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Jon Lester air mails pickoff throw to first (Video)

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester air mailed a pickoff throw to first, sending the ball into the right field bullpen during Monday night's game against Cincinnati.Much had been made recently about Lester not having made a single pickoff attempt to first since 2013. That had to change, and it did when Reds batter Zach Cozart reached first in the bottom of the second. Lester's first...
Via Holdout Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jorge Soler Had Himself One Hell Of A Monday Night

Jon Lester had another poor start to his outing for the Chicago Cubs against the Cincinnati Reds Monday night, giving up three runs right off the bat in the first inning. No problem. Jorge Soler to the rescue. Mike Leake started against the Cubs, who he has dominated during his entire career. Coming into Monday’s game at Wrigley Field, Leake was 8-2, with a 3.01 ERA in 15 games...
Via Sports Mockery
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Soler saved Jon Lester’s bacon after an awful pickoff throw

Jon Lester hadn’t made a pickoff throw in two years. He ended that streak on Monday night against the Reds, and the results were very nearly disastrous. But right fielder Jorge Soler was around to gun out Zach Cozart, who was trying to turn Lester’s one-base error into a two-base error. Soler also came up big with his bat on Monday night, smashing a pair of two-run homers to...
Via The Outside Corner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Soler flying under the radar

Between Kris Bryant and the Wrigley Field renovations, not much else has been discussed by the media outlets about the Cubs this offseason. With opening night just one day away, many Cubs storylines have gone unnoticed and under the radar. One of those stories is Jorge Soler and how he could be the best Cubs prospect and might even win the NL rookie of the year award this season...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: next year is not here….yet

After successfully persuading Chicago Cubs fans to accept suffering in a self-imposed baseball purgatory the last few seasons, Theo Epstein has acknowledged that the team has indeed crawled its way out of the cellar and can finally see the mountaintop. Clearly the emotional cost of revamping the entire organization was not lost on the front office. Theo Epstein on building the...
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fan drops wedding ring on field while catching home run

Your browser does not support iframes. A Chicago Cubs fan nearly turned a souvenir into a major mistake on Tuesday night when he dropped his wedding ring onto the field while snagging a Jorge Soler home run ball. Michael Haberkorn was ecstatic when he caught Soler’s home run in the 7th inning of Chicago’s 7-0 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jorge Soler Accomplishes Something No Other Cubs Has

In the entire history of the Chicago Cubs, which goes back a ways, no one ever had a hit in 11 of their first 12 games with the franchise. That all changed on Wednesday, as Jorge Soler became the first Cubs ever to accomplish that feat. Jorge Soler is the first #Cubs player ever with a hit in 11 of his first 12 career games. — Ace of MLB Stats (@AceballStats) September 11, 2014...
Via Sports Mockery
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

3 reasons Jorge Soler will be a perennial All-Star

Being that Jorge Soler has struggled staying on the field since joining the Chicago Cubs organization, he had become somewhat of an afterthought as a prospect. Of course, when an organization has three of the best prospects in all of baseball in Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Addison Russell, it makes sense that Soler may have been somewhat forgotten. If indeed Soler was forgotten...
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Soler Leads Cubs to Victory at Riverview Park

Jorge Soler drilled an RBI double and later scored on an Oliver Zapata two-run single in the 1st, and singled and subsequently scored on an errant pick-off attempt in the 2nd, as the Cubs took advantage of eight errors to crush the Athletics 11-3 in Cactus League Extended Spring Training action this morning on Field #6 at the Under Armour Performance Center at Riverview Park...
Via Cub Reporter
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimenez & Soler Go Deep at Riverview Park

Eloy Jimenez and Jorge Soler belted back-to-back tape measure solo home runs, and Jae-Hoon Ha walked twice, singled, stole two bases, and scored a run, in Cubs Minor League Camp intrasquad action this morning at the Under Armour Performance Center at Riverview Park in Mesa, AZ. Tags: Cubs Minor League Spring Training RecapJorge SolerEloy JiminezJae-Hoon HaTayler ScottCorey Black
Via Cub Reporter
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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