West Plays Longball and Pounds the East in the AFL Fall Stars Game – West 9, East 2

Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game WP – Alex Meyer (1-0) LP – Kyle Crick (0-1) Save – None The West squad abused the East pitching and rode five long home runs to a 9-2 victory. Rangers’ first base prospect Brett Nicholas launched two home runs over the wall in right and was named the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Prospects – The Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game – 11/02/13

Eighth Annual Fall Stars Game – East vs. West Game Time – 7:00pm CDT Coverage – TV: MLB Network, MLB.com Location – Surprise Stadium, Surprise AZ Aaron Sanchez (East) (0-1, 1.35/0.98) vs. Alex Meyer (West) (2-0, 3.63/1.21) The eighth annual AFL All-Star game takes place tonight at Surprise Stadium. The annual event was renamed the […]

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The Skipper Search Continues and Other Cubs News and Notes

The search for the Cubs next skipper enters day seven on Wednesday, it has been exactly one week since the front office lost out on their first choice to some team in the Big Apple. Over the last ten-plus days the Cubs have interviewed A.J. Hinch, Manny Acta and Rick Renteria. Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 10/14/13

It was a week for openings, as the Arizona Fall League, as well as the Mexican Pacific League and the Venezuelan Winter League all started play. There is more to come as the Dominican Winter League began on Friday, while the Puerto Rican League opens in the beginning of November. So welcome back to baseball […]

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Cubs Organizational All-Stars and Other Minor League News

The young players representing the Cubs on the Mesa Solar Sox roster in the Arizona Fall League have not wasted any time over the first four games of the season. Albert Almora did not play on Friday night, but he did not give away any at bats in his first two games. Almora has played […]

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Cubs Sending Six to the Arizona Fall League

According to multiple reports Tuesday afternoon, the Cubs will send six players to the Arizona Fall League. Top prospects Brett Jackson and Trey McNutt will suit up for the Mesa Solar Sox along with Chris Carpenter, Junior Lake, D.J. LeMahieu and Andrew Cashner. Jeff Beliveau will be on the taxi squad.

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/22/10

The Mesa Solar end their season on a lengthy winless streak. Josh Vitters and Ryan Flaherty have slow final weeks, while Jake Muyco ends the fall with a bloated earned run average. In the mean time, several Cubs farmhands in the Caribbean continue to shine. One Cubs prospect is named a Double-A All-Star, several guys […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/15/10

The Mesa Solar Sox are eliminated from postseason contention. One Cubs prospect is named an All-Star and is released all in the span of 24-hours. Eight minor leaguers in the organization become free agents while four others re-sign with the club. A few Cubs farmhands are set to play in Australia, while Austin Bibens-Dirkx is […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/08/10

Two Cubs prospects take part in the annual AFL Rising Stars Game. One less fortunate member of the Mesa Solar Sox finds himself out for the season. Two vacancies are created on the minor league coaching staff, one because of a promotion and the other due to a departure. Find out who’s hot and who’s […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/01/10

Jake Muyco has a couple of rough starts in the Arizona Fall League. Craig Muschko and Austin Bibens-Dirkx look to rebound after having tough first weeks with Zulia in Venezuela. The Rising Stars Game will be televised on Saturday on the MLB Network. The Mesa Solar Sox suffer a string of crushing defeats to end […]

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