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Player Acquisition Cost: LHP David Price

Will they or won’t they? That’s a question on every Cubs fans mind when it comes to the trade deadline and David Price of the Detroit Tigers. With prizes like Ben Zobrist, Tyler Clippard and Jonathan … [Read More...]

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Lester Strikes Out the Rockies – Cubs 3, Rockies 2

Game One Hundred - Cubs 3, Rockies 2 WP – Jon Lester (6-8) LP – Eddie Butler (3-7) Save – Hector Rondon (13) Jon Lester struck out 14 batters over eight tremendous innings. Dexter Fowler hit a … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 07/29/15

Game One Hundred: Cubs (52-47) vs. Rockies (43-55) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – … [Read More...]

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From the Wire: Cubs Place Ramirez on DL, Option Beeler, Select Contract of Rowen, Recall Medina and DFA Baxter

The Cubs announced four roster moves Wednesday morning. And one more roster move will have to be made prior to Wednesday’s finale with the Rockies. The Cubs placed RHP Neil Ramirez on the 15-day DL … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Javier Baez Has Big Night in Return to Iowa Cubs Lineup

Javier Baez was activated from the disabled list Tuesday and appeared in his first game for Iowa since June 7 when he broke his finger sliding into second base. In four rehab games for the AZL … [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 … [Read More...]

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Cubs Unable to Recover from Bad Start – Rockies 7, Cubs 2

Game Ninety-Nine - Cubs 2, Rockies 7 WP – Yohan Flande (1-1) LP – Dallas Beeler (0-1) Save – None The Rockies scored four runs in the first inning off Dallas Beeler and put the game away with … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 07/28/15

Game Ninety-Nine: Cubs (52-46) vs. Rockies (42-55) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – … [Read More...]

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From the Wire: Cubs Recall RHP Dallas Beeler, Option RHP Yoervis Medina to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs announced two roster moves Tuesday afternoon. RHP Dallas Beeler was recalled from Triple-A Iowa and will start game two of the Rockies series. RHP Yoervis Medina was optioned to Triple-A … [Read More...]

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Zobrist Dealt to Royals, Nationals Acquire Papelbon

Dayton Moore is sparing no expense to improve the Royals’ roster. The Royals acquired INF/OF Ben Zobrist from the A’s on Tuesday afternoon. Kansas City sent LHP Sean Manaea and RHP Aaron Brooks to … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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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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Keith Law Includes Three Cubs Prospects in Midseason Top 50 List

Keith Law released his midseason Top 50 Prospects List on Thursday, and Law included three Cubs in his ranking and one recent draftee received an honorable mention. Over the years Keith Law has been very hard on prospects in the Cubs’ system while … [Read More...]

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

It was an abbreviated schedule to start the week due to the Midsummer Classic. Pitching once again was the big news as youngster Junior Marte tossed five innings of no-hit ball for the DSL Cubs. Zach Hedges dominated with seven strikeouts for South … [Read More...]

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