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 […]


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The Daily CCO: Maddon’s Magic Trick and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

Joe Maddon does things a little bit different from other managers, besides not reading from the old book. So after the Cubs dropped their season-worst fifth game in a row Sunday night, Maddon decided it was the right time to pull a trick out of his hat to make the losing streak disappear. A couple […]


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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 […]


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Cubs Prospects Shine on All-Star Tuesday

With 15 players from three leagues selected to play as All-Stars, the Cubs’ organization was well represented as three affiliated leagues held their All-Star games on Tuesday. Tennessee’s six All-Stars all showed that they were deserving of the honor as Dan Vogelbach led the way with a three-run homer in the Southern League All-Star Game. […]


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Could This Be the Future of the Cubs?

The 2015 Myrtle Beach Pelicans not only secured a playoff berth for the season, but the best record in the Carolina League. However, this squad is no strangers to success, and they could be providing Cubs fans with a glimpse of the future. The Genesis – The 2012 AZL Cubs To most, the 2012 AZL […]


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Cubs Prospects Billy McKinney and Duane Underwood Jr. Added to MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

Two of the top prospects in the Cubs system were recently added to MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 list, OF Billy McKinney and RHP Duane Underwood Jr. With so many prospects getting called up to the majors in recent weeks, MLB Pipeline reshuffled its Top 100 Prospect list. OF Billy McKinney cracked the top 100 at […]


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Cubs Prospect Jeimer Candelario Added to Carolina League All-Star Team

The Carolina League announced Wednesday that 3B Jeimer Candelario had been added to its All-Star roster. Jeimer Candelario is having a good season for High-A Myrtle Beach and joins teammates RHP Duane Underwood Jr., RHP Jonathan Martinez and OF Mark Zagunis on the squad. Pitching coach David Rosario and assistant hitting coach Chris Gutierrez will […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Could Use a Little Designated Hitting and Other News, Notes and Rumors

The Cubs were flat Tuesday night coming off an unexpected day off and were shutout for the fifth time this season. Joe Maddon does not like off days for his young team. Even with taking three of four from the Reds, the Cubs scored a grand total of 16 runs during the five-game homestand after […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/17/15

Big offensive performances marked the beginning of the week as Arismendy Alcantara had a two home run game for Iowa, while rookie Jose Rojas also hit two in the same game in Venezuela. In Myrtle Beach, Jacob Rogers came close to a cycle as they closed in on a playoff spot. And Duane Underwood Jr. dominated […]


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Three Cubs Prospects Make Carolina League All-Star Team

Three of the top players on the team with the most wins in the Carolina League will take part in the California-Carolina League All-Star Game on June 23 in Rancho Cucamonga. RHP Duane Underwood Jr., RHP Jonathan Martinez and OF Mark Zagunis will represent the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Chicago Cubs on the Carolina League […]


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