The Daily CCO: Cubs Set to Call-Up Javier Baez Tuesday as Part of First Wave of September Additions

The Cubs struggles on the six-game road trip continued Saturday night at Dodger Stadium. The offense could not come up with a hit with runners in scoring position. And Jon Lester gave up four runs in … [Read More...]


Cubs West Coast Woes Continue, Drop Fourth in a Row – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight - Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 WP – J.P. Howell (5-1) LP – Jon Lester (8-10) Save – Kenley Jansen (27) The Cubs took a 2-1 lead into the bottom of the seventh. The offense did … [Read More...]


Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 08/29/15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight: Cubs (73-54) vs. Dodgers (71-56) Game Time – 8:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN-TV Ch. 9, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 105.9 FM, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, … [Read More...]


Scott Boras Says Cubs Have Not Approached Jake Arrieta about a Contract Extension

Jake Arrieta has put together an excellent follow up to his breakout season. Arrieta is part of the conversation for the NL Cy Young and is consistently mentioned among the elite pitchers in the game. … [Read More...]


The Daily CCO: School was Back In-Session and Cubs News

The Cubs had a rough time Friday night against the Dodgers at Chavez Ravine. Clayton Kershaw was at the top of his game while several mistakes in the sixth inning led to the Cubs third straight … [Read More...]


Cubs Host Reds and Diamondbacks During Upcoming Six-Game Homestand

Cubs to Host the Reds and Diamondbacks (Aug. 31-Sept. 6) – Joe Maddon to host Respect 90 Foundation Charity Boxing Event at Ravenswood Event Center Sept. 2 The Cubs return to Wrigley Field to host … [Read More...]


Too Much Swing and a Miss – Dodgers 4, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven - Cubs 1, Dodgers 4 WP – Clayton Kershaw (11-6) LP – Jason Hammel (7-6) Save – Kenley Jansen (26) Anthony Rizzo hit a long homer over the center field wall in the … [Read More...]


Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 08/28/15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven: Cubs (73-53) vs. Dodgers (70-56) Game Time – 9:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN-TV Ch. 9, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, … [Read More...]


Starlin Castro Reportedly Cleared Waivers

Jon Heyman reported last Friday Starlin Castro had been placed on revocable trade waivers. Heyman’s report was not confirmed. And over the last seven days, news did not surface if Castro had been … [Read More...]


The Daily CCO: Off to La La Land, Cubs Add Veteran to the Bullpen and Other News and Notes

Thursday was a real bum-mer for the Cubs. Not only did the Giants gain ground on the Cubs in the NL Wild Card race, but with the Pirates and Cardinals both winning as usual, the Cubs are four games … [Read More...]

Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports


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...]


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...]


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...]


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...]


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...]


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...]


Albert Almora Jr. is Having a Good Second Half and Updates from Down on the Cubs Farm

Throughout the first half of the minor league season, the Cubs’ brass did not waver in their support of outfielder Albert Almora Jr. While the media and fan base wondered why Almora Jr. was struggling at the plate, the Cubs said he was fine and the … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/21/15

The end of the week saw some highs and lows throughout the minor league system as first and second round picks Ian Happ and Donnie Dewees are heating up for South Bend and Eugene respectively. Chesny Young remains on top of the Carolina League in … [Read More...]


Billy McKinney Out for Remainder of Season, Cubs Prospects Carl Edwards Jr. and Mark Zagunis Land on DL

Two of the top prospects in the Cubs’ system landed on the disabled list Tuesday and one is done for the season. OF Billy McKinney’s first season in the organization came to an abrupt end. Billy McKinney fouled a ball off his knee in the fourth … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/19/15

Rain and scheduling resulted in a diminished amount of action in the Cubs’ minor league system to start the week. Eugene was able to rally thanks to timely hitting from Alex Bautista, Adonis Paula, and Eloy Jimenez. Meanwhile, South Bend made some … [Read More...]


Cubs Prospect RHP Ryan Williams Named Southern League Pitcher of the Week

RHP Ryan Williams had two excellent starts for Double-A Tennessee and Monday was named the Southern League Pitcher of the Week (Aug. 10-16). Williams became the first pitcher for the Smokies to earn the weekly award this season. Ryan Williams … [Read More...]

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