Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/31/14

The reshuffling that happens at this time of the season in the minors had an effect throughout the system as several teams struggled. Rehabbing players Josh Conway and Danny Lockhart had excellent performances for Boise. Kane County lost three straight despite good pitching from Duane Underwood, Daury Torrez, and Jen-Ho Tseng. Daytona had a six-game […]

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Javier Baez, Jorge Soler Homered for Iowa and Albert Almora Went Deep for Tennessee

There was a miniature version of home run mania down on the farm Wednesday night as four of the top prospects in the system went yard. Javier Baez and Jorge Soler hit blasts for Iowa in the first game of the twinbill against New Orleans. Albert Almora smacked his first Double-A home run in a […]

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Cubs Receive RHP Jonathan Martinez from Dodgers as PTBNL in Darwin Barney Trade

According to a report from Bob Nightengale, the Cubs received 20-year old RHP Jonathan Martinez from the Dodgers as the player to be named later in the Darwin Barney deal. Martinez was pitching for Low-A Great Lakes in the Midwest League and was 7-5 in 19 starts with a 3.47 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP. […]

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C.J. Edwards Reportedly Set to Return to Double-A Tennessee

As expected, Jed Hoyer announced prior to Tuesday’s game that RHP C.J. Edwards should be returning to the Smokies rotation this week. C.J. Edwards made his second rehab start for the AZL Cubs on Monday night and said after his outing he was hoping that he would be returning to Double-A Tennessee soon.

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Eight Cubs Make MLB Pipeline’s Ranking of Top 100 Prospects

MLB Pipeline unveiled its ranking of the top 100 prospects in the game Sunday night and the Cubs placed eight players in the top 100, the most of any organization in baseball … Cubs (8), Pirates (7), Red Sox (6), Astros (6), Twins (6), Rockies (5), Rangers (5), Mets (5), Diamondbacks (5), Royals (5), Padres […]

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MLB Pipeline Updated Cubs Top 20 Prospect List

MLB Pipeline posted updates to each team’s top 20 prospect list Sunday night and the Cubs’ updated list includes the recently drafted OF/C Kyle Schwarber and reflects the performances turned in this season. Kris Bryant tops the list of the prospects in the Cubs system followed by Javier Baez, Addison Russell, Arismendy Alcantara and Albert […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/28/14

Heroes came in all shapes and sizes to end the week as Iowa witnessed the thundering bat of Javier Baez, while Tennessee’s Addison Russell put on his own power show. Russell’s teammate Taylor Davis had a five RBI night, and Daytona remained on a roll thanks to the muscle of Dan Vogelbach. In Kane County, […]

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Cubs Prospect Jorge Soler Launches First Triple-A Home Run

Jorge Soler said he was ready for the promotion to Triple-A Iowa, and less than a week into his time with the I-Cubs the outfielder has backed up his words. Jorge Soler hit his first home run at the Triple-A level in the first game of the twinbill on Sunday afternoon. Kris Bryant was on […]

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Big Night for Javier Baez and Addison Russell Hit Another Longball

Javier Baez had a huge night at Principal Park Saturday. And Addison Russell collected his third straight multi-hit game and hit a home run for second night in a row. Javier Baez hit two, three-run home runs, one in each game of the twinbill against the Memphis Redbirds. Baez launched a three run shot in […]

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Cubs Prospect Addison Russell Hit Two Longballs for Second Time in Six Days

Addison Russell has not only been flashing the leather with the Smokies, but he is also hitting the ball out of the park. Russell hit not one, but two longballs Friday night and notched his second multi-homer game in six days. And Russell’s homers Friday night came in his first two at bats, a three-run […]

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