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...]


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...]


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 Hammel Samardzija and the Sox – Cubs 6, White Sox 3

Spring Training Game Twenty-Five – Cubs 6, White Sox 3 WP – Jason Hammel (2-1) LP – Jeff Samardzija (1-2) Save – None The Cubs launched four home runs off Jeff Samardzija in front of a record … [Read More...]


Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 03/27/15

Spring Training Game Twenty-Five: Cubs (9-14-1) vs. White Sox (8-12-3) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet (Cubs), WGN-TV Ch. 9 (White Sox) – Radio:, 670 The Score … [Read More...]


Wrigleyville Rooftop Owner Indicted on Fraud Charges

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday morning federal fraud charges had been filed against Marc Hamid, owner of Skybox on Sheffield, for “under-reporting attendance and revenue” between 2008 and … [Read More...]


Cubs Reportedly Haven’t Decided if Kris Bryant is a Third Baseman or an Outfielder

It finally happened Thursday. The Cubs put Kris Bryant in the outfield during a Cactus League game, a move the Cubs’ brass talked about making throughout the off-season. Kris Bryant made his first … [Read More...]


The Daily CCO: The Cactus League is Coming to an End, Lester Completes Start and Other Cubs News

One last weekend in Arizona for the Chicago Cubs and it’s going to be a busy three days for Maddon’s men. The Cubs host the White Sox this afternoon, Jason Hammel against Jeff Samardzija, then the … [Read More...]


Latest Projections and Predictions Have Cubs Winning Between 82-85 Games This Season

Spring Training is winding down, in a little over a week the exhibition season is over and the games count. The Cubs kick-off the 2015 season against the Cardinals in nine days at Wrigley … [Read More...]


Tom Verducci Thinks the Cubs Could Be One of This Year’s Surprise Teams

It’s hard to use the words ‘surprise team’ when talking about the Chicago Cubs due to the expectations that have been placed on the club both inside and outside the organization. But in reality, a … [Read More...]

Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports


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...]


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...]


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...]


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...]


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...]


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...]


Eight Cubs Land in Minor League Ball’s Top 175 Prospect List for 2015

Minor League Ball released its list of the top 175 prospects Monday, and as has been the case with Baseball America, ESPN’s Keith Law and FanGraphs, John Sickels named Kris Bryant the top prospect in baseball. Minor League Ball also ranked Addison … [Read More...]

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