Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/28/14

It’s getting down to the nitty-gritty as Boise is still fighting for a playoff spot while welcoming its newest addition, shortstop Gleyber Torres. Daytona’s magic number is down to one as the red-hot … [Read More...]

Jason Parks Accepts a Scouting Position with the Cubs

Baseball Prospectus’ prospect guru, Jason Parks has been hired by the Chicago Cubs. Parks announced he was offered and accepted a scouting position with the Cubs late Wednesday night with a farewell … [Read More...]

Cubs Come Up Short in Soler’s Debut After a Sloppy Night in Cincinnati – Reds 7, Cubs 5

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two: Cubs 5, Reds 7 WP – Mat Latos (5-3) LP – Jacob Turner (4-8) Save – Aroldis Chapman (28) Jorge Soler hit a home run to centerfield on his first swing in the majors … [Read More...]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/27/14

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two – Cubs (59-72) vs. Reds (63-69) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Great American Ball … [Read More...]

From the Wire: Cubs Recall Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins from Triple-A and Place Justin Ruggiano, Ryan Sweeney on 15-Day DL

The Cubs recalled OF Jorge Soler from Triple-A Iowa prior to Wednesday’s game against the Reds. Soler is batting fifth and playing right field in his big league debut. Soler is wearing No. 68, the … [Read More...]

Cubs and Braves Might Have Discussed More Than Swapping Edwin Jackson and B.J. Upton

David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution provided a little clarity on the swap of bad contracts the Cubs and Braves reportedly discussed that would have sent Edwin Jackson to Atlanta for B.J. … [Read More...]

The Daily CCO: Jorge Soler Ready for Big League Debut and Other Cubs News and Notes

Happy Jorge Soler Day Jorge Soler is set to make his Major League debut Wednesday night in Cincinnati and Rick Renteria said Tuesday that Soler will likely hit fifth or sixth in the lineup and play … [Read More...]

Addison Russell, C.J. Edwards, Dan Vogelbach among Seven Cubs Prospects Scheduled to Participate in the AFL

Rosters for the upcoming Arizona Fall League were released Tuesday afternoon. Seven Cubs prospects have been selected to be on the Mesa Solar Sox roster on Opening Day, Tuesday Oct. 7. SS Addison … [Read More...]

Rizzo, Alcantara Hit ‘Em Out … Wood, the Bullpen Shut ‘Em Out – Cubs 3, Reds 0

Game One Hundred Thirty-One: Cubs 3, Reds 0 WP – Travis Wood (8-11) LP – Johnny Cueto (15-8) Save – Hector Rondon (22) Travis Wood tossed six innings of shutout ball, Anthony Rizzo hit his … [Read More...]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/26/14

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs (58-72) vs. Reds (63-68) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Great American Ball … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/28/14

It’s getting down to the nitty-gritty as Boise is still fighting for a playoff spot while welcoming its newest addition, shortstop Gleyber Torres. Daytona’s magic number is down to one as the red-hot Bijan Rademacher has carried the D-Cubs of late. … [Read More...]

Jorge Soler Showed Opposite Field Power Before Receiving The Call

Jorge Soler is on his way to The Show, but before he was lifted from Monday night’s game in Tacoma, he took Mariner’s top prospect Taijuan Walker out to right field. Soler’s three-run shot was the big hit in the I-Cubs’ four-run third inning. … [Read More...]

Kyle Schwarber Named FSL Offensive Player of the Week and Cubs Minor League News

Kyle Schwarber earned Player of the Week honors for the third time this season and for the third different league after putting together a huge week for the Daytona Cubs. Schwarber was named Florida State League Offensive Player of the Week on Monday … [Read More...]

Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler, Addison Russell and Kyle Schwarber Went Yard Down on the Farm

Sunday was yet another big day in the system for several of the Cubs top prospects. Kris Bryant hit a two-run homer for Iowa and finished the extra inning game 1-for-6 with a two-run homer and a walk. Jorge Soler collected three more hits and hit … [Read More...]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/25/14

With one week to go in the minor league season, streaking is what seems to be the trend in the Cubs’ system. Kane County was winners of 13 straight thanks to excellent pitching from Jonathan Martinez, Tyler Ihrig, and Ben Wells. Both Daytona and Kyle … [Read More...]

Cubs Notes from Down on the Farm – 08/23/14

There is another high profile prospect that could be on shaky ground, RHP Dillon Maples. After needing extended spring training with yet another injury, Maples had four quick starts for the AZL Cubs and had a modest 3.48 ERA with ten strikeouts in … [Read More...]

Jorge Soler Snaps Homerless Drought and Other Cubs Prospects Notes

After a sizzling start at the Triple-A level following his promotion from Double-A Tennessee, Jorge Soler cooled off as he worked on making adjustments to Triple-A pitching. Soler hit .304/.429/.696 in his first nine games with Iowa that included … [Read More...]

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