Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 10/18/10

The Arizona Fall League and Venezuelan Winter League kick-off, while the Arizona Instructional League and the Pan American Qualifiers wind down. Several Cubs farmhands have bad first outings in Winter Ball. Chris Archer strikes out ten in six strong innings for team USA. Josh Vitters sees action at first and third and goes deep for […]

Brenly Withdraws … Hendry Talks Cubs Baseball

Less than a week after reports first surfaced, Bob Brenly removed his name from the Cubs’ managerial search on Friday. The news of Brenly’s decision hit the wire on Saturday morning before the second game of the Cubs-Cardinals series. Bob Brenly met with Jim Hendry briefly Friday and told the Cubs GM his decision. Brenly […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/25/10

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four: Cubs (69-84) vs. Cardinals (79-74) Game Time – 12:05pm CDT Coverage – WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Casey Coleman (2-2, 5.02/1.56) vs. Chris Carpenter (15-8, 3.28/1.17) Updated 11:10am CDT – Bob Brenly Withdraws from Cubs Manager Search Nine games remain in […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/20/10

The Tennessee Smokies lost the Southern League Championship series. The Jacksonville Suns were victorious in four games, topping Tennessee in the league finals for the second consecutive year. A great year for Bill Dancy and company came to a close on a sour note, as a walk-off home run ended the series. All that and […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/16/10

After the Smokies and Suns both clinched their respective semifinal series on Sunday, the stage was set for the Southern League Championship Series. The two teams battled it out each of the last two nights at Smokies Park in a rematch of the ’09 finals. The “Player of the Year” and “Pitcher of the Year” […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/13/10

The Tennessee Smokies won their playoff series against the West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx! They are set to begin the Southern League Finals! Two members of the Tennessee press box receive awards for their fine work. Two Cubs farmhands are named to the roster of Team USA for the Pan American Games. Four guys are added […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/09/10

The Iowa Cubs lose a heartbreaker to Memphis and see their playoff hopes vanish. The Tennessee Smokies get set to begin their postseason slate. Jason Dubois hits two home runs in the final game of the year at Iowa. One Cubs prospect is named the Topps Player of the Month, and the other is the […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/06/10

The Iowa Cubs reduce their magic number to one but come up short in their first chance to clinch. Two Cubs minor league managers are named the Manager of the Year for their respective leagues. One Cubs minor league skipper is ejected from a game in the first inning. Three Tennessee Smokies are named postseason […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/02/10

We’ve hit the final stretch of the regular season of minor league baseball. Going into this weekend, the Iowa Cubs are still fighting for a playoff berth. The Daytona Cubs are trying to fight off elimination. The Tennessee Smokies are riding-high trying to stay smoking hot as they head into the postseason. The Peoria Chiefs […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/30/10

The 2010 Arizona Fall League schedule has been released. The Iowa Cubs are battling the Memphis Grizzlies for the PCL American North crown. The Daytona pitching staff is brilliant but the bats go cold at the wrong time. Tennessee’s Bill Dancy earns managerial win number 1,600. The Smokies clinch the second half division title. Walk-off […]