MLB Pipeline Updated Cubs Top 20 Prospect List

MLB Pipeline posted updates to each team’s top 20 prospect list Sunday night and the Cubs’ updated list includes the recently drafted OF/C Kyle Schwarber and reflects the performances turned in this season. Kris Bryant tops the list of the prospects in the Cubs system followed by Javier Baez, Addison Russell, Arismendy Alcantara and Albert […]

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MiLB Announces Partnership with CBS Sports Network to Televise Minor League Baseball Game of the Week

Minor League Baseball’s popularity continues to increase with more and more focus put on prospects throughout the game. And another step to grow the game in the minors was announced on Thursday. Minor League Baseball and CBS Sports Network have formed a partnership that will make the network the home of Minor League Baseball’s Game […]

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Baseball America’s Top 31 Cubs Prospects for 2014

Baseball America’s 2014 Prospect Handbook arrived Wednesday with the Twins’ Miguel Sano on the cover and more positive news about the Cubs’ farm system. Like Baseball Prospectus (No. 2) and Keith Law (No. 4), Baseball America ranked the Cubs’ organization in the top five in baseball. The Cubs system came in at No. 4 in […]

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A Super Big Day and Other Cubs News and Notes

Weekend Update It’s a Super day in sports on the first Sunday in February with some big Bowl game taking place in New Jersey that includes teams from Denver and Seattle. And once the game ends, baseball season unofficially starts as teams will open Spring Training camps during the upcoming week. This is the last […]

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Cubs Prospects Making Noise in Pre-Season Rankings

After being ranked as one of the worst farm systems in the game a year ago by Baseball America, the Cubs organization made a lot of improvement in 2009 … and the industry is recognizing the strides made last season. Starlin Castro was recently named the 22nd best prospect in the game by MLB.com. Castro […]

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Minor League Ball’s Top Cubs Prospects for 2010

John Sickels released his list of the top prospects in the Cubs’ organization on Tuesday. Sickels provides grades for each of the prospects he ranks … and his annual Baseball Prospect Book is a must read to help keep track of the better prospects in the game. Sickels made some positive points about the Cubs’ […]

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Cubs Top Prospects and the Hot Stove

Award Week for Major League Baseball continues on Tuesday with the announcement of the AL Cy Young winner. Chris Coghlan of the Marlins and Andrew Bailey of the A’s were named NL and AL Rookie of the Year on Monday. With Coghlan taking the trophy, Geovany Soto will hopefully return to the form in 2010 […]

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Monday Morning General Manager

There are 11 days remaining before the non-waiver trade deadline and it’s that time again at the CCO. Grab your GM hat, as always make sure it still fits and let’s play, ‘If You Were the Cubs GM…version 20.09‘. You may or may not know the drill by now. The CCO’s long-running debate topic made […]

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From the CCO Inbox – 5/12/09

With the Cubs spending Monday recovering from 20 games in 20 days and receiving good news on Derrek Lee, it seems like the right time to empty out the CCO Inbox and pass along information we have received over the last three weeks. So while Lou contemplates the next change or changes to his bullpen […]

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I-Cubs, D-Cubs and Chiefs Announce 2009 Opening Day Rosters

The Iowa Cubs, Daytona Cubs and Peoria Chiefs released their 2009 Opening Day Rosters on Tuesday…a day after the Tennessee Smokies. The Iowa Cubs will open the season in Round Rock (Houston Astros) on Thursday. Mitch Atkins will get the ball for the first game. Jose Ascanio, Esmailin Caridad, Jeff Samardzija and Randy Wells will […]

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