Cubs Acquire LHP Manny Rondon, International Slot Money from Angels for C Rafael Lopez

The Cubs acquired minor league left-handed pitching prospect Manny Rondon and International slot number four ($149,700) from the Los Angeles Angels on Friday for catcher Rafael Lopez. Rafael Lopez, … [Read More...]


Cubs Announce Signing LHP Bryan Hudson, RHP Preston Morrison and RHP Scott Effross

The Cubs announced Thursday the team signed three players selected in the draft: LHP Bryan Hudson, RHP Preston Morrison and RHP Scott Effross. Left-handed pitcher Bryan Hudson, the club’s third … [Read More...]


Cubs Name OF Mark Zagunis, RHP Carlos Pimentel Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for June

The Cubs named the organization’s Player and Pitcher of the Month for June:  High-A Myrtle Beach outfielder Mark Zagunis and Triple-A Iowa right-handed pitcher Carlos Pimentel. Mark Zagunis and … [Read More...]


From the Wire: Cubs Acquire LHP Clayton Richard from the Pirates, Option RHP Donn Roach to Iowa

The Cubs announced after Friday’s game with the Marlins the team had acquired LHP Clayton Richard from the Pirates for cash considerations. Clayton Richard will make his Cubs’ debut on Saturday … [Read More...]


Cubs Offensive Woes Continue – Marlins 2, Cubs 1

Game Seventy-Eight – Cubs 1, Marlins 2 WP – Tom Koehler (7-4) LP – Jason Hammel (5-4) Save – A.J. Ramos (13) The Cubs’ magic ran out Friday afternoon against the Marlins at Wrigley Field. The … [Read More...]


Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 07/03/15

Game Seventy-Eight: Cubs (42-35) vs. Marlins (34-46) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet, ESPN 2 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location … [Read More...]


The Daily CCO: Maddon’s Rotation Plans, Soler Back This Weekend? And Cubs News and Rumors

It’s time for baseball, fireworks and a long homestand at Wrigley Field. The Cubs return from the road (3-3) and will spend the next 10 days leading up to the All-Star break at home. The Cubs were on … [Read More...]


Rambling about the Cubs as the USA Celebrates a Birthday

Hello again, everybody. It was very nice to see the Cubs bounce back strong from a five-game losing streak and sweep the Mets on the road. This quick turnaround exemplifies why the Cubs of 2015 are … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/03/15

Pitching dominated the end of the week as Eugene got a nine strikeout performance from Oscar De La Cruz while Justin Steele continued to dominate the Northwest League. Pierce Johnson looks ready to … [Read More...]


Cubs Month in Review – June 2015

As the Cubs near the halfway mark of the season, we are starting to get a clearer picture of who this team is and where they may be going. It's clear that the club is much improved over a year ago, … [Read More...]

Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/03/15

Pitching dominated the end of the week as Eugene got a nine strikeout performance from Oscar De La Cruz while Justin Steele continued to dominate the Northwest League. Pierce Johnson looks ready to make the next step in his development as he, … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/01/15

The Cubs’ affiliates have a new first place team as the Eugene Emeralds took the top spot thanks to the hot hitting of Donnie Dewees and Matt Rose. South Bend remained in first place due to excellent pitching from Tommy Thorpe and Corbin … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/29/15

Streaks were the big story to start the week as South Bend came off of All-Star break and extended their winning streak to five games thanks to Gleyber Torres. Winning four games in a row brought Eugene’s record even as Eloy Jimenez and Ian Happ came … [Read More...]


Kyle Schwarber Collects Three Hits, Smacks First Triple-A Homer

The I-Cubs beat New Orleans on Saturday night 6-1 behind a strong pitching performance from LHP Drake Britton and a 12-hit attack that included Kyle Schwarber’s first home run. Kyle Schwarber batted third for Iowa, started behind the plate and … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/26/15

The end of an exciting week saw three affiliates start the second half of their seasons as Tennessee got a big boost from catcher Taylor Davis. South Bend also started off with a win as Jason Vosler went deep. Iowa swept a doubleheader thanks to … [Read More...]


Kyle Schwarber and Carl Edwards Jr. to Represent the Cubs in SiriusXM Radio Futures Game

The rosters for the upcoming SiriusXM Radio Futures Game were released Thursday and the Cubs will be represented by two of its top prospects. C Kyle Schwarber and RHP Carl Edwards Jr. were named to the U.S. Team. The SiriusXM Radio Futures Game … [Read More...]


Cubs Prospects Shine on All-Star Tuesday

With 15 players from three leagues selected to play as All-Stars, the Cubs’ organization was well represented as three affiliated leagues held their All-Star games on Tuesday. Tennessee’s six All-Stars all showed that they were deserving of the … [Read More...]


Could This Be the Future of the Cubs?

The 2015 Myrtle Beach Pelicans not only secured a playoff berth for the season, but the best record in the Carolina League. However, this squad is no strangers to success, and they could be providing Cubs fans with a glimpse of the future. The … [Read More...]


Cubs Prospect OF Mark Zagunis Named Carolina League Player of the Week

The Carolina League recognized the week OF Mark Zagunis had for High-A Myrtle Beach and named him its Player of the Week (June 15-21). Mark Zagunis is one of four Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Duane Underwood Jr., Jonathan Martinez and Jeimer Candelario) … [Read More...]


Cubs Prospects Billy McKinney and Duane Underwood Jr. Added to MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

Two of the top prospects in the Cubs system were recently added to MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 list, OF Billy McKinney and RHP Duane Underwood Jr. With so many prospects getting called up to the majors in recent weeks, MLB Pipeline reshuffled its Top … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/22/15

As the first half of the minor league season closed, all teams are now in play as both the Northwest League and the Arizona Rookie League opened this weekend. The first half concluded with Myrtle Beach the Carolina League South Division Champions on … [Read More...]

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