Marmol Files, Theriot Talks and Other Cubs News

Pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in 25 days … It has been a busy beginning of the week for the Chicago Cubs following the long weekend at the Hilton Chicago. After agreeing to trade Tom Gorzelanny and his $2.1 million salary to the Washington Nationals for Michael Burgess, A.J. Morris and Graham Hicks […]

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From the Wire … Hart and Ascanio to Pirates for Grabow and Gorzelanny

According to multiple reports, the Cubs traded Kevin Hart, Jose Ascanio and minor league infielder Josh Harrison to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday afternoon for John Grabow and Tom Gorzelanny. Kevin Hart picked up his third win of the year for the Cubs then was shipped to the Pirates. The Cubs acquired Hart in the […]

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A Look at the Cubs Top Prospects

With all of the recent discussions on the site focused on the Cubs’ farm system, the CCO was asked to rundown the top prospects in the Cubs’ organization. The CCO has been participating in a Cubs Prospect Poll this season. The fine folks over at Bleacher Nation have compiled lists from some of the favorite […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/22/09

Here is the latest from the Cubs’ minor league system. Jeff Samardzija put together an excellent outing on Saturday … and Tyler Colvin is beginning to prove why the Cubs used a first round pick on him. Also Michael Brenly has really turned it on. The Boise Hawks began play on Friday and one of […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/18/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. Don’t forget that you can check out my site at YoungCubsWorld.com for daily updates of the big performers.

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Cubs Down of the Farm Report – 06/04/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. Unlike last week, this week has been very calm and the offenses of pretty much all the teams have been quiet. The Smokies have now lost 11 in a row and they are quickly falling way out of contention at 9.5 games back. Tony Thomas has […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/01/09

Here is your end of the week update from the Cubs’ Minor League System. Josh Vitters continues to hit home runs and he is now up to 13 on the year for the Chiefs. If you check out the transaction log you will see that Tyler Colvin was called up to Tennessee from Daytona on […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/28/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. This was one heck of a busy beginning to the week for call-ups; of course the big one was Jake Fox getting called up to Chicago from Iowa. Bobby Scales was sent back down to Iowa on Wednesday but appears to be headed back to Chicago […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/25/09

Here is your end of the week update from the Cubs’ Minor League System. Josh Vitters has stayed hot and has homered in three of his four games this weekend…that is a total of 10 so far for the Chiefs this season. Daytona has not played a game since Tuesday, May 19 due to rainy […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/21/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. It has been a pretty eventful beginning to week for first round picks. Josh Vitters (1st round pick 2007 Draft) is on a streak of historical proportions; he had at least three hits in five straight games and he homered in his last four before Wednesday. […]

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