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]

Andury Acevedo[edit]

Andury Acevedo
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher
Born: (1990-08-23) August 23, 1990 (age 26)
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Andury Junior Acevedo (born August 23, 1990) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Acevedo signed as an international free agent with the New York Yankees as a shortstop. They converted him into a pitcher in 2012. He became a free agent after the 2015 season.[1] The Cubs signed him to a major league contract, adding him to their 40-man roster to protect him from being eligible to be selected in the Rule 5 draft.[2]

Corey Black[edit]

Corey Black
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher
Born: (1991-08-04) August 4, 1991 (age 25)
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.[3] 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.[4] On July 26 he was traded to the Chicago Cubs for Alfonso Soriano.[5][6] 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 spent both the 2014 and 2015 seasons with the Tennessee Smokies. In 2016, Black was then promoted to the Iowa Cubs, where he posted an 0-3 record with a 3.15 ERA.[7]

Víctor Caratini[edit]

Víctor Caratini
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Caratini giving signs during Cubs Spring Training 2017
Chicago Cubs – No. 73
Catcher
Born: (1993-08-17) August 17, 1993 (age 23)
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.[8] 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.[9][10][11] The Cubs sent him to the Kane County Cougars, where he finished the season.[12][13] Caratini spent the 2015 season with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans where he batted .257, with 4 home runs and 53 RBI's. He spent the 2016 season with the Tennessee Smokies, where be batted .291 with 6 homers and 47 RBI's.[14] After the 2016 season, Caratini played for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League and was added to the Cubs 40-man roster.[15]

Trevor Clifton[edit]

Trevor Clifton
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher
Born: (1995-05-11) May 11, 1995 (age 22)
Maryville, Tennessee
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Trevor Blaine Clifton (born May 11, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Clifton attended Heritage High School in Maryville, Tennessee. He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 12th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[16] He signed with the Cubs and made his professional debut with the Arizona League Cubs.[17] He spent 2014 with the Boise Hawks and 2015 with the South Bend Cubs.[18] Clifton spent 2016 with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans.[19] He finished the season with a 7-7 record and a 2.72 ERA.[20]

Oscar De La Cruz[edit]

Oscar De La Cruz
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher
Born: (1995-03-04) March 4, 1995 (age 22)
La Romana, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Oscar Eduardo De La Cruz (born March 4, 1995) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization.

De La Cruz signed with the Chicago Cubs as an international free agent in October 2012. He made his professional debut with the Dominican Summer League Cubs in 2013 and pitched 2014 with them. In 2015, he played for the Eugene Emeralds.[21] After missing the first two months of the 2016 season due to injury, De La Cruz appeared in three games with the Arizona League Cubs and Euguene, before pitching for the South Bend Cubs.[22][23]

Justin Hancock[edit]

Justin Hancock
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher
Born: (1990-10-28) October 28, 1990 (age 26)
Defiance, Ohio
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Justin D. Hancock (born October 28, 1990) is a minor league baseball pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Before playing professionally, he attended Defiance High School and then Lincoln Trail College, where he was named All-Great Rivers Athletic Conference in 2011.[24] His fastball has been clocked at 98 miles per hour.[25]

He was drafted by the Padres in the 9th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft and signed for a bonus of $100,000. After going 0–3 with a 7.09 ERA to begin his career, Hancock posted a 3.30 ERA in 28 games (16 starts) between the Eugene Emeralds and Fort Wayne TinCaps in 2012. In 2013, he was 8–8 with a 3.38 mark in 26 starts between Fort Wayne and the Lake Elsinore Storm. While with Fort Wayne, he went 5–1 with a 1.73.[26] He went 3–2 with a 3.92 ERA in 15 games (14 starts) for the AZL Padres and San Antonio Missions in 2014.[27] He was sent to pitch in the Arizona Fall League following the 2014 campaign.[28][29]

In 2017, the Padres traded Hancock to the Chicago Cubs for Matt Szczur.[30]

Eddy Julio Martínez[edit]

Eddy Julio Martinez
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Martinez with the South Bend Cubs in 2016
Chicago Cubs
Outfielder
Born: (1995-01-18) January 18, 1995 (age 22)
Las Tunas, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Eddy Julio Martinez (born January 18, 1995) is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Martinez was considered a top international free agent for 2015.[31] His signing came under some controversy as it was originally thought he had signed with the San Francisco Giants for a $2.5 million bonus, but other agents working for Martinez had worked out a $3 million bonus with the Chicago Cubs.[32] On October 19, 2015 Major League Baseball sided with the Cubs and Martinez signed.[32] Martinez spent the 2016 season with the South Bend Cubs where he posted a .254 batting average with 10 home runs and 67 RBI's.[33]

Bijan Rademacher[edit]

Bijan Rademacher
Chicago Cubs
Outfielder
Born: (1991-06-15) June 15, 1991 (age 25)
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.[34][35] 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.[36] After the season, he played in the Arizona Fall League.[37] Rademacher spent all of 2015 with the Tennessee Smokies. There, he put up a .379 OBP, good for 8th in the Southern League.[38] Rademacher began 2016 with the Smokies, and was later promoted to the Iowa Cubs. Rademacher finished 2016 with a .307 batting average, 10 home runs, and 44 RBI's.[39]

José Rosario[edit]

José Rosario
Chicago Cubs – No. 76
Pitcher
Born: (1990-08-29) August 29, 1990 (age 26)
New York City, New York
Bats: Right Throws: Right

José Junior Rosario (born August 29, 1990) is a Dominican American professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Rosario was born in New York and moved to the Dominican Republic when he was young. He signed with the Chicago Cubs as an international free agent in April 2008. The Cubs added him to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[40]

Jake Stinnett[edit]

Jake Stinnett
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher
Born: (1992-04-25) April 25, 1992 (age 25)
Vista, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jake Douglas Stinnett (born April 25, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Stinnett played college baseball at the University of Maryland from 2011 to 2014. After his junior season he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 29th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[41] Stinnett did not sign with the Pirates and returned to Maryland for his senior season.[42] On March 31, 2014, he threw a no-hitter against UMass.[43] For his career, Stinnett went 14–11 with a 2.78 earned run average (ERA) with 197 strikeouts.

After his senior season, Stinnett was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the second round of the 2014 MLB Draft.[44] He signed with the Cubs and made his professional debut with the Arizona League Cubs. He was later promoted to the Boise Hawks where he ended the year. Stinnett spent the 2015 season with the South Bend Cubs, where he put up a 4.46 ERA and 4.20 FIP. During the 2016 season, Stinnett played for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans where he posted a 9-4 record with a 4.27 ERA.[45]

Duary Torrez[edit]

Daury Torrez
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher
Born: (1993-06-11) June 11, 1993 (age 23)
Esperanza, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Daury DeJesus Torrez (born June 11, 1993) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization. Torrez signed with the Cubs as an international free agent in 2010 as a 17-year-old for a $25,000 signing bonus.[46]

Torrez spent two years playing for the Cubs Dominican Summer League affiliate before earning a promotion state-side prior to the 2013 season. He posted a 3.31 ERA with the Arizona Rookie League Cubs in 2013 before earning a promotion to the Kane County Cougars, where he pitched five innings. Torrez would spend 2014 and 2015 with Kane County and the High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans, where he posted a 2.74 and 3.75 ERA, respectively.

Torrez is regarded as a ground ball pitcher whose best pitch is his fastball, which sits between 90-92 mph. He also throws a slider and a changeup. MLB.com ranked him as the 29th best prospect in the Cubs minor league system entering 2016.[47] Torrez stayed with Myrtle Beach during the 2016 season, where he posted a 2-2 record with a 3.56 ERA.[48]

Duane Underwood, Jr.[edit]

Duane Underwood, Jr.
Chicago Cubs – No. 74
Pitcher
Born: (1994-07-20) July 20, 1994 (age 22)
Raleigh, North Carolina
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Duane Lee Underwood, Jr. (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.[49][50] 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.[51] For 2015, Underwood was promoted to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, where he posted a 2.58 ERA in 73.1 innings. Underwood spent 2016 with the Tennessee Smokies, South Bend Cubs, and Myrtle Beach Pelicans, where he posted an 0-6 record with a 4.32 ERA.[52] After the season, Underwood played for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League and was added to the Cubs 40-man roster.[53][15]

Ryan Williams[edit]

Ryan Williams
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Williams pitching for the Chicago Cubs during Spring Training 2017
Chicago Cubs – No. 87
Pitcher
Born: (1991-11-01) November 1, 1991 (age 25)
Morgan Hill, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Ryan Arthur Williams (born November 1, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Williams played college baseball at East Carolina University. He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 10th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[54] He made his professional debut that year with the Arizona League Cubs and also pitched for the Boise Hawks. Williams pitched 2015 with the South Bend Cubs and Tennessee Smokies.[55][56] He was named the Cubs Minor League Pitcher of the Year after going 14-3 with a 2.16 earned run average (ERA) and 98 strikeouts.[57][58] Williams spent 2016 with the Iowa Cubs where he posted a 4-1 record with a 3.27 ERA.[59]

Chesny Young[edit]

Chesny Young
Chicago Cubs
Infielder
Born: (1992-10-06) October 6, 1992 (age 24)
Atlanta, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Martin Chesny Young (born October 6, 1992) is an American professional baseball infielder in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Peter attended the Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia and played college baseball at Mercer University. He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 14th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[60] Young made his professional debut with the Arizona League Cubs and was later promoted to the Boise Hawks and Kane County Cougars that season. He played for the South Bend Cubs and Myrtle Beach Pelicans in 2015 and Tennessee Smokies in 2016.[61][62][63] After the 2016 season he played for the Águilas Cibaeñas of the Dominican Professional Baseball League.

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Triple-A[edit]

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Double-A[edit]

Tennessee Smokies roster
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Pitchers

Catchers

  • 34 Cael Brockmeyer
  • 16 Erick Castillo
  •  5 Ian Rice

Infielders

  • 15 David Bote
  • 44 Kevin Cornelius
  •  4 Andrew Ely
  • 15 Carlos Penalver
  • 22 Jason Volser

Outfielders

  • 33 Jeffrey Baez
  • 12 Yasiel Balaguert
  • 24 Charcer Burks Injury icon 2.svg
  •  3 Roberto Caro
  •  7 Jacob Hannemann *
  • 25 Trey Martin Injury icon 2.svg


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  • -- Gloskar Amaya
  • -- Erick Leal

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Class A-Advanced[edit]

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Pitchers

  • 28 Adbert Alzolay
  • 38 Pedro Araujo
  • 44 Casey Bloomquist
  •  5 Craig Brooks
  • 37 Oscar De La Cruz
  • 27 Scott Effross
  • 19 Thomas Hatch
  • 30 Ryan Kellogg Injury icon 2.svg
  • 35 Dillon Maples
  • 32 Jordan Minch
  • 34 James Norwood
  • 36 Jeremy Null
  • 21 Justin Steele
  •  6 Tommy Thorpe
  •  8 John Williamson Injury icon 2.svg

Catchers

  • 13 Tyler Alamo
  •  4 P. J. Higgins
  •  7 Tyler Pearson

Infielders

  •  3 Bryant Flete
  • 20 Trent Giambrone
  • 24 Jesse Hodges
  • 16 Adonis Paula Injury icon 2.svg
  • 17 Matt Rose
  • 11 Carlos Sepulveda

Outfielders

  • 15 Robert Garcia
  • 51 Eddy Martínez
  •  9 Connor Myers
  • 22 Daniel Spingola


Manager

Coaches

  •  1 Guillermo Martinez (hitting)
  • 39 Anderson Tavares (pitching)
  • 33 Ty Wright (hitting)


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Class A[edit]

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  •  7 Dylan Cease
  •  8 Jared Cheek Injury icon 2.svg
  • 18 Chad Hockin
  • 33 Marc Huberman
  • 36 Michael Knighton
  • 46 Dakota Mekkes
  • 40 Kyle Miller
  • 35 Tyson Miller
  • 50 Erling Moreno
  • 29 Duncan Robinson
  • 24 Manuel Rondon
  • 27 Michael Rucker Injury icon 2.svg
  • 17 Wyatt Short
  • 22 Pedro Silverio
  • 37 Matt Swarmer

Catchers

  • 47 Alberto Mineo
  • 45 Tyler Payne
  • 13 Jhonny Pereda

Infielders

  • 41 Wladimir Galindo
  • 19 Vimael Machin
  • 16 Isaac Paredes
  • 20 Yeiler Peguero
  •  3 Zack Short

Outfielders

  • 30 Luis Ayala
  • 25 Kevonte Mitchell
  • 28 Chris Pieters
  •  2 D. J. Wilson


Manager

  • 44 Jimmy Gonzalez

Coaches

  • 34 Jeremy Farrell (hitting)
  • 15 Brian Lawrence (pitching)
  • 32 Jonathan Mota (asst. coach)


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Short A[edit]

Eugene Emeralds roster
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Pitchers

  • 40 Jed Carter
  • 44 Bailey Clark
  • 32 Andin Diaz
  • 28 Bryan Hudson
  • 12 M.T. Minacci

Catchers

  • 32 Marcus Mastrobuoni
  • 13 Sam Tidaback

Infielders


Outfielders

  • -- Brandon Cummins
  • 37 Michael Foster
  •  4 Jose Gonzalez


Manager

Coaches

  • -- Juan Cabreja (hitting)
  • -- David Rosario (pitching)
  • 14 Gary Van Tol (assistant coach)


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Rookie[edit]

Arizona League Cubs roster
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Pitchers

  • 99 Jose Albertos
  • 63 Luis Aquino
  • 70 Javier Assad
  • -- Holden Cammack
  • -- Enrique De Los Rios
  • 96 Yapson Gomez
  • -- Chi-Feng Lee
  • 91 Jose Leidenz
  • -- Gabriel Lima
  • 71 Junior Marte
  • 98 Pablo Ochoa
  • 66 Eugenio Palma
  • 83 Andry Rondon
  • 49 Nathan Sweeney

Catchers

  •  8 Michael Cruz
  • 68 Carlos Diaz

Infielders

  • 81 Jhonny Bethencourt
  •  3 Gustavo Polanco
  • 86 Edgar Rondon
  •  4 Kevin Zamudio
  • 19 Delvin Zinn

Outfielders

  • 20 Zach Davis
  • 24 Tolly Filotei
  • 25 Kwang-Min Kwon
  • 29 Ruben Reyes


Manager

Coaches

  • -- Armando Gabino (pitching)
  • -- Osmin Melendez (hitting)
  • -- Leonel Perez (assistant hitting)
  • -- Jose Zapata (assistant coach)


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Foreign Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Cubs 1 roster
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Pitchers

  • -- Assael Aquino ‡
  • -- Andres Arteaga
  • -- Elvis Diaz
  • 57 Miguel Estevez
  • 27 Wander Feliz
  • -- Riger Fernandez
  • -- Jose Mac Donna
  • -- Brailyn Marquez
  • -- Bryan Molina
  • -- Edison Novas
  • 37 Pablo Ochoa
  • -- Yunior Perez
  • -- Moises Ramirez
  • 29 Eury Ramos
  • -- Juan Rengifo
  • 34 Aneuris Rosario
  • -- Luis Silva
  • 55 Jesus Tejada
  • -- Freddy Tineo

Catchers

  •  4 Raymond Pena
  • -- Henderson Perez
  • -- Herson Perez

Infielders

  • -- Luis Hidalgo
  • -- Rafael Narea
  • -- Orian Nunez
  • -- Richard Nunez
  • -- Yonathan Perlaza
  • -- Jose Rojas

Outfielders

  • -- Moises Colasante
  • -- Jose Gutierrez
  • 19 Jose Jules
  • 00 Samir Lara
  • -- Jonathan Sierra


Manager

  • -- Pedro Gonzalez

Coaches

  • -- Franklin Blanco (hitting)
  • -- Jose Cueto (pitching)
  • -- Yovanny Rosario (coach)
  • -- Antonio Valerio (coach)


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  • -- Maikel Aguiar
  • -- Andres Bonalde
  • -- Faustino Carrera
  • -- Alfredo Colorado
  • -- Yan De La Cruz
  • -- Wilfre Delgado
  • -- Luiz Escaino
  • -- Emilio Ferrebus
  • -- Francisco Garay
  • -- Hector Garcia
  • -- Fauris Guerrero
  • -- Ivan Medina
  • -- Carlos Ocampo
  • -- Jhon Romero
  • -- Robert Severino
  • -- Deibi Torres
  • -- Sucre Valdez
  • -- Omar Ventura

Catchers

  • -- Miguel Amaya
  • -- Daniel Diaz
  • -- Franklin Tineo

Infielders

  • -- Aremis Ademan
  • -- Luis Diaz
  • -- Ronaldo Lopez
  • -- Fidel Matos
  • -- Fidel Mejia
  • -- Henrry Pedra

Outfielders

  • -- Yovanny Cuevas
  • -- Fernando Kelli
  • -- Tony Rijo
  • -- Abraham Rodriguez
  • -- Luis Ubiera


Manager

  • -- Claudio Almonte

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