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Lester is Not More in Finale with Friars – Padres 5, Cubs 2

Game Eleven – Cubs 2, Padres 5 WP – Andrew Cashner (1-2) LP – Jon Lester (0-2) Save – Joaquin Benoit (1) The Cubs jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning before the bats went quiet after … [Read More...]

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From the Wire: Cubs Option OF Matt Szczur to Triple-A Iowa, Select Contract of RHP Gonzalez Germen

The Cubs announced three roster moves prior to Sunday’s game against the Padres. The Cubs selected the contract of RHP Gonzalez Germen from Triple-A Iowa and added him to the 40-man roster. To make … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 04/19/15

Game Eleven: Cubs (6-4) vs. Padres (7-5) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Day Two Much Better for Bryant, the Red Bull Commercial and Other Cubs News

In case you haven’t noticed, the Cubs team is fun to watch. While Saturday’s walk-off win could have been avoided it was another game the Cubs would have lost in previous years. Instead the Cubs won … [Read More...]

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Starlin Castro Delivers a Happy Ending in Extra Innings – Cubs 7, Padres 6

Game Ten – Cubs 7, Padres 6 – 11 innings WP – Zac Rosscup (1-0) LP – Craig Kimbrel (0-1) Save – None It took 11 innings and a bases loaded single from Starlin Castro but the Cubs won the middle … [Read More...]

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Mike Olt Could Miss More Time than First Expected with Broken Wrist

The Cubs placed Mike Olt on the 15-day disabled list prior to Friday’s game with a hairline fracture in his right wrist. Olt was hit on his wrist last Saturday night at Coors Field by Rockies’ … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 04/18/15

Game Ten: Cubs (5-4) vs. Padres (7-4) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Time for the Cubs to Just Play Baseball

With all the openers, the built in off days and the Kris Bryant Watch out of the way, it’s time for the Cubs to get into the routine of the season and just focus on the game. The Cubs do not have … [Read More...]

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Addison Russell Playing Second Base Throughout the Weekend and Cubs News from the Farm

When Spring Training ended, the Iowa Cubs expected to have Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Addison Russell in its lineup for the home opener. Due to Bryant’s call-up and Baez on leave, Russell was the … [Read More...]

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Two Pitches, Two Home Runs and a Cubs Loss – Padres 5, Cubs 4

Game Nine – Cubs 4, Padres 5 WP – James Shields (2-0) LP – Brian Schlitter (0-1, BS 1) Save – Craig Kimbrel (4) The Cubs led 4-2 in the seventh inning but a second bad call by homeplate umpire … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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Addison Russell Playing Second Base Throughout the Weekend and Cubs News from the Farm

When Spring Training ended, the Iowa Cubs expected to have Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Addison Russell in its lineup for the home opener. Due to Bryant’s call-up and Baez on leave, Russell was the only one of the three that took the field Friday … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/17/15

Spring weather affected games throughout the minor league system the past two days. Myrtle Beach has not played since Tuesday, while Iowa had game two of a doubleheader postponed and Tennessee had their home opener pushed back. In the games that … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/15/15

Pitching was the hallmark of the start of this week in the minors as Ryan Williams dazzled in his first professional start for South Bend. Jen-Ho Tseng picked up where he left off last year, as the CCO Minor League Pitcher of the Year in his debut … [Read More...]

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James Russell Reports to Iowa and Cubs Minor League Transactions and Disabled List

The Cubs addition of LHP James Russell back to the organization and RHP Pierce Johnson being placed on the 7-day DL to start the season headlined several roster moves the front office made at the beginning of the minor league season. James Russell … [Read More...]

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It was a Two-Run Homer Sunday for Kris Bryant and Addison Russell

Kris Bryant and Addison Russell went yard for the first time in the same game Sunday in Iowa’s 7-2 victory over the Memphis Redbirds. Addison Russell went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI on Sunday. Russell cranked a two-run homer, his first at … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/13/15

For the first games of the minor league season, the top prospects performed like, well, top prospects. Addison Russell has hit over .300 and has a home run, while Kris Bryant has belted two round-trippers for Iowa. Kyle Schwarber has also had a long … [Read More...]

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Kyle Schwarber Blasts First Double-A Home Run

While Chris Coghlan, Mike Olt, and Starlin Castro were hitting balls out of Coors Field and Kris Bryant was going deep for his first longball of the season, Kyle Schwarber launched his first Double-A homer on Saturday night. Kyle Schwarber went … [Read More...]

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Bryant Hits First Homer of the Season, Russell Turns in Highlight Reel Play in I-Cubs Victory

Kris Bryant entered play Saturday night 1-for-8 with three strikeouts, a RBI and a stolen base in Iowa’s first two games of the season. Bryant broke out in a big way in Iowa’s third game and helped the I-Cubs beat the Memphis Redbirds 13-0. Kris … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/10/15

Welcome back to baseball! The minor league season opened Thursday night and the Cubs’ system flexed its collective muscles. Last year’s Midwest League Champions got off to a great start as Duane Underwood dominated for Myrtle Beach. Iowa could not … [Read More...]

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Cubs Explain Decision to Start C.J. Edwards in Bullpen and It’s Opening Day in the Minor Leagues

Mick Gillispie broke the news Tuesday night the top pitching prospect in the system would begin the year in Double-A Tennessee’s bullpen. And the beat writers asked Jed Hoyer about the Cubs decision to start C.J. Edwards in the pen, not in the … [Read More...]

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Justin Steele Wins The CCO’s Top Prospect Poll

Every year, Chicago Cubs Online puts together a top prospect watch of ten players based on the votes from you, the fans. The CCO conducted a preliminary poll starting the beginning of February. Votes were received on the website, on Facebook, and on … [Read More...]

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