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Cubs Aug. 8 Minor League Recap

Cubs Aug. 8 Minor League Recap

Jorge Soler homered and knocked in three runs to lead Iowa to a win at Oklahoma City to remain in first place. Kane County and Mesa won but Tennessee was swept by Mobile while Daytona and Boise both lost. The Cubs did trade a pair of minor league relievers to acquire Miami pitcher Jacob Turner.

Roster Moves, News, Notes Lets start with what the Cubs didn’t get—Cole Hamels. The two teams were not able to workout a trade and the Phillies pulled Hamels off the waiver list. The Cubs are obviously committed to paying a pitcher of Hamels’ value, because they could have ended up with the lefty if Phillies walked away from the contract. For those of you convinced the Cubs don’t have any money...

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