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Cubs Aug. 5 Minor League Recap

Mike Olt hit a grand slam and Dan Straily was solid was seven innings as Iowa remained in first place. Daytona snapped their skid while Kane County split a twin-bill. Day off for Tennessee and Arizona while the NWL all-star game ended in a 0-0 tie. And last but not least, Javier Baez made his first pro hit count, a game-winning homer in the 12th.

Roster Moves, News, Notes The Cubs minor league system is Javier Baez-less. The Cubs top prospect made his MLB debut on Tuesday night at Coors Field, hitting the game-winning homer in the top of the 12th, his first professional hit. The 21-year-old faced six different pitchers, going 1-6 with three strikeouts, a groundout, a hard line out to right field with the bases loaded and the solo blast to... Recommended Stories

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