A Rainy Tuesday Down on the Farm….Hill K’s 14

Minor League Report – 05/31/06 The Iowa Cubs continued their home and away series against the Nashville Sounds (Milwaukee Brewers) on Tuesday. After taking 3 of 4 from the division leaders at Principal Park in Iowa, both teams went to Nashville for a 4-game series at Greer Stadium. Rich Hill started for the I-Cubs on […]

Prior Shaky In First Rehab Start

Mark Prior Makes First Rehab Start Updated – 8:34pm C.T. with Report from Associated Press and 9:39pm C.T. with Report from Cubs.com Mark Prior topped out around 90 MPH on the radar gun, but threw only 2 innings in his first of a reported 3 rehab starts. Prior threw only 18 pitches in the 1st […]

A Sunday Split…In the Minors

Minor League Report – 05/22/06 The Iowa Cubs beat the Fresno Grizzlies (San Francisco Giants) 3-2 on Sunday afternoon in Fresno. Mark Watson went to 2-0 on the season in relief of Les Walrond and David Aardsma picked up his 4th save of the season. The I-Cubs are 6 games back of the Nashville Sounds […]

Sometimes You Win….Sometimes You Lose….In the Minors

Minor League Report – 05/17/06 The Iowa Cubs won their second straight game on Tuesday with a 4-1 victory over the Salt Lake City Bees (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) and for the second straight day it was runs late in the game that led to the victory. The West Tenn Diamond Jaxx lost 9-7 […]

Kerry Wood – The Final Warm-up?

Iowa Cubs (13-19) vs. Colorado Springs Sky Sox (12-22) Game Time – 7:05pm C.T. – MiLB.com Radio Link Location – Principal Park, Des Moines, Iowa Kerry Wood (0-0, -.–) vs. Justin Hampson (2-0, 1.16) Kerry Wood makes what could be his last rehab start tonight for the Iowa Cubs against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox […]

Wood to Face the Sky Sox….Plus A Marathon and A Comeback in the Minors

Minor League Report – 05/10/06 Minor League Baseball is garnering a lot of attention right now with all of the injuries around the Major Leagues and to the Chicago Cubs. For those of you that missed the news, Delmon Young, a prospect for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and one of the top prospects in […]

A Good Friday on the Farm

Minor League Report – 05/06/06 With News and Transactions from the Minors Both the Iowa Cubs and West Tenn Diamond Jaxx won on Friday night. The I-Cubs shutout the Memphis Redbirds (St. Louis Cardinals) 6-0 and the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx beat the Huntsville Stars (Milwaukee Brewers) 4-3 in 10 innings. Micah Hoffpauir hit his […]

Brewers Take Two on Tuesday from Cubs….In the Minors

Minor League Report – 05/03/06 The Cubs’ Minor League system is becoming more important as everyday passes and ‘The Youth Movement’ in Chicago has made all of the Cubs Faithful more aware of what is going on down in the minors. Tuesday was not a good day for either Iowa or West Tenn as they […]

A Shutout and a Loss in the Minors

Minor League Report – 04/25/06 There was good news and bad news from the farm on Monday. The Iowa Cubs lost to the Round Rock Express (Houston Astros) 4-1 and the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx shut out the Chattanooga Lookouts (Cincinnati Reds) 3-0. Chris Shaver picked up the win for the Diamond Jaxx and Bobby […]

The Minors Play Follow the Leader

Minor League Report – 04/23/06 The Iowa Cubs continued their skid on Saturday loosing to the Round Rock Express (Houston Astros) 10-5, it was the Cubs fourth loss in a row. Les Walrond went 4 innings and gave up 9 runs, 5 earned, on 9 hits. Walrond is now 2-1 on the year for the […]