RECENT MESA SOLAR SOX/ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE ARTICLES ON NORTH SIDE BOUND


The Weekly – Playoff Baseball, Baseball America Highlights a Few Cubs, Mervis Speaks, and a Pearl Jam
Owen Caissie – Picture by Todd Johnson It was a pretty exciting week here at North Side Bound as the minor league playoffs were in high gear and the Arizona Fall League rosters got announced as well as the Fall Instructs roster. …
Brennen Davis and Miguel Amaya Lead Group of 7 Heading to the Arizona Fall League
We finally got some news we had been waiting on — the seven Cubs participants in the Arizona Fall League were reported.
Storylines to Follow in September at North Side Bound
First of all, thank you all for reading everything we do here at North Side Bound. We had another record-setting month in August and we just wanted to thank you all for coming back and checking us out on a daily basis. …
Cubs Have Lots of Choices for the Arizona Fall League in 2022
Pete Crow-Armstrong and Owen Caissie – Picture by Todd Johnson There are several reasons for sending a player to the Arizona Fall League. 1. To make up for lost time. This is usually the most common and it can apply to both …
The Weekly – Traveling to Davenport, Nwogu Update, and Lots of Pub Going Around
It’s been a busy week between going to Davenport and family obligations on Friday and Saturday, it’s hard to believe that it’s Sunday already. I will be off to Davenport around nine this morning and hopefully I’ll get to talk to Michael …
The Weekly – Playoff Hunts, Waiting for SP Promotions, Rookie Leagues Kickoff, AFL and Futures Game Thoughts, and Still on an 80s Kick
Manny Espinoza – Picture by Todd Johnson Time can slow down at any point. Things are going pretty quickly this season as the first half will be wrapping up here shortly. Most leagues will call it a half around 66 games. Myrtle …
Should Caleb Kilian Start 2022 in Iowa or Tennessee?
Caleb Kilian picture courtesy of MLB Pipeline Now that spring training for minor leaguers is officially here, there are a lot of questions for the Cubs to answer. Last week, we looked at where Cristian Hernandez should start the year. Today, it’s …
Cubs Finally Announce MiLB Manager Assignments and More!
The day we have been waiting for since mid-January finally arrived today as the Cubs announced the managerial lineups for each affiliate this morning. There were a few changes which we have been speculating about for awhile. The only major change for …
New Affiliate Pages Go Up
Up until Friday, our affiliate pages were just links to articles about the affiliates. That’s all changed. Each affiliate page now has a depth chart, links, pics, video, and tweets. From Iowa all the way down to the Dominican Summer League teams, …
The Sunday Column: Two AFL MVPS, A MiLB Roster Crunch Take, and Prospect List Season Is Nigh
Last night marked the official end of the Arizona Fall League as the Mesa Solar Sox defeated the Surprise Saguaros 6-0 behind six perfect innings from Cub prospect Caleb Kilian. As Greg Huss chronicled last night, Kilian was just spectacular in dealing …
WATCH: Caleb Kilian Dominates the AFL Championship
Caleb Kilian showcased his nasty stuff all night in the Fall League.
Will AFL Performances Change the Future for Some Prospects?
Since the regular minor league season ended, performances in the Arizona Fall League have been a highlight for many fans of cubs prospects. Position players Nelson Velazquez and Andy Weber have been getting consistent playing time and accolades from the national press. …
Prospect Update: Andy Weber Finally in a Groove – Will It Pay Off for 2022?
Picture by Dave Baker It is hard not to love Andy Weber once you see him play in person. Every action, every move has a purpose whether he is in the field or at the plate. Heading into 2021, Weber was slated …

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