Chicago Cubs minor league players

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Below is a partial list of minor league baseball players in the Chicago Cubs system:

Players[edit]

Corey Black[edit]

Corey Black
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher
Born: (1991-08-04) August 4, 1991 (age 23)
San Diego, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Corey William Black (born August 4, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Black attended San Diego State University before transferring to Faulkner University. He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the fourth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[1] He made his professional debut for the Gulf Coast Yankees. He also pitched for the Staten Island Yankees and Charleston RiverDogs that season. Overall, he started 12 games, going 2–2 with a 3.08 earned run average (ERA) and 50 strikeouts in 52 23 innings.

Black started 2013 with the Tampa Yankees.[2] On July 26 he was traded to the Chicago Cubs for Alfonso Soriano.[3][4] He was assigned to the Daytona Cubs. In 24 starts, he went 7–8 with a 3.93 ERA and 116 strikeouts over 107 23 innings. He started the 2014 season with the Tennessee Smokies.


Paul Blackburn[edit]

Paul Blackburn
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher
Born: (1993-12-04) December 4, 1993 (age 21)
Oakley, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Paul Blackburn (born December 4, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Blackburn was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the first round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Heritage High School in Brentwood, California.[5] He made his professional debut that season with the Arizona League Cubs. He played 2013 with the Boise Hawks and 2014 with the Kane County Cougars.[6][7][8]


Víctor Caratini[edit]

Víctor Caratini
Chicago Cubs
Catcher
Born: (1993-08-17) August 17, 1993 (age 21)
Coamo, Puerto Rico
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Víctor Manuel Caratini (born August 17, 1993) is a Puerto Rican professional baseball catcher in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Caratini was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the second round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft out of Miami Dade College.[9] He made his professional debut that season with the Danville Braves. After primarily playing third base his first season, Caratini played mostly as a catcher in 2014. He started the season with the Rome Braves. On July 31, he was traded to the Chicago Cubs for Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell.[10][11][12] The Cubs sent him to the Kane County Cougars, where he finished the season.[13][14]


Jae-Hoon Ha[edit]

Jae-Hoon Ha
Chicago Cubs
Infielder
Born: (1990-10-29) October 29, 1990 (age 24)
Jinju, South Korea
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jae-Hoon Ha (born October 29, 1990) is a South Korean professional baseball right fielder in minor league baseball organization of the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. He was named to appear in the 2012 All-Star Futures Game.[15]


Trey McNutt[edit]

Trey McNutt
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher
Born: (1989-08-02) August 2, 1989 (age 25)
Birmingham, Alabama
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Kenneth Trey McNutt (born August 2, 1989) is a pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization. He was added to the team's 40-man roster on November 20, 2012. He was outrighted off the roster on October 9, 2013.

Prior to the 2011 season, McNutt was rated as the 48th-best prospect in baseball by Baseball America.[16]

Bijan Rademacher[edit]

Bijan Rademacher
Chicago Cubs
Outfielder
Born: (1991-06-05) June 5, 1991 (age 23)
Anaheim Hills, California
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Bijan D. Rademacher (born June 15, 1991) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Rademacher was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 13th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Orange Coast College.[17][18] He signed with the Cubs and made his professional debut that season with the Arizona League Cubs. He also played for the Boise Hawks and Peoria Chiefs that year. Rademacher started 2013 with the Kane County Cougars and was promoted to the Daytona Cubs during the season. He returned to Daytona in 2014.[19] After the season he played in the Arizona Fall League.[20]


Duane Underwood[edit]

Duane Underwood
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher
Born: (1994-07-20) July 20, 1994 (age 20)
Marietta, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Duane Lee Underwood (born July 20, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Underwood was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the second round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Alan C. Pope High School in Marietta, Georgia.[21][22] He signed with the Cubs and made his professional debut that season with the Arizona League Cubs. He spent 2013 with the Boise Hawks and 2014 with the Kane County Cougars.[23]


Christian Villanueva[edit]

Christian Villanueva
Chicago Cubs – No. 61
Third baseman
Born: (1991-06-19) June 19, 1991 (age 23)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Christian Villanueva (born June 19, 1991) is a minor league baseball third baseman in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Baseball America rated Villanueva the 100th best prospect in baseball prior to the 2012 season.[24]


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Triple-A[edit]

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Double-A[edit]

Tennessee Smokies roster
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Pitchers

Catchers

  • 37 Charles Cutler
  • 27 Taylor Davis Injury icon 2.svg
  • 29 Rafael Lopez

Infielders

  • 11 Stephen Bruno
  • 16 Wes Darvill
  • 13 Dustin Geiger
  • 15 Jonathan Mota
  • 12 Jeudy Valdez
  • 19 Christian Villanueva

Outfielders

  •  7 John Andreoli
  •  4 Zeke DeVoss
  • -- Anthony Giansanti
  • 24 Rubi Silva
  • 21 Jorge Soler *

Manager

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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans roster
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Pitchers

  • 33 Justin Amlung
  • -- Marcelo Carreno
  • 30 Gerardo Concepción
  • 35 Nathan Dorris
  • -- Eduardo Figueroa
  • 52 Zack Godley
  • 17 Michael Jensen
  • 48 Austin Kirk
  • 50 Juan Paniagua
  • 27 Stephen Perakslis
  • 44 Starling Peralta
  • -- Anthony Prieto
  • -- Austin Reed
  • 29 Jose Rosario
  • 21 Taylor Scott
  • 49 Tyler Skulina
  • 40 Yao-Lin Wang
  • 34 Rob Zastryzny

Catchers

  •  6 Ben Carhart
  •  5 Wilson Contreras
  • 18 Nathan Maldonado

Infielders

  • 13 Gioskar Amaya
  •  8 Wes Darvill
  • 32 Jordan Hankins
  • 11 Marco Hernandez
  • 99 Rock Shoulders
  •  4 Dan Vogelbach

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches


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Class A[edit]

South Bend Cubs roster
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Pitchers

  • 34 Paul Blackburn
  • 39 Francisco Carrillo
  • -- Frailyn Figueroa
  • -- Scott Frazier
  • 36 David Garner
  • 43 Michael Heesch
  • 15 Zak Hermans
  • 17 Tyler Ihrig
  • -- Jonathan Martinez
  • -- Trey Masek
  • 40 James Pugliese
  • 13 Jasvir Rakkar
  • -- Brad Renner
  • 38 Daury Torrez
  • 19 Jen-Ho Tseng
  • 29 Duane Underwood
  • 30 Michael Wagner
  • 32 Ben Wells
  • -- Jose Zapata

Catchers

  •  9 Cael Brockmeyer
  • -- Victor Caratini
  • -- Will Remillard
  •  5 Mark Zagunis

Infielders

  • 18 Tyler Alamo
  • 27 Jeimer Candelario
  •  7 Danny Lockhart
  •  6 Carlos Penalver
  • 24 Jacob Rogers
  •  4 M. Arnold

Outfielders

  • 33 Jeffrey Baez
  • 22 Yasiel Balaguert
  •  3 Shawon Dunston, Jr.
  • 25 Trey Martin

Manager

Coaches

  • 11 Tom Beyers (hitting)
  • 12 Chris Gutierrez (coach)
  • 16 David Rosario (pitching)


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Short A[edit]

Eugene Emeralds roster
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Pitchers

  • 22 Trevor Clifton
  • 34 Joshua Conway
  • 26 Josh Davis
  •  1 Alberto Diaz
  • 39 James Farris
  • 30 Trevor Graham
  • 44 Corbin Hoffner
  • 25 Trey Lang
  • 45 Erick Leal
  • 41 Daniel Lewis
  • 38 Dillon Maples
  • 12 Brad Markey
  • 21 Ryan McNeil
  • 45 Yomar Morel
  • 15 James Norwood
  • 49 Jeremy Null
  • 17 Jake Stinnett
  •  9 Tommy Thorpe
  • 50 Ryan Williams
  • 24 Sam Wilson

Catchers

  • 13 Mark Malave
  •  8 Justin Marra

Infielders

  • 40 Danny Canela
  • 28 Bryan Flete
  • 19 Jesse Hodges
  • 37 Alex Tomasovich
  • -- Gleyber Torres
  • 20 Jason Vosler

Outfielders

  • -- Kevin Brown
  • 27 Charcer Burks
  •  7 Rashad Crawford
  •  5 Charles White

Manager

  • 14 Gary Van Tol

Coaches


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Rookie[edit]

Arizona League Cubs roster
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Pitchers

  • 59 Trevor Clifton
  • -- Joshua Conway Injury icon 2.svg
  • 33 Josh Davis
  • 36 David Garner
  • 57 Trevor Graham
  • 50 Zak Hermans
  • 68 Tyler Ihrig
  • 76 Erick Leal
  • 34 Trey Masek
  • -- Ryan McNeil
  • 41 Anthony Prieto
  • -- Brad Renner
  • 70 Carlos A. Rodriguez
  • 67 Alex Santana §

Catchers

  •  8 Tyler Almo
  • 73 Erick Castillo
  • -- Johan De Jesus ‡
  • 56 Alberto Mineo

Infielders

  • 13 Mark Malave
  • 63 Francisco Sanchez
  •  2 Trevor Stevens

Outfielders

  • 20 Kevin Brown
  • 24 Charcer Burks
  • 28 Rashad Crawford

Manager

Coaches

  • -- Jimmy Gonzalez (hitting)
  • -- Ricardo Medina (hitting)
  • -- Anderson Tavares (pitching)


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Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Cubs roster
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Pitchers

  • 67 Assael Aquino
  • 76 Pedro Araujo
  • 83 Oscar De La Cruz
  • 81 Andin Diaz
  • 45 Luiz Escanio
  • 72 Luis Guillen §
  • 63 Jeffry Hernandez
  • 43 Junior Marte
  • 40 Enderson Mercedes
  • 52 Jose Morel
  • 66 Erling Moreno
  • 82 Jesus Perez
  • 22 Chris Pieters
  • 85 Santiago Rodriguez
  • 80 Aneuris Rosario
  • 55 Pedro Silverio
  • 54 Deibi Torres
  • 84 Dilson Vasquez

Catchers

  • 29 Martin Hodwalker
  • 75 Yohan Matos
  • 12 Richard Nunez
  • 37 Carlos Ramirez

Infielders

  • 27 Luis Acosta
  • 18 Frandy Delarosa
  •  2 Antonio Gonzalez
  • 41 Carlos Jimenez
  • 17 Jose Paniagua
  • 13 Jhonny Pena
  • 61 Miguel Ruiz
  • 39 Franklin Tineo

Outfielders

  • 71 Roberto Caro
  •  1 Jenner Emeterio
  •  9 Robert Garcia
  • 79 Luis Ubiera

Manager

  • -- Juan Cabreja

Coaches

  • -- Oscar Bernard (hitting)
  • -- Leonor Hernandez (pitching)
  • -- Yudith Ozorio (coach)


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References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Yanks' Black finding his feet in Tampa". MiLB.com. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Former Faulkner RHP Corey Black heads from New York Yankees to Chicago Cubs in Alfonso Soriano trade". AL.com. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Black's power arm projects well for Cubs". Chicago Cubs. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Heritage High's Paul Blackburn selected by Chicago Cubs in MLB Draft". mercurynews.com. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Adding 50 pounds beneficial for Cubs prospect". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Boise Hawks’ Blackburn continues to dominate batters". Idaho Press-Tribune. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Cougar Notes: Cougars pitcher Blackburn: Playoffs will cure fatigue of long season". Aurora Beacon-News. August 21, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Braves like bat of second-round pick Caratini". Atlanta Braves. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Cubs acquire catcher Victor Caratini from Atlanta". Chicago Cubs. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  11. ^ "What are the Cubs getting in catcher Victor Caratini?". CSN Chicago. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  12. ^ Chicago Tribune (July 31, 2014). "Cubs net top catching prospect Victor Caratini from Braves". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Cougars’ Caratini glad to switch sides". Kane County Chronicle. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Martinez, Caratini make strong first impressions for Cougars". mySuburbanLife.com. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  15. ^ Mayo, Jonathan (May 24, 2013). "Prospects pack rosters for 2012 All-Star Futures Game | MLB.com: News". Mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved August 10, 2013. 
  16. ^ "2011 Top 100 Prospects". Baseballamerica.com. February 23, 2011. Retrieved November 20, 2013. 
  17. ^ Cubs use nine of Day 2's 14 selections on arms
  18. ^ SIX Pirates selected in 2012 MLB Draft
  19. ^ Florida State League all-star Rademacher makes most of playing time for D-Cubs
  20. ^ Rademacher shining in limited AFL role
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  22. ^ "Pope Baseball Star Drafted by Cubs". East Cobb, Georgia Patch. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  23. ^ Chicago Tribune (July 31, 2014). "Duane Underwood controlling what he can control -- his control". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
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