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Cubs opening day roster finalized

Alberto Cabrera DFA, Brian Schlitter takes final spot With the bullpen sorted out (for now), the Cubs opening day roster looks like: C Welington Castillo C John Buck 1B Anthony Rizzo 2B/SS Darwin Barney SS Starlin Castro 3B Mike Olt 2B/3B Luis Valbuena 2B/SS/3B/CF Emilio Bonifacio OF Ryan Kalish OF Ryan Sweeney OF Junior Lake RF Nate Schierholtz RF Justin Ruggiano SP Jeff Samardzija...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Alberto Cabrera, Trevor Clifton, Ben Carhart

NorthSiders Report continues its way through the alphabet as we profile Cubs prospects. Here’s a look at P Alberto Cabrera, P Trevor Clifton and C Ben Carhart.
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nov. 27 Cubs Recap

Alberto Cabrera, who could start 2014 in the Cubs bullpen at Wrigley, made his second appearance in the DWL on Wednesday.
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Cubs Prospects in Review: Alberto Cabrera

Alberto Cabrera has been on the Cubs for 8 years, and he's been quite the enigma. Brought into the organization in 2005, he spent the first 6 years of his minor league career as a career ~18% strikeout guy, and a a ~11% walk rate. He also had FIPs in the 4s and 5s.  Then 2012 happened. His strikeout rate went to ~31%. His walk rate went to ~6%. Life was good for Alberto Cabrera...
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September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Cabrera is Cubs first Sept. call-up

Hot News for P Alberto Cabrera
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs prospects: three hitting roadblocks en route to Wrigley Field

There are many blue chip prospects in the Chicago Cubs’ minor league system. However, navigating the minor leagues for some players is akin to being a pin ball, bouncing up and down between levels where they succeed and levels where they struggle.  Other Cubs’ prospects’ matriculation through the system is rapid and seamless.  In this post, we feature three prospects who...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Cabrera Throws Five Shutout Innings at Fitch Park

Roni Torreyes knocked-in three runs with a bases-loaded triple, John Andreoli tripled and walked, scored two runs, and drove-in two more, Rafael Lopez reached base three times on a double, a single, and a walk, and scored three runs, and Alberto Cabrera tossed five innings of shutout ball with five strikeouts and four relievers threw four perfect innings, as the Tennessee Smokies...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs recall Cabrera, Volstad; option reliever Coleman

The Cubs recalled right-handed pitchers Alberto Cabrera and Chris Volstad from Triple-A Iowa and optioned right-handed pitcher Casey Coleman. Cabrera has never appeared in the big leagues. He has a combined 4-1 with five saves and a 3.11 ERA in 36 appearances between Double-A Tennessee and Iowa this season. Cabrera originally signed with the Cubs as an undrafted free agent...
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

The Children Are The Future- Cubs Minor League Update Sponsored by American Family Insurance

Iowa  Alberto Cabrera struck out 4 in 2.1 IP. Thats about it. Brett Jackson was pulled as part of a double switch but I think he is staying put. Sappelt might guy the call up. Smokies Game 1 Matt Szczur has done nothing but hit since moving up to AA to fill in for the injured Jae Hoon Ha. Last night he went 3-4  with a double. Logan Watkins was 2-4 with his 20th stolen base. Erick...
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July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

The Children Are The Future-Cubs Minor League Update Sponsored by Netgear

Iowa Josh Vitters went 2-4 with a double and raised his average to .302. Alberto Cabrera struck out 4 in 2.2 IP. Cabrera is getting some buzz as a future closer after moving to the pen this year. He was pretty awful as a starter and we only have 45 IP to work of but as a reliever he is posting excellent #'s across the board.  Smokies Trey McNutt had what I guess qualifies as...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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