MLB Pipeline’s Updated Top 30 Cubs Prospects List

MLB Pipeline released its updated prospect lists for all 30 teams earlier this week. And the Cubs prospect ranking looks a lot different from the pre-season list that was posted in March. With Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Jorge Soler part of the Cubs’ everyday lineup, the three players that started the season headlining the […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/29/15

It was a big Tuesday throughout the system for the affiliates. As of press time last night, the Cubs minor league players had nine home runs and recorded three shut outs. It was all the start to what appears to be a memorable week for everyone. In his first start Iowa, Clayton Richard recorded a […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/27/15

It was a pretty good start to the week for some pitchers from the 2014 draft class. Lefty Tommy Thorpe is not thriving in the rotation for South Bend, while Brad Markey was blowing hitters away for Myrtle Beach. Austyn Willis also had a good outing for the AZL Cubs, and Ryan Williams kept rolling […]


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Cubs Notes from Down on the Farm – 07/25/15

Thanks once again to Neil for covering Down on the Farm this past week. The time off has provided an opportunity to put together some notes from the affiliates. The promotion of Kyle Schwarber, seemingly for good, has thrown open the race for Minor League Player of the Year. Two weeks ago, Tennessee OF Billy […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/20/15

Gleyber Torres and Jeffrey Baez continued to pound the baseball for South Bend while Rashad Crawford also heated up at the plate. Myrtle Beach ran their winning streak to six games. Chesny Young set a Carolina League record. Young has reached base safely in 38 straight games. Tennessee received a rare bad outing from Ryan […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/17/15

After taking a break for the Major League All-Star game, all of the Cubs’ affiliates look refreshed as there were both big pitching performances and excellent offensive displays to end the week. Eugene was a base hit machine thanks to Ian Happ and Eloy Jimenez, while Yasiel Balaguert and David Bote went deep for South […]


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Teams Asking the Cubs about RHP Carl Edwards Jr.?

With the All-Star Game in the rearview mirror, front offices across the league will focus on making improvements to the Major League roster. The non-waiver trade deadline is 15 days away and the Cubs are one of several teams that are expected to be aggressive before July 31. It is not a secret, the Cubs […]


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Kyle Schwarber Named Most Valuable Player of the All-Star Futures Game

Kyle Schwarber earned a spot in the starting lineup for the U.S. Team at the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. And the hometown kid walked away from the game with the Most Valuable Player award. Kyle Schwarber was named the MVP of the All-Star Futures Game after going 1-for-3 at the plate with a two-run triple […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Prospects Kyle Schwarber and Carl Edwards Jr. Set for All-Star Futures Game

Two of the Cubs’ top prospects will be on the National stage Sunday afternoon at the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Kyle Schwarber is in the starting lineup, batting third and catching for the U.S. Team and Carl Edwards Jr. is scheduled to be the seventh pitcher used by skipper Ken Griffey Sr. Kyle Schwarber finished […]


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Baseball America’s Midseason Top 10 Cubs Prospects

Baseball America released its midseason ranking of the top 10 prospects in the Cubs’ system, and there are significant changes from the pre-season list. Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Jorge Soler headlined the No. 1 system in the game. Fast forward four months and all three of those players are part of Joe Maddon’s everyday […]


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