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Cubs Organization Report

Jeff Vorva -Premium Content

One of the best parts of Mike Quade's job as Triple-A Iowa manager is getting to tell young players that they've made it to the major leagues. But Quade himself received a phone call from Cubs general manager Jim Hendry in July. He was being called up to the parent club to take over as the third-base coach while Chris Speier took a leave of absence to tend to personal business.

Majors | #2006#Chicago Cubs#Organization Reports

Diamondbacks Organization Report

Jack Magruder -Premium Content

The Diamondbacks believed Carlos Quentin was major league-ready after watching him in spring training, but there simply was no room for him in a crowded, veteran outfield. Quentin validated the organization's judgment—and challenged major league history—when he made his first trip to the big leagues after coming up from Triple-A Tucson to replace injured veteran Tony Clark.

Majors | #2006#Arizona Diamondbacks#Organization Reports