Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/29/13

All eyes were on the Cubs’ system this week after two trades added more inventory and talent to the organization. Mike Olt, Justin Grimm and C.J. Edwards were acquired in the Matt Garza deal with Texas and each player made their organizational debuts. Justin Grimm struggled in his first start while Mike Olt is 2-for-19 […]

The Cubs are Stockpiling Talent and Other News and Rumors

Many are using the world “haul” when describing what the Cubs received from the Texas Rangers for Matt Garza. The Cubs acquired 3B Mike Olt, RHP Justin Grimm, RHP C.J. Edwards and either a player to be named later if they choose to take RHP Neil Ramirez or two players to be named later from […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/22/13

“That’s Baseball” is usually the response when something out of the ordinary happens in the game we love, but even the most diehard fans couldn’t expect to see the declared tie Daytona experienced on Saturday. A slew of recently drafted pitchers have helped Boise to a seven game winning streak, while weather played havoc with […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/15/13

As the season moves into the second half, some stories remain the same. Kane County continues to struggle winning games while Tennessee and Daytona keep rolling along. Iowa is still hovering around .500, as are the AZL Cubs, but Boise found trouble winning north of the border. Pierce Johnson, Zach Cates and Matt Loosen led […]

Loosen Tosses a No-Hitter, Paniagua Receives Visa and Other Cubs Minor League News

Matt Loosen pitched a nine-inning no-hitter on Monday afternoon for the Daytona Cubs. Loosen and the D-Cubs beat the Dunedin Blue Jays 7-0. Loosen struck out nine batters and walked two. Matt Loosen became the first D-Cubs hurler to throw a complete game no hitter since David Hutcheson in 1994. The last D-Cubs no-hitter was […]

From the Wire … Cubs Receive RHP Ivan Pineyro from Nationals for Scott Hairston

According to multiple reports, the Cubs and Nationals have finalized the trade for Scott Hairston and will receive 21-year old RHP Ivan Pineyro from the Nationals. The Cubs will included less than $500,000 of Hairston’s 2014 salary of $2.5 million in the deal according to Jon Heyman. Updated 9:21am CDT – The Cubs have announced […]