South Bend Cubs Unveil New Logos and Uniforms

Chicago Cubs Online received an invite by the South Bend Cubs to the Thursday press conference where the Cubs affiliate would be unveiling its new uniforms and logos. It was a sunny afternoon in South Bend as a group of local media and fans congregated at Four Winds Field to hear team owner Andrew T. […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 12/04/14

Position Analysis – Triple-A Iowa Pitching Staff The ninth installment of the off-season series to summarize and project how the minor league system looks on a position by position basis focuses on the possibilities for the pitching staff at the highest level in the Cubs’ system, Triple-A Iowa. Triple-A Iowa Starters and Relievers The Cubs […]

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Iowa Cubs Sam Bernabe Named Baseball America’s Minor League Executive of the Year

Triple-A Iowa’s General Manager, Sam Bernabe was named Minor League Executive of the Year on Tuesday by Baseball America. Bernabe will receive the award at a banquet during Baseball’s Winter Meetings in San Diego on Dec. 9. Sam Bernabe has been with the Iowa Cubs since 1983 and became the team’s GM in 1986. Bernabe […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 12/01/14

The eighth week of the winter season saw the debut of Ivan Pineyro and a scare for Arismendy Alcantara in the Dominican League. Christian Villanueva experienced new positions in the Mexican Pacific League, and John Andreoli held onto the league lead in stolen bases in Puerto Rico. Over in Venezuela, Willson Contreras continued to swing […]

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Cubs Notes from Down on the Farm

The prospect season has taken a backseat for the Cubs as the front office continues to focus on improving the big league roster. Baseball Prospectus released its ranking of the Cubs system and Baseball America is not scheduled to post its Cubs top 10 list until early January (Jan. 5). And by the time Baseball […]

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A Serving of Cubs Prospects Videos

For the Cubs, the minor league system garnered more headlines than the big league team early in the season. As the young talent began forcing its way to the big league team, the narrative began to change. The 2014 season saw Arismendy Alcantara, Dallas Beeler, Neil Ramirez, Tsuyoshi Wada, Jorge Soler, Matt Szczur, Rafael Lopez, […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/27/14

Position Analysis – Right Field The eighth installment of the off-season series to summarize and project how the minor league system looks on a position by position basis focuses on a position that has some of the most interesting players in the system: Right Field. Right Field Currently, the Cubs do not have a solid […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/24/14

Cubs’ prospects are contributing to some exciting races in the winter leagues. Cibaenas and Oriente are locked in a struggle for first in the Dominican Winter League with Frank Batista and Manny Ramirez squaring off against Junior Lake and Marcos Mateo. In the Mexican Pacific League, Obregon won the first half title with help from […]

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Kris Bryant on the Cover of Baseball America’s Prospect Handbook and News from the Cubs Farm

The 2015 Prospect Handbook does not hit the stands for a couple of months, but Baseball America released an image of the 2015 cover on Friday. And it features the Cubs’ Kris Bryant. Kris Bryant was Baseball America’s Minor League Player of the Year for 2014 after dominating at the Double-A and Triple-A levels. So […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/20/14

Position Analysis – Centerfield The seventh installment of the off-season series to summarize and project how the minor league system looks on a position by position basis focuses on a position that holds a lot of promise for the entire organization: Centerfield. Centerfield As was stated in the left field analysis, the outfield situation for […]

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