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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 … [Read More...]

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From the Wire: Cubs Acquire RHP Fernando Rodney from the Mariners for PTBNL or Cash

The Cubs announced Thursday afternoon the team acquired RHP Fernando Rodney from the Mariners for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Rodney will be with the Cubs on Friday and … [Read More...]

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Cubs Have No Answers for Bumgarner – Giants 9, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six - Cubs 1, Giants 9 WP – Madison Bumgarner (16-6) LP – Dan Haren (8-9) Save – None Starlin Castro doubled in Anthony Rizzo for the first run of the game in the second … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/27/15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six: Cubs (73-52) vs. Giants (67-59) Game Time – 2:45pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location … [Read More...]

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Kris Bryant Starting in Right Field, Kyle Schwarber Behind the Plate for Cubs in Thursday’s Finale

Kris Bryant is making his first start in right field in Thursday’s finale in San Francisco. Bryant in right field is the most notable change in Joe Maddon’s lineup, but the Cubs have a much … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Maddon Says Despite Recent Success Cubs are Still Learning

The Cubs dropped one to the Giants for the first time in six games Wednesday night. And the Cubs first loss in a week snapped the team’s six-game winning streak. The Cubs lost ground in the NL Wild … [Read More...]

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Cubs Streak Snapped by The Bay – Giants 4, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five - Cubs 2, Giants 4 WP – Jake Peavy (4-6) LP – Kyle Hendricks (6-6) Save – Santiago Casilla (31) Kris Bryant singled in two runs in the first inning with a two-out … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/26/15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five: Cubs (73-51) vs. Giants (66-59) Game Time – 9:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet, ESPN – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, … [Read More...]

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From the Wire: Cubs Recall OF Matt Szczur, Place C David Ross on Family Emergency List

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday. The team recalled OF Matt Szczur from Triple-A Iowa. C David Ross was placed on the Family Emergency List. Szczur is with the Cubs in San Francisco … [Read More...]

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Kyle Schwarber Batting Leadoff, Addison Russell Returns to Cubs Starting Lineup

Joe Maddon posted a different lineup for Wednesday’s game against the Giants. With Dexter Fowler getting a night off, Maddon has Kyle Schwarber leading off and playing left field. Maddon is … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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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