The Daily CCO: Jorge Soler and Kris Bryant Take Home Minor League Awards and Other Cubs News

On the day that news surfaced Javier Baez was being promoted to the big leagues, two of the other top prospects in the system received more recognition from MLB Pipeline. Jorge Soler was named Offensive Player of the Month for July and Kris Bryant was named Offensive Player of the Week. Jorge Soler hit .378/.473/.811 […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/04/14

The final month of the minor league season started out on a good note for couple of the Cubs’ affiliates and many of the prospects in the system. C.J. Edwards returned to the Smokies rotation while the newest additions to the system, Victor Caratini and Jonathan Martinez had good debuts with the Cougars and helped […]

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Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler and Addison Russell Hammered Homers Friday Night in the Cubs System

Home run mania continued in the Cubs’ system Friday night. Six of the Cubs minor leaguers went yard. Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler, Josh Vitters and Eli Whiteside rocked the Marlins’ young arms in New Orleans. Addison Russell smacked a solo homer at Smokies Park while Roney Alcala hit his first homer of the season in Arizona. […]

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The Javier Baez Watch Continues

Javier Baez picked up Friday night in New Orleans where he left off in July. Baez went 1-for-4 with a run scored and was on base when Jorge Soler crushed his third Triple-A homer. Baez has hit safely in eight of his last 10 games and wrapped up an impressive July with his 21st longball of […]

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Cubs Month In Review – July

The month of July as a Chicago Cubs fan has had more ups and downs than the rides at Great America. They’ve made a few major trades, brought up the first of their highly touted prospects, sent down one of their others, and had their worst monthly pitching performance and their best hitting p performance. […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/31/14

The reshuffling that happens at this time of the season in the minors had an effect throughout the system as several teams struggled. Rehabbing players Josh Conway and Danny Lockhart had excellent performances for Boise. Kane County lost three straight despite good pitching from Duane Underwood, Daury Torrez, and Jen-Ho Tseng. Daytona had a six-game […]

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Theo Epstein Talks Cubs, Trade Deadline, Free Agency and the Future on the GM’s Office

Jim Bowden spoke with Theo Epstein earlier in the week and discussed a variety of topics with the Cubs President of Baseball Operations. Theo Epstein talked about the trade with Oakland and explained a little of the process that went into pulling the trigger on the deal, all of the shortstops in the system and […]

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The Daily CCO: Baker’s Win, Bryant and Schwarber Homered and Cubs News and Notes

Every now and then baseball provides a reminder of why it is the greatest game of them all. And one of those moments came early Wednesday morning. In the midst of another challenging season at the big league level and after six-plus hours of not-so-good baseball, the 16th inning of what was Tuesday’s game was incredibly […]

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Eight Cubs Make MLB Pipeline’s Ranking of Top 100 Prospects

MLB Pipeline unveiled its ranking of the top 100 prospects in the game Sunday night and the Cubs placed eight players in the top 100, the most of any organization in baseball … Cubs (8), Pirates (7), Red Sox (6), Astros (6), Twins (6), Rockies (5), Rangers (5), Mets (5), Diamondbacks (5), Royals (5), Padres […]

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MLB Pipeline Updated Cubs Top 20 Prospect List

MLB Pipeline posted updates to each team’s top 20 prospect list Sunday night and the Cubs’ updated list includes the recently drafted OF/C Kyle Schwarber and reflects the performances turned in this season. Kris Bryant tops the list of the prospects in the Cubs system followed by Javier Baez, Addison Russell, Arismendy Alcantara and Albert […]

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