Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/29/10

The Cubs squads in Iowa, Tennessee, and Daytona are all playing well. Third overall pick in the 2007 MLB Draft Josh Vitters is out with a broken hand. The injury to Vitters led to a number of roster moves throughout the organization. One Cubs minor league manager will be at the helm in the Arizona […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/28/10

It was a busy weekend throughout the Cubs organization. Many of the top prospects have been promoted, including Brett Jackson, and some have already joined their new clubs! The Smokies have picked up right where they left off, starting the second half strongly. The Boise Hawks have made Sports Center! Brett Jackson has a hit-streak […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/24/10

Brett Jackson continues to shine in Daytona. All four teams are within two games of each other in the PCL American Northern Division. Four Chiefs played in the Midwest League All-Star Game. The Mesa Cubs have started their season. Two Cubs prospects will play in the MLB Futures Game! All that and more in today’s […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/17/10

One Cubs prospect hit for the cycle! Another was named the Southern League Pitcher of the Week. In Daytona, the Cubs are hoping for a second half that involves a lot more winning than their first half did. The Peoria Chiefs are looking forward to their All-Star break, which is about a week away. The […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/14/10

A few Cubs prospects played well in the Florida State League All-Star game. Jeff Samardzija did well as an emergency starter for Iowa. The Peoria Chiefs honored future Hall of Famer Greg Maddux on Friday as they retired his jersey number. The top two teams in the Southern League, Tennessee and West Tenn, faced off […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/24/10

One Cub affiliate has won six straight games. Another leads their league in team batting average and runs scored. Three of the four affiliates have winning records! Andrew Cashner is finding success in Iowa. All that and more in today’s Down on the Farm Report!

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/13/10

The Iowa Cubs had one of their wildest games of the year, while the Peoria Chiefs have gone into a slump. The 2010 “Road to Wrigley” game has been announced, as has a number retirement for one Cubs’ legend. Plus, Andrew Cashner made his Triple-A debut Wednesday in Las Vegas. All that and more in […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/03/10

The Cubs’ AAA affiliate has dropped nine straight games to a single opponent for the third time in franchise history. This streak dates back to 2009. In the mean time, the Cubs’ AA squad has also hit a rough patch. Even the organization’s top prospect has gone into a bit of a slump. Plus, one […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/22/10

The Chiefs have caught fire, and the Smokies have stayed hot! However, the Iowa and Daytona clubs are still looking to rap off some victories. One Cubs prospect was named a Player of the Week, while another has started his year with a bang after beginning the season on the DL. Lastly, Ted Lilly has […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/12/10

The Smokies are hot, and the I-Cubs are not. Starlin Castro picked up where he left off last season … and Michael Brenly hit a three-run walk-off homer on Saturday night. Thomas Diamond, Casey Coleman and Blake Parker had good outings for the I-Cubs … while Jeff Gray has looked good in two appearances out […]