Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/04/14

Its playoff time in the minor leagues, and the Daytona Cubs are on the way to the FSL Championship Series. Daytona beat Dunedin in the best of three series and were crowned Florida State League North Division Champs late Wednesday night. Daytona begins the defense of its title Thursday night against Ft. Myers in the […]

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Kris Bryant Named USA Today’s Minor League Player of the Year

Kris Bryant was selected as USA Today Sports Minor League Player of the Year for 2014. USA Today made the announcement late Tuesday night the Cubs’ top prospect won its award. In 138 games between Tennessee and Iowa, Kris Bryant finished the year with a .325/.438/.661 slash line that included 34 doubles, one triple and […]

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Kris Bryant Wins MiLB Home Run Crown

Kris Bryant completed his first full season of pro ball Monday, and what a season it was for the top prospect in the Cubs system. Kris Bryant began the year with the Smokies and he hit his first home run off a rehabbing Mat Latos. Bryant spent the first half with Double-A Tennessee before participating […]

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Cubs Down on Farm Report – 09/02/14

An 829-game minor league regular season ended Monday with three teams from the Cubs’ system making the playoffs: The Daytona Cubs, the Kane County Cougars, and the Boise Hawks. It took the final days of the season before Daytona and Boise could lay claim to the post-season, thanks to the efforts of hot-hitting shortstops Marco […]

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Cubs Notes from Down on the Farm – 08/30/14

Congratulations to the Daytona Cubs, who became the second minor league team to qualify for the playoffs by winning the second half Florida State League North Division Championship. It was a struggle to find consistency all season long for the D-Cubs, but they got a needed shot in the arm when the traded for OF […]

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MLB Pipeline’s Updated Cubs Prospect List

With the Cubs graduating players from the system to the Major Leagues, MLB Pipeline recently posted another update to its top 20 Cubs prospect list. RHP Jefferson Mejia replaced Kyle Hendricks in the top 20. MLB Pipeline considered Hendricks the 18th best prospect in the Cubs system prior to his promotion. Mejia was added back in […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/28/14

It’s getting down to the nitty-gritty as Boise is still fighting for a playoff spot while welcoming its newest addition, shortstop Gleyber Torres. Daytona’s magic number is down to one as the red-hot Bijan Rademacher has carried the D-Cubs of late. Tennessee remains in the hunt with a crucial weekend series on the horizon. The […]

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Jorge Soler Showed Opposite Field Power Before Receiving The Call

Jorge Soler is on his way to The Show, but before he was lifted from Monday night’s game in Tacoma, he took Mariner’s top prospect Taijuan Walker out to right field. Soler’s three-run shot was the big hit in the I-Cubs’ four-run third inning.

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Kyle Schwarber Named FSL Offensive Player of the Week and Cubs Minor League News

Kyle Schwarber earned Player of the Week honors for the third time this season and for the third different league after putting together a huge week for the Daytona Cubs. Schwarber was named Florida State League Offensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. Kyle Schwarber extended his hitting streak to 12 games during a […]

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Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler, Addison Russell and Kyle Schwarber Went Yard Down on the Farm

Sunday was yet another big day in the system for several of the Cubs top prospects. Kris Bryant hit a two-run homer for Iowa and finished the extra inning game 1-for-6 with a two-run homer and a walk. Jorge Soler collected three more hits and hit his seventh Triple-A home run. Soler went 3-for-5 with […]

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