Rambling as the Cubs are Finding an Identity

Hello again, everybody. The weather is warming, the flowers are blooming, but unlike spring times of the past, the Cubs are not swooning. No, this year’s team is starting to show what fans have patiently waited for since 2008. It is May 22, and folks, the Chicago Cubs have a winning record. If this is […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/22/15

It was not a good end to the week for the Cubs’ affiliates as the five teams in play could manage only two wins in nine games. Myrtle Beach had a memorable comeback thanks to the hitting of Chesny Young and the pitching of Jonathan Martinez. The only other win came in Venezuela, as the […]


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When Javier Baez is Ready, Will the Cubs Shift the Infield?

The Cubs could soon have a very good problem, one that should make the other New York team rather envious … too many players and not enough positions on the field. Javier Baez is applying the adjustments at Triple-A Iowa and producing at the plate. While the Cubs are not in a rush to call […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/20/15

It was a down start to the week for the Cubs’ affiliates as South Bend lost two despite starting two of their better pitchers, Jeremy Null and Erick Leal. Myrtle Beach also ended a five-game winning streak as Jen-Ho Tseng has had a tough time in the Carolina League. Tennessee split a pair as Ivan […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/18/15

The Cubs got good performances this weekend from their front-runners as Double-A Tennessee is now a 20-game winner and Kyle Schwarber leads the Southern League in home runs. Myrtle Beach sports the best record in the Carolina League with Duane Underwood, Paul Blackburn, and Pin-Chieh Chen all contributing to a sweep. South Bend and Iowa […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Now That Was a Good Homestand, Roster Moves, Minor Updates and Videos

The Cubs wrapped up the best seven-game stretch the franchise has seen since 2008 on Sunday, even with the loss to the Pirates in the finale. Sunday was frankly one of those games a team loses during a long season. After sweeping the Mets, the Cubs won a 12-inning game Friday afternoon with an unbelievable […]


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The Daily CCO: Albert Almora Jr. Went Deep for the First Time this Season and Other Cubs News

The spotlight has been taken off the Cubs’ minor league system with the way the big league team is playing this year. It has been a good start to the season throughout the organization. Albert Almora Jr. is heating back up after a short stay on the disabled list. Albert Almora Jr. went 2-for-4 with […]


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The Daily CCO: Javier Baez is Feeling Good at the Plate and Other Cubs News

The news out of Des Moines on Friday night was very positive. The I-Cubs won a baseball game and the comments Javier Baez made to the Des Moines Register were encouraging. Javier Baez was 3-for-4 with two RBI, two stolen bases and a strikeout on Friday night in Iowa’s 6-5 win over the Nashville Sounds. […]


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The Daily CCO: Time to Build on a Sweep and Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs bounced back from a rough road trip with an impressive four-game sweep over the Mets. The Cubs took advantage of the extra opportunities the Mets gave them and won games started by two of the best young right-handers in baseball. Joe Maddon has his team believing in themselves. The Cubs are 6-4 in […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/15/15

The Cubs made their first round of roster moves as numerous players received new addresses. Billy McKinney doubled his pleasure of being promoted to Double-A Tennessee, while Andrew Ely walked in his season debut for South Bend. Meanwhile, Chesny Young had his first action for Myrtle Beach delayed. Iowa did not have any promotions, but […]


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