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Rizzo Powers I-Cubs to Victory

Anthony Rizzo continues his assault on triple-A pitching Monday night going 3 for 3 including tow homers and three RBI’s in Iowa’s 10-6 victory.  Adrian Cardenas and Josh Vitters both had two hits on the night as Iowa pounded out 12 in total.  Not wanting to be left out, Iowa’s starting pitcher Travis Wood hit a two run homer to go along with his solid start on the mound.  Wood gave up three runs on four hits over six innings of work, he only walked one and struck out six to earn the win.

FULL BOX SCORE

Iowa Cubs
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Tony Campana LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .381
Brett Jackson CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .381
Luis Valbuena SS 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .500
Anthony Rizzo 1B 3 2 3 0 0 2 3 1 0 .474
Welington Castillo C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .182
Adrian Cardenas 2B 3 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .278
Dave Sappelt RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .150
Josh Vitters 3B 4 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .357
Travis Wood P 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 .500
    Manuel Corpas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    Esmailin Caridad P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    a- Ty Wright PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    Blake Parker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Iowa Cubs
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Travis Wood (W, 1-0) 6.0 4 3 3 1 6 0 4.50
Manuel Corpas 0.1 2 3 2 2 0 0 7.71
Esmailin Caridad (H, 1) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Blake Parker 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

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Cubs Fall To Athletics in Spring Opener

W – Schlicting (1-0)   L – Mateo (0-1)   SV – None

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Cubs Claim Adrian Cardenas; Designate Blake DeWitt

Cubs claim 24-year old Adrian Cardenas off of waivers from the Oakland A’s.  Cardenas was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in

Adrian Cardenas

the first round of the 2006 MLB Amateur Draft.  Oakland acquired Cardenas in 2008 in the Joe Blanton deal.  He has spent his first six first seasons in the minor leagues, including last year where he played second, short, third, and left field at the Triple-A level.  The left-handed hitting Cardenas hit .314 with and OBP of .374.  He has shown little power thus far in his career, however has been a career .303 hitter with an OBP of .368.  In order to make room for Cardenas on the 40-man roster the Cubs designated 26-year old Blake DeWitt for assignment.  DeWitt, a former 2004 first round pick by the Dodgers, came to Chicago in the deal that sent Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot to the Dodgers in 2010.  In his career DeWitt has a line of .260/.305/.385.  The Cubs avoided arbitration with DeWitt this offseason agreeing on a $1.1 MM deal for the 2012 season.

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