Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/21/14

With time running out in the season, all of the Cubs’ top five minor league teams remain in the hunt for the playoffs. Boise will need some help, but is starting to get some production for Kevin … [Read More...]

From the Wire: Cubs Place Starlin Castro on the Bereavement List

According to a report from the Sun-Times, the Cubs placed Starlin Castro on the bereavement list Wednesday night. Castro was a late scratch from Wednesday’s game after finding out a car crash in the … [Read More...]

Giants Jump on Jackson, Thump the Cubs – Giants 8, Cubs 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six: Cubs 3, Giants 8 WP – Jake Peavy (2-3) LP – Edwin Jackson (6-14) Save – None Edwin Jackson gave up four runs in the first inning and was out of the game before he … [Read More...]

Iowa Cubs Place Mike Olt on 7-Day Disabled List

The Iowa Cubs announced prior to Wednesday’s game in Reno that INF Mike Olt was placed on the 7-day minor league DL with a strained left hamstring. Olt left Tuesday’s game in the eighth inning after … [Read More...]

Giants Win Protest, Cubs and Giants Will Resume Rain-Shortened Game Thursday Afternoon

The Giants won its protest over the way Tuesday night’s game ended and the two teams will resume play Thursday afternoon at 4:05pm CDT with the bottom of the fifth inning. The regularly scheduled game … [Read More...]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/20/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six – Cubs (55-70) vs. Giants (65-59) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin … [Read More...]

Cubs Mapping Out Plan for Pitching Staff in September

The front office and coaching staff are working on a plan for the pitching staff in September that does not appear at this time will include shutting any of the pitchers down before the end of the … [Read More...]

Conflicting Reports on Where the Cubs Stand in the Bidding for OF Rusney Castillo

Jed Hoyer confirmed Wednesday the Cubs are in the mix for Rusney Castillo after a rather confusing 24 hours on the Rusney Castillo front. Reports Monday suggested the Cubs were one of the major … [Read More...]

Addison Russell Hit Second Grand Slam, C.J. Edwards Turned In Five Shutout Innings

Addison Russell put together another good game Tuesday. Russell hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, his second of the season, as part of a 2-for-5 night at the plate that included a home run, a … [Read More...]

Unplayable Field Conditions Give the Cubs a Rain-Shortened Win – Cubs 2, Giants 0

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five: Cubs 2, Giants 0 – 5 innings WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (3-1) LP – Ryan Vogelsong (7-9) Save – None Anthony Rizzo hit a majestic two-run home run in the first inning, … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/21/14

With time running out in the season, all of the Cubs’ top five minor league teams remain in the hunt for the playoffs. Boise will need some help, but is starting to get some production for Kevin Brown. Kane County is already in, and outfielder … [Read More...]

Addison Russell Hit Second Grand Slam, C.J. Edwards Turned In Five Shutout Innings

Addison Russell put together another good game Tuesday. Russell hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, his second of the season, as part of a 2-for-5 night at the plate that included a home run, a double, five RBI and two runs scored. Addison … [Read More...]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/18/14

The playoffs are looming in the minors and both Daytona and Tennessee moved into first place over the weekend. Iowa slipped into second as they continued to lose players to the Major League team. Kane County continued to find new and interesting ways … [Read More...]

MLB Pipeline’s Updated Cubs Top 20 Prospect List

With the promotion of Arismendy Alcantara to the big leagues, MLB Pipeline posted another update to the Cubs prospect list. Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Addison Russell remain the top three prospects in the system, for now. Albert Almora moved up … [Read More...]

Cubs Notes from Down on the Farm – 08/16/14

CWe start this week with the somewhat surprising news of OF Junior Lake being optioned to Iowa, who has only 16 games left in their regular season. As Neil pointed out in the comments of a previous piece this should not be taken as poor roster … [Read More...]

Kris Bryant Hits 40th Home Run of the Season in Walk-Off Fashion and Cubs News from the Farm

Kris Bryant delivered in extra innings Thursday night and he made his 40th home run one to remember. On Kris Bryant Jersey Shirt Night at Principal Park, he stepped in the box with no outs and Logan Watkins on first in the bottom of the 12th inning … [Read More...]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/14/14

The Cubs minor league teams just keep winning ballgames as the countdown to the end of the regular season down on the farm has begun. Boise won three straight before dropping a game in the 10th inning Wednesday night. Kane County keeps rolling along … [Read More...]

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