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Anthony Rizzo and Jed Hoyer Share Joe Maddon’s Less is More Philosophy

Anthony Rizzo made the media rounds Friday to promote his “Laugh-Off for Cancer” charity event on Jan. 15, the day before the 30th Annual Cubs Convention. And the Cubs' first baseman answered a few … [Read More...]

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Trip to Las Vegas Added to Cubs Spring Schedule

The Cubs confirmed Friday a split-squad will spend a weekend in Las Vegas this spring. As reported by the Tribune, half of the roster and coaching staff will make the Cubs annual trek to Las Vegas … [Read More...]

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Report: Cubs Have Talked to the Diamondbacks about Miguel Montero

According to a report from Nick Piecoro in the Arizona Repblic, the Cubs are one of at least three teams that have talked to the Diamondbacks about catcher Miguel Montero. The White Sox and Dodgers … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: The Jon Lester Watch Continues and Cubs News and Rumors

Jon Lester’s free agent tour continued Thursday with a stop in Atlanta and a meeting with the Braves. According to report from David O’Brien, Jon Lester had lunch met with the Braves’ brass. Atlanta … [Read More...]

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Nationals Reportedly Tell Teams Jordan Zimmermann and Doug Fister are Available

Jordan Zimmermann may be available after all … The Sun-Times reported last week the Cubs were in talks with the Nationals to acquire RHP Jordan Zimmermann. Gordon Wittenmyer said a trade was not … [Read More...]

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From the Wire: Cubs Select Contract of C.J. Edwards from Double-A Tennessee, Add to 40-Man Roster

As expected, the Cubs selected the contract of RHP C.J. Edwards from Double-A Tennessee and added him to the 40-man roster prior to Thursday’s deadline for teams to file its reserve rosters. The … [Read More...]

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Jon Lester Update: Going Through the Process

Jon Lester has received the Red Sox initial offer, met with the Cubs, is meeting with the Braves on Thursday (12:00pm ET) and the lefty could visit with the Blue Jays and Cardinals in the near future. … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Backup Options for the Outfield, Updating Lester and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

Not only are the Cubs waiting on Jon Lester, but the front office has roster decisions to make while looking for backup options in the outfield. Thursday is the deadline (10:59pm CST) for teams to … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/20/14

Position Analysis - Centerfield The seventh installation of the off-season series to summarize and project how the minor league system looks on a position by position basis focuses on a position that … [Read More...]

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Red Sox Make a Reported Six-Year Offer in the $110-120 Million Range to Jon Lester

The Red Sox have stepped up and significantly increased their offer to Jon Lester from the four-year, $70 million proposal the lefty received last year. According to a report from Nick Cafardo, Lester … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/20/14

Position Analysis - Centerfield The seventh installation of the off-season series to summarize and project how the minor league system looks on a position by position basis focuses on a position that holds a lot of promise for the entire … [Read More...]

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Cubs Top Performance, Prospect in the AFL and News from Down on the Farm

The recently completed AFL created more buzz for the Cubs system as Bijan Rademacher, C.J. Edwards, Dan Vogelbach, Ivan Pineyro and Jacob Hannemann had good showings in the fall league. While Baseball Prospectus created quite the debate when the … [Read More...]

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Bijan Rademacher Added to MLB Pipeline’s Top 20 Cubs Prospect List

MLB.com updated its ranking of the top 20 Cubs prospects after the trade with Atlanta that sent RHP Arodys Vizcaino back to the Braves for INF Tommy La Stella. MLB.com had Vizcaino ranked as the eighth best prospect in the system. With Vizcaino out … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/17/14

The sun has set on another Arizona Fall League, with C.J. Edwards and Bijan Rademacher putting the exclamation points on their fine performances before the final out. In the Dominican Republic, Manny Ramirez is on a hot streak and Frank Batista … [Read More...]

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Baseball Prospectus: 2015 Top 10 Cubs Prospects

Baseball Prospectus released its ranking of the top 10 prospects in the Cubs system. And Kris Bryant is not the best prospect in the organization. According to Baseball Prospectus, Addison Russell belongs in the No. 1 spot of the best system in the … [Read More...]

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Cubs Prospects Had a Good Fall in Arizona and News from Down on the Farm

The Mesa Solar Sox wrapped up the 2014 Arizona Fall League schedule with a tie game Thursday against the Glendale Desert Dogs. Dan Vogelbach lined out to left with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th, and the game was called tied at four after … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/13/14

Position Analysis – Left Field The sixth installment of the off-season series to summarize and project how the minor league system looks on a position-by-position basis focuses on left field. Left Field With the parent club seemingly set in the … [Read More...]

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