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Cubs Sign OF Mike Baxter to Minor League Contract, Re-Sign RHP Carlos Pimentel

According to Baseball America, the Cubs signed OF Mike Baxter to a minor league contract and re-signed RHP Carlos Pimentel with a minor league deal. Veteran Mike Baxter was in the Dodgers … [Read More...]

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Keith Law’s Top 10 Cubs Prospects for 2015

Keith Law completed his week-long look at the minor leagues Friday with a top 10 prospect list for each organization. And to no surprise, baseball’s best system is led by Keith Law’s top prospect, … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs End Javier Baez’s Winter Season Early

Javier Baez was expected to stay with Santurce throughout the playoffs in Puerto Rico. Multiple reports Thursday indicated the Cubs shut Baez down so he can prepare for Spring Training. Santurce … [Read More...]

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Could Jake Arrieta Be the Key to the Cubs Success?

To say expectations for the Cubs are rather high would be an understatement. From guarantees to predictions to projections, for the first time under Ricketts family ownership the Cubs will be expected … [Read More...]

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Cubs Announce Memorial Service, Procession Details for Ernie Banks

The Cubs announced Thursday details for Saturday’s memorial service in honor of Ernie Banks at Fourth Presbyterian Church and the procession that will pass Ernie Banks’ statue in Daley Plaza and … [Read More...]

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MLB Pipeline Names Jorge Soler Third Best Outfield Prospect

MLB Pipeline wrapped up its positional rankings Thursday with the top 10 outfield prospects in the baseball … and Jorge Soler was ranked as the third best outfield prospect in the game. Jorge Soler … [Read More...]

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Keith Law Tabs Kris Bryant No. 1 Minor League Prospect, Four Cubs Ranked in Top 100

Keith Law released his ranking of the top 100 prospects in the game Thursday. The Cubs landed four players on his list that started with Kris Bryant. According to ESPN’s Keith Law, the best farm … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Tom Ricketts Believes Cubs Will Make Playoffs, Win NL Central Division

Tom Ricketts backed up his All-Star first baseman during a luncheon in Elk Grove Village on Tuesday. The Cubs chairman believes his team will make the playoffs and win the National League Central … [Read More...]

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PECOTA Projects an 82-Win Season for the Cubs

Baseball Prospectus released its PECOTA projections Wednesday … and PECOTA is calculating an 82-win season for the Cubs in 2015, nine more victories than a year ago. According to PECOTA, the Cubs … [Read More...]

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Yoan Moncada Update: MLB Sent Memo to Teams Outlining New Regulations

Jesse Sanchez reported Wednesday that Major League Baseball “issued a memo to its clubs on Tuesday night that acknowledged new regulations for Cuban players” and “reminded teams that the League’s … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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Keith Law’s Top 10 Cubs Prospects for 2015

Keith Law completed his week-long look at the minor leagues Friday with a top 10 prospect list for each organization. And to no surprise, baseball’s best system is led by Keith Law’s top prospect, Kris Bryant. Keith Law ranked Kris Bryant, Addison … [Read More...]

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MLB Pipeline Names Jorge Soler Third Best Outfield Prospect

MLB Pipeline wrapped up its positional rankings Thursday with the top 10 outfield prospects in the baseball … and Jorge Soler was ranked as the third best outfield prospect in the game. Jorge Soler slipped in behind the Twins’ Byron Buxton and the … [Read More...]

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Keith Law Tabs Kris Bryant No. 1 Minor League Prospect, Four Cubs Ranked in Top 100

Keith Law released his ranking of the top 100 prospects in the game Thursday. The Cubs landed four players on his list that started with Kris Bryant. According to ESPN’s Keith Law, the best farm system in baseball has the top prospect in the game, … [Read More...]

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Addison Russell Ranked as MLB Pipeline’s Third Best Shortstop Prospect

Addison Russell is considered one of the best young players in baseball. And MLB Pipeline ranked Russell as the third best shortstop prospect in the game behind Carlos Correa (Astros) and Francisco Lindor (Indians). While the scouting grades are … [Read More...]

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Cubs Retain No. 1 Spot in Keith Law’s Farm System Ranking

Armed with arguably the best prospect in the game in Kris Bryant and four of the top 20 minor league players in baseball, the Cubs retained the top spot in Keith Law’s ranking of the farm systems. Last year, Keith Law ranked the Cubs as having the … [Read More...]

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MLB Pipeline Ranks Kris Bryant Top Third Base Prospect, Dan Vogelbach Eighth Best First Base Prospect

MLB Pipeline released its ranking of the top 10 third base prospects in the game. And to no surprise, the Cubs’ top prospect Kris Bryant ended up at No. 1 on the list. Kris Bryant finished ahead of Joey Gallo (Rangers), Miguel Sano (Twins), D.J. … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 01/26/15

It is league championship time in the Caribbean and the Cubs are well represented in the finals. Junior Lake has been bouncing around the lineup as his Estrellas team vies for a chance to represent the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean World … [Read More...]

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