Last night was Opening Day for the four full-season Chicago Cubs minor league affiliates. The AAA Iowa Cubs opened up with a home game at Principal Park, while the Smokies, Daytona Cubs, and Chiefs all started out the year on the road.
Only one week to go until minor league Opening Day! Today we continue our countdown with a list of five things to watch for in the Cubs’ farm system this season!
Today, we continue our look at the coaches in the Cubs minor league system. Be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 of the series if you haven’t yet. So far, the coaches that we’ve profiled stay with one team throughout the year. There are other coaches in the system, called roving instructors, [...]
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.
Here is your end of the week update from our Young Cubs. There was some interesting movement in the transaction log this week. Brandon Guyer couldn’t hit his weight at Tennessee so he got sent down to Daytona while Todd Blackford was throwing so poorly in Tennessee that I was surprised that Daytona was as [...]
Baseball America’s 2009 Prospect Handbook made its way to the bookshelves last week. After spending the off-season tracking the different publications and their thoughts on the Cubs’ minor league system, the industry standard put their final stamp on the top prospects of the Cubs’ organization leading into Spring Training. BA’s Top 10 was released on [...]
The 24th Annual Cubs Convention concluded on Sunday with two final sessions, “Meet Cubs Business Management” and “Down on the Farm“….but it did not go out without a bang. Moments after the Convention officially ended at 1:00pm, news surfaced that the Cubs traded once sure thing and five-tool prospect Felix Pie to the Baltimore Orioles [...]