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Cubs Prospect Suspended For Charging Dugout

Jorge Soler approaches opposing players weilding bat in Single-A game


    Jorge Soler had an impressive spring training with the Cubs.

    Do the Cubs have another Carlos Zambrano on their hands?

    One of the Chicago Cubs top minor league prospects was suspended for five games after approaching the dugout of the opposing team wielding a bat Wednesday.

    According to CSN Chicago, Jorge Soler, who is playing for Single-A Daytona, first had an altercation with a Clearwater infielder after the two got tangled up after Soler slid into second base.

    Words were exchanged and both benches emptied, but after things had seemingly quieted down, Soler grabbed a bat and headed toward the Clearwater dugout.

    Soler was ejected from the game and was also fined an undisclosed amount in addition to the suspension.

    The 21-year-old Cuban defector signed a nine-year $30 million contract with the Cubs, and had a strong spring training campaign.