Front Office Evaluating All Aspects of the Organization and Other Cubs News

Theo Epstein met with the beat writers prior to Tuesday’s game in Milwaukee and discussed multiple topics in length, including Dale Sveum and his coaching staff. From all indications, Dale Sveum’s job for next season appears to be safe. Dale Sveum is under contract for one more year and has an option for 2015. Epstein […]

Jason McLeod Discusses the Cubs System on The David Kaplan Show

Jason McLeod joined David Kaplan and Mark Carman during The David Kaplan Show (720 WGN) last Wednesday night to discuss several of the Cubs’ prospects and the state of the Cubs’ farm system. Jason McLeod talked about the tremendous season that Javier Baez turned in and the work he still has in front of him. […]

Baez and Hendricks Take Home Cubs Top Minor League Honors and Other News and Notes

The Cubs named their Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year on Friday. And while the entire system made major improvements this season, two players stood out above the rest. Javier Baez was named the Minor League Player of the Year and Kyle Hendricks took home the honor of the Minor League Pitcher of […]

Three Cubs Prospects Named to Baseball America’s Minor League All-Star Team

Three of the top prospects in the Cubs’ system were named to Baseball America’s 2013 Minor League All-Star team on Thursday. Javier Baez and C.J. Edwards received first team honors while Kyle Hendricks was named to the second team. Baseball America named Javier Baez as the first team’s designated hitter. The Red Sox’s Xander Bogaerts received […]

Cubs Go With a Six-Man Rotation, a Tentative Schedule and Other News and Notes

The Cubs announced on Tuesday that they will be using a six-man rotation the next two times through the rotation. The addition of Scott Baker will help limit innings for Jeff Samardzija and Travis Wood without shutting either pitcher down early. Scott Baker has been inserted into the rotation and will start on Saturday in […]

Scott Baker Set to Make Cubs Debut and Other News and Notes

The Cubs announced on Friday that Scott Baker will make his Cubs’ debut on Sunday against Yovani Gallardo in the series finale with the Brewers. Baker has been on the 60-day DL all season and will make his first start in the majors since 2011. Scott Baker is excited about the opportunity to start and […]

Catching Up with Cubs News and Notes Following an Off-Day

Tom Ricketts spoke with Gordon Wittenmyer on Wednesday and “promised no splashy, expensive moves to reverse four consecutive years of losing on the field and at the gate” this off-season. Ricketts told the Sun-Times that the budget he gave Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer to work with “isn’t holding back anything” that Epstein and Hoyer […]

Bryant and Johnson Receive Minor League Honors and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs named 3B Kris Bryant and RHP Pierce Johnson the organization’s Minor League Player and Pitcher of the month for August on Tuesday. The D-Cubs’ teammates finished up their regular seasons with excellent months as Daytona prepared for the post-season. Kris Bryant hit .381/.438/.762 with nine doubles, one triple and seven home runs in 24 games […]

Theo Epstein Talks Cubs on The Score

Theo Epstein joined Barry Rozner and Connor McKnight during Hit and Run on Sunday morning (670 The Score) and discussed the state of the Cubs, the farm system and the big league team. Epstein addressed the Cubs’ desire to sign Jeff Samardzija to a long team deal and the fact they feel Starlin Castro will […]

Dale Sveum Talks Cubs on ESPN 1000

Dale Sveum joined Bruce Levine and Fred Huebner during Talkin’ Baseball (ESPN 1000) on Saturday morning and discussed a variety of topics. Sveum was blunt in his assessments of Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro and Jeff Samardzija as well as what he expects from his players on a daily basis.