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Cubs Reportedly Talking to Orioles about Tommy Hunter and Indians about RHP Carlos Carrasco

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs are talking to the Orioles about sending a prospect to Baltimore for RHP Tommy Hunter. And the Cubs are one of the teams discussing RHP Carlos … [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 … [Read More...]

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Cubs Pursuing Pitching as Deadline Nears

The countdown to baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline (Friday, 3:00pm CDT) has begun and with just over 14 hours left, the Cubs are working to add at least one pitcher to the roster. According to … [Read More...]

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Rizzo Rocks the Three-Run Homer – Cubs 5, Brewers 2

Game One Hundred One - Cubs 5, Brewers 2 WP – Rafael Soriano (2-0) LP – Will Smith (4-2, BS 4) Save – Hector Rondon (14) Anthony Rizzo stepped to the plate with two on and two out in the eighth … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 07/30/15

Game One Hundred One: Cubs (53-47) vs. Brewers (44-58) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – … [Read More...]

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Report: Cubs Aggressively Trying to Include Starlin Castro in Any Deal

With just over 24 hours remaining before the deadline and information changing by the minute, the Cubs are aggressively trying to trade Starlin Castro. According to a report from Jayson Stark, the … [Read More...]

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Tigers Trade LHP David Price to the Blue Jays

According to multiple reports, the Blue Jays have acquired LHP David Price from the Tigers. Three days after landing SS Troy Tulowitzki from the Rockies, Alex Anthopoulos pulled off another … [Read More...]

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CCO Fantasy Baseball: Week Fifteen – The Extended Week

Between the All-Star break and the 10-day week after it, it seems like a long stretch of time to only have one W or L on the board. But now we sprint! Six to seven weeks left in most leagues and every … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Miguel Montero is Close to Returning from Disabled List and Other Cubs News

Miguel Montero was in the Cubs’ clubhouse following Wednesday’s win over the Rockies and said he is close to returning from the disabled list. Montero is scheduled to travel with the team to Milwaukee … [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 … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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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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Cubs Prospects Christian Villanueva and Jeffrey Baez Win Minor League Player of the Week Awards

After nearly a month without a player of the week award in the system, two Cubs’ prospects were recognized Monday by MiLB for the tremendous week they had at the plate. INF Christian Villanueva was named Pacific Coast League Player of the Week … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/20/15

Gleyber Torres and Jeffrey Baez continued to pound the baseball for South Bend while Rashad Crawford also heated up at the plate. Myrtle Beach ran their winning streak to six games. Chesny Young set a Carolina League record. Young has reached base … [Read More...]

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Cubs Sign Catcher Luke Carlin to a Minor League Contract

According to a report from Susan Slusser, the Cubs agreed to terms on a minor league contract with C Luke Carlin. The 34-year old veteran catcher has been in the Athletics system this year after spending three of the previous four seasons with the … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/17/15

After taking a break for the Major League All-Star game, all of the Cubs’ affiliates look refreshed as there were both big pitching performances and excellent offensive displays to end the week. Eugene was a base hit machine thanks to Ian Happ and … [Read More...]

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