Cubs Closing In on Acquiring Garza?

According to reports from Bruce Miles and Bruce Levine, the Cubs are closing in on a deal for Matt Garza. Levine is reporting the Rays and Cubs are close on a multi-player deal. Bruce Miles has learned that the trade would involve Chris Archer, Hak-Ju Lee, Brandon Guyer and Robinson Chirinos going to the Rays […]

Cubs 2010 Organizational All-Stars

This off-season has been honoring players at each position who had the best season in their respective organization, regardless of age or prospect status. released their list of the Cubs organizational All-Stars and a couple of the players on the Cubs’ list lost their prospect status a few years ago … and two […]

Baseball America’s Top 10 Cubs Prospects

Baseball America released their list of the top 10 prospects and the players in the system with the best tools. The full list of the Cubs top 30 prospects will be unveiled when BA’s Prospect Handbook hits the stands next month. Chris Archer, Brett Jackson and Trey McNutt were named the top three prospects in […]

The Hardball Times Top Cubs Prospects

The CCO’s look at the Cubs’ farm system continues with the Hardball Times’ ranking of the top 10 prospects in the organization. Like Baseball Prospectus and Minor League Ball, Brett Jackson tops the Hardball Times’ list … with Chris Archer, Trey McNutt, Hak-Ju Lee and Jay Jackson rounding out the top five. Here is the […]

Two Cubs’ Farmhands to Keep an Eye on in 2011

The Cubs have a lot of depth throughout the system in the middle infield. From players such as Tony Thomas, Ryan Flaherty, Wes Darvill, Junior Lake, Logan Watkins, Marwin Gonzalez, D.J. LeMahieu and Hak-Ju Lee, the Cubs have big athletic middle infielders that project as big league ball players coming through the system … and […]

Cubs Continue to Talk Garza … and Check In on Carmona

A day after losing out on Brandon Webb, who signed a one-year, $3 million deal with the Rangers that could end up being worth as much as $10 million, the Cubs turned their attention to other options. According to a report from Bruce Levine, the Cubs continue to look at acquiring Matt Garza and have […]

The Current State of the Chicago Cubs

The current state of the Chicago Cubs does not look so good … but the future appears bright in 2012, and beyond. While 2011 isn’t looking very promising as 2010 comes to an end, there are several things we should keep an eye on that could very well turn out as positives for the future. […]

Hendry Working Hard to Acquire Matt Garza?

The Matt Garza deal is not dead according to Bruce Levine and Jim Hendry is pursuing a starting pitcher … with Matt Garza at the top of the list. Garza has been the Cubs main target with Brandon Webb apparently being ‘Plan B’. Hendry is working hard to try to obtain Garza or another quality […]

A Tangled Webb of Cubs Rumors

All of the rumors from the countless sources are what makes the Hot Stove Season so intriguing. Monday was a prime example, as the rumors continued to surface about the Cubs interest in Brandon Webb. During Saturday’s Talkin’ Baseball, Bruce Levine reported the Cubs checked out Brandon Webb’s medicals and still could take a flyer […]

Minor League Ball’s Top Cubs Prospects

The CCO’s look at the Cubs’ farm system continues with Minor League Ball’s ranking of the Cubs’ top prospects. Minor League Ball recently published their preliminary list of the top prospects in the Cubs system. John Sickels pointed out that the grades are subject to change. Like Baseball Prospectus, Sickels feels the Cubs system lacks […]