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Cubs Prospects Victor Caratini and Oscar De La Cruz Earn Minor League Weekly Awards

MiLB announced Monday its players and pitchers of the week for every level of minor league baseball. Along with LHP Eric Jokisch, Cubs’ prospects C Victor Caratini and RHP Oscar De La Cruz earned … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: It’s the First of September, Austin Jackson and Other Cubs News

The Cubs had a rough night against the Reds and will have to be better prepared Tuesday. The Cubs have dropped five of the last six games but maintained their lead over the Giants in the NL Wild Card … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – South Bend Cubs, Ian Happ and Gleyber Torres

Special Assignment – South Bend Cubs – 08/22/15 I had the pleasure of being able to attend a South Bend Cubs game. I would like to thank South Bend owner Andrew T. Berlin, Team President Joe Hart, … [Read More...]

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Cubs Set to Call-Up Javier Baez, Tsuyoshi Wada, Trevor Cahill and Quintin Berry

According to multiple reports, the first wave of September call-ups Tuesday will be four players, two position players and two pitchers. The Cubs will officially add INF Javier Baez, LHP Tsuyoshi … [Read More...]

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A Rather Grimm Night for the Cubs – Reds 13, Cubs 6

Game One Hundred Thirty - Cubs 6, Reds 13 WP – Ryan Mattheus (2-4) LP – Justin Grimm (2-4, BS 2) Save – Aroldis Chapman (26) The Cubs scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth and took a 5-3 … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/31/15

Game One Hundred Thirty: Cubs (74-55) vs. Reds (53-76) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – … [Read More...]

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From the Wire: Cubs Acquire OF Austin Jackson, Cash from Seattle for PTBNL and International Slot, INF Mike Olt Designated for Assignment

Updated 6:30pm CDT – The Cubs announced the deal that acquired OF Austin Jackson from the Mariners. The Cubs acquired outfielder Austin Jackson and a cash consideration from the Seattle Mariners … [Read More...]

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Cubs Lefty Eric Jokisch Named PCL Pitcher of the Week

Minor League Baseball announced its player and pitcher of the week honors Monday, and LHP Eric Jokisch was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week (Aug. 24-30). Eric Jokisch was 2-0 with … [Read More...]

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Jake Arrieta Named National League Player of the Week

Major League Baseball announced its Players of the Week for the National League and American League on Monday afternoon. The Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion took home the weekly honor in the Junior … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Jake Arrieta Caps Incredible Month with a No-No

Jake Arrieta tossed a no-hitter Sunday night, and Arrieta ended a rough six-game road trip on an extremely high note. And the Cubs gained ground in the NL Wild Card race. With the Pirates and … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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Cubs Prospects Victor Caratini and Oscar De La Cruz Earn Minor League Weekly Awards

MiLB announced Monday its players and pitchers of the week for every level of minor league baseball. Along with LHP Eric Jokisch, Cubs’ prospects C Victor Caratini and RHP Oscar De La Cruz earned weekly honors for their respective leagues. Victor … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – South Bend Cubs, Ian Happ and Gleyber Torres

Special Assignment – South Bend Cubs – 08/22/15 I had the pleasure of being able to attend a South Bend Cubs game. I would like to thank South Bend owner Andrew T. Berlin, Team President Joe Hart, and Director of Media Relations Mike Monaco. A … [Read More...]

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Cubs Lefty Eric Jokisch Named PCL Pitcher of the Week

Minor League Baseball announced its player and pitcher of the week honors Monday, and LHP Eric Jokisch was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week (Aug. 24-30). Eric Jokisch was 2-0 with a 0.69 ERA and 0.69 WHIP. Jokisch allowed one run … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/31/15

Put all that anticipation of September call-ups on hold as the Iowa Cubs are back in playoff contention with a weekend sweep thanks to John Andreoli, Javier Baez, and newcomer Emilio Bonifacio. Tennessee also is on a roll, wining five straight with … [Read More...]

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Mark Johnson Named Carolina League Manager of the Year, Two Cubs Prospects Year-End League All-Stars

The Carolina League announced Saturday Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ skipper Mark Johnson was named the league’s Manager of the Year. Mark Johnson was the Midwest League Manager of the Year last season when he led the Kane County Cougars to the … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/28/15

The end of the week saw another affiliate move into first place, as Eugene used a dominant performance by Oscar De La Cruz to move into the top spot. Iowa continued to roll with the lightning and thunder of John Andreoli and Javier Baez, while … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/26/15

Another star is rising out west as Eloy Jimenez is turning his potential into production for Eugene. Meanwhile, South Bend got a gutty performance from Erick Leal, and Jen-Ho Tseng set a career high for Myrtle Beach. In Tennessee, Willson … [Read More...]

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Javier Baez Stayed Hot, Played Third Base for Iowa Cubs

The day off Sunday did not cool off Javier Baez at the plate. Baez went 4-for-4 with a home run, a double, a walk, two RBI, three runs scored and a stolen base in Iowa’s 9-0 victory over Fresno at Principal Park. Javier Baez smacked a two-out, … [Read More...]

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Cubs’ Gleyber Torres Named Midwest League Prospect of the Year

The South Bend Cubs announced Monday that SS Gleyber Torres had been named the Midwest League Prospect of the Year. Torres was also voted on to the Midwest League Post-Season Team. SS Gleyber Torres has put together a tremendous season. And it’s … [Read More...]

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Cubs Minor Leaguer Ben Carhart Named Carolina League Player of the Week

Minor League Baseball announced Monday C/INF Ben Carhart was the Carolina League Player of the Week (Aug. 17-23). Ben Carhart was 7-for-14 with three home runs and two walks. Carhart drove in eight runs, scored five runs and finished the week with … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/24/15

Twenty-five games over .500! That’s the record of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans as they went home run happy over the weekend, with Ben Carhart leading the way. Iowa also caught the home run bug as five members left the yard this weekend, with a … [Read More...]

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