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Minor League Wrap: Amaya blasts South Bend to victory.

Wins for Myrtle Beach and South Bend.

The Dominican Summer League started today. I don’t link to it because the majority of those players not only won’t make the majors (that’s true of all minor leaguers) but won’t even make it off the island. On top of that, the level of competition there is so uneven that stats don’t even matter. With no video or even publicly-available scouting reports, the numbers from the games are more misleading than anything else. The good ones will become known in due time. But if you really want to torture yourself, the numbers are available on milb.com. Or, fly down to the Dominican Republic and send me back some pictures and video.

Don’t worry, I’m going to have a Player and Pitcher of the Month vote. But we don’t like to do these things on weekends when traffic is low.

Iowa Cubs

The Iowa Cubs were beaten by the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers), 14-11.

Stats shouldn’t count in Colorado Springs.

OK, because someone will complain if I don’t, Duane Underwood Jr. started this game and allowed four runs on five hits over 3.1 innings. He struck out four and walked one. Underwood also …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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