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2015 TENNESSEE SMOKIES GAME NOTES DOUBLE-A AFFILIATE OF THE CHICAGO CUBS | SMOKIESBASEBALL.COM SOUTHERN LEAGUE CHAMPIONS 1974, 1978, 2004 NORTH DIVISION CHAMPIONS 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011 Thursday, April 30, 2015 | 8:05 pm ET | Regions Field | Birmingham, Ala. | Game #19 | Away Game #10 Tennessee Smokies (11-7,11-7) LHP Rob Zastryzny (0-0, 2.84) QUICK HITS · Rank third in MiLB in OBP (.371) & 4th in AVG (.286). · C Kyle Schwarber currently riding an 8-game hit streak. QUICK HITS · Have won three of last five road series vs. TNS. - INF Tim Anderson leads league in hits (26) & stolen bases (11). SERIES AT A GLANCE: Tennessee hits the road to begin an 11-game road trip, with the first stop in Alabama for a five-game set against the Birmingham Barons, the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox...The Smokies won the overall season series 13-12 in 2014, though the Barons posted an 8-7 mark at Regions Field...Birmingham has won six of the last ten meetings at home versus the Smokies...In 17 games against the Barons last season, INF Stephen Bruno hit .309 (21-68), adding 13 runs, 11 doubles and eight RBI, as well as ten walks ad a .413 on-base percentage...Tennessee as a team hit .274 in their 25 contests versus Birmingham last season, tied for their second-best mark against any team last season, and also crushed 19 homers, the highest total against any opponent in 2014. WELL WHAT HAPPENED WAS: The Smokies dropped their series finale to the Chattanooga Lookouts 3-1 on Wednesday after- noon, though they still clinched the series by taking three out of five games...Tennessee starter Felix Pena (7.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO) tossed another solid outing, yielding only one run on four hits, adding seven punchouts in seven innings, though he did not factor in the decision...INF Stephen Bruno (2-4) was the lone Smokies hitter to record a multi-hit effort, while C Kyle Schwarber extended his hit streak to eight with a lead-off double in the eighth...Lookouts OF Adam Walker’s RBI double down the left field line broke a 1-1 draw in the top of the ninth, while Chattanooga plated another insurance run for the win...Lookouts reliever Jake Reed (1.2 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 SO) earned the victory, while Zach Jones (1.0 IP, 2 SO) notched his fifth save and Smokies reliever Carl Edwards Jr. (2.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO) suffered the loss. TONIGHT’S SMOKIES STARTER: Tennessee is scheduled to give the ball tonight to LHP Rob Zastryzny...The southpaw made his last start on April 25 vs. Chattanooga (3.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO), and did not receive a decision...The 23-year-old did not factor in the decision in his Smokies and Double-A debut on April 12 at Mississippi (3.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO)...Left-handed hitters have struggled mightily in the early going, combining for a .091 average (1-11), while righties have hit .333 (5-15)...The lefty on the road last season with High-A Daytona posted a 3-3 record and 3.99 ERA (25 ER in 56.1 IP) in 12 outings, compared to a 1-3 clip and 5.37 ERA (32 ER in 53.2 IP) in 11 home starts...The Texas native was rated by Baseball America as the No. 16 Cubs prospect prior to this season. TONIGHT’S BARONS STARTER: Birmingham is slated to oppose Zastryzny by sending out RHP Junior Guerra this evening...The righty suffered the defeat despite a quality start in his last outing on April 25 at Jacksonville (6.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO)... Guerra earned the win in the second game of a twinbill on April 18 at Chattanooga (3.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO)...The Venezu- ela native was signed by the White Sox as a minor league free agent this winter after playing independent ball between 2011-13, and also pitching in the Italian Baseball League last year...The 30-year-old also played in the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets minor league systems before being released by the Mets in 2009. CRAZY EIGHT: C Kyle Schwarber enters this evening riding an eight-game hit streak...Dating back to its origins on April 21, the backstop has hit .457 (16-35), adding seven runs, four doubles, three homers and 11 RBI...Baseball America’s No. 19 overall pros- pect saw his seven-game RBI streak snapped Wednesday, in addition to his six-game run scoring streak...Entering today, no player in Minor League Baseball has more total bases (29) than Schwarber since April 21...The 22-year-old also enters Thursday’s play ranked first in the Southern League in slugging percentage (.717), in addition to second in on-base percentage (.470), tied for second in RBI (13) and total bases (38), and third in batting average (.377). DOWN WITH OBP: The Smokies enter play today ranked third in Minor League Baseball in on-base percentage (.371), behind only the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks (.375) and Midland Rockhounds (.375)...The club also paces the Southern League in that cate- gory by 24 points over the Biloxi Shuckers (.347)...INF Dan Vogelbach enters today six among Minor Leaguers with a .481 on-base percentage...Tennessee is not the only Cubs affiliate to lead their league in OBP, as the High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans pace the Caro- lina League with a .327 on-base percentage...The Low-A South Bend Cubs also rank second in the Midwest League in OBP (.336). THE HIT COLLECTORS: Tennessee also enters today’s play ranked fourth in Minor League Baseball in batting average with a .286 mark...Only Triple-A Las Vegas (.306), Double-A Corpus Christi (.290) and High-A Rancho Cucamonga (.289) have recorded a better average at this point in the season...The Smokies’ single-season record for batting average is .285, which led the Southern League, back in 2010. ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Through their first nine road games this season, the Smokies have combined for a .295 batting average (96- 325), in addition to a .391 on-base percentage...That’s in comparison to a .274 clip (76-277) in nine home games, along with a .347 on-base percentage, a difference of 21 and 44 points, respectively...INF Ryan Dent has hit .391 (9-23) in eight games on the road, as opposed to a .120 mark (3-25) at Smokies Stadium in the first month of 2015, a 271 point difference...The club is also averaging 1.3 more runs and 2.3 more hits per game on the road than in Kodak through nine games of each. SO CLUTCH: Smokies batters have come up big in clutch situations this season, combining for a .309 average (55-178) with runners in scoring position, the top mark in the Southern League, adding six doubles, one triple, three homers and 76 RBI in those situa- tions...C Willson Contreras leads the club with a .500 clip (8-16) with one double, a homer and seven RBI in those times, while OF Bijan Rademacher (.389), INF Dan Vogelbach (.350), OF Pin-Chieh Chen (.333), INF Elliot Soto (.313) and C Kyle Schwarber (.308) have all hit above the .300 mark in those spots...The team also ranks second in the circuit with a .296 batting average (24-81) when hitting with runners in scoring position and two outs, behind only the Chattanooga Lookouts (.325). HAIL TO THE VICTORS: With their series win over the Lookouts, Tennessee has not lost any of their four series yet this season... The Smokies have won all three five-game sets they have played, in addition to tying with the Jackson Generals in a four-game set that saw the finale postponed by rain...This month will mark the first time the club has not lost a series in April since 2011, when Tennessee won each of their first four series in the season’s initial month. WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY?: Over their last ten games, the Smokies have compiled a .295 team batting average (1000-339), adding 65 runs, 12 homers and 60 RBI...The club is averaging exactly ten hits per game, in addition to 6.5 runs per contest in that span...C Kyle Schwarber in his last ten matchups has hit .410 (16-39) with three homers and 11 RBI, while INF Elliot Soto has hit .343 (12-35) with nine runs scored and four RBI. 2015 SMOKIES AT A GLANCE Regular Season Record 11-7 First Half Record 11-7 Second Half Record 0-0 Home Record 6-3 Away Record 5-4 Place (SOU North) 1st Games Ahead/Behind + 2.5 2015 Home Attendance 27,557 Home Dates (Lost) 8 (2) Nightly Average Attendance 3,445 Southern League Rank Fifth LEAGUE STANDINGS Birmingham Barons (9-10, 9-10) RHP Junior Guerra (1-3, 2.84) NORTH SOUTH Team W-L GB Team W-L GB TNS 11-7 - BLX 14-6 - BIR 9-10 2.5 MOB 12-7 1.5 CHA 9-10 2.5 MIS 9-9 4.0 CHA 9-10 2.5 JAX 9-10 4.5 JXN 7-10 3.5 PNS 5-14 8.5 TEAM COMPARISONS (2015 SL RANK) SMOKIES BARONS .286 (1st) Batting Avg .261 (3rd) 104 (1st) Runs 64 (7th) 172 (2nd) Hits 162 (3rd) 30 (T-4th) Doubles 37 (1st) 4 (T-8th) Triples 9 (T-1st) 15 (3rd) Home Runs 7 (T-7th) 94 (1st) RBI 62 (7th) 255 (2nd) Total Bases 238 (4th) 83 (1st) Walks 49 (10th) 123 (8th) Strikeouts 156 (3rd) 10 (T-8th) Stolen Bases 19 (1st) .371 (1st) On-Base % .323 (5th) .424 (1st) Slugging % .384 (2nd) 3.29 (5th) ERA 3.95 (8th) 156.0 (T-7th) Innings Pitched 164.0 (4th) 5 (T-8th) Saves 6 (T-5th) 76 (T-5th) Runs Allowed 76 (T-5th) 116 (9th) Hits Allowed 151 (6th) 11 (T-6th) HRs Allowed 13 (T-1st) 81 (1st) Walks 48 (9th) 150 (5th) Strikeouts 153 (4th) 1.26 (4th) WHIP 1.21 (3rd) 5 (T-8th) Hit Batters 7 (T-4th) SERIES HISTORY RECENT TRANSACTIONS 4.28: OF Albert Almora Jr. placed on the Disabled List; OF Jacob Hannemann transferred from High-A Myrtle Beach [25]. 4.27: RHP Matt Brazis placed on the Disabled List (retro to 4/24); LHP Jeffry Antigua transferred from Triple-A Iowa [25]. Friday, May 1 at BIR 8:05 P.M. RHP Frank Batista (2-0, 1.02) vs. RHP Mark Blackmar (0-2, 4.80) Saturday, May 2 at BIR 7:30 P.M. RHP Corey Black (1-1, 3.15) vs. RHP Myles Jaye (2-1, 2.82) Sunday, May 3 at BIR 4:00 P.M. RHP Ivan Pineyro (1-0, 4.35) vs. TBA Monday, May 4 at BIR 12:30 P.M. RHP Felix Pena (2-0, 1.46) vs. RHP Tyler Danish (3-0, 2.86) UPCOMING PROBABLE STARTERS (ALL TIMES ET) at TNS at BIR Overall 2015 0-0 0-0 0-0 2014 6-4 7-8 13-12 Since ‘10 27-17 27-26 54-43 Since ‘05 46-39 43-42 89-81

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  • 2015 TENNESSEE SMOKIESGAME NOTES

    DOUBLE-A AFFILIATE OF THE CHICAGO CUBS | SMOKIESBASEBALL.COM

    SOUTHERN LEAGUE CHAMPIONS1974, 1978, 2004

    NORTH DIVISION CHAMPIONS2004, 2009, 2010, 2011

    Thursday, April 30, 2015 | 8:05 pm ET | Regions Field | Birmingham, Ala. | Game #19 | Away Game #10

    Tennessee Smokies (11-7,11-7)

    LHP Rob Zastryzny (0-0, 2.84)

    QUICK HITS Rank third in MiLB in OBP (.371) & 4th in AVG (.286). C Kyle Schwarber currently riding an 8-game hit streak.

    QUICK HITS Have won three of last five road series vs. TNS.- INF Tim Anderson leads league in hits (26) & stolen bases (11).

    SERIES AT A GLANCE: Tennessee hits the road to begin an 11-game road trip, with the first stop in Alabama for a five-game set against the Birmingham Barons, the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox...The Smokies won the overall season series 13-12 in 2014, though the Barons posted an 8-7 mark at Regions Field...Birmingham has won six of the last ten meetings at home versus the Smokies...In 17 games against the Barons last season, INF Stephen Bruno hit .309 (21-68), adding 13 runs, 11 doubles and eight RBI, as well as ten walks ad a .413 on-base percentage...Tennessee as a team hit .274 in their 25 contests versus Birmingham last season, tied for their second-best mark against any team last season, and also crushed 19 homers, the highest total against any opponent in 2014.

    WELL WHAT HAPPENED WAS: The Smokies dropped their series finale to the Chattanooga Lookouts 3-1 on Wednesday after-noon, though they still clinched the series by taking three out of five games...Tennessee starter Felix Pena (7.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO) tossed another solid outing, yielding only one run on four hits, adding seven punchouts in seven innings, though he did not factor in the decision...INF Stephen Bruno (2-4) was the lone Smokies hitter to record a multi-hit effort, while C Kyle Schwarber extended his hit streak to eight with a lead-off double in the eighth...Lookouts OF Adam Walkers RBI double down the left field line broke a 1-1 draw in the top of the ninth, while Chattanooga plated another insurance run for the win...Lookouts reliever Jake Reed (1.2 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 SO) earned the victory, while Zach Jones (1.0 IP, 2 SO) notched his fifth save and Smokies reliever Carl Edwards Jr. (2.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO) suffered the loss.

    TONIGHTS SMOKIES STARTER: Tennessee is scheduled to give the ball tonight to LHP Rob Zastryzny...The southpaw made his last start on April 25 vs. Chattanooga (3.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO), and did not receive a decision...The 23-year-old did not factor in the decision in his Smokies and Double-A debut on April 12 at Mississippi (3.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 5 SO)...Left-handed hitters have struggled mightily in the early going, combining for a .091 average (1-11), while righties have hit .333 (5-15)...The lefty on the road last season with High-A Daytona posted a 3-3 record and 3.99 ERA (25 ER in 56.1 IP) in 12 outings, compared to a 1-3 clip and 5.37 ERA (32 ER in 53.2 IP) in 11 home starts...The Texas native was rated by Baseball America as the No. 16 Cubs prospect prior to this season.

    TONIGHTS BARONS STARTER: Birmingham is slated to oppose Zastryzny by sending out RHP Junior Guerra this evening...The righty suffered the defeat despite a quality start in his last outing on April 25 at Jacksonville (6.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 SO)...Guerra earned the win in the second game of a twinbill on April 18 at Chattanooga (3.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO)...The Venezu-ela native was signed by the White Sox as a minor league free agent this winter after playing independent ball between 2011-13, and also pitching in the Italian Baseball League last year...The 30-year-old also played in the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets minor league systems before being released by the Mets in 2009.

    CRAZY EIGHT: C Kyle Schwarber enters this evening riding an eight-game hit streak...Dating back to its origins on April 21, the backstop has hit .457 (16-35), adding seven runs, four doubles, three homers and 11 RBI...Baseball Americas No. 19 overall pros-pect saw his seven-game RBI streak snapped Wednesday, in addition to his six-game run scoring streak...Entering today, no player in Minor League Baseball has more total bases (29) than Schwarber since April 21...The 22-year-old also enters Thursdays play ranked first in the Southern League in slugging percentage (.717), in addition to second in on-base percentage (.470), tied for second in RBI (13) and total bases (38), and third in batting average (.377).

    DOWN WITH OBP: The Smokies enter play today ranked third in Minor League Baseball in on-base percentage (.371), behind only the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks (.375) and Midland Rockhounds (.375)...The club also paces the Southern League in that cate-gory by 24 points over the Biloxi Shuckers (.347)...INF Dan Vogelbach enters today six among Minor Leaguers with a .481 on-base percentage...Tennessee is not the only Cubs affiliate to lead their league in OBP, as the High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans pace the Caro-lina League with a .327 on-base percentage...The Low-A South Bend Cubs also rank second in the Midwest League in OBP (.336).

    THE HIT COLLECTORS: Tennessee also enters todays play ranked fourth in Minor League Baseball in batting average with a .286 mark...Only Triple-A Las Vegas (.306), Double-A Corpus Christi (.290) and High-A Rancho Cucamonga (.289) have recorded a better average at this point in the season...The Smokies single-season record for batting average is .285, which led the Southern League, back in 2010.

    ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Through their first nine road games this season, the Smokies have combined for a .295 batting average (96-325), in addition to a .391 on-base percentage...Thats in comparison to a .274 clip (76-277) in nine home games, along with a .347 on-base percentage, a difference of 21 and 44 points, respectively...INF Ryan Dent has hit .391 (9-23) in eight games on the road, as opposed to a .120 mark (3-25) at Smokies Stadium in the first month of 2015, a 271 point difference...The club is also averaging 1.3 more runs and 2.3 more hits per game on the road than in Kodak through nine games of each.

    SO CLUTCH: Smokies batters have come up big in clutch situations this season, combining for a .309 average (55-178) with runners in scoring position, the top mark in the Southern League, adding six doubles, one triple, three homers and 76 RBI in those situa-tions...C Willson Contreras leads the club with a .500 clip (8-16) with one double, a homer and seven RBI in those times, while OF Bijan Rademacher (.389), INF Dan Vogelbach (.350), OF Pin-Chieh Chen (.333), INF Elliot Soto (.313) and C Kyle Schwarber (.308) have all hit above the .300 mark in those spots...The team also ranks second in the circuit with a .296 batting average (24-81) when hitting with runners in scoring position and two outs, behind only the Chattanooga Lookouts (.325).

    HAIL TO THE VICTORS: With their series win over the Lookouts, Tennessee has not lost any of their four series yet this season...The Smokies have won all three five-game sets they have played, in addition to tying with the Jackson Generals in a four-game set that saw the finale postponed by rain...This month will mark the first time the club has not lost a series in April since 2011, when Tennessee won each of their first four series in the seasons initial month.

    WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY?: Over their last ten games, the Smokies have compiled a .295 team batting average (1000-339), adding 65 runs, 12 homers and 60 RBI...The club is averaging exactly ten hits per game, in addition to 6.5 runs per contest in that span...C Kyle Schwarber in his last ten matchups has hit .410 (16-39) with three homers and 11 RBI, while INF Elliot Soto has hit .343 (12-35) with nine runs scored and four RBI.

    2015 SMOKIES AT A GLANCERegular Season Record 11-7First Half Record 11-7Second Half Record 0-0Home Record 6-3Away Record 5-4

    Place (SOU North) 1stGames Ahead/Behind + 2.5

    2015 Home Attendance 27,557Home Dates (Lost) 8 (2)Nightly Average Attendance 3,445Southern League Rank Fifth

    LEAGUE STANDINGS

    Birmingham Barons (9-10, 9-10)

    RHP Junior Guerra (1-3, 2.84)

    NORTH SOUTHTeam W-L GB Team W-L GBTNS 11-7 - BLX 14-6 -BIR 9-10 2.5 MOB 12-7 1.5CHA 9-10 2.5 MIS 9-9 4.0CHA 9-10 2.5 JAX 9-10 4.5JXN 7-10 3.5 PNS 5-14 8.5

    TEAM COMPARISONS (2015 SL RANK)SMOKIES BARONS.286 (1st) Batting Avg .261 (3rd)104 (1st) Runs 64 (7th)172 (2nd) Hits 162 (3rd)30 (T-4th) Doubles 37 (1st)4 (T-8th) Triples 9 (T-1st)15 (3rd) Home Runs 7 (T-7th)94 (1st) RBI 62 (7th)

    255 (2nd) Total Bases 238 (4th)83 (1st) Walks 49 (10th)

    123 (8th) Strikeouts 156 (3rd)10 (T-8th) Stolen Bases 19 (1st).371 (1st) On-Base % .323 (5th).424 (1st) Slugging % .384 (2nd)

    3.29 (5th) ERA 3.95 (8th)156.0 (T-7th) Innings Pitched 164.0 (4th)

    5 (T-8th) Saves 6 (T-5th)76 (T-5th) Runs Allowed 76 (T-5th)116 (9th) Hits Allowed 151 (6th)11 (T-6th) HRs Allowed 13 (T-1st)81 (1st) Walks 48 (9th)

    150 (5th) Strikeouts 153 (4th)1.26 (4th) WHIP 1.21 (3rd)5 (T-8th) Hit Batters 7 (T-4th)

    SERIES HISTORY

    RECENT TRANSACTIONS4.28: OF Albert Almora Jr. placed on the Disabled List; OF Jacob Hannemann transferred from High-A Myrtle Beach [25].

    4.27: RHP Matt Brazis placed on the Disabled List (retro to 4/24); LHP Jeffry Antigua transferred from Triple-A Iowa [25].

    Friday, May 1 at BIR 8:05 P.M. RHP Frank Batista (2-0, 1.02) vs. RHP Mark Blackmar (0-2, 4.80)Saturday, May 2 at BIR 7:30 P.M. RHP Corey Black (1-1, 3.15) vs. RHP Myles Jaye (2-1, 2.82)Sunday, May 3 at BIR 4:00 P.M. RHP Ivan Pineyro (1-0, 4.35) vs. TBAMonday, May 4 at BIR 12:30 P.M. RHP Felix Pena (2-0, 1.46) vs. RHP Tyler Danish (3-0, 2.86)

    UPCOMING PROBABLE STARTERS (ALL TIMES ET)

    at TNS at BIR Overall2015 0-0 0-0 0-02014 6-4 7-8 13-12Since 10 27-17 27-26 54-43Since 05 46-39 43-42 89-81

  • #35 ROB ZASTRYZNY LHPFULL NAME: Rob John Zastryzny HEIGHT: 6-3BORN (AGE): Mar. 26, 1992 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada WEIGHT: 205RESIDES: Corpus Christi, Texas BATS: RightSCHOOL: University of Missouri THROWS: Left

    SIGNED: by Chicago (NL) -- 2013 (Second Round, 41st Overall)OBTAINED: via 2013 draft (Second Round, 41st Overall)PRO RESUME: 3rd season; 3rd with Cubs

    2015 SEASON STATISTICSCLUB W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR HB BB SOTennessee Smokies 0-0 2.84 2 2 6.1 6 3 2 1 0 3 72014 TOTALS 0-0 2.84 2 2 6.1 6 3 2 1 0 3 7

    2015 GAME-BY-GAME RESULTSDATE OPP DEC IP H R ER BB SO RESULT4.12 at MIS 3.1 3 2 1 3 5 W, 6-34.25 CHA 3.0 3 1 1 0 2 W, 16-10

    LAST TIME OUT: The southpaw did not receive a decision in his last start on April 25 vs. Chattanooga after allowing a lone earned run on three hits in three innings, add-ing no walks and three strikeouts. The Smokies would go on to win a 16-10 slugfest over the Lookouts in the first game of their series.

    2014 HIGHLIGHTS:- Spent the entire 2014 season with the High-A Daytona Cubs- Struggled mightily in the month of April, going 1-2 with a 8.46 ERA (21 ER in 22.1 IP) in five starts- Turned his season around with a stellar month of June, posting a 1.90 ERA (5 ER in 23.2 IP) in four starts.- Zastryzny struggled in the seasons first half, recording a 1-6 record with a 5.80 ERA (35 ER in 54.1 IP) in 12 starts, but flourished in the seasons second leg...Went 3-0 with a 3.56 ERA (22 ER in 55.2 IP) in 11 second half starts.- Best start of the season came on August 21 vs. Clearwater (7.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO)...Tied a season-high with seven innings pitched and took home the victory in a 5-4 triumph.- The D-Cubs were victorious in Zastryznys last 11 regular season starts...Including the postseason, Daytona picked up the W in 12 of Zastryznys last 13 outings.

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS / MISCELLANEOUS NOTES:- Selected by the Cubs in the second round (41st overall) in the 2013 Draft out of the University of Missouri- Ranked the Cubs 14th-best prospect by Baseball America entering this season.- Ranked the Cubs 20th-best prospect by Baseball America entering the 2013 season.

    PITCHES:- Fastball- Changeup- Curveball- Slider

    2015 BY THE NUMBERSVS. LHH: .091 (1-11, 2 BB, 4 SO) VS. RHH: .333 (5-15, 1 BB, 3 SO)LEADING OFF: .286 (2-7, 0 BB, 1 SO) RUNNERS ON: .182 (2-11, 2 BB, 4 SO)RISP: .000 (0-5, 2 BB, 2 SO) RISP, 2 OUTS: .000 (0-2, 2 BB, 1 SO)SMOKIES RECORD IN STARTS: 2-0 QUALITY STARTS (LAST): NoneRUN SUPPORT: 4.50 (9 R in 2 GS) RECORD IN QUALITY STARTS: 0-0FIRST INNING ERA: 0.00 (0 ER in 2.0 IP)LONGEST OUTING: 3.1 (4.12 at Mississippi)MOST STRIKEOUTS: 5 (4.12 at Mississippi)

    2015 BREAKDOWNW-L ERA G GS IP H R ER HR HB BB SO AVG WHIP

    Home 0-0 3.00 1 1 3.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 .250 1.00Road 0-0 2.70 1 1 3.1 3 2 1 0 0 3 5 .214 1.801st Half 0-0 2.85 2 2 6.1 6 3 2 1 0 3 7 .231 1.422nd HalfApril 0-0 2.85 2 2 6.1 6 3 2 1 0 3 7 .231 1.42MayJuneJulyAugust

    CAREER PITCHING RECORDSYEAR CLUB W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR HB BB SO2013 Boise Hawks 0-0 3.14 8 7 0 0 0 14.1 15 5 5 0 2 4 16

    Kane County Cougars 1-0 0.93 3 0 0 0 0 9.2 9 1 1 0 0 4 62014 Daytona Cubs 4-6 4.66 23 23 0 0 0 110.0 121 58 57 10 7 33 1102015 TENNESSEE SMOKIES 0-0 2.84 2 2 0 0 0 6.1 6 3 2 1 0 3 7

    Minor League Totals 5-6 4.17 36 32 0 0 0 140.1 151 67 65 11 9 44 139

    VERSUS TONIGHTS OPPOSING HITTERS IN 2014Player vs. Birmingham (0 GS)Anderson, Tim No Plate AppearancesDeMichele, Joey No Plate AppearancesFarrell, Jeremy No Plate AppearancesFletcher, Brian No Plate AppearancesHawkins, Courtney No Plate AppearancesHayes, Danny No Plate AppearancesJirschele, Justin No Plate AppearancesJohnson, Michael No Plate AppearancesLemon, Marcus No Plate AppearancesMay, Jacob No Plate AppearancesMarrero, Christian No Plate AppearancesMedina, Marin No Plate AppearancesNieto, Adrian No Plate AppearancesTOTALS .000 (0-for-0)

  • SMOKIES RECORD BREAKDOWN & HIGH/LOW CHARTSMOKIES RECORD BREAKDOWN

    Home Road 1st Half 2nd Half TotalBirminghamChattanooga 3-2 3-1 3-2Jackson 2-2 2-2 2-2MontgomerySOU North 3-2 2-2 5-4 5-4

    BiloxiJacksonvilleMississippi 3-2 3-2 3-2MobilePensacola 3-1 3-1 3-1SOU South 3-1 3-2 6-3 6-3

    Series (W-L-T) 2-0 1-0-1 3-0-1 3-0-1

    vs. Right-Handed Starter 5-3 3-3 8-6 8-6vs. Left-Handed Starter 1-0 2-1 3-1 3-1

    Leading After 6 4-0 5-4 9-4 9-4Tied After 6 1-0 1-0Trailing After 6 1-3 0-1 1-4 1-4Leading After 7 5-0 5-0 10-0 10-0Tied After 7 1-2 0-1 1-3 1-3Trailing After 7 0-1 0-3 0-4 0-4Leading After 8 5-0 5-0 10-0 10-0Tied After 8 0-2 0-2 0-2Trailing After 8 0-1 0-4 0-5 0-5Extra Innings 0-1 0-1 0-1

    Smokies Score First 4-0 4-4 8-4 8-4Opponent Scores First 2-3 1-0 3-3 3-3Shutouts 1-0 1-0 1-0

    Score 1 Run 1-2 0-1 1-3 1-3Score 2 Runs 0-1 0-1 0-1Score 3 Runs 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-2Score 4 RunsScore 5 Runs 2-0 2-0 2-0Score 6 Runs 1-0 1-0 1-0Score 7 Runs 2-0 1-1 3-1 3-1Score 8 RunsScore 9 Runs 1-0 1-0 1-0Score 10+ Runs 1-0 2-0 3-0 3-0

    Allow 1 Run 1-0 1-0 1-0Allow 2 Runs 1-0 2-0 3-0 3-0Allow 3 Runs 0-1 1-0 1-1 1-1Allow 4 Runs 1-1 1-1 2-2 2-2Allow 5 Runs 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-2Allow 6 Runs 1-0 0-1 1-1 1-1Allow 7 Runs 0-1 0-1 0-1Allow 8 Runs 0-1 0-1 0-1Allow 9 RunsAllow 10+ Runs 1-0 1-0 1-0

    Games Decided By 1 Run 3-0 0-1 3-1 3-1Games Decided By 2 Runs 0-2 0-1 0-3 0-3Games Decided By 3 Runs 1-1 1-1 1-1Games Decided By 3+ Runs 2-0 5-2 7-2 7-2

    Collecting 0-3 Hits 0-1 0-1 0-1Collecting 4-6 Hits 1-3 1-3 1-3Collecting 7-9 Hits 2-0 1-1 3-1 3-1Collecting 10-12 Hits 2-0 1-2 3-2 3-2Collecting 13-15 Hits 1-0 1-0 2-0 2-0Collecting 16+ Hits 2-0 2-0 2-0

    Allowing 0-3 Hits 1-0 1-0 1-0Allowing 4-6 Hits 1-2 1-2 2-4 2-4Allowing 7-9 Hits 2-1 4-2 6-3 6-3Allowing 10-12 Hits 1-0 1-0 1-0Allowing 13-15 HitsAllowing 16+ Hits

    Recording No Errors 7-2 2-0 9-2 9-2Recording 1 Error 3-1 3-1 3-1Recording 2 Errors 0-1 0-1 0-2Recording 3+ Errors 0-1 0-2 0-3 0-3

    Opponent Records No Errors 1-2 2-3 3-5 3-5Opponent Records 1 Error 2-1 2-0 4-1 4-1Opponent Records 2 Errors 2-0 0-1 2-1 2-1Opponent Records 3+ Errors 1-0 1-0 2-0 2-0

    Smokies Outhit Opponent 5-0 4-3 9-3 9-3Opponent Outhits Smokies 0-2 0-1 0-3 0-3Teams Tie In Hits 1-1 1-0 2-1 2-1

    Smokies Hit A HR 3-1 3-2 6-3 6-3Smokies Do Not Hit A HR 3-2 2-2 5-4 5-4

    Smokies Allow A HR 3-2 1-1 4-3 4-3Smokies Do Not Allow A HR 3-1 4-3 7-4 7-4

    Day Games 1-1 2-0 3-1 3-1Night Games 5-2 3-4 8-6 8-6

    April 6-3 5-4 11-7 11-7MayJuneJulyAugustSeptember

    Monday 0-1 1-1 1-2 1-2Tuesday 1-0 0-1 1-1 1-1Wednesday 0-1 1-0 1-1 1-1Thursday 1-0 2-0 3-0 3-0Friday 1-1 0-1 1-2 1-2Saturday 2-0 0-1 2-1 2-1Sunday 1-0 1-0 2-0 2-0

    SMOKIES HIGH/LOW CHARTSMOKIES INDIVIDUAL HITTING OPPONENT6 - 5x, Elliot Soto/Kyle Schwarber (4.23 at JXN) Most At Bats 5, 13x, M. Sano/T. Harrison/M. Gonzales (4.28 vs. CHA)3, 4x, MR - P. Chen/D. Vogelbach/E. Soto (4.25 vs. CHA) Most Runs 3 - Levi Michael (4.25 vs. CHA)5 - Albert Almora Jr. (4.18 vs. PNS) Most Hits 4 - Rio Ruiz (4.12 at MIS)2, 6x, MR - Kyle Schwarber (4.28 vs. CHA) Most Extra-Base Hits 2, 2x, MR - Levi Michael (4.25 vs. CHA)2, 3x, MR - Willson Contreras (4.23 at JXN) Most Doubles 2 - Rio Ruiz (4.9 at MIS)1, 4x, MR - Pin-Chieh Chen (4.21 at JXN) Most Triples 1, 2x, MR - Max Kepler (4.27 vs. CHA)2 - Christian Villanueva (4.13 at MIS) Most Home Runs 1, 10x, MR - DJ Hicks/Mike Gonzales (4.28 vs. CHA)8 - Christian Villanueva (4.13 at MIS) Most Total Bases 7 - Levi Michael (4.25 vs. CHA)5 - Dan Vogelbach (4.22 at JXN) Most RBI 4, 2x, MR - DJ Hicks (4.28 vs. CHA)3, 4x, MR - Anthony Giansanti (4.27 vs. CHA) Most Walks 4 - Adam Walker (4.28 vs. CHA)4 - Jacob Hannemann (4.29 vs. CHA) Most Strikeouts 4, 2x, MR - DJ Hicks (4.27 vs. CHA)1, 10x, MR - Bijan Rademacher (4.29 vs. CHA) Most Stolen Bases 2, 3x, MR - Steve Wickens (4.27 vs. CHA)1, 3x, MR - Elliot Soto (4.28 vs. CHA) Most Caught Stealing 1, 5x, MR - Leon Landry (4.22 at JXN)8 - Dan Vogelbach (4.18 vs. PNS) Most Runners Left On Base 7 - Rio Ruiz (4.12 at MIS)8, 2x, MR - Kyle Schwarber (4.21-Present) Longest Hitting Streak15 - Dan Vogelbach (4.9-27) Longest On-Base Streak2 - Kyle Schwarber (4.27-28) Longest HR Streak7 - Kyle Schwarber (4.21-28) Longest RBI Streak

    INDIVIDUAL PITCHING7.0, 2x, MR - Felix Pena (4.29 vs. CHA) Most Innings Pitched (Starter) 6.1 - D.J. Baxendale (4.29 vs. CHA)3.0 - Fernando Cruz (4.18 vs. PNS) Most Innings Pitched (Reliever) 3.2 - Jorge Reyes (4.10 at MIS)7 - Ivan Pineyro (4.22 at JXN) Most Hits Allowed (Starter) 10 - Alex Wimmers (4.25 vs. CHA)5 - Stephen Perakslis (4.25 vs. CHA) Most Hits Allowed (Reliever) 5 - Moises Hernandez (4.22 at JXN)4, 2x, MR - Corey Black (4.27 vs. CHA) Most Runs Allowed (Starter) 9 - Alex Wimmers (4.25 vs. CHA)5, 2x, MR - Stephen Perakslis (4.25 vs. CHA) Most Runs Allowed (Reliever) 4 - D.J. Johnson (4.25 vs. CHA)4, 2x, MR - Corey Black (4.27 vs. CHA) Most ERs Allowed (Starter) 9 - Alex Wimmers (4.25 vs. CHA)5 - Stephen Perakslis (4.25 vs. CHA) Most ERs Allowed (Reliever) 4 - D.J. Johnson (4.25 vs. CHA)1, 6x, MR - Ivan Pineyro (4.28 vs. CHA) Most HRs Allowed (Starter) 3 - Greg Peavey (4.28 vs. CHA)2 - Stephen Perakslis (4.10 at MIS) Most HRs Allowed (Reliever) 1, 6x, MR - Nick Burdi (4.27 vs. CHA)5 - Ivan Pineyro (4.28 vs. CHA) Most Walks (Starter) 6, 2x, MR - Tyler Pike (4.23 at JXN)3, 4x, MR - Michael Jensen (4.27 vs. CHA) Most Walks (Reliever) 4 - Kyle Hunter (4.23 at JXN)1, 3x, MR - Corey Black (4.27 vs. CHA) Most HBPs (Starter) 2 - Stephen Landazuri (4.21 at JXN)1, 2x, MR - P.J. Francescon (4.23 at JXN) Most HBPs (Reliever) 0 - 40x, MR - Cole Johnson/Dallas Gallant (4.28 vs. CHA)8, 2x MR - Frank Batista (4.26 vs. CHA Most Strikeouts (Starter) 8 - D.J. Baxendale (4.29 vs. CHA)4 - Fernando Cruz (4.18 vs. PNS) Most Strikeouts (Reliever) 4, 2x, MR - Layne Somsen/Drew Hayes (4.16 vs. PNS)2 - Zach Cates (4.17 vs. PNS - G2) Most Wild Pitches 2, 2x, MR - Francisco Rondon (4.9 at MIS)2 - Corey Black (4.9 at MIS) Most Pickoffs 1, 2x, MR - Kyle Hunter (4.20 at JXN)10.2 - Frank Batista (4.13-26) Longest Scoreless Streak

    TEAM HITTING16 - 4.25 vs. CHA Most Runs (Game) 10 - 4.25 vs. CHA6, 2x, MR - 4.25 vs. CHA (5th) Most Runs (Inning) 6 - 7th (4.11 at MIS)1, 4x, MR - 4.29 vs. CHA Fewest Runs 0 - 4.17 vs. PNS (G1)18 - 4.22 at JXN Most Hits 12 - 4.25 vs. CHA3 - 4.20 at JXN Fewest Hits 2 - 4.17 vs. PNS (G1)4, 2x, MR - 4.25 vs. CHA Most Doubles 3 - 4.25 vs. CHA2 - 4.9 at MIS Most Triples 1, 2x, MR - 4.27 vs. CHA3 - 4.28 vs. CHA Most Home Runs (Game) 4 - 4.25 vs. CHA2 - 4.28 vs. CHA (1st) Most Home Runs (Inning) 2 - 4.25 vs. CHA (4th)3 - 4.22-25 Most Consecutive Games W/ A HR 4 - 4.25-286, 2x, MR - 4.25 vs. CHA Most Extra-Base Hits 7 - 4.25 vs. CHA13 - 4.25 vs. CHA Most RBI 10 - 4.25 vs. CHA12 - 4.23 at JXN Most Walks 10 - 4.28 vs. CHA2 - 4.21 at JXN Most HBPs 1, 4x, MR - 4.23 at JXN12 - 4.29 vs. CHA Most Strikeouts 12, 3x, MR - 4.23 at JXN3 - 4.28 vs. CHA Most Stolen Bases 4 - 4.23 at JXN15 - 4.12 at MIS Most Runners Left On Base 11 - 4.12 at MIS

    TEAM PITCHING9.0, 13x, MR - 4.29 vs. CHA Most Innings Pitched 9.0, 12x, MR - 4.29 vs. CHA10 - 4.25 vs. CHA Most Runs Allowed (Game) 16 - 4.25 vs. CHA6 - 4.11 at MIS (7th) Most Runs Allowed (Inning) 6, 2x, MR - 4.25 vs. CHA (5th)12 - 4.25 vs. CHA Most Hits Allowed (Game) 18 - 4.22 at JXN5 - 4.25 vs. CHA (4th) Most Hits Allowed (Inning) 5, 3x, MR - 4th (4.26 vs. CHA)0 - 4.17 vs. PNS (G1) Fewest Runs Allowed 1, 4x, MR - 4.29 vs. CHA2 - 4.17 vs. PNS (G1) Fewest Hits Allowed 3 - 4.20 at JXN3 - 4.25 vs. CHA Most Home Runs Allowed (Game) 3 - 4.28 vs. CHA2 - 4.25 vs. CHA (4th) Most Home Runs Allowed (Inning) 2 - 4.28 vs. CHA (1st)4 - 4.25-28 Most Consec. Games Allowing A HR 3 - 4.22-2510 - 4.28 vs. CHA Most Walks 12 - 4.23 at JXN1, 5x, MR - 4.27 vs. CHA Most HBPs 2 - 4.21 at JXN12, 3x, MR - 4.23 at JXN Most Strikeouts 12 - 4.28 vs. CHA0, 18x, MR - 4.29 vs. CHA Most Balks 1 - 4.20 at JXN

    TEAM MISCELLANEOUSLongest Overall Streak: 4-0, 2x MR - (4.22-26) Longest Game (Innings): 9.0, 17x, MR - 4.29 vs. CHACurrent Overall Streak: 0-1 Longest Game (Time): 3:39 (4.10 at MIS)Current Home Streak: 0-1 Longest Game (Time, 9 Inn.): 3:39 (4.10 at MIS)Current Road Streak: 2-0 Shortest Game (Time): 1:36 (4.17 vs. PNS [G1])Longest Overall Win Streak: 4-0, 2x, MR - 4.22-26 Shortest Game (Time, 9 Inn.): 2:16 - 4.26 vs. CHALongest Home Win Streak: 3-0 - 4.18-26 Games Delayed (Longest/Total): 2 (:33/1:02)Longest Road Win Streak: 2-0, 2x, MR - 4.22-Present Games Postponed (Last): 3 (4.24 at Jackson)Longest Overall Losing Streak: 0-2 (2x, MR - 4.20-21) Games Cancelled: Longest Home Losing Streak: 0-1 (2x, MR - 4.29-Present) Largest Home Crowd: 5,017 (4.25 vs. PNS)Longest Road Losing Streak: 0-2 (2x, MR - 4.20-22) Largest Road Crowd: 4,590 (4.9 at MIS)Largest Margin Of Victory: 9 - 4.22 at JXN (13-4) Smallest Home Crowd: 2,005 (4.29 vs. CHA)Largest Margin Of Defeat: 6 - 4.20 at JXN (1-7) Smallest Road Crowd: 821 (4.22 at JXN)Walk-Off Wins: 1 - 4.17 vs. PNS [G1] (Rademacher 1B) Walk-Off Defeats: Errors Recorded (Smokies): 5 (4.11 at MIS) Errors Recorded (Opponent): 4 - 4.22 at JXN

  • POSITIONAL/LINEUP RECORDS & HITTING STATISTICSPOSITIONAL/LINEUP BREAKDOWN

    Player Starts Overall P C 1B 2B SS 3B LF CF RF DH 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9Albert Almora Jr. 16 10-6 1-2 6-4 3-0 10-6Frank Batista 3 2-1 2-1 1-0Corey Black 4 2-2 2-2 2-0Stephen Bruno 14 10-4 10-4 1-0 6-1 3-3Pin-Chieh Chen 15 8-7 6-5 2-2 7-6 1-1Willson Contreras 13 7-6 5-3 2-3 5-5 2-1Ryan Dent 14 8-6 1-3 2-1 5-2 0-2 6-2 2-2Dustin Geiger 2 1-1 1-1 1-0 0-1Anthony Giansanti 7 5-2 1-2 3-0 1-0 0-1 2-0 1-0 2-1Jacob Hannemann 2 1-1 1-1 1-1Felix Pena 4 2-2 2-2 1-1Ivan Pineyro 4 3-1 3-1 1-1Bijan Rademacher 17 10-7 1-0 2-0 7-7 2-2 1-0 3-4 4-1Kyle Schwarber 14 9-5 6-4 3-1 9-5Elliot Soto 15 9-6 9-6 3-0 1-1 5-3 1-1Dan Vogelbach 18 11-7 11-7 7-5 4-2Rob Zastryzny 2 2-0 2-0 1-0

    SMOKIES HITTING/STREAK CHARTSMULTI-HIT GAMES MULTI-RBI GAMES HOME RUNS HIT ON-BASE

    Player 2H 3H 4H 5+ Total 2RBI 3RBI 4RBI 5+ Total Solo 2R 3R GS Total Current Long Current LongAlbert Almora Jr. 5 1 6 1 1 -1 4 -1 7Frank Batista 1 1 1 1Corey Black -1 -1 1 1Stephen Bruno 6 6 2 1 3 1 1 1 3 1 4Erick Castillo -1 -1 -1 -1Pin-Chieh Chen 1 2 3 1 1 2 -1 6 -1 7Willson Contreras 5 1 6 1 1 1 2 3 2 5 (2x)Ryan Dent 1 1 2 2 1 3 1 1 2 1 4 1 5Dustin Geiger -6 -6 -6 -6Anthony Giansanti 1 1 -2 1, -2 1 3Jacob Hannemann 1 1 1 1 -1 1 -1 1Michael Jensen -1 -1 -1 -1Felix Pena -1 1 -1 1Stephen Perakslis -1 -1 -1 -1lvan Pineyro -2 -2 -2 -2Bijan Rademacher 2 1 3 2 1 3 1 1 -1 5 2 11Kyle Schwarber 4 1 1 6 2 1 3 4 4 8 8 10 10Elliot Soto 2 2 4 1 1 2 4 7 7Dan Vogelbach 4 3 7 1 1 1 3 2 1 3 -3 8 1 15Rob Zastryzny -1 -1 -1 -1Others 2 2 2 2 1 1 2TOTALS 33 12 1 1 47 13 8 1 1 23 9 3 2 1 15

    DESIGNATED HITTERSPlayer G Avg Hits-AB HR RBI BB/SO SB/CSWillson Contreras 5 .200 4-20 0 1 2/7 0/0Kyle Schwarber 4 .400 6-15 2 6 2/6 0/0

    TOTALS 9 .286 10-35 2 7 4/13 0/0

    HOME VS. ROAD SPLITSHOME ROAD

    Games 9 9Overall Record 6-3 5-4Batting Average .274 .295Runs / Game 46 / 5.1 58 / 6.4Hits / Game 76 / 8.4 96 / 10.7Doubles / Game 12 / 1.3 18 / 2.0Triples / Game 0 / 0.0 4 / 0.4Home Runs / Game 8 / 0.9 7 / 0.8Extra-Base Hits / Game 20 / 2.2 29 / 3.2RBI / Game 40 / 4.4 54 / 6.0Stolen Bases / Game 7 / 0.8 3 / 0.3Walks / Game 33 / 3.7 50 / 5.6Strikeouts / Game 67 / 7.4 56 / 6.2

    PINCH HITTERSPlayer Avg Hits-AB HR RBI BB/SOStephen Bruno 1.000 1-1 0 0 0/0Erick Castillo .000 0-1 0 0 0/1Willson Contreras 1.000 1-1 1 3 0/0Dustin Geiger .000 0-3 0 1 0/1Anthony Giansanti .000 0-2 0 0 0/1Kyle Schwarber .000 0-2 0 0 0/2

    TOTALS .200 2-10 1 4 0/4

    PITCHERS HITTING STATSPlayer Avg Hits-AB HR RBI BB/SO SACFrank Batista .333 1-3 0 1 0/2 0Corey Black .000 0-2 0 0 1/1 0Michael Jensen .000 0-1 0 0 0/1 0Felix Pena .500 1-2 0 0 0/0 2Ivan Pineyro .000 0-2 0 1 0/2 0Stephen Perakslis .000 0-1 0 0 0/1 0Rob Zastryzny .000 0-2 0 0 0/0 0

    TOTALS .143 2-14 0 2 1/8 2

    MONTHLY BREAKDOWNMonth G Runs/G Hits/G Avg. HR RBI BB/SO SB/CSApril 18 104 / 5.8 172 / 9.6 .286 15 94 83/123 10/4MayJuneJulyAugustSept.TOTALS 18 104 / 5.8 172 / 9.6 .286 15 94 83/123 10/4

    SMOKIES VS. STARTERS/BULLPENIP R/ER Avg H-AB XBH HR RBI BB/SO

    Starters 76.0 64/57 .321 97-302 28 9 58 45/56Bullpen 74.1 40/35 .250 75-300 19 6 36 38/67Total 150.1 104/92 .286 172-602 47 15 94 83/123

    SCORE BY INNING1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11+ Total Avg

    Smokies 14 12 21 7 12 9 12 16 1 104 5.8Opponents 10 2 6 12 5 8 16 9 8 76 4.2

  • HOME RUN BREAKDOWNSMOKIES HOME RUNS

    # Date Opp. #VS. Player HR# Pitcher Inning On-Base Location Result1 4.11 at MIS 1 Kyle Schwarber 1 Victor Mateo 4th 0 RF L, 2-62 4.13 at MIS 2 Christian Villanueva 1 Ryan Weber 6th 0 LF W, 10-43 4.13 at MIS 3 Christian Villanueva 2 Andrew Robinson 8th 1 LF W, 10-44 4.18 PNS 1 Willson Contreras 1 Jacob Johnson 6th 2 LF W, 7-15 4.20 at JXN 1 Dan Vogelbach 1 Misael Siverio 2nd 0 RF L, 1-76 4.22 at JXN 2 Dan Vogelbach 2 Scott DeCecco 1st 2 RF W, 13-47 4.22 at JXN 3 Ryan Dent 1 Grady Wood 8th 0 LF W, 13-48 4.23 at JXN 4 Kyle Schwarber 2 Trevor Miller 8th 0 RF W, 9-29 4.25 CHA 1 Dan Vogelbach 3 Alex Wimmers 1st 0 RF W, 16-1010 4.25 CHA 2 Stephen Bruno 1 Alex Wimmers 5th 3 CF W, 16-1011 4.27 CHA 3 Kyle Schwarber 3 Jose Berrios 6th 0 RF L, 3-512 4.27 CHA 4 Ryan Dent 2 Nick Burdi 7th 1 LCF L, 3-513 4.28 CHA 5 Jacob Hannemann 1 Greg Peavey 1st 0 RF W, 7-614 4.28 CHA 6 Kyle Schwarber 4 Greg Peavey 1st 0 RF W, 7-615 4.28 CHA 7 Bijan Rademacher 1 Greg Peavey 3rd 1 RF W, 7-6

    OPPONENT HOME RUNS# Date Opp. #VS. Player HR# Pitcher Inning On-Base Location Result1 4.10 at MIS 1 KD Kang 1 Fernando Cruz 7th 1 RF L, 7-82 4.17 PNS 1 Kyle Waldrop 2 Jeffry Antigua 1st 0 RF L, 1-43 4.22 at JXN 1 Dario Pizzano 1 Ivan Pineyro 1st 2 RF L, 4-134 4.25 CHA 1 Levi Michael 2 Rob Zastryzny 3rd 0 LF L, 10-165 4.25 CHA 2 DJ Hicks 1 Stephen Perakslis 4th 0 RF L, 10-166 4.25 CHA 3 Byron Buxton 2 Stephen Perakslis 4th 2 LF L, 10-167 4.25 CHA 4 Jorge Polanco 3 Fernando Cruz 6th 1 RF L, 10-168 4.26 CHA 5 DJ Hicks 2 Frank Batista 1st 0 RF L, 2-59 4.27 CHA 6 Adam Walker 5 Corey Black 5th 1 RCF W, 5-310 4.28 CHA 7 DJ Hicks 3 Ivan Pineyro 3rd 1 RF L, 6-7

    RUNNERS ON L/R OUTS H/R COUNT INNING LOCATION MONTH0 1 2 3 LHP RHP 0 1 2 vs. at 0-0 0-1 0-2 1-0 1-1 1-2 2-0 2-1 2-2 3-0 3-1 3-2 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10+ LF CF RF April May Jun Jul Aug Total

    BIRBLXCHA 4 2 1 7 3 2 2 7 3 2 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 7 7JAXJXN 3 1 2 2 2 2 4 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 3 4 4MIS 2 1 3 1 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 3 3MOBMTGPNS 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1Total 9 3 2 1 2 13 6 7 2 8 7 5 1 3 3 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 3 1 3 5 1 9 15 15

    MULTI-HOMER GAMES# Date Innings Player Opponent Result1 4.13 6th & 8th Christian Villanueva at Mississippi W, 10-4

    GRAND SLAMS# Date Inning Player Opponent Result1 4.25 5th Stephen Bruno Chattanooga W, 16-10

    BACK-TO-BACK HOME RUNS# Date Inning Players Opponent Result

  • SMOKIES POSITION PLAYER NOTESBRUNO, Stephen #3 .310, 1 HR, 9 RBI, 4-4 SB-SBALAST GAME: 2-4, SOTHIS SERIES: LAST SERIES (vs. CHA): .250 (5-20, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 3 SO,1 SB)LAST 5: .250 (5-20, 2 R, HR, 4 RBI) LAST 10: .250 (9-36, 5 R, HR, 8 RBI)VS. LHP: .300 (3-10, 2B, 2 RBI, 4 BB, 2 SO, 1 SAC) VS. RHP: .313 (15-48, 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 2 BB, 8 SO)CURRENT STREAK: 1 (2-4, SO) LONGEST STREAK: 3, 2x, MR - 4.17-20 (4-8, 2B, 2 RBI, SB)MULTI-HIT GAMES (LAST): 6, 2-H (4.29 vs. Chattanooga) RISP: .278 (5-18, 1 HR, 9 RBI, 3 BB, 1 SO)LAST HR: 4.25 vs. Chattanooga (GS, 5th Inning off RHP Alex Wimmers) PINCH HITTING: 1-1STARTS BY BATTING ORDER: 5th (1), 6th (7), 7th (6)STARTS BY POSITION: 2B (14)2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Crushed 1st career grand slam on 4.25 vs. CHA...Drove in 2 runs on 4.22 at JXN (2-5, R, 2 RBI, BB, 2 SO)...Hit .417 (5-12, R, 3 RBI, SB) b/w 4.16-18 vs. PNS...Recorded first multi-RBI game of the season on 4.18 vs. PNS (1-4, 2 RBI)...Collected two hits and the go-ahead RBI single in the third inning on 4.16 vs. PNS (2-4, R, RBI, SB)...Collected first 2-hit game on 4.10 at MIS (2-2, R)...Recorded first triple of the year on 4.9 at MIS (1-4, R, 3B)...Hit .357 (10-26) with 3 R and 3 RBI b/w 4.9-13 at MIS.

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Spent entire 2014 season in Kodak...Hit .276 (106-384) with three homers & 42 RBI in 105 contests with the Smokies...Set single-season career-highs in runs (54), hits (106), doubles (26), triples (five), RBI (42), walks (27), and steals (six)...Led team in hits, doubles and triples...Missed large majority of 2013 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery...Tabbed an MiLB.com Organization All-Star following the 2012 season...Named Northwest Leagues Player of the Week on 9/5/12...Previous-ly selected by the New York Yankees in the 26th round of the 2009 MLB Draft but chose to attend the University of Virginia instead...Finished with a .366 career batting average at Virginia, the third-best mark in program history...Tied single-season program records for hits (88) and doubles (23) during his Junior year in 2012...Helped lead UVA to the College World Series in 2011.

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSR: 2, 1x, MR - 4.23 at JacksonH: 2, 6x, MR - 4.29 vs. Chattanooga2B: 1, 2x, MR - 4.26 vs. Chattanooga3B: 1, 1x, MR - 4.9 at MississippiHR: 1, 1x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaRBI: 4, 1x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaBB: 3, 1x, MR - 4.23 at JacksonSO: 1, 6x, MR - 4.29 vs. Chattanooga

    CASTILLO, Erick (S) #31 .000, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0-0 SB-SBALAST GAME: 0-1, SO (G2) - PH [4.17]THIS SERIES: LAST SERIES (vs. CHA): 0 ABLAST 5: LAST 10: .000 (0-1, SO)VS. LHP: VS. RHP: .000 (0-1, SO)CURRENT STREAK: hitless in 1 game (0-1, SO) LONGEST STREAK: MULTI-HIT GAMES (LAST): RISP: .000 (0-1, SO)LAST HR: PINCH HITTING: 0-1, SOSTARTS BY BATTING ORDER:STARTS BY POSITION: 2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Started the season on the disabled list...Activated from the disabled list on 4.17 when INF Christian Villanueva was transferred to Triple-A Iowa.

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Split time between Rookie League Mesa and Short-Season Boise in 2014...Posted a .200 batting average (2-10) with one run scored in three games with the Hawks...Transferred to Mesa on July 9...Recorded a .264 clip (14-53) with no homers and two RBI in 17 games...Recorded a career-best .265 (13-49) batting average with the Rookie Mesa Cubs in 2013...Posted a career-high 10 RBI and 13 walks in 42 games with the DSL Cubs2 in 2012... Signed by the Cubs as a non-drafted free agent on November 16, 2010...Resides in Portuguesa, Venezuela.

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSR: 0, 1x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2)H: 0, 1x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2)2B: 0, 1x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2)3B: 0, 1x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2)HR: 0, 1x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2)RBI: 0, 1x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2)BB: 0, 1x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2)SO: 1, 1x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2)

    CHEN, Pin-Chieh (L) #7 .271, 0 HR, 8 RBI, 0-1 SB-SBALAST GAME: 0-4, SOTHIS SERIES: LAST SERIES (vs. CHA): .263 (5-19, 5 R, 1 2B, 3 BB, 2 SO)LAST 5: .263 (5-19, 5 R) LAST 10: .323 (10-31, 8 R)VS. LHP: .200 (1-5, 2B, 2 BB, HBP) VS. RHP: .278 (15-54, 2 2B, 2 3B, 8 RBI, 5 BB, 9 SO)CURRENT STREAK: hitless in 1 game (0-4, SO) LONGEST STREAK: 6 - 4.9-4.17 (.250, 5-20, 4 R, 8 RBI, 2 BB, 5 SO)MULTI-HIT GAMES (LAST): 3, 3-H (4.25 vs. Chattanooga) RISP: .333 (5-15, 1 2B, 1 3B, 8 RBI, 4 BB, 3 SO)LAST HR: PINCH HITTING: STARTS BY BATTING ORDER: 1st (14), 2nd (2)STARTS BY POSITION: LF (12), CF (4)2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Recorded 3-H game on 4.25 vs. CHA (3-5, 3 R, 2B)...Hit .417 (5-12) w/ 3 R, 1 2B, 1 3B in 3 G at JXN...Picked up 3 hits on 4.22 at JXN (3-4, 2 R, 2B, 2 BB)...Recorded an RBI in his first five games of the season (4.9-16)...Drove in 2 RBI on 4.10 at MIS (1-4, R, 2 RBI, BB)...Picked up 3 RBI on 4.13 at MIS (1-5, R, 3B, 3 RBI).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Hit .275 (63-229) with no homers and 18 RBI, along with a .359 on-base percentage in 2014 with High-A Daytona...Tied single-game career-high with 4-hit effort on April 22 at Clearwater and also set new career-high with two triples (4-5, 4 R, 2B, 2 3B, 3 RBI)...Promoted to Tennessee on July 2 and batted .232 (36-155) with no longballs and 10 RBI, adding 24 walks and a .343 on-base percentage in 48 games with the Smokies...Ranked by Baseball America as the Cubs No. 31 prospect in the system prior to the 2012 season...Rated the No. 14 prospect in the Northwest League by Baseball America following the 2011 campaign...Named a Short-Season All-Star by Baseball America following the 2011 season... Signed by the Cubs as a non-drafted

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSR: 3, 1x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaH: 3, 2x, MR - 4.25 vs. Chattanooga2B: 1, 3x, MR - 4.25 vs. Chattanooga3B: 1, 2x, MR - 4.21 at JacksonHR: 0, 16x, MR - 4.29 vs. ChattanoogaRBI: 3, 1x, MR - 4.13 at MississippiBB: 2, 2x, MR - 4.27 vs. ChattanoogaSO: 2, 1x, MR - 4.16 vs. Pensacola

    CONTRERAS, Willson #40 .321, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 0-0 SB-SBALAST GAME: 1-4, R, 2B, 2 SOTHIS SERIES: LAST SERIES (vs. CHA): .300 (6-20, 4 R, 2B, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 5 SO)LAST 5: .300 (6-20, 4 R, 2 RBI) LAST 10: .278 (10-36, 8 R, HR, 6 RBI)VS. LHP: .444 (4-9, 2B, RBI, 3 BB, SO) VS. RHP: .295 (13-44, 3 2B, 1 HR, 6 RBI, 2 BB, 9 SO)CURRENT STREAK: 2 (3-8, 2 R, 2B, 2 SO) LONGEST STREAK: 3, 2x, MR - 4.23-26 (.455, 5-11, 4 R, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 3 BB, 2 SO, 1 GDP)MULTI-HIT GAMES (LAST): 6, 2-H (4.28 vs. Chattanooga) RISP: .500 (8-16, 1 2B, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 2 BB, 3 SO)LAST HR: 4.18 vs. Pensacola (3-R, 6th inning off RHP Jacob Johnson) PINCH HITTING: 1-1, HR, 3 RBISTARTS BY BATTING ORDER: 5th (10), 6th (3)STARTS BY POSITION: C (8), DH (5)2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Doubled twice on 4.23 at JXN (2-3, 2 R, 2 2B, RBI, 2 BB)...Hit .375 b/w 4.16-18 vs. PNS (3-8, 2 R, 2B, HR, 4 RBI, BB)...Clubbed his first home run of the year as a pinch-hitter on 4.18 vs. PNS (1-1, HR, 3 RBI)...Hit .500 b/w 4.9-13 at MIS (5-10, 1 R)...Collected multi-hit game on 4.12 at MIS (2-5)...Recorded 3-hit effort in Double-A debut on 4.10 at MIS (3-5, R)...Tallied third straight multi-hit game on 4.16 vs. PNS (2-4, R, 2B).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Hit .273 (18-66) with five homers and 17 RBI in 26 games for Tigres de Aragua during the 2014-15 Venezuelan Winter League season...Spent all of 2014 with High-A Daytona, batting .242 (68-281) with 5 homers and 37 RBI in 80 con-tests...Led all Florida State League catchers in fielding percentage (.998) and assists (72)...Notched single-season career-highs in doubles (14) and walks (28)...Set single-game career-high with four walks on July 31 vs. Bradenton...Hit .455 (10-22) with 1 homer and 5 RBI in six postseason contests, including a go-ahead home run in Game 3 of the Florida State League Championship Round... Named Top Offensive Player of Florida State League Postseason by MiLB.com in 2014... Signed by the Cubs as a non-drafted free agent on December 7, 2009.

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSR: 2, 2x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaH: 3, 1x, MR - 4.10 at Mississippi2B: 2, 2x, MR - 4.23 at Jackson3B: 0, 14x, MR - 4.29 vs. ChattanoogaHR: 1, 1x, MR - 4.18 vs. PensacolaRBI: 3, 1x, MR - 4.18 vs. PensacolaBB: 2, 1x, MR - 4.23 at JacksonSO: 2, 3x, MR - 4.29 vs. Chattanooga

    DENT, Ryan #30 .250, 2 HR, 8 RBI, 1-1 SB-SBALAST GAME: 1-2, 2B, BB, SO, SACTHIS SERIES: LAST SERIES (vs. CHA): .176 (3-17, 1 R, 2 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 BB, 5 SO)LAST 5: .176 (3-17, R, HR, 4 RBI) LAST 10: .273 (9-33, 4 R, 2 HR, 8 RBI)VS. LHP: .375 (3-8, RBI, BB, 2 SO) VS. RHP: .225 (9-40, 2 2B, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 4 BB, 14 SO, 1 SF, 2 SAC)CURRENT STREAK: 1 (1-2, 2B, BB, SO, SAC) LONGEST STREAK: 4 - 4.22-25 (.389, 7-18, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 6 RBI, 7 SO, 1 SB)MULTI-HIT GAMES: 2, 3-H (4.23 at Jackson) RISP: .286 (4-14, 1 2B, 5 RBI, 2 BB, 3 SO)LAST HR: 4.27 vs. Chattanooga (2-R, 7th Inning off RHP Nick Burdi) PINCH HITTING: STARTS BY BATTING ORDER: 7th (2), 8th (8), 9th (4)STARTS BY POSITION: 2B (4), SS (3), 3B (7)2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Launched 2nd HR on 4.27 vs. Chattanooga (2-R)...Hit .462 (6-13) with 2 R, 1 HR, 4 RBI in 3 G at JXN...Drove in three runs on 4.23 at JXN (3-4, 3 RBI, SF)...Hit his first home run on 4.22 at JXN (2-5, R, HR, RBI)...Signed by the Cubs as a minor league free agent on 2/7/15...Hit .300 (3-10) between 4.9-13 at MIS.

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Spent majority of the season with High-A Salem, batting .248 (63-254) with three homers and 31 RBI in 72 contests...Matched a single-game career-high with 5 RBI on Opening Night April 3 at Myrtle Beach (2-5, R, HR, 5 RBI)...Trans-ferred to Double-A Portland on July 11...Posted a .238 clip (29-122) with one longball and six RBI in 37 games for the Sea Dogs...Rated the No. 28 prospect in the Red Sox system by Baseball America prior to the 2010 campaign...Named the Red Soxs Minor League Defensive Player of the Year following the 2009 season... Tabbed Red Sox Minor League Baserunner of the Month on three occasions in 2008...Ranked the 15th-best farmhand in the Red Sox organization by Baseball America before the 2008 season... Selected by Boston in the first supplemental round (62nd overall) of the 2007 MLB Draft out of Woodrow Wilson HS (CA).

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSR: 1, 4x, MR - 4.27 vs. ChattanoogaH: 3, 1x, MR - 4.23 at Jackson2B: 1, 2x, MR - 4.29 vs. Chattanooga3B: 0, 15x, MR - 4.29 vs. ChattanoogaHR: 1, 2x, MR - 4.27 vs. ChattanoogaRBI: 3, 1x, MR - 4.23 at JacksonBB: 2, 1x, MR - 4.13 at MississippiSO: 2, 5x, MR - 4.25 vs. Chattanooga

  • SMOKIES POSITION PLAYER NOTESGEIGER, Dustin #13 .000, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0-0 SB-SBALAST GAME: 0-3, SO (4.20 at Jackson)THIS SERIES: LAST SERIES (vs. CHA): 0 ABLAST 5: LAST 10: .000 (0-3)VS. LHP: .000 (0-3, SO) VS. RHP: .000 (0-6, RBI, 3 SO)CURRENT STREAK: hitless in 7 games (0-9, RBI, 4 SO) LONGEST STREAK: MULTI-HIT GAMES: RISP: .000 (0-2, RBI)LAST HR: PINCH HITTING: .000 (0-3, RBI, SO)STARTS BY BATTING ORDER: 7th (1), 8th (1)STARTS BY POSITION: 3B (2)2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Made his first start of 2015 at 3B in G1 of a DH vs. PNS on 4.17 (0-2, 2 SO).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Posted a .223 batting average (89-399) with 12 homers and 47 RBI in 124 contests with Tennessee in 2014...Finished tied for first on the team in walks (44), as well as second in doubles (25), in addition to tied for second in homers with Addison Russell (12), third in hits (88) and total bases (150), and tied for third in runs scored (48)...Ranked in a tie for second in fielding percentage among all Southern League first baseman (.996)... Helped lead High-A Daytona to a Florida State League Championship in 2013...Tied for the team lead in homers (17) with former Smokies INF Javier Baez, while pacing the club in hits (128), doubles (28), RBI (86), and total bases (209)... Named Florida State Leagues Player of the Week on 5/20/13...Ranked the 14th-best prospect in the Cubs system prior to the 2012 season...Selected by the Cubs in the 24th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Meritt Island High School.

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSR: 0, 7x, MR - 4.20 at JacksonH: 0, 7x, MR - 4.20 at Jackson2B: 0, 7x, MR - 4.20 at Jackson3B: 0, 7x, MR - 4.20 at JacksonHR: 0, 7x, MR - 4.20 at JacksonRBI: 1, 1x, MR - 4.16 vs. PensacolaBB: 0, 7x, MR - 4.20 at JacksonSO: 2, 1x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G1)

    GIANSANTI, Anthony #9 .222, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 0-1 SB-SBALAST GAME: 0-1, 3 BB (4.27 vs. Chattanooga)THIS SERIES: LAST SERIES (vs. CHA): .000 (0-4, 3 BB, 1 SO)LAST 5: .000 (0-4) LAST 10: .143 (2-14, 2 R, RBI)VS. LHP: .143 (1-7, BB) VS. RHP: .200 (3-15, 2 RBI, 6 BB, 4 SO)CURRENT STREAK: hitless in 2 games (0-4, 3 BB, 1 SO) LONGEST STREAK: 1, 3x, MR - 4.23 (1-4, RBI, BB)MULTI-HIT GAMES: 1 (4.12 at Mississippi) RISP: .125 (1-8, 2 RBI, 2 BB, 2 SO)LAST HR: PINCH HITTING: .000 (0-2, SO)STARTS BY BATTING ORDER: 6th (1), 7th (2), 8th (1), 9th (3)STARTS BY POSITION: 3B (3), LF (3), RF (1)2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Recorded 3 walks on 4.27 vs. Chattanooga (0-1, 3 BB)...Collected 2 hits in 1st game on 4.12 at MIS (2-4, RBI, BB).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Posted a .239 average (53-222) with three homers and 19 RBI in 90 contests with the Smokies in 2014...Played eight of nine positions on the diamond over the course of the season, with the exception being catcher...Split time between High-A Daytona, Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa in 2013...Combined for a .278 average (82-295) with one homer and 30 RBI in 102 games...Rated by Baseball America as possessing Best Outfield Arm in the Chicago Cubs system prior to the 2012 season...Signed by the Cubs as a non-drafted free agent on July 11, 2011...Drafted in the 49th round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Oakland Athletics but did not sign.

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSR: 1, 1x, MR - 4.18 vs. PensacolaH: 2, 1x, MR - 4.12 at Mississippi2B: 0, 9x, MR - 4.27 vs. Chattanooga3B: 0, 9x, MR - 4.27 vs. ChattanoogaHR: 0, 9x, MR - 4.27 vs. ChattanoogaRBI: 1, 2x, MR - 4.23 at JacksonBB: 3, 1x, MR - 4.27 vs. ChattanoogaSO: 1, 3x, MR - 4.18 vs. Pensacola

    RADEMACHER, Bijan (L) #24 .258, 1 HR, 10 RBI, 1-2 SB-SBALAST GAME: 0-3, BB, SO, SBTHIS SERIES: LAST SERIES (vs. CHA): .278 (5-18, 4 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 3 BB, 3 SO, 1 SB)LAST 5: .278 (5-18, 4 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI) LAST 10: .242 (8-33, 5 R, HR, 5 RBI)VS. LHP: .167 (2-12, 2B, RBI, 2 BB, 3 SO, CS) VS. RHP: .280 (14-50, 1 2B, 1 HR, 9 RBI, 10 BB, 11 SO)CURRENT STREAK: hitless in 1 game (0-3, BB, SO, SB) LONGEST STREAK: 5, 4.17-21 (.313, 5-16, 2 R, 2B, RBI, 2 BB, 4 SO, CS)MULTI-HIT GAMES: 3 (2-H, 4.28 vs. Chattanooga) RISP: .389 (7-18, 8 RBI, 5 BB, 4 SO)LAST HR: 4.28 vs. Chattanooga (2-R, 3rd Inning off RHP Greg Peavey) PINCH HITTING: STARTS BY BATTING ORDER: 3rd (4), 5th (1), 6th (7), 7th (5)STARTS BY POSITION: LF (1), CF (2), RF (14)2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Ranked the 21st-best farmhand in the Cubs organization by Baseball America...Rated the No. 20 prospect in the Cubs system by MLB.com prior to the season...Made his first professional start in CF since 7/4/12 with Short-Season Boise on 4.23 at JXN...Delivered a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the seventh in G1 of a DH vs. PNS on 4.17 (1-3, RBI)...Hit .300 b/w 4.9-13 at MIS (6-20, R, 2B, 4 RBI, 4 BB)...Recorded a 3-hit effort on 4.10 at MIS (3-5, 2B, 3 RBI)...Collected first Double-A hit (infield bunt single) on 4.9 at MIS (1-4).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Hit .281 (108-384) with 10 homers and 56 RBI in 111 contests for High-A Daytona in 2014...Paced the team in slugging percentage while also ranking tied for third in the Florida State League in that category...Reached base in 29 consecutive contests between June 10-July 18, which tied for the fifth longest stretch in the league that season...Invited to participate in the Arizona Fall League with the Mesa Solar Sox following the 2014 campaign...Honored as a Cubs Organizational All-Star by MiLB.com following the 2014 season...Tabbed a Florida State League Mid-Season All-Star in 2014...Named a Midwest League Mid-Season All-Star in 2013...Selected by the Cubs in the 13th round of the 2012 MLB Draft out of Orange Coast College (CA).

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSR: 2, 1x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaH: 3, 1x, MR - 4.10 at Mississippi2B: 1, 2x, MR - 4.18 vs. Pensacola3B: 0, 18x, MR - 4.29 vs. ChattanoogaHR: 1, 1x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaRBI: 3, 1x, MR - 4.10 at MississippiBB: 2, 3x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaSO: 2, 2x, MR - 4.20 at Jackson

    SCHWARBER, Kyle (L) #12 .377, 4 HR, 13 RBI, 0-0 SB-SBALAST GAME: 1-4, 2BTHIS SERIES: LAST SERIES (vs. CHA): .389 (7-18, 4 R, 3 2B, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 1 BB, 4 SO)LAST 5: .389 (7-18, 4 R, 2 HR, 7 RBI) LAST 10: .410 (16-39, 7 R, 3 HR, 11 RBI)VS. LHP: .273 (3-11, 2B, RBI, 2 BB, 5 SO) VS. RHP: .405 (17-42, 3 2B, 1 3B, 4 HR, 12 RBI, 9 BB, 9 SO)CURRENT STREAK: 8 (.429, 15-35, 7 R, 3 2B, 3 HR, 11 RBI, 1 BB, 7 SO) LONGEST STREAK: 8 - 4.21-Present (.429, 15-35, 7 R, 3 2B, 3 HR, 11 RBI, 1 BB, 7 SO)MULTI-HIT GAMES: 6, 2-H (4.28 vs. Chattanooga) RISP: .308 (4-13, 5 RBI, 6 BB, 5 SO, 1 SF)LAST HR: 4.28 vs. Chattanooga (Solo, 1st Inning off RHP Greg Peavey) PINCH HITTING: .000 (0-2, 2 SO)STARTS BY BATTING ORDER: 3rd (14)STARTS BY POSITION: C (10), DH (4)2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Invited to attend Cubs Spring Training Camp as a non-roster invitee...Smashed a grand slam in first at bat of the spring on his 22nd birthday...Tabbed fourth-best prospect in Cubs organization by Baseball America prior to the 2015 season and recognized as Best Hitter For Average among all Cubs farmhands by same publication...Rated by MLB.com as the No. 49 overall prospect before the season, as well as third-best catching prospect and fifth-best Cubs farmhand...Crushed 3rd HR of season on 4.27 vs. Chattanooga (2-3, R, HR, RBI, BB)...Doubled and homered on 4.23 at JXN (3-6, 2 R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI)...Hit .474 (9-19) w/ 3 R. 1 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI in 4 G at JXN...Collected his second career four-hit game on 4.22 at JXN (4-6, R, RBI)...Smashed first Double-A homer on 4.11 at Mississippi (2-4, R, HR, RBI)...Reached base three times and recorded first Double-A hit (RBI 3B) on 4.9 at MIS (1-3, 2 R, 3B, RBI, BB).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Made professional debut with Single-A Boise on 6/14, racking up three hits with a homer and three RBI...Combined for a .344 average (90-262) with 18 homers and 53 RBI in 72 games between three different levels, finishing with High-A Daytona...Named Cubs Organizational All-Star by MiLB.com at conclusion of 2014 season...Received Northwest League (6/23), Midwest League (6/30) and Florida State League (8/25) Player of the Week honors during 2014 campaign...Selected by the Cubs as fourth overall pick of the 2014 MLB Draft out of Indiana University...Finalist for the Johnny Bench Award in 2014, awarded to the top collegiate catcher in the nation...Earned First Team All-American honors from Baseball America & Perfect Game USA following 2014 junior campaign, as well as Second Team All-American by Louisville Slugger & the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSR: 2, 2x, MR - 4.23 at JacksonH: 4, 1x, MR - 4.22 at Jackson2B: 1, 4x, MR - 4.29 vs. Chattanooga3B: 1, 1x, MR - 4.9 at MississippiHR: 1, 4x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaRBI: 3, 1x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaBB: 3, 1x, MR - 4.18 vs. PensacolaSO: 2, 2x, MR - 4.26 vs. Chattanooga

    HANNEMANN, Jacob #19 .333, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1-1 SB-SBALAST GAME: 0-5, 4 SOTHIS SERIES: LAST SERIES: .333 (3-9, 2 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 5 SO, 1 SB)LAST 5: .333 (3-9, 2 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 5 SO, 1 SB) LAST 10: .333 (3-9, 2 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 5 SO, 1 SB)VS. LHP (w/ MB): .261 (6-23, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 2 BB, 6 SO) VS. RHP (w/ MB): .368 (14-38, 3 2B, 3 RBI, 4 BB, 9 SO)CURRENT STREAK: hitless in 1 game (0-5, 4 SO) LONGEST STREAK (w/ MB): 4 - 4.23-26 (.600 9-15, 3 R, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 2 SB)MULTI-HIT GAMES: 1 (3-H, 4.28 vs. Chattanooga) RISP (w/ MB): .389 (7-18, 2 2B, 4 RBI, 1 BB, 5 SO)LAST HR: PINCH HITTING: STARTS BY BATTING ORDER: 1st (2)STARTS BY POSITION: CF (2)2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Rated the No. 17 farmhand in the Chicago Cubs system by Baseball America prior to this season...Promoted to Tennessee on 4.28...Homered in his first Double-A AB as part of a 3-H game on 4.28 vs. CHA (3-4, 2 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 SB)...Recorded three-hit effort on 4.25 vs. Winston-Salem (3-4, 1 2B, 1 BB)...Stole three bases on 4.20 at Salem...Collected three hits in first game on 4.9 vs. Wilmington (3-5, 1 R, 1 RBI).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: ..Split time between Low-A Kane County and High-A Daytona in 2014, combining for a .251 average (122-487), adding eight homers and 51 RBI...Was successful in 32 of 36 steal attempts with Kane County, and led the team in that category...Also ranked second on the club in runs scored (57) and triples (five)...Selected by the Cubs in the third round of the 2013 MLB Draft out of Brigham Young University...Named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American in 2013...Earned West Coast Conference Freshman of the Year honors after leading all WCC freshman with a .380 batting average during conference play...Served a two-year mission trip in Little Rock, Arkansas with the Church of Latter Day Saints prior to attending BYU...Was also recruited to play football at BYU and redshirted during the 2012 season... Previously picked by the Kansas City Royals in the 48th round of the 2010 MLB Draft but did not sign.

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHS (w/ MB & TNS)R: 2, 4x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaH: 3, 4x, MR - 4.28 vs. Chattanooga2B: 1, 4x, MR - 4.25 vs. Winston-Salem3B: 0, 18x, MR - 4.29 vs. ChattanoogaHR: 1, 1x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaRBI: 1, 5x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaBB: 2, 1x, MR - 4.20 at SalemSO: 4, 2x, MR - 4.29 vs. Chattanooga

  • SMOKIES POSITION PLAYER NOTESSOTO, Elliot #5 .276, 0 HR, 5 RBI, 1-2 SB-SBALAST GAME: 1-3, RBI, SO, SACTHIS SERIES: LAST SERIES (vs. CHA): .308 (4-13, 4 R, 1 2B, 2 RBI, 3 BB, 5 SO, 1 SB, 1 CS, 1 SAC)LAST 5: .308 (4-13, 4 R, 2 RBI) LAST 10: .343 (12-35, 9 R, 4 RBI)VS. LHP: .385 (5-13, 2B, RBI, BB, SO) VS. RHP: .244 (11-45, 2 2B, 4 RBI, 5 BB, 8 SO)CURRENT STREAK: 2 (3-6, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 SB, 1 CS, SAC) LONGEST STREAK: 4 - 4.21-26 (.333, 6-18, 6 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 2 BB, 1 SO)MULTI-HIT GAMES: 4, 2-H (4.28 vs. Chattanooga) RISP: .313 (5-16, 1 2B, 4 RBI, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1 GDP, SAC)LAST HR: PINCH HITTING: STARTS BY BATTING ORDER: 1st (3), 7th, (2), 8th (8), 9th (2)STARTS BY POSITION: SS (15)2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Hit .294 (5-17) w/ 3 R, 1 2B, 2 RBI in 4 G at JXN...Collected three hits and two RBI on 4.22 at JXN (3-4, 2 R, 2B, 2 RBI,BB)...Hit .333 (3-9) b/w 4.16-18 vs. PNS (2 R, BB)...Record three hits on 4.18 vs. PNS (3-5, 2 R)...Tallied 2 hits on 4.12 at MIS (2-6, R)...Picked up his first RBI on 4.13 at MIS (1-5, R, RBI).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Split time between Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa...Compiled a .246 average (33-134) with no homers and 12 RBI in 40 contests with the Smokies...Placed on the Disabled List on July 23...Reinstated from the DL and transferred to Triple-A Iowa on August 1...Tallied a .241 clip (26-108) with one longball and 11 RBI in 29 games for the I-Cubs...Tabbed a Midwest League Mid-Season All-Star in 2011...Selected by the Cubs in the 15th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Creighton University...Previously selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 13th Round of the 2006 MLB Draft out of Dundee-Crown High School (IL) but chose to attend Creighton instead...Played in the prestigious Cape Cod League during the summer of 2009 with the Hyannis Mets...Part of a double play combo at Creighton that finished first in the country in fielding percentage (.984) and seventh in double plays (69) in 2010.

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSR: 2, 2x, MR - 4.22 at JacksonH: 3, 1x, MR - 4.22 at Jackson2B: 1, 2x, MR - 4.22 at Jackson3B: 0, 11x, MR - 4.29 vs. ChattanoogaHR: 0, 11x, MR - 4.29 vs. ChattanoogaRBI: 2, 1x, MR - 4.22 at JacksonBB: 1, 3x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaSO: 1, 6x, MR - 4.29 vs. Chattanooga

    VOGELBACH, Dan (L) #21 .369, 3 HR, 13 RBI, 0-0 SB-SBALAST GAME: 0-3, BB, 2 SOTHIS SERIES: LAST SERIES (vs. CHA): .222 (4-18, 3 R, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 3 BB, 4 SO)LAST 5: .222 (4-18, 3 R, HR, 4 RBI) LAST 10: .237 (9-38, 8 R, 3 HR, 10 RBI)VS. LHP: .286 (4-14, 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 BB, SO) VS. RHP: .392 (20-51, 6 2B, 1 HR, 9 RBI, 11 BB, 7 SO)CURRENT STREAK: hitless in 3 games (0-11, BB, 3 SO) LONGEST STREAK: 8 - 4.9-4.17 (.556, 15-27, 3 R, 4 2B, 3 RBI, 6 BB, 3 SO)MULTI-HIT GAMES: 7, 3-H (4.25 vs. Chattanooga) RISP: .350 (7-20, 2 2B, 1 HR, 11 RBI, 7 BB, 2 SO)LAST HR: 4.22 at Jackson (3-R, 1st inning off LHP Scott DeCecco) PINCH HITTING: STARTS BY BATTING ORDER: 4th (12), 5th (6)STARTS BY POSITION: 1B (18)2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Named the No. 25 prospect in the Cubs organization by Baseball America...Ranked the eighth-best first baseman by MLB.com before the season... Reached base in first 15 contests of the season...Named Southern League Player of the Week on two straight occasions between 4.9-19 & 4.20-26...Reached base 5 times & recorded 3 H on 4.25 vs. CHA (3-3, 3 R, HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB)...Batted .538 (7-13) b/w 4.16-18 vs. PNS...Tallied multi-hit performances in five straight games from 4.12-17 (12-17)...Hit a home run and tied a career-high with 5 RBI on 4.22 at JXN (2-5, 2 R, 2B, HR, 5 RBI, BB)...Blasted his first Double-A home run on 4.20 at JXN (1-4, R, HR, RBI)...Went 5-6 in a DH vs. PNS on 4.17...Hit .444 (8-18) with 2 R, 4 2B, 3 RBI, 5 BB) b/w 4.9-13 at MIS...Recorded three hits & 2 RBI on 4.12 at Mississippi (3-5, R, 2 2B, 2 RBI)...Drove in a run in first Double-A game on 4.9 at MIS (1-3, RBI, BB, SO).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Rated the ninth-best prospect in the Cubs system by Baseball America prior to the 2014 season...Hit .268 (129-482) with 16 homers and 76 RBI in 132 game for High-A Daytona in 2014...Ranked second in the Florida State League in walks (66), in addition to tied for third in RBI, fourth in total bases (207) and tied for fifth in homers...Led the D-Cubs in most offensive categories, including runs scored (71), hits (129), doubles (28), homers, RBI, total bases, and walks...Tabbed a Cubs Organiza-tional All-Star by MiLB.com following the 2014 and 2012 seasons...Honored as a Midwest League Mid-Season All-Star in 2013...Named Cubs Minor League Player of the Month in July 2013...Tabbed to the Topps Short-Season/Rookie League All-Star squad after the conclusion of the 2012 campaign...Received Arizona League Post-Season All-Star honors after the 2012 season...Selected by the Cubs in the second round (68th overall) of the 2011 MLB Draft out of Bishop Verot HS (FL).

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSR: 3, 1x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaH: 3, 3x, MR - 4.25 vs. Chattanooga2B: 2, 2x, MR - 4.13 at Mississippi3B: 0, 17x, MR - 4.29 vs. ChattanoogaHR: 1, 2x, MR - 4.22 at JacksonRBI: 5, 1x, MR - 4.22 at JacksonBB: 3, 1x, MR - 4.23 at JacksonSO: 2, 2x, MR - 4.29 vs. Chattanooga

    SMOKIES IN-SEASON BIRTHDAYSAPRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER

    16 - Albert Almora Jr. (21) 13 - Willson Contreras (23) 15 - Bijan Rademacher (24) 31 - Pin-Chieh Chen (24) 4 - Corey Black (24)25 - P.J. Francescon (26) 21 - Elliot Soto (26)26 - Frank Batista (26)

    SMOKIES HITTING VERSUS THE SOUTHERN LEAGUETEAM GAMES AVG H-AB R 2B 3B HR RBI XBH BB SO SB OBP SLG

    BiloxiBirminghamChattanooga 2 .353 24-68 21 5 0 2 18 7 7 15 2 .403 .515Jackson 4 .298 42-141 26 9 1 4 25 14 23 24 3 .400 .461JacksonvilleMississippi 5 .293 54-184 32 9 3 3 29 15 27 32 0 .384 .424MobileMontgomeryPensacola 5 .268 30-112 14 3 0 1 11 4 15 28 1 .352 .321TOTALS 15 .297 150-505 93 26 4 10 83 40 72 99 6 .384 .424

    SMOKIES AWARD WINNERSSL HITTER OF THE WEEK SL PITCHER OF THE WEEK CUBS PLAYER OF THE MONTH SL MID-SEASON ALL-STARS

    Dan Vogelbach (4.9-19): .484/.579/.613, 3 R, 4 2B, 3 RBI, 7 BBDan Vogelbach (4.20-26): .391/.517/.913, 8 R, 3 2B, 3 HR, 10 RBI, 6 BB

  • SMOKIES BULLPEN NOTESANTIGUA, Jeffry #33 0-0, 0 SV, 1.35 ERA, 6.2 IP, 0 BB, 7 SO (w/ TENNESSEE)LONGEST OUTING: 3.2, 2x, MR - 4.23 vs. New OrleansLAST WIN: MOST STRIKEOUTS: 4 (4.17-2 vs. Pensacola)VS LHH (w/ TNS): .100 (1-10, 0 BB, 2 SO VS. RHH (w/ TNS): .154 (2-13, 0 BB, 5 SO)LAST HR ALLOWED: 4.23 vs. New Orleans (2-R, Scott Sizemore)INHERITED/STRANDED: 0-0 PITCHES: SAVE SITUATIONS: 2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Began the season on Tennessees initial roster, but transferred to Triple-A Iowa for Opening Day...Made one appearance with I-Cubs before returning to the Smokies on 4.15...Transferred back to Iowa on 4.23...Returned to Tennessee on 4.27...Owned an 0-1 record and 7.50 ERA (5 ER in 6.0 IP) in two appearances (one start) for the I-Cubs...Tossed three shutout frames on 4.27 vs. Chattanooga (3.0 IP, 1 H, 3 SO).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Re-signed by Chicago as a minor league free agent prior to the 2015 season... Comes into this season totaling a 3-3 record and 3.45 ERA (33 ER in 86.0 IP) in 34 appearances (six starts) with the Smokies over three seasons...Split time between Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa in 2014...Made ten appearances with the I-Cubs before being transferred to Tennessee on June 20...Earned the win with four shutout frames of relief on April 26 at Colorado Springs (4.0 IP, 3 H, BB, 3 SO)...Posted an 0-2 record and 3.58 ERA (13 ER in 32.2. IP) in nine appearances (four starts) for the Smokies...Returned to Iowa on August 22, finishing the year with the cub...Recorded a 1-0 clip and 4.37 ERA (11 ER in 22.2 IP) in 13 outings... Signed by the Cubs as a

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHS (w/ TNS & IOW)IP: 3.2, 2x, MR - 4.23 vs. New OrleansH: 7, 1x, MR - 4.23 vs. New OrleansR: 9, 1x, MR - 4.23 vs. New OrleansER: 4, 1x, MR - 4.23 vs. New OrleansHR: 1, 2x, MR - 4.23 vs. New OrleansBB: 4, 1x, MR - 4.23 vs. New OrleansSO: 4. 1x. MR - 4.17-2 vs. PensacolaWP: 2, 2x, MR - 4.23 vs. New Orleans

    LAST FIVE APPEARANCESDATE OPP DEC IP H R ER BB SO HR4.27 CHA 3.0 1 0 0 0 3 04/23 NEW L 3.2 7 9 4 4 2 1

    4.17-2 PNS ND 3.2 2 1 1 0 4 14.10 at MEM 2.1 2 1 1 1 2 0

    CATES, Zach #15 0-2, 0 SV, 3.86 ERA, 4.2 IP, 6 BB, 5 SOLONGEST OUTING: 2.0 (4.17 vs. Pensacola - G2)LAST WIN: MOST STRIKEOUTS: 3 (4.22 at Jackson)VS LHH: .429 (6-14, 2 BB, 0 SO) VS. RHH: .077 (1-13, 6 BB, 6 SO)LAST HR ALLOWED: INHERITED/SCORED: 3-0 PITCHES: SAVE SITUATIONS: 0-1, 0.0 IP, 1 H, 5 R, 2 ER, 3 BB2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Struck out three on 4.22 at JXN (1.2 IP, H, BB, 3 SO).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Invited to participate in the Arizona Fall League with the Mesa Solar Sox following the conclusion of the 2014 regular season...Rated the No. 31 prospect among San Diego Padres farmhands by Baseball America prior to the 2012 season...Ranked by Baseball America as the No. 21 prospect in the Padres system before the 2011 campaign...Began 2014 campaign with High-A Daytona, posting a 1-1 record and 2.08 ERA (6 ER in 26.0 IP) along with one save in 13 appearances before being promoted to Tennessee...Compiled a 2-1 mark and 6.00 ERA (18 ER in 27.0 IP) with one save in 23 relief outings for the Smokies...Invited to participated in the Arizona Fall League following the 2014 regular season... Acquired by the Cubs in a January 6, 2012 trade that also sent INF Anthony Rizzo to the Cubs in exhange for former Smokies RHP Andrew Cashner and OF Kyung-Min Na...Selected by San Diego in the third round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Northeast Texas Community College.

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSIP: 2.0, 1x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2)H: 3, 1x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2)R: 5, 1x, MR - 4.11 at MississippiER: 2, 2x, MR - 4.11 at MississippiHR: 0, 5x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaBB: 3, 1x, MR - 4.11 at MississippiSO: 3, 1x, MR - 4.22 at JacksonWP: 2, 1x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2)

    LAST FIVE APPEARANCESDATE OPP DEC IP H R ER BB SO HR4.28 CHA 1.1 1 0 0 2 1 04.26 CHA 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 04.22 at JXN 1.2 1 0 0 1 3 04.17 PNS L 2.0 3 3 0 1 1 04.11 at MIS BS, L 0.0 1 5 2 3 0 0

    CRUZ, Fernando #32 1-0, 1 SV, 6.52 ERA, 9.2 IP, 8 BB, 12 SOLONGEST OUTING: 3.0 - 4.18 vs. PNSLAST WIN: 4.25 vs. Chattanooga (2.0 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR)MOST STRIKEOUTS: 4 (4.18 vs. Pensacola)VS LHH: .333 (7-21, 4 BB, 4 SO) VS. RHH: .273 (6-22, 4 BB, 8 SO)LAST HR ALLOWED: 4.25 vs. Chattanooga (3-R, Jorge Polanco)INHERITED/SCORED: 0-0 PITCHES: SAVE SITUATIONS: 1/2, 3.2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 5 SO, 1 HR2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Earned first victory on 4.25 vs. CHA (2.0 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO)...Picked up his first save on 4.18 vs. PNS (3.0 IP, H, 2 BB, 4 SO).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Signed by the Cubs as an MiLB free agent on December 19, 2014... Played the entire first four seasons of his career as a position player before being converted to pitcher during the 2011 campaign...Pitched the entire 2012 season for Short-Season Idaho Falls, posting a 4-3 record and 6.88 ERA (27 ER in 35.1 IP) in 20 appearances for the Chukars...Earned the victory in his first appearance of the season on June 18 vs. Orem (0.1 IP, H, R, 0 ER)...Released by the Royals following the season...Started the 2011 year with Low-A Kane County as a shortstop...Converted to a pitcher by the Royals and transferred to AZL Royals on June 23. recording a 2-3 mark and 7.99 ERA (21 ER in 23.2 IP) with one save in 17 outings...Earned first professional victory with a perfect frame of relief on July 3 at AZL Dodgers (1.0 IP, SO)...Notched first save of pro career by tossing three shutout innings on August 28 at AZL Padres (3.0 IP, 2 H, BB, 2 SO)... Played in the Puerto Rican Winter League each season between 2008-13 with both Leones de Ponce (2008-09, 13) and Indios de Mayaquez (2010-12)...Selected by the Kansas City Royals in the sixth round of the 2007 MLB Draft as a shortstop out of Puerto Rico Advance College High School in Puerto Rico.

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSIP: 3.0, 1x, MR - 4.18 vs. PensacolaH: 4, 1x, MR - 4.13 at MississippiR: 4, 1x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaER: 3, 1x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaHR: 1, 3x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaBB: 3, 1x, MR - 4.13 at MississippiSO 4, 1x, MR - 4.18 vs. PensacolaWP: 1, 3x, MR - 4.28 vs. Chattanooga

    LAST FIVE APPEARANCESDATE OPP DEC IP H R ER BB SO HR4.28 CHA BS 0.2 3 3 3 2 1 14.25 CHA W 2.0 3 4 0 1 3 14.18 PNS SV 3.0 1 0 0 2 4 04.13 at MIS 2.0 4 3 2 3 1 0

    EDWARDS, C.J. #11 0-2, 0 SV, 4.66 ERA, 9.2 IP, 10 BB, 11 SOLONGEST OUTING: 2.1 IP (4.9 at Mississippi)LAST WIN: MOST STRIKEOUTS: 3 - 4.20 at JacksonVS LHH: .200 (3-15, 4 BB, 4 SO) VS. RHH: .238 (5-21, 6 BB, 7 SO)LAST HR ALLOWED: INHERITED/SCORED: 0-0 PITCHES: Cut-FB, 2-FB, Slurve, CurveballSAVE SITUATIONS: 0/1, 1.2 IP, 1 H, 4 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 SO2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Named No. 5 prospect in the Cubs organization by Baseball America before the 2015 campaign...Fired two shutout frames on 4.25 vs. CHA (2.0 IP, 2 BB, 3 SO)...Notched first hold of pro career on 4.9 at MIS (2.1 IP, 2 H, R, ER, 2 BB, 2 SO).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Made only ten starts with Tennessee due to a shoulder injury, posting a 1-2 record and 2.44 ERA (13 ER in 48.0 IP)...Recognized as having Best Curveball among all Cubs farmhands by the same publication...Ranked 28th-best overall prospect by Baseball America before the 2014 season...Tabbed the third-best prospect in the Cubs organization by the same publication and rated as having the Best Fastball and Best Curveball among Cubs farmhands....Combined for a .182 batting average against in 2013, which ranked third among all Minor League hurlers, in addition to fourth in earned-run average (1.86) and fifth in WHIP (1.01)...Rated as the No. 14 prospect in the Rangers organization prior to the 2013 season by Baseball America...Acquired by the Cubs from the Rangers in a July 22, 2013 trade with INF Mike Olt, RHP Justin Grimm and RHP Neil Ramirez in exchange for RHP Matt Garza...Selected by the Texas Rangers in the 48th round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of Mid-Carolina High School (SC).

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSIP: 2.1, 1x, MR - 4.9 at MississippiH: 3, 1x, MR - 4.29 vs. ChattanoogaR: 4, 1x, MR - 4.20 at JacksonER: 2, 2x, MR - 4.29 vs. ChattanoogaHR: 0, 5x, MR - 4.29 vs. ChattanoogaBB: 2, 5x, MR - 4.29 vs. ChattanoogaSO: 3, 2x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaWP: 0, 4x, MR - 4.29 vs. Chattanooga

    LAST FIVE APPEARANCESDATE OPP DEC IP H R ER BB SO HR4.29 CHA L 2.0 3 2 2 2 1 04.25 CHA HLD 2.0 0 0 0 2 3 04.20 at JXN L, BS 1.2 1 4 0 2 3 04.16 vs. PNS HLD 1.2 2 2 2 2 2 04.9 at MIS HLD 2.1 2 1 1 2 2 0

    FRANCESCON, P.J. #20 0-0, 1 SV, 0.00 ERA, 4.2 IP, 2 BB, 5 SOLONGEST OUTING: 2.0 (4.11 at Mississippi)LAST WIN: MOST STRIKEOUTS: 2, 2x (MR - 4.23 at Jackson)VS LHH: .000 (0-10, 1 BB, 2 SO) VS. RHH: .143 (2-14, 2 BB, 4 SO)LAST HR ALLOWED: INHERITED/SCORED: 5-2 PITCHES: 2-Seam FB, Changeup, CurveballSAVE SITUATIONS: 2/2, 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Notched second save on 4.28 vs. Chattanooga (1.0 IP, 1 BB, 1 SO)...Record his first hold of the year on 4.23 at JXN (1.1 IP, 2 SO)...Picked up his first save of the season on 4.16 vs. PNS (1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Recorded an 11-6 mark and 3.52 ERA (27 ER in 69.0 IP) with one save in 43 appearances for the Smokies in 2014...Tied for fourth in the Southern League in victories, while also leading the club with 11...Tabbed a Southern League Mid-Season All-Star in 2014... Posted a 5-4 record and 4.76 ERA (37 ER in 70.0 IP) in 14 games (13 starts) with High-A Daytona in 2013...Transferred to Double-A Tennessee on June 22, 2014...Recorded a 2-0 mark and 4.20 ERA (14 ER in 30.0 IP) in 16 appear-ances for the Smokies...Right-handed batters managed just a .203 clip (14-69) against the right-hander...Leadoff hitters compiled just a .136 average (3-22) against the right-handed hurler. Named Cubs Minor League Pitcher of the Month for May 2012...Selected by the Cubs in the 40th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Trevecca Nazarense University in Tennessee.

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSIP: 2.0, 1x, MR - 4.11 at MississippiH: 1, 2x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaR: 1, 1x, MR - 4.11 at MississippiER: 0, 5x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaHR: 0, 5x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaBB: 1, 3x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaSO: 2, 2x, MR - 4.23 at JacksonWP: 1, 1x, MR - 4.16 vs. Pensacola

    LAST FIVE APPEARANCESDATE OPP DEC IP H R ER BB SO HR4.28 CHA SV 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 04.25 CHA 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 04.23 at JXN HLD 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 04.16 vs. PNS SV 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 04.11 at MIS 2.0 0 1 0 1 2 0

  • SMOKIES BULLPEN NOTESJENSEN, Michael #17 1-0, 0 SV, 1.17 ERA, 7.2 IP, 6 BB, 9 SOLONGEST OUTING: 2.0, 2x (MR - 4.16 vs. Pensacola)LAST WIN: 4.16 vs. Pensacola (2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 HB, 0 BB, 2 SO)MOST STRIKEOUTS: 3 (4.10 at Mississippi)VS LHH: .273 (3-11, 5 BB, 3 SO) VS. RHH: .125 (2-16, 1 BB, 5 SO)LAST HR ALLOWED: INHERITED/SCORED: 5-1 PITCHES: SAVE SITUATIONS: 2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Picked up his first Double-A win on 4.16 vs. PNS (2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 SO)...Tossed 2 shutout frames on 4.12 at MIS (2.0 IP, 2 H, BB, SO)...Did not yield a run in Double-A debut on 4.10 at MIS (1.1 IP, BB, 3 SO).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Spent the whole 2014 campaign with High-A Daytona. compiling a 7-4 record and 2.85 ERA (19 ER in 60.0 IP) with one save in 36 appearances for the D-Cubs...Led the team in appearances and ranked second on the club among full-time relievers in strikeouts (62)...Pitched exclusively out of the bullpen for the first time in his professional career after missing the entire previous year due to right elbow injury...Earned victory with three shutout frames on April 27 vs. Brevard County (3.0 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 4 SO)...Notched first save of his pro career on June 2 at St. Lucie (1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 3 SO)...Posted a 2-1 record and 1.54 ERA (2 ER in 11.2 IP) with one save in seven relief outings in the month of June...Selected by the Cubs in the 26th round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of Hartnell Junior College (CA).

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSIP: 2.0, 2x, MR - 4.16 vs. PensacolaH: 2, 2x, MR - 4.16 vs. PensacolaR: 1, 1x, MR - 4.27 vs. ChattanoogaER: 1, 1x, MR - 4.27 vs. ChattanoogaHR: 0, 6x, MR - 4.27 vs. ChattanoogaBB: 3, 1x, MR - 4.27 vs. ChattanoogaSO: 3, 1x, MR - 4.10 at MississippiWP: 0, 6x, MR - 4.27 vs. Chattanooga

    LAST FIVE APPEARANCESDATE OPP DEC IP H R ER BB SO HR4.27 CHA 1.0 1 1 1 3 0 04.23 at JXN 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 04.20 at JXN 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 04.16 vs. PNS W 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 04.12 at MIS 2.0 2 0 0 1 1 0

    PERALTA, Starling #29 0-0, 0 SV, 3.38 ERA, 2.2 IP, 1 BB, 3 SOLONGEST OUTING: 1.2 (4.22 at Jackson)LAST WIN (w/ MB): 4.11 vs. Wilmington (2.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, BB, 5 SO)MOST STRIKEOUTS: 3 (4.22 at Jackson)VS LHH: .000 (0-1) VS. RHH: .000 (0-4, 3 SO)LAST HR ALLOWED: INHERITED/SCORED: 0-0SAVE SITUATIONS (w/ MB): 1/1, 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Struck out three in his Double-A debut on 4.22 at JXN (1.2 IP, 3 SO)...Posted a 1-0 mark w/ 1 SV and 4.50 ERA in three appearances w/ High-A Myrtle Beach...Earned the win on 4.11 vs. Wilmington (2.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 SO)...Notched 1st save on 4.18 at Winston Salem (1.0 IP, 1 BB)...Transferred to Tennessee from High-A Myrtle Beach on 4.19.

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Pitched entire 2014 campaign with High-A Daytona, posting a 6-3 record and 3.43 ERA (31 ER in 81.1 IP) with two saves in 33 appearances...Threw four scoreless innings of one-hit ball on May 8 at Fort Myers (4.0 IP, 1 H, 3 SO)...Recorded 1-1 mark and 1.74 ERA (4 ER in 20.2 IP) in six appearances (two starts) in the month of May...Notched first career save on July 9 vs. Dunedin (1.1 IP, 1 BB, 3 SO)...Did not allow a run in seven of final ten outings of 2014 between July 19-August 30...Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Major League portion of the 2012 Rule 5 Draft...Returned to the Cubs on March 14, 2013...Signed by the Cubs as a non-drafted free agent on May 8, 2008.

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSIP: 2.0, 1x, MR - 4.11 at Winston-Salem (w/ MB)H: 4, 1x, MR - 4.11 at Winston-Salem (w/ MB)R: 2, 1x, MR - 4.11 vs. Wilmington (w/ MB)ER: 2, 1x, MR - 4.11 vs. Wilmington (w/ MB)HR: 0, 4x, MR - 4.22 at JacksonBB: 1, 2x, MR - 4.18 at Winston-Salem (w/ MB)SO: 3, 1x, MR - 4.22 at JacksonWP: 0, 4x, MR - 4.22 at Jackson

    LAST FIVE APPEARANCES (* = w/ High-A Myrtle Beach)DATE OPP DEC IP H R ER BB SO HR4.26 CHA 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 04.22 at JXN 1.2 0 0 0 0 3 04.18 at WS* SV 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 04.11 WIL* W 2.0 4 2 2 1 5 04.9 WIL* 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0

    INDIVIDUAL BULLPEN NUMBERSPitcher Record Saves Opps Holds IR IR Scored % ScoredMatt Brazis 0-0 0 0 1 1 1 100%Zach Cates 0-2 0 1 0 3 0 0%Fernando Cruz 1-0 0 1 0 0 0 0%C.J. Edwards 0-1 0 1 3 0 0 0%P.J. Francescon 0-0 2 2 1 5 2 40%Michael Jensen 1-0 0 0 0 5 1 20%Stephen Perakslis 2-1 0 0 0 3 1 33%Starling Peralta 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0%

    Others 1-1 2 2 0 7 3 43%Totals 5-5 4 7 5 25 8 32%

    INDIVIDUAL SAVE SITUATIONSPitcher SV/OP IP ER ERA H AB AVG XBH BB SOZach Cates 0/1 0.0 2 -.-- 1 1 1.000 0 3 0Fernando Cruz 0/1 0.2 3 40.50 3 5 .600 2 2 1C.J. Edwards 0/1 1.2 0 0.00 1 7 .143 0 2 3P.J. Francescon 2/2 2.1 0 0.00 1 8 .125 1 2 2

    Others 2/2 2.0 0 0.00 1 7 .143 0 1 2Totals 4/7 6.2 5 6.75 6 28 .214 3 10 6

    PERAKSLIS, Stephen #28 2-1, 0 SV, 10.29 ERA, 7.0 IP, 4 BB, 5 SOLONGEST OUTING: 2.0 (4.21 at Jackson)LAST WIN: 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaMOST STRIKEOUTS: 2, 2x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaVS LHH: .200 (2-10, 0 BB, 1 SO) VS. RHH: .375 (6-16, 4 BB, 4 SO)LAST HR ALLOWED: 2 - 4.25 vs. Chattanooga (DJ Hicks, solo & Byron Buxton, 3-R)INHERITED/SCORED: 3-1 PITCHES: SAVE SITUATIONS: 0/1, 2.0 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 1 SO2015 HIGHLIGHTS: Earned second win on 4.28 vs. Chattanooga (1.0 IP, 2 SO)...Picked up the win after 1.2 scoreless innings in AA debut on 4.12 at MIS (1.2 IP, H, BB).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Owned a 5-0 record and 3.93 ERA (30 ER in 68.2 IP) in 35 appearances for High-A Daytona in 2014...Finished second on the team in games, in addition to innings pitched among all relievers (68.2)...Was a perfect three-for-three in save opportunities...Combined for 13.1 shutout frames in his five wins, yielding five hits while fanning ten opposing hitters...Combined for a 4-0 record with two saves and 1.71 ERA (6 ER in 31.2 IP) in final 14 appearances of season through July and August... Pitched all season for Low-A Kane County...Recorded a 4-6 mark and 2.93 ERA (19 ER in 58.1 IP) in 37 appearances for the Cougars...Successfully converted each of his seven save chances...Led the club in appearances (37)...Allowed a lone earned run in 15 total road outings (0.45 ERA)... Selected by the Cubs in the 21st round of the 2012 MLB Draft out of the University of Maine - Orono...Earned America East Conference Second Team honors in back-to-back seasons in 2011-12.

    SINGLE-GAME SEASON-HIGHSIP: 2.0, 1x, MR - 4.21 at JacksonH: 5, 1x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaR: 5, 1x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaER: 5, 1x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaHR: 2, 1x, MR - 4.25 vs. ChattanoogaBB: 3, 1x, MR - 4.21 at JacksonSO: 2, 2x, MR - 4.28 vs. ChattanoogaWP: 0, 5x, MR - 4.28 vs. Chattanooga

    LAST FIVE APPEARANCESDATE OPP DEC IP H R ER BB SO HR4.28 CHA W 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 04.25 CHA 1.0 5 5 5 0 0 24.21 at JXN BS, L 2.0 2 4 3 3 1 04.17 PNS 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 04.12 at MIS W 1.2 1 0 0 1 0 0

  • PITCHING STATISTICSSTARTERS W-L ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER BB SO HR Quality StartsApril 6-1 2.52 18 18 0 0 93.0 60 28 26 31 87 6 7MayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberTotals 6-1 2.52 18 18 0 0 93.0 60 28 26 31 87 6 7RELIEVERS W-L ERA G SV OPP IP H R ER BB SO HR HoldsApril 5-6 4.43 18 5 8 63.0 56 47 31 50 63 5 5MayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberTotals 5-6 4.43 18 5 8 63.0 56 47 31 50 63 5 5TOTALS W-L ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER BB SO HRApril 11-7 3.29 18 18 0 1 156.0 116 76 57 81 150 11MayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberTotals 11-7 3.29 18 18 0 1 156.0 116 76 57 81 150 11

    LAST 12 STARTS BY SMOKIES PITCHERSDate Opp. Pitcher Dec. Final IP H R ER BB SO HR4.29 CHA Felix Pena ND L, 1-3 7.0 4 1 1 2 7 04.28 CHA Ivan Pineyro ND W, 7-6 5.0 4 3 3 5 6 14.27 CHA Corey Black L L, 3-5 5.0 4 4 4 3 5 14.26 CHA Frank Batista W W, 5-2 7.0 3 1 1 2 8 14.25 CHA Rob Zastryzny ND W, 16-10 3.0 3 1 1 0 2 14.23 at JXN Felix Pena W W, 9-2 5.2 4 2 2 2 8 04.22 at JXN Ivan Pineyro W W, 13-4 5.2 7 4 4 0 6 14.21 at JXN Corey Black ND L, 3-5 6.0 3 1 1 2 4 04.20 at JXN Frank Batista ND L, 1-7 4.2 2 0 0 2 5 04.18 PNS Felix Pena W W, 7-1 6.0 4 1 1 2 6 04.17 - 2 PNS Jeffry Antigua ND L, 1-4 (9) 3.2 2 1 1 0 4 14.17- 1 PNS Ivan Pineyro ND W, 1-0 6.0 2 0 0 0 3 0

    INDIVIDUAL STARTING PITCHERS RUN SUPPORTPitcher Starts Innings Runs Runs/Start Runs/9-IP High Low Team Record Quality StartsCorey Black 4 20.0 8 2.0 3.6 3 - 4.21 at Jackson 0 - 4.27 vs. Chattanooga 2-2 1Felix Pena 4 24.2 13 3.25 4.7 7 - 4.18 vs. Pensacola 1 - 4.29 vs. Chattanooga 2-2 3Ivan Pineyro 4 20.2 17 4.25 7.4 9 - 4.22 at Jackson 0 - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G1) 3-1 1Rob Zastrynzny 2 6.1 9 4.5 12.6 6 - 4.12 at Mississippi 3 - 4.25 vs. Chattanooga 2-0 0Frank Batista 3 17.2 13 4.3 6.6 7 - 4.13 at Mississippi 1 - 4.20 at Jackson 2-1 2

    Others 1 3.2 0 0.0 0.0 0 - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2) 0 - 4.17 vs. Pensacola (G2) 0-1 0TOTALS 18 95.0 58 3.2 5.5 9 - 4.22 at Jackson 0, 2x, MR - 4.17 vs. Pensacola 11-7 7

    LAST 12 STARTS BY OPPOSING PITCHERSDate Opp. Pitcher Dec. Final IP H R ER BB SO HR4.29 CHA D.J. Baxendale ND W, 3-1 6.1 5 1 1 1 8 04.28 CHA Greg Peavey ND L, 6-7 4.0 8 5 5 1 1 34.27 CHA Jose Berrios W W, 5-3 6.0 2 1 1 4 5 14.26 CHA Tyler Duffey L L, 2-5 5.0 8 5 5 1 6 04.25 CHA Alex Wimmers ND L, 10-16 4.1 10 9 9 3 2 24.23 at JXN Tyler Pike L L, 2-9 3.2 4 3 3 6 2 04.22 at JXN Scott DeCecco ND L, 4-13 0.2 2 4 4 3 1 14.21 at JXN Stephen Landazuri ND W, 5-3 5.2 8 3 3 0 6 04.20 at JXN Misael Siverio ND W, 7-1 5.1 2 1 1 2 6 14.18 PNS Wandy Peralta L L, 1-7 4.2 7 4 4 3 1 04.17 - 2 PNS Tim Adleman ND W, 4-1 (9) 5.0 2 0 0 0 5 04.17 - 1 PNS Daniel Wright ND L, 0-1 5.0 2 0 0 1 6 0

    SMOKIES RELIEVERS IN LAST 12 GAMESPitcher(s) Dec(s) IP H R ER BB SO HRCarl Edwards Jr. L 2.0 3 2 2 2 1 0F Cruz/Z. Cates/S. Perakslis/P. Francescon BS, W, SV 4.0 4 3 3 5 5 1Jeffry Antigua/Michael Jensen 4.0 2 1 1 3 3 0Zach Cates/Starling Peralta 2.0 2 1 1 2 1 0Perakslis/Cruz/Edwards/Francescon W, HLD 6.0 9 9 5 3 6 3Matt Brazis/P.J. Francescon/Michael Jensen 2 HLD 3.1 1 0 0 3 4 0Zach Cates/Starling Peralta 3.1 1 0 0 1 6 0Stephen Perakslis BS, L 2.0 2 4 3 3 1 0M. Jensen/C. Edwards/A. Santiago BS, L 3.1 5 7 3 3 7 0Fernando Cruz SV 3.0 1 0 0 2 4 0S. Perakslis/A. Santiago/Z. Cates L 5.1 4 3 0 1 3 0Hunter Cervenka W 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0

    OPPOSING RELIEVERS IN LAST 12 GAMESPitcher(s) Dec(s) IP H R ER BB SO HRJake Reed/Zack Jones W, SV 2.2 2 0 0 2 4 0Cole Johnson/Dallas Gallant L 4.0 4 2 1 0 4 0N. Burdi/J. Reed/Z. Jones 2 HLD, SV 3.0 2 2 2 3 2 1Adrian Salcedo 3.0 1 0 0 0 3 0J. Reed/D. Johnson/D. Gallant L 3.2 5 7 4 3 4 0Kyle Hunter/Trevor Miller 5.1 7 6 6 6 1 1M. Hernandez/J. Shipers/T. Zych/G. Wood L 8.1 16 9 8 5 6 1James Gilheeney/Matt Anderson W, SV 3.1 2 0 0 0 2 0Kyle Hunter/Trevor Miller W, SV 3.2 1 0 0 1 0 0J. Johnson/C. Rogers/D. Hayes 3.1 5 3 3 3 3 1C. Gonzalez/B. Klimesh/K. McMyne H, BS, W 4.0 4 1 1 2 3 0Kevin Shackelford L 1.1 2 1 1 1 0 0

    HOME VS. ROAD SPLITSHOME ROAD

    Games 9 9Overall Record 6-3 5-4ERA 3.19 3.39Saves 3 2Innings 79.0 77.0Hits / Game 58 / 6.4 58 / 6.4Runs / Game 35 / 3.9 41 / 4.6Earned Runs / Game 28 / 3.1 29 / 3.2Home Runs / Game 9 / 1.0 2 / 0.2Hit Batters / Game 2 / 0.2 3 / 0.3Extra-Base Hits / Game 24 / 2.7 17 / 1.9Walks / Game 37 / 4.1 44 / 4.9Strikeouts / Game 74 / 8.2 76 / 8.4

    CATCHERS INFORMATIONPlayer Rec. PB ERA ER Inn. E Pct. CS SB Att. Pct.Willson Contreras 5-3 0 3.60 28 70.0 1 .989 3 11 14 .214Kyle Schwarber 6-4 3 3.45 33 86.0 1 .987 3 16 19 .158

    OthersTotals 11-7 3 3.37 55 147.0 2 .988 6 27 33 .182

  • DEFENSIVE / MISCELLANEOUS STATISTICSERRORS

    Player Errors Last Error Games W/O Longest StreakAlbert Almora Jr. 16 16Frank Batista 3 3Corey Black 4 4Matt Brazis 1 1Stephen Bruno 5 4.21 at JXN 6 6, -2Zach Cates 1 4.11 at MIS 4 4, -1Pin-Chieh Chen 1 4.11 at MIS 13 13Willson Contreras 1 4.20 at JXN 3 5, -1Fernando Cruz 4 4Ryan Dent 2 4.23 at JXN 5 6, -1P.J. Francescon 3 3Anthony Giansanti 1 4.22 at JXN 3 3, -1Dustin Geiger 3 4.20 at JXN -2 1, -2Jacob Hannemann 2 2Michael Jensen 6 6Felix Pena 1 4.11 at MIS 3 3, -1Stephen Perakslis 5 5Starling Peralta 2 2Ivan Pineyro 4 4Bijan Rademacher 18 18Kyle Schwarber 1 4.11 at MIS 9 9, -1Elliot Soto 2 4.20 at JXN 7 7, -1Dan Vogelbach 1 4 13TOTALS 19 1 - 4.25 vs. CHA 3 3

    OUTFIELD ASSISTSPlayer 1st 2nd 3rd Home Total

    BASERUNNINGPlayer SB/SBA CS 2B (CS) 3B (CS) Home (CS) POAlbert Almora Jr. 2/2 0 2 0 0 0Stephen Bruno 4/4 0 3 1 0 0Pin-Chieh Chen 0/1 0 0 (1) 0 0 1Ryan Dent 1/1 0 0 0 0 1Anthony Giansanti 0/1 1 0 (1) 0 0 0Jacob Hannemann 1/1 0 1 0 0 0Bijan Rademacher 1/2 1 0 (1) 1 0 2Elliot Soto 1/1 0 1 0 0 0Rob Zastryzny 1/1 0 1 0 0 0TOTALS 11/14 2 8 2 0 4

    BATTING AROUND THE ORDERDate Opp. Inning Total Batters Hits Runs Scored4.10 at Mississippi 2nd 11 3 54.12 at Mississippi 1st 9 5 44.13 at Mississippi 3rd 11 5 64.22 at Jackson 1st 9 3 44.25 Chattanooga 5th 9 4 64.26 Chattanooga 5th 9 5 4

    WALK-OFF WINS/LOSSESDate Opp. Batter Game-Winning Play Inning Final4.17 - 1 PNS Bijan Rademacher RBI 1B scores Schwarber from 3rd 7 W, 1-0

    EJECTIONSDATE OPPONENT PLAYER/COACH UMPIRE4.17 - 2 Pensacola Kyle Schwarber (B7) HP - John Bostwick

    PACE OF GAME VIOLATIONSDate Opp. Inn. Batter/Pitcher? Name HP Umpire Resulting Count

    * = called during grace period between April 9-30

    Albert Almora 1 1Pin-Chieh Chen 1 1 2TOTALS 2 1 3

  • SMOKIES FIRST HALF DAY-BY-DAY RESULTSDATE OPP W/L SCORE RECORD HOME ROAD POS GA/GB WINNING PITCHER LOSING PITCHER SAVE TIME ATT HOME ATT4/9 at MIS W 7-2 1-0 1-0 T-1st + 1.0 Corey Black (1-0) Jason Hursh (0-1) Hunter Cervenka (1) 3:01 (:29) 4,5904/10 at MIS L 7-8 1-1 1-1 T-1st + 1.0 Jorge Reyes (1-0) Andres Santiago (0-1) Ryan Kelly (1) 3:31 3,0654/11 at MIS L 2-6 1-2 1-2 T-2nd - 1.0 Andrew Robinson (1-0) Zach Cates (0-1) - 2:38 4,1254/12 at MIS W 6-3 2-2 2-2 T-2nd - 1.0 Stephen Perakslis (1-0) Jake Brigham (0-1) Andres Santiago (1) 3:32 2,0584/13 at MIS W 10-4 3-2 3-2 T-2nd - 1.0 Frank Batista (1-0) Greg Ross (0-1) - 2:59 2,0174/14 OFF4/15 PNS POSTPONED - RAIN 2nd - 1.54/16 PNS W 5-4 4-2 1-0 2nd - 1.0 Michael Jensen (1-0) Marcus Walden (0-1) P.J. Francescon (1) 2:48 3,323 3,3234/17 - 1 PNS W 1-0 5-2 2-0 2nd - 0.5 Hunter Cervenka (1-0) Kevin Shackelford (0-1) - 1:36 - -4/17 - 2 PNS L 1-4 (9) 5-3 2-1 2nd - 0.5 Kyle McMyne (1-0) Zach Cates (0-2) - 2:38 3,633 6,9564/18 PNS W 7-1 6-3 3-1 T-1st + 2.0 Felix Pena (1-0) Wandy Peralta (1-1) Fernando Cruz (1) 2:35 5,011 11,9674/19 PNS POSTPONED - RAIN4/20 at JXN L 1-7 6-4 3-3 T-1st + 1.5 Kyle Hunter (1-0) Carl Edwards Jr. (0-1) Trevor Miller (1) 2:39 8684/21 at JXN L 3-5 6-5 3-4 T-1st + 0.5 James Gilheeney (2-0) Stephen Perakslis (1-1) Matt Anderson (2) 2:28 9354/22 at JXN W 13-4 7-5 4-4 1st + 1.0 Ivan Pineyro (1-0) Moises Hernandez (1-1) - 3:00 8214/23 at JXN W 9-2 8-5 5-4 1st + 1.5 Felix Pena (2-0) Tyler Pike (0-2) - 3:06 1,8144/24 at JXN POSTPONED - RAIN 1st + 1.54/25 CHA W 16-10 9-5 4-1 1st + 2.0 Fernando Cruz (1-0) Jake Reed (0-2) - 3:00 5,117 17,0844/26 CHA W 5-2 10-5 5-1 1st + 2.0 Frank Batista (2-0) Tyler Duffey (0-2) - 2:16 3,086 20,1704/27 CHA L 3-5 10-6 5-2 1st + 2.0 Jose Berrios (2-1) Corey Black (1-1) Zack Jones (4) 2:44 2,911 23,0814/28 CHA W 7-6 11-6 6-2 1st + 3.0 Stephen Perakslis (2-1) Dallas Gallant (1-1) P.J. Francescon (2) 2:59 2,471 25,5524/29 CHA L 1-3 11-7 6-3 1st + 2.5 Jake Reed (1-2) Carl Edwards Jr. (0-2) Zack Jones (5) 2:36 2,005 27,5574/30 at BIR

    APRIL TOTALS:5/1 at BIR5/2 at BIR5/3 at BIR5/4 at BIR5/5 at PNS5/6 - 1 at PNS5/6 - 2 PNS5/7 at PNS5/8 at PNS5/9 at PNS5/10 OFF5/11 MTG5/12-1 MTG5/12-2 MTG5/13 OFF5/14 MTG5/15 MTG5/16 JXN5/17 JXN5/18 JXN5/19 JXN5/20 JXN5/21 at MTG5/22 at MTG5/23 at MTG5/24 at MTG5/25 at MTG5/26 OFF5/27 MOB5/28 MOB5/29 MOB5/30 MOB

    MAY TOTALS:6/1 at CHA6/2 at CHA6/3 at CHA6/4 CHA6/5 CHA6/6 BIR6/7 BIR6/8 BIR6/9 BIR6/10 BIR6/11 at JAX6/12 at JAX6/13 at JAX6/14 at JAX6/15 at JAX6/16 OFF6/17 MIS6/18 MIS6/19 MIS6/20 MIS6/21 MIS

    FIRST HALF TOTALS:

  • SMOKIES TRANSACTIONS

    APRIL (13)

    4.9 Opening Day Roster Announced [25].4.15 LHP Rob Zastryzny placed on the DL (retro 4/13); LHP Jeffry Antigua transferred from Triple-A Iowa [25].4.17 INF Christian Villanueva transferred to Triple-A Iowa; C Erick Castillo activated from the DL [25].4.19 LHP Hunter Cervenka transferred to Triple-A Iowa; RHP Starling Peralta transferred from High-A Myrtle Beach [25].4.23 LHP Jeffry Antigua transferred to Triple-A Iowa; RHP Matt Brazis transferred from High-A Myrtle Beach; RHP Andres Santiago transferred to Triple-A Iowa [24].4.24 LHP Rob Zastryzny activated from the Disabled List [25].4.27 OF Albert Almora Jr. placed on the Disabled List; OF Jacob Hannemann transferred from High-A Myrtle Beach [25].

    * 13 roster moves have been made this season

    * No players have played with Tennessee on MLB Rehab Assignments:

    * Four players have been promoted to Triple-A Iowa- INF Christian Villanueva (4.17)- LHP Hunter Cervenka (4.19)- LHP Jeffry Antigua (4.23)- RHP Andres Santiago (4.23)

    * 31 players have participated in a game for the Smokies- 15 Position Players & 16 Pitchers

    OPENING DAY ROSTERP: Frank Batista, Corey Black, Zach Cates, Hunter Cervenka, Fernando Cruz, C.J. Edwards, P.J. Francescon, Michael Jensen, Felix Pena, Stephen Perakslis, Ivan Pineyro, Andres Santiago, Rob ZastryznyC: Erick Castillo (DL), Willson Contreras, Kyle SchwarberINF: Stephen Bruno, Ryan Dent, Dustin Geiger, Elliot Soto, Christian Villanueva, Dan VogelbachOF: Albert Almora, Pin-Chieh Chen, Anthony Giansanti, Bijan Rademacher