Cubs Prospect Suspended For Charging Dugout

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

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013  |  Updated 2:10 PM CDT
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Jorge Soler had an impressive spring training with the Cubs.

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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.

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