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Roster Questions Remain for the Cubs a Week Before the Season Opener

The Cubs made two roster moves Saturday. LHP Eric Jokisch was optioned to Iowa and LHP Felix Doubront was granted his unconditional release. And the Cubs reduced the spring roster and opened a spot on … [Read More...]

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Cubs Release Seven Minor Leaguers, Including RHP Matt Loosen

According to Baseball America, the Cubs released seven players from the system. RHP Matt Loosen, RHP Brad Renner, LHP Jeff Lorick, 1B Shane Kennedy, INF Alex Tomasovich, OF Shamil Ubiera and OF … [Read More...]

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Jake Arrieta’s Big Day Leads the Way in a Blowout Spring Win – Cubs 18, Rockies 4

Spring Training Game Twenty-Six – Cubs (ss) 18, Rockies 4 WP – Jake Arrieta (3-1) LP – Jonathan Gray (0-2) Save – None Jake Arrieta shut the Rockies out for four innings and drove in four runs … [Read More...]

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Not a Good Day for the Cubs Relievers in Goodyear – Reds 9, Cubs 5

Spring Training Game Twenty-Seven – Cubs (ss) 5, Reds 9 WP – Aroldis Chapman (1-0) LP – Gonzalez Germen (0-1) Save – None The bullpen day went as expected. The Reds jumped out to an early lead … [Read More...]

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From the Wire: Cubs Grant Unconditional Release to LHP Felix Doubront

The Cubs announced Saturday LHP Felix Doubront was granted his unconditional release. Felix Doubront received 45 days termination pay, which amounts to around $473,000. Doubront and the Cubs … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – The Split Squads – 03/28/15

Spring Training Game Twenty-Six: Cubs (ss) (10-14-1) vs. Rockies (13-11-2) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: WBBM 780-AM Location – Sloan Park, Mesa Jake Arrieta (2-1, … [Read More...]

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Cubs Option LHP Eric Jokisch to Triple-A Iowa, Reduce Spring Training Roster to 39 Players

The Cubs announced the fourth round of roster cuts Saturday, and it was just one player. LHP Eric Jokisch was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. And the Cubs Spring Training roster officially stands at 39 … [Read More...]

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Boras Keeps Talking Up Kris Bryant, Manfred and Epstein Defend Cubs Position

Scott Boras lashed out against the Cubs and the system again about a decision that hasn’t been made yet, sending Kris Bryant down to Triple-A Iowa for the start of the season. Jon Heyman talked to … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Kris Bryant Wants to Be The First, Wrigley Field and Cubstruction and Other Cubs News

The Kris Bryant debate continued Friday the day after the top prospect in the game made his debut in left field on National TV. Theo Epstein addressed the Kris Bryant question with one of his former … [Read More...]

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Report: Cubs, Orioles Discussed a Welington Castillo for Brian Matusz Swap

There are at least four teams reportedly interested in Cubs catcher Welington Castillo. The Orioles and Phillies are believed to be two of those teams and according to a report from Bruce Levine, the … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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Cubs Release Seven Minor Leaguers, Including RHP Matt Loosen

According to Baseball America, the Cubs released seven players from the system. RHP Matt Loosen, RHP Brad Renner, LHP Jeff Lorick, 1B Shane Kennedy, INF Alex Tomasovich, OF Shamil Ubiera and OF Charlie White have been released by the Cubs and are … [Read More...]

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Rings for the Champs, MiLB Pace-of-Game Rules and News from the Cubs Farm System

The Kane County Cougars rolled through the Midwest League last season and ended up the last team standing after a perfect 7-0 mark in the post-season that ended with a Midwest League Championship. Mark Johnson, who is now the manager of High-A … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – Myrtle Beach Pelicans Preview

Minor League Preview – High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans The third installment of a series previewing the 2015 minor league season focuses on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. A brief overall look at the system will precede the team summaries. Please note … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – South Bend Cubs Preview

Minor League Preview – Low-A South Bend Cubs The second installment of a series previewing the 2015 minor league season focuses on the South Bend Cubs. And a brief overall look at the system will precede the team summaries. Please note that the … [Read More...]

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MLB Pipeline’s Top 30 Cubs Prospects for 2015

MLB Pipeline released its list of the Top 30 prospects in the Cubs organization Friday shortly after naming the Cubs the best system in the game. Kris Bryant, MLB Pipeline’s No. 2 prospect in baseball, topped MLB Pipeline’s list. Addison Russell, … [Read More...]

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MLB Pipeline Names Cubs System the Best in Baseball

MLB Pipeline’s weeklong countdown of the top ten organizations in baseball ended Friday afternoon when the Cubs were named the top system in the game. MLB Pipeline joins Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, ESPN’s Keith Law and The Sporting News … [Read More...]

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Cubs Have Three of Baseball America’s Top 20 Rookies

Baseball America released its ranking Tuesday of the 20 prospects that could make an impact for their respective clubs during the 2015 season. Kris Bryant topped the list with Jorge Soler right behind him and Addison Russell slipping in the top 20 at … [Read More...]

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