Victor Caratini Added to MLB Pipeline’s Cubs Top 20 Prospect List

MLB Pipeline updated its list of the top 20 prospects in the Cubs system after the non-waiver trade deadline. The Cubs added a very good catching prospect to the system in Victor Caratini from the Braves for INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio and LHP James Russell. MLB Pipeline ranked C Victor Caratini as the 13th best prospect in […]

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The Daily CCO: Whole Lotta Swingin’ Going On, Weekend Headlines and Other Cubs News

It was a rather busy weekend for the Chicago Cubs and an excitement around the team that has been missing with Javier Baez making his Wrigley Field debut. The Cubs salvaged the finale against the Rays with yet another extra innings game, the sixth time in 12 games it took more than nine innings to […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/11/14

It appeared as if many of the minor league teams want to get as much baseball in as they can with the season drawing to a close, as doubleheaders and extra innings dotted the landscape. One of the hottest players in the system is Daytona’s Rock Shoulders, who was 6-for-13 with three home runs over […]

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Kris Bryant Just Keeps on Hitting and Hitting and Hitting Home Runs

After an adjustment period two weeks ago, Kris Bryant has a hit in each of his last 12 games and is batting .364/.533/.788 over his last 10 games with two doubles, four home runs, nine walks, 14 strikeouts and a 1.321 OPS. And he hit home run No. 16 for Iowa on Saturday night.

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The Daily CCO: Jacob Turner Expected to be Activated Sunday and Other Cubs News

Jacob Turner is expected to report to the Cubs Sunday and once he officially arrives at Wrigley Field he will be placed on the active 25-man roster. Turner is out of minor league options and has already been added to the Cubs 40-man roster. Theo Epstein said Friday that Turner will pitch once he joins […]

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Jorge Soler Could Be Part of September Call-Ups, Kris Bryant to Finish Season in Iowa

With the promotion of Javier Baez to the big leagues, Jorge Soler and Kris Bryant figure to be the next top prospects called up to The Show. And Theo Epstein addressed the Cubs plans for both players prior to Friday’s game against the Rays. Jorge Soler had another huge game at the plate Friday. Soler […]

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The Daily CCO: Lights, Camera, Baez and Other Cubs Notes

The Cubs return to the corner of Clark and Addison to open a seven-game homestand Friday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Cubs played good ball in Los Angeles and Denver and posted a 4-2 record in the six games. And on the 26th Anniversary of the lights being turned on at Wrigley Field, all […]

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Neil Ramirez, Felix Doubront Updates and Cubs News from Down on the Farm

Neil Ramirez began a rehab assignment Wednesday night with the AZL Cubs. Ramirez threw two-thirds of an inning and allowed two runs, one earned, on one hit with a walk and a strikeout. Ramirez was placed on the 15-day DL July 29, retroactive to July 26, with triceps soreness after the team tried to option […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/07/14

Iowa moved back into first place behind two excellent pitching performances from Eric Jokisch and Dan Straily and the big bats of Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler and Mike Olt. Tennessee picked up two wins with Addison Russell staying hot at the plate and Felix Pena delivering a shutout performance. Kane County just keeps putting wins […]

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Jorge Soler and Mike Olt Supplied the Power in Iowa’s Win Over Omaha

The Iowa Cubs wrapped up their series with Omaha on Tuesday afternoon with a solid 7-4 victory over the Storm Chasers that increased their lead to a game and a half over Omaha in the American Northern Division. Jorge Soler and Mike Olt drove in all seven of Iowa’s runs with two home runs while […]

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