Talkin’ 2011 MLB Draft Live

Updated 6:58pm CDT – Cubs Selected Javier Baez, SS from Arlington County Day School (Florida) with 9th pick in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft The 2011 First-Year Player Draft begins Monday night at 6:00pm CDT. The MLB Network, MLB.com and XM Radio will carry the first round of the draft live from the MLB Network […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report … and 2009 Draft Recap – 06/11/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. I am going to pass on just brief recaps of the games this week and I will focus more on 2009 Draft this week. On Tuesday Major League Baseball had three rounds of picks as well as a compensatory round of picks for teams that lost […]

Looking Back at the Rule 4 Draft

The 2008 First-Year Player Draft was conducted on June 5th and June 6th. The Cubs drafted 51 players, 28 pitchers, 12 infielders, 8 outfielders and 3 catchers. A couple of names that jump out of the long list include Michael Brenly, son of Bob Brenly, and Chicago area prospects David Cales and Anthony Zych….as well […]