Cubs and Mets Might Not Be as Good a Match as Reports Suggested

The New York media thought it was a forgone conclusion that the Mets and Cubs would be able to work out a deal to swap one of the Mets pitching prospects for one of the Cubs shortstop. But for as much … [Read More...]

Iowa Cubs Place Josh Vitters on DL with a Broken Ring Finger

The Iowa Cubs announced Thursday that former first round draft pick (2007) Josh Vitters was placed on the disabled list with a broken ring finger. Vitters suffered the injury in the sixth inning of … [Read More...]

Giants Chip Away at Wood and Beat the Cubs – Giants 5, Cubs 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven: Cubs 3, Giants 5 WP – Madison Bumgarner (14-9) LP – Travis Wood (7-11) Save – Santiago Casilla (11) Justin Ruggiano and Welington Castillo hit back-to-back home … [Read More...]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/21/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs (55-71) vs. Giants (66-59) Game Time – 8:00pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, … [Read More...]

Cubs Hold Off Giants and Win Suspended Game – Cubs 2, Giants 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five: Cubs 2, Giants 1 WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (3-1) LP – Ryan Vogelsong (7-9) Save – Hector Rondon (19) The Cubs held off the Giants Thursday afternoon and picked up the win … [Read More...]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/21/14 – Suspended Game

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five – Cubs (54-71) vs. Giants (66-58) Game Time – 4:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, … [Read More...]

From the Wire: Cubs Place Edwin Jackson on 15-Day DL, Recall Logan Watkins, Zac Rosscup from Iowa

The Cubs announced four roster moves Thursday afternoon. Edwin Jackson was placed on the disabled list and LHP Zac Rosscup was recalled from Triple-A Iowa to take his spot in the roster. The Cubs … [Read More...]

Kris Bryant Hit Minor League Best 41st Home Run, Finalist for USA Today’s Minor League Player of the Year

Kris Bryant launched a two-run homer over the centerfield wall Wednesday night in Reno and ended up 2-for-3 with a walk in Iowa’s loss to the Aces. Bryant went yard for the 19th time at the Triple-A … [Read More...]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Might Move Edwin Jackson to the Bullpen and Other News

Edwin Jackson had another bad outing Wednesday and according to multiple reports he could have lost his spot in the rotation for the remainder of the season. Jackson lasted just 2 2/3 innings, his … [Read More...]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/21/14

With time running out in the season, all of the Cubs’ top five minor league teams remain in the hunt for the playoffs. Boise will need some help, but is starting to get some production for Kevin … [Read More...]


Kris Bryant Hit Minor League Best 41st Home Run, Finalist for USA Today’s Minor League Player of the Year

Kris Bryant launched a two-run homer over the centerfield wall Wednesday night in Reno and ended up 2-for-3 with a walk in Iowa’s loss to the Aces. Bryant went yard for the 19th time at the Triple-A level and for the 41st time this season. Bryant … [Read More...]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/21/14

With time running out in the season, all of the Cubs’ top five minor league teams remain in the hunt for the playoffs. Boise will need some help, but is starting to get some production for Kevin Brown. Kane County is already in, and outfielder … [Read More...]

Addison Russell Hit Second Grand Slam, C.J. Edwards Turned In Five Shutout Innings

Addison Russell put together another good game Tuesday. Russell hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, his second of the season, as part of a 2-for-5 night at the plate that included a home run, a double, five RBI and two runs scored. Addison … [Read More...]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/18/14

The playoffs are looming in the minors and both Daytona and Tennessee moved into first place over the weekend. Iowa slipped into second as they continued to lose players to the Major League team. Kane County continued to find new and interesting ways … [Read More...]

MLB Pipeline’s Updated Cubs Top 20 Prospect List

With the promotion of Arismendy Alcantara to the big leagues, MLB Pipeline posted another update to the Cubs prospect list. Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Addison Russell remain the top three prospects in the system, for now. Albert Almora moved up … [Read More...]

Cubs Notes from Down on the Farm – 08/16/14

CWe start this week with the somewhat surprising news of OF Junior Lake being optioned to Iowa, who has only 16 games left in their regular season. As Neil pointed out in the comments of a previous piece this should not be taken as poor roster … [Read More...]

Kris Bryant Hits 40th Home Run of the Season in Walk-Off Fashion and Cubs News from the Farm

Kris Bryant delivered in extra innings Thursday night and he made his 40th home run one to remember. On Kris Bryant Jersey Shirt Night at Principal Park, he stepped in the box with no outs and Logan Watkins on first in the bottom of the 12th inning … [Read More...]

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