C.J. Edwards Shines in Cubs Futures Game

The Cubs and Rangers top prospects took the field under the lights at Sloan Park on Monday night. And the Rangers ended up with a 5-1 victory over the Cubs. The Cubs ran out a starting nine of Jacob Hannemann RF, Albert Almora CF, Kyle Schwarber C, Dan Vogelbach 1B, Christian Villanueva 3B, Billy McKinney […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – Iowa Cubs Preview

Minor League Preview – Triple-A Iowa Cubs The fifth installment of a series previewing the 2015 minor league season focuses on the Iowa Cubs. Please note that the previews are based on current roster assignments and anticipated Spring Training success. All assignments, both as to position and level, are subject to change pending the completion […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – Tennessee Smokies Preview

Minor League Preview – Double-A Tennessee Smokies The fourth installment of a series previewing the 2015 minor league season focuses on the Tennessee Smokies. Please note that the previews are based on current roster assignments and anticipated Spring Training success. All assignments, both as to position and level, are subject to change pending the completion […]


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Cubs Release Seven Minor Leaguers, Including RHP Matt Loosen

According to Baseball America, the Cubs released seven players from the system. RHP Matt Loosen, RHP Brad Renner, LHP Jeff Lorick, 1B Shane Kennedy, INF Alex Tomasovich, OF Shamil Ubiera and OF Charlie White have been released by the Cubs and are eligible to sign with another organization. And four players that spent time in […]


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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 Myrtle Beach, led his team to a 91-49 record in the regular season. […]


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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 that the previews are based on current roster assignments and anticipated Spring Training success. All […]


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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 previews are based on current roster assignments and anticipated Spring Training success. […]


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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, Jorge Soler, C.J. Edwards and Kyle Schwarber rounded out its top five with Albert […]


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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 in ranking the Cubs at the top of the pre-season organizational rankings. The Cubs have the […]


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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 No. 18. Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler could have the biggest impact […]


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