Bryant and Johnson Receive Minor League Honors and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs named 3B Kris Bryant and RHP Pierce Johnson the organization’s Minor League Player and Pitcher of the month for August on Tuesday. The D-Cubs’ teammates finished up their regular seasons with excellent months as Daytona prepared for the post-season. Kris Bryant hit .381/.438/.762 with nine doubles, one triple and seven home runs in 24 games […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 09/03/13

Game One Hundred Thirty-Eight: Cubs (58-79) vs. Marlins (51-85) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 189/844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (7-14, 4.90/1.42/3.72) vs. Tom Koehler (3-9, 4.72/1.41/4.27) The Cubs will try to even the series with the Marlins tonight behind Edwin […]

From the Wire … Cubs Call-Up LHP Zac Rosscup, DFA Dave Sappelt

According to multiple reports, the Cubs selected the contract of LHP Zac Rosscup from Triple-A Iowa, and added him to both the 40-man roster and active roster on Tuesday afternoon. Dave Sappelt was designated for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for Rosscup. The Cubs also recalled catcher J.C. Boscan, RHP Justin Grimm […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/02/13

Happy Labor Day to everyone from the CCO! As the minor league season entered its final weekend, both the Iowa Cubs and the AZL Cubs were eliminated in their desperate attempts to make the playoffs.  Meanwhile in Tennessee and Daytona, both teams are preparing for post-season as the bats of Javier Baez and Dustin Geiger […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 09/01/13

Game One Hundred Thirty-Six: Cubs (57-78) vs. Phillies (62-74) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183/844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (1-1, 4.50/1.32/4.71) vs. Kyle Kendrick (10-11, 4.40/1.38/3.97) The Cubs wrap up the series and season series with the Phillies this afternoon […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/29/13

The final days of the minor league season are upon us, and Tennessee, behind a power surge from Javier Baez, has locked up a playoff spot in the Southern League. Daytona moved into the post-season in style after a combined No-Hitter on Tuesday locked up a division title. Boise moved into a first place tie […]

The Arizona Fall League, September Call-Ups and Other Cubs News and Notes

With the Cubs season wrapping up just five weeks from Sunday, the front office will soon turn their attention to the off-season. Jed Hoyer confirmed on Saturday that Jorge Soler will be among as many as eight Cubs’ prospects to play in the upcoming Arizona Fall League (AFL). Albert Almora is also expected to play […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/22/13

The minor league season is coming down to the wire as Tennessee had a winning streak snapped but reduced their magic number in the Southern League. Daytona continues to maintain a five game lead in the Florida State League with fourteen games left to play. Boise and the AZL Cubs are fighting for their playoff […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/19/13

The Cubs’ affiliates had a decent end of the week. Boise pulled to within a game of first place with help from Carlos Penalver. Kane County posted a couple of wins, while Iowa received an excellent spot start from Casey Coleman. Tennessee kept its grip on first place thanks to Javier Baez and two game […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/12/13

The Cubs’ farm system went streaking at the end of the week. Kris Bryant ran his hitting streak to 15 games while the Boise Hawks won three games in a row. Iowa posted five consecutive victories and enjoyed a 13 game hit streak from Jae-Hoon Ha. Daytona broke their streak of being rained out as […]