Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/29/13

All eyes were on the Cubs’ system this week after two trades added more inventory and talent to the organization. Mike Olt, Justin Grimm and C.J. Edwards were acquired in the Matt Garza deal with Texas and each player made their organizational debuts. Justin Grimm struggled in his first start while Mike Olt is 2-for-19 […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/18/13

For the second straight week, four of the Cubs eight affiliates are in first place, and a fifth is in second place as both Iowa and Tennessee headed into their All-Star break. Iowa had marathon game on Sunday with a light’s out pitching performance from Jake Arrieta.  Boise saw the first start of second round […]

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Cubs Sign 12th Round Pick RHP Trevor Clifton and 19th Round Pick Will Remillard

The Cubs introduced first round pick Kris Bryant at Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon and soon after Bryant’s deal was officially announced, two more players signed with the Cubs. RHP Trevor Clifton and catcher Will Remillard signed for over slot and rounded out what is seen as a solid draft for the Chicago Cubs. Trevor […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/08/13

Nothing could overshadow the big news out of the minors to end this week as Javier Baez was promoted to Double-A Tennessee. Pierce Johnson had his best start with the D-Cubs that helped keep Daytona on track. There were a lot of moves throughout the system while Boise and Iowa kept struggling but Kane County […]

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Cubs Sign Sixth-Round Pick RHP Scott Frazier and Eighth-Round Pick LHP Sam Wilson

The Cubs announced on Saturday that they signed right-handed pitcher Scott Frazier out of Pepperdine. According to Baseball America, Frazier received a $267,600 signing bonus, the Cubs sixth round pool amount for the 2013 draft. Sam Wilson, the lefty from Lamar Community College in Colorado, announced on Twitter that he signed his contract with the […]

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Cubs Sign OF Jacob Hannemann, RHP David Garner and C Jordan Hankins

The Cubs signed three more draft picks on Wednesday and as reported by the CCO last weekend, the Cubs have agreements in place with all of their first 10 picks in the draft with the exception of Kris Bryant. The Cubs are hoping to have Bryant signed in the near future, but the Sun-Times reported […]

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Cubs Sign 5th Round Pick RHP Trey Masek and 10th Round Pick RHP Zack Godley

Trey Masek, the Cubs fifth round draft pick, announced on his Twitter account Tuesday afternoon that he had just signed his contract and was officially a member of the Chicago Cubs organization. Masek said he couldn’t feel more blessed. Masek is the second player in as many days to announce his signing on Twitter before […]

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Cubs Sign Second-Round Pick LHP Rob Zastryzny

The Cubs signed another one of their recent draft picks on Monday. Rob Zastryzny, the Cubs’ second round pick out of Missouri, announced on his Twitter feed that he is officially part of the Chicago Cubs organization. Zastryzny thanked everyone for their support and said he cannot wait to begin the journey. According to Baseball […]

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Cubs Ink 4th Round Draft Pick RHP Tyler Skulina

According to a report from Jim Callis of Baseball America, the Cubs signed Tyler Skulina, the right-hander from Kent State they took in the fourth round of draft. Callis reported Skulina received a signing bonus of $800,000 which is $322,700 over slot. The Cubs fourth round pool amount for 2013 draft was $477,300. Skulina is […]

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Cubs Make Pitching a Priority in Day Two of the 2013 Draft

With the first two picks in Kris Bryant and Rob Zastryzny in the books on Thursday night, the Cubs spent a majority of day two adding pitching to the organization. The Cubs spent six of their eight picks on Friday adding pitching inventory while using their other two picks on a pair of intriguing outfielders. […]

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