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Here’s to Hoping Gerardo Concepcion’s Roller Coaster Ride is Done

Before The Plan, before Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber, Albert Almora and Jorge Soler, the Cubs came to terms with Cuban defector Gerardo Concepcion during the winter of 2012. At the time, the Cubs were chasing Yasiel Puig, along with the aforementioned Soler. The less-heralded Concepcion was the first to sign, inking a five-year deal that guaranteed the left-handed pitcher $6 million...
Via Cubs Insider
17 hours ago

Jorge Soler’s Injury: What It Means Now, and In the Future

Jorge Soler suffered a left hamstring strain while running to first base during Monday’s game against the Phillies. That story is, unfortunately, a familiar one for Cubs fans at this point. The young, promising slugger only recently appeared to be emerging from his early-season doldrums with one of his patented hot streaks, and Cubs fans […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Soler Might Have Worked Something Out

Jorge Soler ended his 2015 season, which was a mixed bag overall, on a pretty high note with an amazing October that helped carry the Cubs through the NLDS. But since? Things haven’t been so good.  First, he became the odd man out in the four-man outfield. Then, when Kyle Schwarber went down with his […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
23 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jorge Soler cranks 461-foot blast off Cubs’ video board

On Friday afternoon, the Chicago Cubs’ Jorge Soler destroyed an offering from Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Adam Morgan that may still be going, had it not hit the Cubs’ video board in Wrigley Field’s left field bleachers. Here’s video of the huge blast: .@JorgeSoler68 tests the limits of the Friendly Confines. ...
Via The Comeback
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Jorge Soler watched the Cubs game through a pair of cup binoculars

Jorge Soler hasn't exactly been great this season, hitting .204 with just four home runs and 10 RBIs. Due to his slow start, he was given a day off on Wednesday, so he took the time to make binoculars out of a bunch of paper cups.Soler did eventually come in as a pinch hitter in the ninth, but not before he enhanced his view of the game. He struck out in his lone plate appearance...
Via Fox Sports
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jorge Soler uses paper cups to make clever sculpture during game (PHOTO)

Chicago Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler did all he could to help make sure the team held on to win 9-8 on Wednesday afternoon. Not only did he watch and cheer from the bench, but he also used that same time to take a handful of empty paper cups and made binoculars out of them. That’s how you make constructive use of your time when bored.
Via The Sports Daily
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Jorge Soler Has Already Made History, Now What?

When I was a kid growing up in Guatemala, I collected baseball cards. I had too many of them, so I had to come up with a system to decide which cards made it into a book I kept, and which ones sat stacked in a drawer, alone and unloved. If a player was “good,” […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
May 06, 2016  |  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

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