A Not So Bright Day on the Farm

Minor League Report – 04/19/06 The Iowa Cubs (7-6) and West Tenn Diamond Jaxx (9-4) have begun the season the same way as the big league club with wins to start the season….but not on Tuesday, both teams lost. The Iowa Cubs were beaten 7-6 by the Albuquerque Isotopes (Florida Marlins) and the West Tenn […]

A Pair of Wins in the Minors

Minor League Report – 04/18/06 The Iowa Cubs beat the Round Rock Express (Houston Astros) on Monday 8 to 5 to improve to 7-5 on the year, 1 game back of the Omaha Royals and tied with the Nashville Sounds for second place. Les Walrond got the win and is now 2-0 for the season […]

Sweepsville USA on the Farm

Minor League Report – 04/13/06 The Iowa Cubs and West Tenn Diamond Jaxx both lost their games on Wednesday. The Iowa Cubs lost to the Nashville Sounds (Milwaukee Brewers) 2-0. Felix Pie was held hitless for the second straight game and the Cubs only managed 2 hits against Sounds pitching….both by Mike Fontenot. The West […]

The Minors Split on Tuesday

Minor League Report – 04/12/06 Updated – 6:14am C.T. with a Roster Move and An Update on Brian Dopirak With all of the comments left here at the CCO on Tuesday about Glendon Rusch and the health concerns of Jacque Jones and Aramis Ramirez….not to mention the other three, I thought this might be a […]

The Chicago Cubs Top 10 Prospects

Last week ESPN.com posted Baseball America’s Top Ten Prospects List (from November 28th) for the Chicago Cubs. According to their website: Since 1981, Baseball America has been finding the prospects and tracking them from the bushes to the big leagues. That means you get comprehensive coverage every step of the way, from high school and […]

The Cubs’ Boys of Winter?

Although the 2005 season ended for the Cubs on October 2nd, many of the players in the Cubs’ organization are playing winter ball. I have mentioned the Arizona Fall League (AFL), but there are several other leagues going on in different countries. There are Cubs in the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Puerto Rico and Mexico. Players […]

Arizona Fall League Update

Just when you thought the only baseball going on is The World Series. The boys of summer have moved to Arizona. The Arizona Fall League (AFL) is underway and there are several Cubs playing for the Mesa Solar Sox, including Matt Murton.