Recap of the Cubs 2011 First-Year Player Draft

The 2011 MLB First-Year player draft took place last week and the Cubs selected players in all 50 rounds. The Cubs made Javier Baez their first round pick with the ninth overall selection in the draft. In all, Tim Wilken and his staff selected 29 college players and 21 high school players … 29 pitchers […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/06/11

The stars are shining bright, as eleven members of the Peoria Chiefs and Daytona Cubs have been named All-Stars. As roster shuffling plays havoc with offenses, new stars are on the rise. Ryan Cuneo is enjoying life at Peoria, while Nick Struck made a big splash in his Double-A debut. Nelson Perez had a sizzling […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/30/11

Pitching took the spotlight this week. The organization said goodbye to Ryan Buchter, J.R. Mathis, and Robert Coello; said hello to a new face in Rodrigo Lopez, and welcomed an old face in Randy Wells back to the big league club. Larry Suarez, Marcus Hatley, Ryan Searle, Alberto Cabrera, and Marco Carrillo all received new […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/23/11

Put me in coach. I’m ready to play, today! Centerfield took center stage in the organization this week. Iowa promoted Tony Campana to “The Show”. Jae-Hoon Ha made a big splash in his new assignment. Rubi Silva joined one of the hottest teams in baseball. New graduate Matt Szczur returned to the line-up, and looked […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/12/11

The Cubs Minor League System Quarterly Report Time has passed quickly, and this week most minor league teams will be completing the first quarter of the season. Here’s how the affiliates in the Chicago Cubs’ organization have performed.

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/02/11

The D-Cubs continue winning games down in the Florida State League and the Sluggin’ Smokies did what they do best … hit the baseball. But this week it was Ryan Flaherty and Rebel Ridling that stole the headlines from Brett Jackson. At Iowa, Jay Jackson made another start. Doug Davis and Todd Wellemeyer will make […]

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Cubs Farm Teams Release Opening Day Rosters

Opening Day down on the farm is Thursday for the top four teams in the Cubs system. The Daytona Cubs were the first of the Cubs farm teams to release their Opening Day roster and the other three teams followed suit Monday. The I-Cubs Opening Day roster features nine players currently on the Cubs 40-man […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/04/11

As the Big League club begins a new season, the future Cubs are hard at work in Spring Training. The minor league season begins Thursday, April 7 for the top four teams in the Cubs system. The I-Cubs open against the Round Rock Express while the Tennessee Smokies will face the Chattanooga Lookouts in their […]

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The Cubs Cash in a Win against the Rangers – Cubs 6 Rangers 5

Spring Training Game Thirty – Cubs 6 Rangers 5 WP – Andrew Cashner (2-1) LP – Brett Tomko (0-1, BS 2) Save – Jeff Samardzija (1) After a horrible start, Q’s crew put together one of their best games of the spring and in the process posted their fourth Cactus League win in a row […]

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Cubs Win One, Lose One and Throw the Ball All Over the Place – Cubs 8 A’s 1, Cubs 2 Rockies 4

Spring Training Game Twenty – Cubs (ss) 8 A’s (ss) 1 WP – Trey McNutt (1-0) LP – Brett Anderson (1-2) Save – None Spring Training Game Twenty-One – Cubs (ss) 2 Rockies 4 WP – Esmil Rogers (1-0) LP – Randy Wells (1-1) Save – None Q’s crew played their fourth and final split […]

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