Theo Epstein Discusses the Cubs Decision to Send Down Bryant, Baez and Russell

The Cubs sent down three of the best young players in the system Monday and two, in Kris Bryant and Addison Russell that are ranked among the top five prospects in baseball. Kris Bryant and Addison Russell were extremely impressive this spring and will be part of the big league team in the near future. […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Have Wonderful, Healthy Debates and News from the Big Day in Camp

Countdown to Opening Night: 5 days The Cubs’ brass made the announcements most were waiting for Monday when the team optioned INF Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa and re-assigned 3B/OF Kris Bryant and SS Addison Russell to minor league camp. The trio will spend a lot of time in Iowa’s infield over the next few […]


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Cubs Option Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa, Re-Assign Kris Bryant and Addison Russell to Minor League Camp

The Cubs announced the fifth round of spring roster cuts Monday morning. Javier Baez was optioned to Triple-A Iowa and both Kris Bryant and Addison Russell were re-assigned to minor league camp. With Monday’s roster moves, the Cubs spring roster officially stands at 35 players. The Cubs optioned 2B Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa. Baez […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – Iowa Cubs Preview

Minor League Preview – Triple-A Iowa Cubs The fifth installment of a series previewing the 2015 minor league season focuses on the Iowa Cubs. Please note that the previews are based on current roster assignments and anticipated Spring Training success. All assignments, both as to position and level, are subject to change pending the completion […]


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Edwin Jackson and the Cubs Surprise the Royals with a Spring Shutout – Cubs 7, Royals 0

Spring Training Game Twenty-Eight – Cubs 7, Royals 0 WP – Edwin Jackson (2-1) LP – Edinson Volquez (1-3) Save – None Edwin Jackson pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings. Miguel Montero, Junior Lake and Matt Szczur homered. The Cubs scored five runs in their last two at bats Sunday afternoon off Wade Davis and Greg […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 03/27/15

Spring Training Game Twenty-Five: Cubs (9-14-1) vs. White Sox (8-12-3) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet (Cubs), WGN-TV Ch. 9 (White Sox) – Radio: Cubs.com, 670 The Score (White Sox) Location – Sloan Park, Mesa Jason Hammel (1-1, 3.86, 1.21) vs. Jeff Samardzija (1-1, 7.15, 1.50) The Cubs and White Sox […]


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Rings for the Champs, MiLB Pace-of-Game Rules and News from the Cubs Farm System

The Kane County Cougars rolled through the Midwest League last season and ended up the last team standing after a perfect 7-0 mark in the post-season that ended with a Midwest League Championship. Mark Johnson, who is now the manager of High-A Myrtle Beach, led his team to a 91-49 record in the regular season. […]


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A Bad Day for Edwin Jackson in Cubs Return to HoHoKam Park – Athletics 14, Cubs 2

Spring Training Game Twenty-Two – Cubs 2, Athletics 14 WP – Drew Pomeranz (1-2) LP – Blake Parker (0-2) Save – None Kris Bryant hit his ninth home run in the Cactus League and Jorge Soler drove in a run, but Edwin Jackson reported late to the park because he was stuck in traffic and […]


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Cubs Spring Training Update: Position Players

The Cubs have several questions left to answer over the next 12 days. There are 12 games left in the Cubs exhibition season and 10 of those will take place over the final nine days of Cactus League play. There are two positions in the infield to be filled before Opening Night against the Cardinals, […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Three Days of Homers, the Kris Bryant Watch, Injury Updates and Spring Wins

It was another busy weekend for the Chicago Cubs, only one more full weekend left in Arizona before the season opener on April 5. Jon Lester and Kris Bryant dominated the news. While Lester was scratched from his start with a tired arm, Bryant was busy hitting three homers in two games. But Bryant wasn’t […]


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