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Jason McLeod Talks Cubs, Prospects and the Draft on MLB Network Radio

Jason McLeod, the Cubs Senior Vice President of Player Development and Amateur Scouting, joined Jim Duquette and Jim Bowden during Sunday morning’s Front Office (MLB Network Radio). McLeod talked … [Read More...]

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Cubs Drop the Hammel on the Pirates – Cubs 4, Pirates 0

Game Eighteen – Cubs 4, Pirates 0 WP – Jason Hammel (2-1) LP – Vance Worley (2-2) Save – None Jason Hammel pitched eight shutout innings. Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant drove in all four runs … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 04/27/15

Game Eighteen: Cubs (10-7) vs. Pirates (11-8) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley … [Read More...]

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From the Wire: Cubs Recall OF Junior Lake from Triple-A Iowa, Option RHP Brian Schlitter to Triple-A

The Cubs announced two roster moves prior to Monday’s game against the Pirates. The team recalled OF/INF Junior Lake from Triple-A Iowa. To make room on the active roster for Lake, RHP Brian … [Read More...]

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Dan Vogelbach Named Southern League Player of the Week

Cubs’ prospect Dan Vogelbach is off to an excellent start to his season and for the second straight week Vogelbach was named Southern League Player of the Week (April 20-26). Vogelbach is the first … [Read More...]

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Starlin Castro is Respecting the Game and Producing Results

For the first time in his career, Starlin Castro is playing for a team with a winning record in late April. And the most criticized player on the Cubs’ roster is off to a good start in the field and … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Joe Maddon Preaches Patience with Addison Russell and Other Cubs News

Addison Russell made his Major League debut last Tuesday and hasn’t played a game at Wrigley Field yet. Obviously that will change Monday night when the youngest player in the National League crosses … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/27/15

Grabbing the attention to start the week is Double-A Tennessee and their high octane offense. Riding a four-game win streak, the “Bash Brothers” of Kyle Schwarber and Dan Vogelbach have been joined by … [Read More...]

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Cubs Weekend Headlines: High Fives All Around after Sweep in Cincinnati

It was a long weekend in the Queen City for the Cubs due to the four-plus hour wait Saturday before the Reds finally decided to postpone the game. The Cubs took care of business in the two games that … [Read More...]

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Cubs Scratch Out a Sweep – Cubs 5, Reds 2

Game Seventeen – Cubs 5, Reds 2 WP – Jake Arrieta (3-1) LP – Anthony DeSclafani (2-1) Save – Hector Rondon (4) Miguel Montero drove in the first two runs. And Addison Russell delivered a bases … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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Dan Vogelbach Named Southern League Player of the Week

Cubs’ prospect Dan Vogelbach is off to an excellent start to his season and for the second straight week Vogelbach was named Southern League Player of the Week (April 20-26). Vogelbach is the first player in the Southern League to win a player of the … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/27/15

Grabbing the attention to start the week is Double-A Tennessee and their high octane offense. Riding a four-game win streak, the “Bash Brothers” of Kyle Schwarber and Dan Vogelbach have been joined by Stephen Bruno and Willson Contreras in providing … [Read More...]

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Kyle Schwarber and Dan Vogelbach, the Smokies Bash Brothers and News from Down on the Cubs Farm

It cannot be a lot of fun right now for pitchers in the Southern League when they have to face the Tennessee Smokies. Kyle Schwarber and Dan Vogelbach are mashing the baseball. Kyle Schwarber and Dan Vogelbach are roommates and hitting three, four … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – South Bend Cubs

Special Report – South Bend Cubs Media Day Chicago Cubs Online was invited to Media Day for the Cubs’ new Single-A affiliate, the South Bend Cubs. The CCO would like to thank Owner Andrew T. Berlin, Team President Joe Hart, Director of Creative … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/24/15

The minor leaguers broke out the lumber as the week came to an end. Low-A South Bend outscored their opponents by 26 to 3 as Cael Brockmeyer and Chesny Young led the way. Tennessee also came up big and scored a total of 22 runs in two games as Dan … [Read More...]

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MLB Pipeline’s Top 30 Cubs Prospect List Updated to Include INF Danny Lockhart

MLB Pipeline posted an update to its ranking of the Top 30 prospects in the Cubs system. Jorge Soler graduated from the prospect list, the first of what should be three players to come off MLB Pipeline’s pre-season ranking. For now, Kris Bryant … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/22/15

With Kris Bryant and Addison Russell up with the parent club, it is time to focus on the rest of the Cubs’ minor leagues. Myrtle Beach is showing the heart of a true champion as they came from behind twice to win behind the hitting of Billy … [Read More...]

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Dan Vogelbach and Cael Brockmeyer Take Home Weekly Awards Down on the Cubs Farm

Two prospects in the Cubs system were rewarded Monday for their hot starts to the season. 1B Dan Vogelbach was named the Southern League Player of the Week (April 9-19) and C/1B Cael Brockmeyer was named the Midwest League Player of the Week … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/20/15

That rumbling you hear from far off is not just the spring storm clouds, which effected play in the minors this weekend, but that of several Cubs’ prospects beginning to show their stuff. South Bend starting pitchers Erick Leal, Zach Hedges and … [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 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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