Cubs Weekend Headlines: Maddon Gets Meat Loaf, Bryant Puts on a Show, IFA Signings and Roster Moves Galore

While most celebrated the Fourth of July, the Cubs spent the weekend taking two of three from the Marlins and making a ton of roster moves and signings. On the field, the Cubs found a way to win … [Read More...]


Cubs Sign RHP Ben Rowen to Minor League Contract

The Iowa Cubs announced the Cubs signed RHP Ben Rowen to a minor league contract. Rowen has been assigned to the I-Cubs and was added to its active roster Sunday. According to the release, Ben … [Read More...]


Hendricks Finishes Off the Fish – Cubs 2, Marlins 0

Game Eighty – Cubs 2, Marlins 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (4-4) LP – Mat Latos (3-6) Save – Jason Motte (4) Kyle Hendricks pitched 7 1/3 innings of shutout ball, Chris Coghlan scored on a wild pitch … [Read More...]


Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 07/05/15

Game Eighty: Cubs (43-36) vs. Marlins (35-47) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley … [Read More...]


From the Wire: Cubs Reinstate OF Jorge Soler from 15-Day DL, Option OF Matt Szczur to Iowa

The Cubs announced two roster moves Sunday morning. Jorge Soler was activated from the 15-day DL and OF Matt Szczur was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. With the latest round of moves, the Cubs’ 25-man … [Read More...]


The Daily CCO: Kris Bryant the Run Producer and Other Cubs News and Notes

Kris Bryant created more headlines Saturday. Bryant hit a mammoth two-run homer in the first inning and his second career Grand Slam in the second inning, the first granny for Bryant at Wrigley Field. … [Read More...]


Cubs Set to Activate OF Jorge Soler

A move that was expected Saturday will happen prior to Sunday’s game when the Cubs activate OF Jorge Soler from the disabled list. According to a report from Carrie Muskat, Soler will return … [Read More...]


Kris Bryant’s Grand Night – Cubs 7, Marlins 2

Game Seventy-Nine – Cubs 7, Marlins 2 WP – Clayton Richard (1-0) LP – Jarred Cosart (1-4) Save – None Kris Bryant launched a two-run home run in the first inning and hit a Grand Slam in the … [Read More...]


Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 07/04/15

Game Seventy-Nine: Cubs (42-36) vs. Marlins (35-46) Game Time – 6:15pm CDT Coverage – TV:  FOX Saturday Baseball – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – … [Read More...]


From the Wire: Cubs Place David Ross on 7-Day DL, Select Contract of C Taylor Teagarden from Iowa

The Cubs announced Saturday afternoon the team placed catcher David Ross on the 7-day concussion DL, retroactive to Thursday, July 2. The Cubs selected the contract of catcher Taylor Teagarden from … [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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