The future was on display on Wednesday as the Peoria Chiefs were victorious in the third annual Road to Wrigley game! The I-Cubs and Smokies are gearing up for their upcoming All-Star breaks. Hak-Ju Lee and Brett Jackson are set for the XM Radio MLB Futures Game. The Cubs have signed their fifth round draft [...]
The Smokies have won the first half title! The Iowa Cubs have closed the gap in the PCL American Northern division with a very strong week. The Chicago Cubs are busy trying to get all of their draft picks signed. The Boise Hawks have gotten their season underway. Jim Hendry cited Brett Jackson and Darwin [...]
A few Cubs prospects played well in the Florida State League All-Star game. Jeff Samardzija did well as an emergency starter for Iowa. The Peoria Chiefs honored future Hall of Famer Greg Maddux on Friday as they retired his jersey number. The top two teams in the Southern League, Tennessee and West Tenn, faced off [...]
Three Cubs prospects have been named to the Florida State League All-Star team. One of the Cubs top pitching prospects has been converted to the bullpen … and is expected to join the big league team Monday. Chad Tracy continues to rake in Iowa, while Mike Fontenot is getting most of the starting third base [...]
The Iowa Cubs had one of their wildest games of the year, while the Peoria Chiefs have gone into a slump. The 2010 “Road to Wrigley” game has been announced, as has a number retirement for one Cubs’ legend. Plus, Andrew Cashner made his Triple-A debut Wednesday in Las Vegas. All that and more in [...]
The Cubs’ AAA affiliate has dropped nine straight games to a single opponent for the third time in franchise history. This streak dates back to 2009. In the mean time, the Cubs’ AA squad has also hit a rough patch. Even the organization’s top prospect has gone into a bit of a slump. Plus, one [...]
A familiar face has returned to the Iowa bullpen. The Smokies have the best record in MiLB. Several new names take home player of the week honors. All that and more in today’s Down on the Farm Report.
After a slow start, the Iowa Cubs are back on track. The Smokies have continued their hot start while the Daytona Cubs and Peoria Chiefs are both hovering around the .500 mark. One minor leaguer has been placed on the DL, one big leaguer will rehab in Mesa, and two former Chicago Cubs pitchers were [...]
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.
The Cubs announced the third round of big league roster cuts on Friday morning. The Cubs cut eight players and reduced their Spring Training roster to 42 players. Andrew Cashner, Jeff Stevens, Blake Parker among the list of pitchers cut.