• Soler homers twice as Cubs thump Cardinals

    Summary of 15 articles · Updated Sep 4, 2014
    But Soler was the star for the Cubs. Soler was left on third as the next three Cubs batters failed to get the ball out of the infield. Ever since Jorge Soler signed his contract with the Cubs in June 2012, he's been waiting to play at Wrigley Field. It finally happened Monday. Rookie Kyle Hendricks is pitching in September the way he did last month, while Jorge Soler just keeps on hitting. Their infamous World Series drought might not be on the cusp of getting quenched, but the Cubs definitely priming themselves to make another run at a championship with the likes of Soler, Anthony Rizzo, Javier Baez, Starlin Castro and Kris Bryant who finished the season at Class AAA. Watkins, who was the Cubs' 2012 Minor League Player of the Year, has hit 27 home runs over seven Minor League seasons, so it's not that far-fetched that he did connect. The Brewers finally got on the board against Turner in the seventh as Khris Davis hit the first pitch of the at-bat with one out over the bleachers in left field and onto Waveland Avenue to make it 3-1.
    • Hendricks, Soler keep rolling as Cubs sweep Brewers

      Named the National League Rookie of the Month after an unbeaten August, Kyle Hendricks scattered nine hits over 5 2/3 innings, Jorge Soler drove in two runs, and Chris Valaika smacked a two-run home run to lead the Cubs to a 6-2 victory Wednesday night …
      Source: MLB.com
    • Castillo, Valbuena Help Cubs Beat Brewers 4-2

      Welington Castillo homered and drove in three runs, Luis Valbuena also hit a home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Soler, Bridwell are Pipeline Prospects of the Week

      Cubs' prospect Jorge Soler hit four home runs and 10 RBIs in five games with the big league club, while O's prospect Parker Bridwell allowed just two runs in two games started.
      Source: MLB.com
  • Three homers back Doubront's sharp debut

    Logan Watkins hit his first Major League home run one day after his 25th birthday and Chris Valaika followed with his second this season, while Starlin Castro matched his personal high with his 14th homer to power the Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the Card…
    Source: MLB.com

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