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The Daily CCO: Cubs News and Notes on the First Day of February

It’s the first day of February, there are 18 days until pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training and Billy Williams said, “The Cubs will win as a team in 2015.” And Mr. Williams knows Ernie … [Read More...]

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Tom Ricketts Talks Ernie Banks and the Cubs on Inside the Clubhouse

Saturday’s Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) led off with Tom Ricketts. Bruce Levine and Wayne Randazzo talked to Tom Ricketts about Ernie Banks, Wrigley Field, his team and the upcoming … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs to Honor Ernie Banks During the Upcoming Season

Tom Ricketts spoke to the beat writers during Friday’s public visitation for Ernie Banks. And the Cubs’ Chairman said, according to a report from ESPN Chicago, that the upcoming season would be … [Read More...]

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Cubs Place Six Players in MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospect List

MLB Pipeline unveiled its list of the top 100 prospects in baseball on Friday night, and the top system in baseball placed six players in the top 100. After Kris Bryant was named the top prospect … [Read More...]

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Yoan Moncada Reportedly Receives Clearance from Government

Updated Jan. 31, 8:59am CST – According to Ben Badler, Yoan Moncada is not cleared to sign yet. Major League Baseball will not let him sign, the government (OFAC) is not the obstacle. According to … [Read More...]

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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...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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Cubs Place Six Players in MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospect List

MLB Pipeline unveiled its list of the top 100 prospects in baseball on Friday night, and the top system in baseball placed six players in the top 100. After Kris Bryant was named the top prospect in the game by Keith Law earlier this week, MLB … [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, 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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