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 […]


Share on Fancred

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 […]


Share on Fancred

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 […]


Share on Fancred

The Daily CCO: Joe Maddon is the Players’ Choice in Managers Survey and Cubs News and Rumors

The Cubs get back to work on Friday afternoon with the last three games before the All-Star break. And thanks to the schedule makers, the Cubs wrap up what is viewed as the first half of the season with three against the White Sox. The Cubs enter play Friday tied for the fourth best winning […]


Share on Fancred

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/10/15

Grabbing the spot light are the high-flying Eugene Emeralds, who have the best record in the Northwest League thanks to the play of Donnie Dewees and Frandy Delarosa. There was some tough luck as the Myrtle Beach offense has suddenly gone cold and squandered excellent pitching efforts from Michael Heesch and Jen-Ho Tseng. South Bend […]


Share on Fancred

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/08/15

After a big shakeup over the holiday weekend things seem to be settling in for the affiliates as Iowa is on a roll, winning three straight thanks to home runs from Junior Lake, Ryan Dent, Taylor Davis, Jonathan Mota, Matt Szczur, and Kyle Schwarber. Major leaguers Tsuyoshi Wada and Rafael Soriano were the center of […]


Share on Fancred

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/03/15

Pitching dominated the end of the week as Eugene got a nine strikeout performance from Oscar De La Cruz while Justin Steele continued to dominate the Northwest League. Pierce Johnson looks ready to make the next step in his development as he, along with two home runs, helped Tennessee to victory. Meanwhile, Carlos Pimentel also […]


Share on Fancred

The Daily CCO: Alcantara is an All-Star, Positive News on Underwood Jr. and Other Cubs News

INF/OF Arismendy Alcantara was named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star Team and will represent the Iowa Cubs in the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 15 in Omaha. Arismendy Alcantara is batting .252/.317/.461 in 65 games with 10 doubles, seven triples and 10 home runs for a .778 OPS. In 258 at bats, Alcantara […]


Share on Fancred

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/29/15

Streaks were the big story to start the week as South Bend came off of All-Star break and extended their winning streak to five games thanks to Gleyber Torres. Winning four games in a row brought Eugene’s record even as Eloy Jimenez and Ian Happ came up big. Both Tennessee and Iowa had modest two […]


Share on Fancred

Cubs Weekend Headlines: Draft Signings, Roster Moves and Rumors

While the Cubs struggled on the field at Busch Stadium, the rumors picked up during the last weekend of June. The Cubs have been linked to several pitchers that are expected to be moved before the deadline. The Cubs made one roster move after another and welcomed back Neil Ramirez. Jorge Soler starts a rehab […]


Share on Fancred