Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/08/15

Success is building throughout the minor league system as first place Myrtle Beach was able to stop a losing streak on National Television with the help of Mark Zagunis. Both Iowa and Tennessee are in second place and hot on the heels of the front runners as Taylor Teagarden had a breakout game and Frank […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Back to Five Over, Javier Baez, Closer by Committee and Rumors

It was an incredibly busy first weekend in June for the Chicago Cubs. On the field, the Cubs played their best series of the season. Even with the Nationals struggling, taking three of four on the road from any team in baseball should be considered an accomplishment. The Cubs played good ball all weekend, received […]


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Javier Baez Headed to the Disabled List with Non-Displaced Fracture of Left Ring Finger

It was announced shortly after the impressive win against the Nationals on Sunday afternoon that Javier Baez broke his left ring finger and the initial diagnosis is that he will be out 4-8 weeks. Baez will be re-evaluated in a couple of days. The Cubs have not said how long Baez is expected to be […]


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Javier Baez Cracks Eighth Triple-A Homer, Plays Third Base for Fourth Straight Game

Javier Baez is inching closer to being recalled from Triple-A Iowa and that promotion could happen as soon as this week according to reports, more than likely by June 11 or at least by the time the Cubs open a five-game road trip in Cleveland on June 17. Baez bounced back from and 0-for-5 performance […]


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Jason McLeod Talks Cubs and the Draft on Inside the Clubhouse

Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft begins Monday and the Cubs have the ninth pick in the first round. Pre-draft meetings began last week and continue through the weekend as the Cubs set up their board. Jason McLeod spent a little time Saturday morning on Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) and talked to Bruce […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Have Shown Serious Interest in Eddy Julio Martinez and Other News

According a report from Jesse Sanchez, the Cubs have shown serious interest in Cuban OF Eddy Julio Martinez. The 20-year old is considered the top International prospect and he could be looking at a rather large signing bonus. Estimates have Martinez signing an eight-figure bonus, around the $10 million range. And the Cubs are one […]


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Cubs Prospect Christian Villanueva is On Fire at the Plate

There is a Cubs’ prospect tearing up the Pacific Coast League and he is not making many headlines yet. INF Christian Villanueva is on fire at the plate. The soon-to-be 24-year old has gone deep in each of his last four games while shifting positions in order to accommodate Javier Baez’s switch to third base. […]


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The Daily CCO: Five South Bend Cubs are All-Stars and Other Cubs News

Five South Bend Cubs were named Midwest League All-Stars on Thursday. SS Gleyber Torres, C/1B Cael Brockmeyer, OF Charcer Burks, RHP Jeremy Null and RHP James Farris have been tabbed to participate in the 51st Midwest League All-Star Game on June 23 at Dozer Park in Peoria, Illinois. SS Gleyber Torres has quickly become one of […]


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Rambling about the Cubs and a Bat-Flipping Fool

Hello again, everybody. It’s been another up and down week for the Cubs, but thanks to one shortsighted play, tensions flared and benches cleared. However, it appears Mr. Junior realized the error of his ways rather quickly and apologized profusely, which is good. And while he made be very laid back, it was good to […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/05/15

An infielder is knocking at the door for the majors, but it’s not who you think it is. Christian Villanueva has had a monster week, with four home runs in four games for Iowa. In Tennessee, the Smokies have moved into first place thanks to efforts of pitchers Ryan Williams and Felix Pena. It was […]


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