Cubs 2015 First-Year Player Draft: Day Three

The 2015 First-Year Player Draft concludes today (11:00am CDT) with rounds 11-40. Through the first two days, the Cubs have selected six pitchers (three left-handers, three-right handers), three outfielders and one infielder. Eight of the Cubs first 10 selections are college players. The Cubs selected OF/2B Ian Happ in the first round and OF Donnie […]

Cubs Selected LHP Bryan Hudson in Third Round of 2015 Draft

The Cubs went with a high school pitcher in the third round of the draft and selected LHP Bryan Hudson with the 82nd overall pick from Alton High School, Illinois in the First-Year Player Draft. Bryan Hudson is 6-foot-8, 220 pounds and just turned 18 years old (May 8, 1997). Hudson is extremely athletic and with […]

Cubs 2015 First-Year Player Draft: Day Two

The organization that had the best collection of position players many in the game had ever seen in one system before the season started added two more bats with the selections of OF/2B Ian Happ and OF Donnie Dewees. The Cubs selected two of the top college bats with the team’s first two picks in […]

Cubs Select OF Donnie Dewees in Second Round of 2015 Draft

After taking OF/2B Ian Happ with the ninth overall pick in the first round, the Cubs selected OF Donnie Dewees from North Florida in the second round (47th overall) of the First-Year Player Draft. Reports prior to the draft suggested the Cubs could take OF Donnie Dewees in the first round. The Cubs really like the […]

Cubs Select OF/2B Ian Happ in First Round of 2015 Draft

For the fifth straight year, the Cubs selected a position player with the first pick in the First-Year Player Draft. With the ninth overall pick in the first round, the Cubs selected OF/2B Ian Happ from the University of Cincinnati. The Cubs selected one of the top three pure hitters in this year’s draft according […]

Cubs 2015 First-Year Player Draft: Day One

The Rule 4 Draft begins Monday at 6:00pm CDT and runs through Wednesday (June 10). And while the next three days will be very important for the Cubs, there is less focus on this year’s draft with the Cubs picking lower in the first round … and the big league team winning ballgames. Jason McLeod […]

The Daily CCO: Five South Bend Cubs are All-Stars and Other Cubs News

Five South Bend Cubs were named Midwest League All-Stars on Thursday. SS Gleyber Torres, C/1B Cael Brockmeyer, OF Charcer Burks, RHP Jeremy Null and RHP James Farris have been tabbed to participate in the 51st Midwest League All-Star Game on June 23 at Dozer Park in Peoria, Illinois. SS Gleyber Torres has quickly become one of […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: Splitting with the Royals, Draft News and a Bunch of Rumors

Even with only two games it was a typically busy weekend for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs ended up with a split of the two-game series with the Royals and finished May with a 14-14 record. More rumors surfaced on which players the front office could try to acquire to improve the big league roster. […]

Cubs Draft Update: Baseball America and MLB Pipeline Mock Drafts

While the front office continues to look for ways to improve the big league roster, a majority of the focus for the Chicago Cubs will shift to the First-Year Player Draft that begins in eight days (June 8-10). There still does not appear to be a clear cut No. 1 pick with the draft just […]

Cubs Draft Update: Latest Mock Drafts and Rumors

The First-Year Player Draft is 10 days away (June 8-10) and teams will spend next week in meetings putting the final touches on their draft boards. The Cubs have been connected to about a dozen players with the ninth pick in the draft. Selecting that low, compared to recent years, will limit the choices Jason […]