Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/20/09

Hey everybody my name is Nate S. and I started Young Cubs World this past October and the site is devoted entirely to Chicago Cubs Prospects. Neil has graciously allowed me to write on his site and update the Minor League System of the Cubs on the CCO. I will update the Cubs Minor League […]

Checking in on the Arms on the Farm

Lou Piniella is not happy with the performance of his bullpen after the first nine games. The mainstream media is pointing to Piniella’s decision to have Larry Rothschild change relievers as additional proof of his disgust with his pen…and many do not believe the ‘trying to change the karma‘ line he threw out in Milwaukee. […]

Smokies Announce Opening Day Roster

The Chicago Cubs’ Double-A affiliate, the Tennessee Smokies, announced their Opening Day Roster on Monday. Ryne Sandberg’s team opens the 2009 season on the road Thursday, April 9 against the Jacksonville Suns (Florida Marlins). The Smokies home opener is April 15 against the Birmingham Barons (Chicago White Sox). Welington Castillo, Steve Clevenger, Darwin Barney, Brandon […]

Weekend Update – 01/26/08

The last weekend in January….only 18 days until pitchers and catchers report. The next couple of weeks could be very interesting around baseball. There are still a lot of big name free agents on the market and trades that could still happen. This off-season has been centered around Johan Santana and some of the experts […]