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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 10/23/14

Position Analysis - Shortstop The third installment of the off-season series to summarize and project how the minor league system looks on a position-by-position basis looks at a position which will … [Read More...]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Ricketts Reportedly in Negotiation with Handful of Rooftops to Purchase Buildings

Work continued Wednesday on the triangle property and both the left and right field bleachers as crews work diligently on the demolition of the eight-year old bleachers. The biggest news from … [Read More...]

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Tennessee Smokies Unveil New Logos, Colors and Uniforms

The Tennessee Smokies, Double-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, unveiled new logos, team colors and uniforms Wednesday afternoon. The Smokies and Cubs signed a four-year extension during the season … [Read More...]

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Front Office Looking at Free Agency as a Way to Compliment Cubs Existing Roster

With October winding down and as few as three games left in The Series, baseball will soon transition into off-season mode. Free agency begins after the final out of the World Series. Teams have an … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Addison Russell Goes Deep, Cubs Rumors and a Wrigley Field Restoration Update

Addison Russell had a good Tuesday in the Arizona Fall League and he helped Mesa beat Surprise 11-6. Russell was the Solar Sox’s DH and went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBI, his first longball … [Read More...]

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Is Jake Peavy a Back-Up Plan for the Cubs?

The front office would like to add one, if not two starters to the roster this winter. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer are believed to be looking at a top of the rotation-type pitcher from outside of the … [Read More...]

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Baseball America Reviewed the Cubs Draft

Baseball America posted its draft report card for the Cubs and was very complimentary of the organization it thinks had the fourth best draft in the game. According to Baseball America, “the Cubs … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Plan Patience as Focus Shifts to Competing in 2015

The Cubs have shifted its focus from a purely talent acquisition mode to a team that the front office feels is ready to compete next season while continuing the development of the young players at the … [Read More...]

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Cubs Position Analysis – Second Base

The next installment of our positional analysis, we move onto perhaps what will be the most talked about and anticipated position in the Cubs lineup next season, second base. With Theo Epstein going … [Read More...]

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FanGraphs Ranks the Top 31 Prospects in Cubs System

FanGraphs’ Kiley McDaniel posted a comprehensive look at the prospects from a Cubs system that could be the best in baseball, at the very least top five in the game. McDaniel pointed out the Cubs are … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 10/23/14

Position Analysis - Shortstop The third installment of the off-season series to summarize and project how the minor league system looks on a position-by-position basis looks at a position which will probably have most fans and media members talking … [Read More...]

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Tennessee Smokies Unveil New Logos, Colors and Uniforms

The Tennessee Smokies, Double-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, unveiled new logos, team colors and uniforms Wednesday afternoon. The Smokies and Cubs signed a four-year extension during the season that keeps the Cubs’ Double-A affiliate in East … [Read More...]

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Baseball America Reviewed the Cubs Draft

Baseball America posted its draft report card for the Cubs and was very complimentary of the organization it thinks had the fourth best draft in the game. According to Baseball America, “the Cubs executed a plan deftly, getting top bat [Kyle] … [Read More...]

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FanGraphs Ranks the Top 31 Prospects in Cubs System

FanGraphs’ Kiley McDaniel posted a comprehensive look at the prospects from a Cubs system that could be the best in baseball, at the very least top five in the game. McDaniel pointed out the Cubs are the deepest system he has looked at to this point … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 10/20/14

Good morning! Week two of winter baseball saw the opening of the Dominican Winter League and the re-emergence of familiar veterans Manny Ramirez and Junior Lake, among others. Meanwhile in the Venezuelan Winter League, reliever Loiger Padron … [Read More...]

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Baseball America Grades Addison Russell, Ranks Kyle Schwarber and News from Down on the Cubs Farm

Addison Russell is spending a majority of his fall in Arizona playing against several of the top prospects in the game. Russell is making up some of the development time he missed early in the season prior to the Cubs acquiring him in the deal with … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 10/16/14

Position Analysis – Second Base The second installment of the off-season series to summarize and project how the Cubs minor league system looks on a position-by-position basis focuses on a position that has recently become one of the strongest in … [Read More...]

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