Arizona Complex League Cubs
Team logo Cap insignia
Minor league affiliations
ClassRookie
LeagueArizona Complex League
DivisionEast
Previous leagues
Arizona League (1997–2020)
Major league affiliations
TeamChicago Cubs
Minor league titles
League titles (1)1997, 2017
Division titles (1)2002
First-half titles (1)2016
Team data
NameACL Cubs
Previous names
  • AZL Cubs 1 & 2 (2018–2019)
  • AZL Cubs (1997–2017)
BallparkSloan Park (2014–present)
Previous parks
Fitch Park (1997–2013)
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Chicago Cubs
ManagerCorey Ray

The Arizona Complex League Cubs are a Rookie-level affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, competing in the Arizona Complex League of Minor League Baseball. The team plays it home games at Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona. The team is composed mainly of players who are in their first year of professional baseball either as draftees or non-drafted free agents from the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, and other countries.

History

The team first competed in the Arizona League (AZL) in 1997, and has been a member of the league continuously since then.[1] During the 2018 and 2019 seasons, the team fielded two squads in the league, differentiated by suffixes (1 and 2, although some sources list them as Blue and Red).[1] Prior to the 2021 season, the Arizona League was renamed as the Arizona Complex League (ACL).

Year-by-year record

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Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1997 34–20 1st Terry Kennedy League Champs
1998 29–26 3rd Nate Oliver
1999 18–37 8th Carmelo Martínez
2000 32–24 3rd Carmelo Martínez
2001 26–30 5th Carmelo Martínez
2002 35–21 1st Carmelo Martínez Won Playoff
2003 25–24 6th Carmelo Martínez
2004 27–29 6th Trey Forkerway
2005 19–37 9th Steve McFarland
2006 21–34 8th Carmelo Martínez
2007 27–29 6th Ricardo Medina
2008 31–24 5th Franklin Font
2009 29–27 4th Juan Cabreja
2010 26–29 8th Juan Cabreja
2011 28–28 6th (tie) Juan Cabreja
2012 37–19 2nd Bobby Mitchell
2013 27–28 8th Bobby Mitchell
2014 22–34 12th Jimmy Gonzalez
2015 31–22 2nd Carmelo Martínez
2016 28–28 9th Carmelo Martínez
2017 25–31 11th (tie) Carmelo Martínez
2018
2019
2020 Season canceled

Top player stats

Cubs Team and top Hitter and Pitcher statistics

Team Individual
Year BA ERA Fld Hitter AB Hits Avr Pitcher W–L ERA
1997 .262 3.43 .941 Brad Ramsey 200 63 .315 Todd Noel 5–1 1.98
1998 .262 4.59 .947 Jason Clarke 140 48 .343 Yonder Linares 7–2 2.89
1999 .261 5.52 .946 Adam Morrissey 169 50 .296 Dan Wiggens 3–0 2.91
2000 .296 4.93 .945 Syketo Anderson 150 58 .387 Andrew Earley 2–0 4.00
2001 .268 4.51 .946 Ronny Cedeño 206 72 .350 Félix Sánchez 2–5 3.98
2002 .279 3.69 .958 Matt Creighton 169 61 .361 Justin Jones 3–1 1.80
2003 .276 4.73 .949 Ryan Fitzgerald 202 77 .381 Ronald Bay 7–1 2.48
2004 .263 4.11 .956 Carlos Quinones 216 68 .315 Jose F. Ortiz 4–1 4.15
2005 .275 4.50 .953 D.J. Lewis 174 56 .322 Jose Pena 3–5 4.75
2006 .240 4.56 NA Clifford Andrson 157 39 .248 Taylor Parker 2–2 2.33
2007 .275 4.15 .951 Jovan Rosa 144 49 .340 Michael Bunton 4–3 2.79

Roster

Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 96 Gabriel Agrazal
  • 73 Juan Bello
  • -- Daniel Brown
  • -- JC Coronado
  • 92 Wilson Cunningham
  • -- Nick Dean
  • -- Kenten Egbert
  • 29 Dominic Hambley
  • -- Ty Johnson
  • 71 Joel Machado
  • 56 Mason McGwire
  • 85 Wilme Mora
  • 51 Branden Noriega
  • 54 Mathew Peters
  • 75 Luis A. Reyes
  • 79 Yenrri Rojas
  • 64 Alfredo Romero
  • -- Will Sanders
  • 74 Freilyn Silverio
  • -- Jaxon Wiggins

Catchers

  •  7 Jairo Diaz
  •  6 Adan Sanchez
  •  3 Wally Soto

Infielders

  • 80 Drew Bowser
  • 70 Jose Escobar
  • -- Leonel Espinoza
  • 15 Alexis Hernandez
  • 81 Geuri Lubo
  • 16 Yahil Melendez
  • 12 Christopher Paciolla
  • 19 Reginald Preciado
  • 55 Carter Trice

Outfielders

  • 25 Ke'Shun Collier
  • 19 Jefferson Encarnacion
  • 72 Frank Hernandez
  • 11 Cristian More
  • 24 Alfonsin Rosario
  • 13 Anderson Suriel


Manager

Coaches

  • 22 Collin Andrews (development)
  • 13 Andrew Craig (development)
  • -- Yovanny Cuevas (hitting)
  • -- Clayton Mortensen (pitching)
  • 29 Chris Pieters (hitting)
  • 28 Jose Zapata (pitching)

60-day injured list

  • -- Ethan Flanagan

7-day injured list
* On Chicago Cubs 40-man roster
~ Development list
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporarily inactive list
Roster updated March 24, 2024
Transactions
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References

  1. ^ a b "Chicago Cubs Minor League Affiliates". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved June 28, 2021.