to Charlotte. Ryan Flaherty extended his hitting streak to 14 games with a double.

Peoria totaled 16 hits, yet lost, 6-5, in 10 innings to South Bend. Justin Bour had three hits, Hak-Ju Lee had two RBIs.

— Carrie Muskat