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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Javier Baez Launched Second Homer of the Season

Javier Baez appears to be getting into a rhythm with the Iowa Cubs and his strikeout to walk ratio over the last five games shows he is applying the adjustments he was sent to the minors to work on. Baez went 2-for-4 with a home run and two strikeouts in Tuesday’s 6-3 loss to the […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/13/15

A Player-of-the-Year candidate has moved to the forefront as Billy McKinney of Myrtle Beach now leads the Carolina League in hitting and RBI, and is second in home runs, as the Pelicans have gained their 20th win of the season. South Bend has the most likely leader for Pitcher-of-the-Year as Jeremy Null improved his record […]


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Cubs and Mets Have Discussed Swapping Players, Have Not Found a Match Yet

With the Cubs and Mets playing four games at Wrigley this week, it was inevitable there would be numerous reports about how each team has what the other lacks. And while both front offices acknowledge there have been conversations, the Cubs and Mets do not seem to match up on a trade. According to a […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/11/15

For the first time since the season began, none of the Cubs affiliates has a losing record as Carlos Pimentel led Iowa both on the mound and at the plate to even the I-Cubs’ record. South Bend also moved to .500 despite good efforts from starters Trevor Clifton and Ryan Williams. Tennessee lost two despite […]


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