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Cubs Prospects Willson Contreras, Jonathan Martinez, Adbert Alzolay Named MiLB Players of the Week

Minor League Baseball announced Monday its Player and Pitcher of the Week Awards (July 26-Aug. 2) and three Cubs’ prospects were recognized as one of the top players by their respective … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Lester Wants the Cubs to Play Stupid, Baez Continues to Rake and Other News

Monday’s game in Pittsburgh was washed out after two long rain delays that totaled three hours and 29 minutes. The Cubs and Pirates played only four innings that were erased by the postponement. And … [Read More...]

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Cubs Notes from Down on the Farm – 08/04/15

Phew! The Cubs made it through the trade deadline without giving up any major parts of the minor league system. Despite prodding for some of the mainstream media and the Major League focused fans, the … [Read More...]

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Cubs-Pirates Postponed After Two Rain Delays, Will Be Made Up at Later Date

The opener of the three-game series Monday in Pittsburgh was postponed after two lengthy rain delays. The game will be made up a later date. Monday’s game was postponed after the fourth inning tied … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 08/03/15

Game One Hundred Five: Cubs (57-47) vs. Pirates (61-43) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet, ESPN – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, … [Read More...]

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From the Wire: Cubs Recall Matt Szczur from Triple-A Iowa, Designate Clayton Richard for Assignment

The Cubs announced two roster moves Monday afternoon. OF Matt Szczur was recalled from Triple-A Iowa. And to make room on the 25-man roster, LHP Clayton Richard was designated for … [Read More...]

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Three Cubs Prospects Named Northwest League All-Stars and News from Down on the Farm

The first-ever Northwest League and Pioneer League All-Star Game is Tuesday, Aug. 4 and three Cubs’ prospects were named to Northwest League squad last week. OF Eloy Jimenez, RHP Oscar De La Cruz … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Seven Games in August and Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs did what they had to do in Milwaukee and picked up four wins against the Brewers. Joe Maddon’s team stayed in the race for the NL Wild Card and for the next seven days will take on the team … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/03/15

With Javier Baez back in the line-up, things are now clicking for the Iowa Cubs as a healthy John Andreoli has also been a big boost to the offense during a four game winning streak. Tennessee drew … [Read More...]

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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Roster Additions, Anthony Rizzo, A Sweep and 10 Games Over .500

It was a rather productive trip to Milwaukee for the Cubs that turned around in the eighth inning of Thursday’s game with one swing of the bat from Anthony Rizzo. The Cubs won all four games at … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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Cubs Prospects Willson Contreras, Jonathan Martinez, Adbert Alzolay Named MiLB Players of the Week

Minor League Baseball announced Monday its Player and Pitcher of the Week Awards (July 26-Aug. 2) and three Cubs’ prospects were recognized as one of the top players by their respective leagues. Double-A Tennessee’s backstop, Willson Contreras was … [Read More...]

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Cubs Notes from Down on the Farm – 08/04/15

Phew! The Cubs made it through the trade deadline without giving up any major parts of the minor league system. Despite prodding for some of the mainstream media and the Major League focused fans, the front office stuck to their guns in trying to … [Read More...]

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Three Cubs Prospects Named Northwest League All-Stars and News from Down on the Farm

The first-ever Northwest League and Pioneer League All-Star Game is Tuesday, Aug. 4 and three Cubs’ prospects were named to Northwest League squad last week. OF Eloy Jimenez, RHP Oscar De La Cruz and RHP Pedro Araujo will serve as reserves on the … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/03/15

With Javier Baez back in the line-up, things are now clicking for the Iowa Cubs as a healthy John Andreoli has also been a big boost to the offense during a four game winning streak. Tennessee drew the spotlight with rehabbing Major Leaguers Tommy La … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/31/15

Heroes came from unlikely sources as Myrtle Beach was spurred to victory by home runs from Trey Martin and Carlos Penalver, meanwhile Adbert Alzolay came out of the pen for Eugene to deliver a no-hit performance. Pitching was also in the forefront … [Read More...]

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MLB Pipeline’s Updated Top 30 Cubs Prospects List

MLB Pipeline released its updated prospect lists for all 30 teams earlier this week. And the Cubs prospect ranking looks a lot different from the pre-season list that was posted in March. With Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Jorge Soler part of … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/29/15

It was a big Tuesday throughout the system for the affiliates. As of press time last night, the Cubs minor league players had nine home runs and recorded three shut outs. It was all the start to what appears to be a memorable week for everyone. In … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/27/15

It was a pretty good start to the week for some pitchers from the 2014 draft class. Lefty Tommy Thorpe is not thriving in the rotation for South Bend, while Brad Markey was blowing hitters away for Myrtle Beach. Austyn Willis also had a good … [Read More...]

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Cubs Notes from Down on the Farm – 07/25/15

Thanks once again to Neil for covering Down on the Farm this past week. The time off has provided an opportunity to put together some notes from the affiliates. The promotion of Kyle Schwarber, seemingly for good, has thrown open the race for … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/24/15

It was a rough middle of the week for the Cubs’ minor league affiliates. Several players kept producing at the plate and on the mound, but the overall win-loss record was not that good. The Cubs promoted first round pick OF/2B Ian Happ to South … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/22/15

The ball continues to fly down on the farm. Eloy Jimenez went yard for Eugene while the reigning Midwest League Player of the Week, Jeffrey Baez, kept finding holes. And Erick Leal tossed a gem for South Bend. Chesny Young extended his on-base … [Read More...]

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