Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/07/15

Big wins and big comebacks highlight the end of the week as Jeffrey Baez remains one of the hottest players in the system for South Bend. Myrtle Beach had two walk-off wins thanks to the heroics of Jason Vosler, Danny Lockhart, and Mark Zagunis. Tennessee used the combination of Ryan Williams and Willson Contreras to […]


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Javier Baez Bashes Third Home Run Since Return to Iowa Cubs

Javier Baez is doing a good job of shaking off the rust. After missing close to two months with a broken finger, Baez has picked up where he left off. Baez had only one hit Tuesday in Iowa’s 6-5 win over Colorado Springs. But it was a big hit. Baez smacked a towering, two-run homer […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/05/15

Outstanding performances highlighted the beginning of the week for the Cubs’ affiliates as Erick Leal had a very special nine innings for the South Bend Cubs. There’s only one way to describe Tennessee’s Jeimer Candelario, and that is “on fire.” Meanwhile, Jonathan Martinez backed up his Pitcher of the Week honor with another outstanding effort […]


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The Daily CCO: Seven Games in August and Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs did what they had to do in Milwaukee and picked up four wins against the Brewers. Joe Maddon’s team stayed in the race for the NL Wild Card and for the next seven days will take on the team they are chancing in the standings (Pirates) and the team they enter play Monday […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/03/15

With Javier Baez back in the line-up, things are now clicking for the Iowa Cubs as a healthy John Andreoli has also been a big boost to the offense during a four game winning streak. Tennessee drew the spotlight with rehabbing Major Leaguers Tommy La Stella and Miguel Montero, but Jeimer Candelario stole some of […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Roster Additions, Anthony Rizzo, A Sweep and 10 Games Over .500

It was a rather productive trip to Milwaukee for the Cubs that turned around in the eighth inning of Thursday’s game with one swing of the bat from Anthony Rizzo. The Cubs won all four games at Wrigley North and improved to 10 games over .500 for the first time this season. Before Sunday, the […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Discussing Chase Utley? Javier Baez Collects Three Hits and Other News

The Cubs made it four wins in a row with Saturday’s victory over the Brewers. And while they gained ground Saturday on the Pirates and Cardinals, the Cubs stayed a game behind the Giants for the second NL Wild Card. The Giants completed the comeback and beat Cole Hamels and the Rangers. If the Cubs […]


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The Daily CCO: Epstein Addresses Cubs Moves Prior to the Deadline and Other News and Notes

The Cubs topped the Brewers for the second night in a row and with their third straight win Friday moved within a game of the Giants in the NL Wild Card race. Yes, it is August 1 and scoreboard watching kicked into gear as the deadline passed. The Cubs made two additions prior to the […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/31/15

Heroes came from unlikely sources as Myrtle Beach was spurred to victory by home runs from Trey Martin and Carlos Penalver, meanwhile Adbert Alzolay came out of the pen for Eugene to deliver a no-hit performance. Pitching was also in the forefront as excellent efforts were had by Tommy Thorpe of South Bend, Pierce Johnson […]


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The Daily CCO: Miguel Montero is Close to Returning from Disabled List and Other Cubs News

Miguel Montero was in the Cubs’ clubhouse following Wednesday’s win over the Rockies and said he is close to returning from the disabled list. Montero is scheduled to travel with the team to Milwaukee after being re-examined by a hand specialist Thursday in Chicago. Montero has been hitting and catching bullpens at the Cubs’ facility […]


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