Arismendy Alcantara is Pushing for a Promotion and Other I-Cubs Stats

Arismendy Alcantara had another big game at the plate Friday night in Colorado. Alcantara went 4-for-6 with a three-run homer, four RBI and three runs scored. Alcantara has really excelled in the leadoff spot for the I-Cubs. Alcantara has reached base safely in 10 of his last 11 games and is riding a six-game hitting […]

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Cubs Notes from Down on the Farm – 06/28/14

The Cubs scored a rarity Friday night as all five of their top minor league teams, and six of the total of eight, won. Three of the wins were in blowout fashion as Iowa pummeled Colorado Springs 16-3, Boise smashed Hillsboro 11-1, and the DSL Cubs topped the Phillies 10-2. The system also won the […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/26/14

Winning seems to be the key word across the minor leagues to start the week as Iowa received excellent pitching performances from Dallas Beeler and Tsuyoshi Wada, while Kris Bryant provided the muscle. Tennessee evened their season record thanks to the hot hitting of Stephen Bruno, Rubi Silva, and Christian Villanueva. Daytona moved into first […]

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Kris Bryant Launched Fifth Triple-A Home Run

Kris Bryant hit a home run for the fourth time in three games Tuesday afternoon at Principal Park and for the third time in three days a Kris Bryant longball gave the I-Cubs the lead. Kris Bryant took Dodgers prospect, Zach Lee out to right in the first inning of Tuesday’s game with two outs […]

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Kris Bryant and Javier Baez Named to 2014 SiriusXM Futures Game Rosters

The top two prospects in the Cubs system will participate in the upcoming SiriusXM Futures Game at Target Field on Sunday, July 13 as part of the All-Star Game festivities in Minneapolis. Kris Bryant was named to the U.S. Team and Javier Baez was named to the World Team and will represent the Cubs Minor […]

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Kyle Schwarber, Rubi Silva and Jacob Rogers Take Home Offensive Player of the Week Awards

Three prospects in the Cubs’ system were rewarded for excellent weeks at the plate. Kyle Schwarber, Rubi Silva and Jacob Rogers were named offensive players of the week Monday for their respective leagues. Kyle Schwarber was named the Northwest League Offensive Player of the Week after mashing the baseball for five games before he was […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/23/14

It was all about the First Round Draft Picks as the week ended and the second half began for most of the minor league teams. The Kyle Schwarber-less Boise Hawks have struggled mightily since his promotion, while his new team, the Kane County Cougars, won three out of four as Schwarber hit his first Low-A […]

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Kris Bryant Hit Two Home Runs Sunday in Iowa’s Comeback Win

The I-Cubs scored five times in their last three at bats Sunday at Principal Park and held on for a 7-6 victory over Albuquerque. Armando Rivero picked up the win and Blake Parker the save after Marcus Hatley pitched a scoreless inning in relief of Eric Jokisch. Iowa was down 5-2 going into the bottom […]

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Manny Ramirez Could Report to Iowa in the Coming Week

The Cubs signed Manny Ramirez to a minor league contract for him to be a player-coach with the Iowa Cubs on May 25 and he was expected to report to Iowa during the first week of June. Manny Ramirez has been getting into baseball shape at the Cubs facility in Mesa while working with the […]

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Cubs Notes from Down on the Farm – 06/21/14

Tonight is opening night for the AZL Cubs, heralding the beginning of a new class of players on their journey through the minor league system. Among the players to watch are catcher Tyler Alamo, corner infielder Roney Alcala, infielder Gleyber Torres, outfielder Eloy Jimenez, and pitchers Frailin Figueroa and Jefferson Mejia. As the 2014 draft […]

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