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The Daily CCO: Jon Lester’s Ready for Opening Night and Cubs News and Notes

Countdown to Opening Night: 4 days According to multiple reports, Jon Lester said he’s ready for Opening Night after completing his last spring tune-up Tuesday afternoon. Lester built his arm … [Read More...]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs are Playing Baseball at Wrigley on Opening Night

The Cubs held a conference call Tuesday afternoon to address the rumors about Wrigley Field’s status for Opening Night and provide an update on The 1060 Project. Julian Green, the Cubs Vice … [Read More...]

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Cubs to Honor Ernie Banks on Opening Night, Throughout the 2015 Season

Chicago Cubs to Host Opening Homestand of 2015 Season at Wrigley Field, April 5-8 Ernie Banks to be honored during MLB’s Season Opener and throughout the 2015 season The 2015 Major League … [Read More...]

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Szczur Homers, Soler Drives in Two Before Kids Rally and Surprise the Rangers – Cubs 15, Rangers 10

Spring Training Game Thirty – Cubs 15, Rangers 10 WP – Francisley Bueno (1-1) LP – Kyuji Fujikawa (0-1, BS 1) Save – None The Cubs were down 7-1 as late as the fifth inning and never quit … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rangers – 03/31/15

Spring Training Game Thirty: Cubs (13-15-1) vs. Rangers (ss) (9-15-3) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: MLB.com – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Surprise Stadium, Surprise Eric Jokisch … [Read More...]

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Theo Epstein Discusses the Cubs Decision to Send Down Bryant, Baez and Russell

The Cubs sent down three of the best young players in the system Monday and two, in Kris Bryant and Addison Russell that are ranked among the top five prospects in baseball. Kris Bryant and Addison … [Read More...]

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C.J. Edwards Shines in Cubs Futures Game

The Cubs and Rangers top prospects took the field under the lights at Sloan Park on Monday night. And the Rangers ended up with a 5-1 victory over the Cubs. The Cubs ran out a starting nine of … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Have Wonderful, Healthy Debates and News from the Big Day in Camp

Countdown to Opening Night: 5 days The Cubs’ brass made the announcements most were waiting for Monday when the team optioned INF Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa and re-assigned 3B/OF Kris Bryant and … [Read More...]

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Joe Maddon Would Like Kris Bryant to Continue Playing the Outfield

The Cubs talked about exposing Kris Bryant to the outfield throughout the off-season and he finally lined up in left field last Thursday. Bryant played two games in left field before he was … [Read More...]

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Players Association, MLB Release Statements in Response to Cubs Sending Kris Bryant to Triple-A

The Cubs made the announcement Monday that’s been expected since last fall, Kris Bryant will begin the season in the minor leagues. The Cubs officially re-assigned Kris Bryant to minor league camp … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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C.J. Edwards Shines in Cubs Futures Game

The Cubs and Rangers top prospects took the field under the lights at Sloan Park on Monday night. And the Rangers ended up with a 5-1 victory over the Cubs. The Cubs ran out a starting nine of Jacob Hannemann RF, Albert Almora CF, Kyle Schwarber … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – Iowa Cubs Preview

Minor League Preview – Triple-A Iowa Cubs The fifth installment of a series previewing the 2015 minor league season focuses on the Iowa Cubs. Please note that the previews are based on current roster assignments and anticipated Spring Training … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – Tennessee Smokies Preview

Minor League Preview – Double-A Tennessee Smokies The fourth installment of a series previewing the 2015 minor league season focuses on the Tennessee Smokies. Please note that the previews are based on current roster assignments and anticipated … [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 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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