Cubs Announce Minor League Managers, Staff and Coordinators for the 2016 Season

The Cubs announced the managers and coaching staffs Thursday for each of its minor league affiliates and the organization’s minor league coordinators for the 2016 season. Marty Peavy (Triple-A Iowa), Mark Johnson (Double-A Tennessee), Buddy Bailey (High-A Myrtle Beach), Jimmy Gonzalez (Low-A South Bend), Jesus Feliciano (Short-Season Eugene), Carmelo Martinez (Rookie Ball Mesa), Claudio Almonte […]

The Daily CCO: Maddon, Bryant, the Cubs Bullpen, Strikeouts and Rock and Roll

A lot of words can be used to describe the Cubs to this point of the season, boring is not one of them. The Cubs won another close game Friday night, one the bullpen nearly gave back. The Cubs broke out the bats and hit for power as a team for the first time this […]

Three-Hit Game for Javier Baez Includes First Homer of the Season

Javier Baez played his fourth game of the year Sunday and had his best day at the plate. Baez started at second base and hit clean up in Iowa’s 7-3 victory over Oklahoma City. Baez went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run, two RBI and a strikeout. Baez has hit safely in three of […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – Meet the Minor League Managers

Meet the Minor League Managers As a primer to the upcoming minor league season, here is an in-depth look at the managers of each level of the Cubs’ system. Marty Pevey, Triple-A Iowa With a 33-year career of professional baseball, Marty Pevey brings a wealth of knowledge as he enters his third season as the […]

Cubs Announce Minor League Managers, Staff and Coordinators for the 2015 Season

The Cubs announced the managers and coaching staff Wednesday for each of its minor league affiliates and the organization’s minor league coordinators for the 2015 season. The 2015 season will be the first year for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (High-A), South Bend Cubs (Low-A) and the Eugene Emeralds (Short-Season Low-A) in the Cubs’ system, joining […]

Kris Bryant Landed Another Post-Season Award and News from Down on the Cubs Farm

MLB Pipeline recognized the tremendous season Kris Bryant put together by naming the top prospect in the game to its 2014 All-Prospect Team. MLB Pipeline chose Kris Bryant as its top hitting prospect for the year two weeks ago. Kris Bryant (3B) is joined in the infield on MLB Pipeline’s All-Prospect Team by Matt Olson […]

Kris Bryant Retakes MiLB Home Run Lead, Felix Doubront Makes Cubs Organizational Debut

Kris Bryant’s 13-game hitting streak ended Monday night and in what has become the norm for Bryant this season, he bounced back the next game with a multi-hit performance. Fifteen times this year, Bryant has followed an 0-for at the plate with at least two hits in the next game. Kris Bryant went 3-for-5 in […]

Javier Baez Shows Power and Patience, Addison Russell Goes Deep

The top two middle infield prospects in the Cubs system had big days at the plate Sunday. Javier Baez and Addison Russell both launched home runs, but it might have been the two walks Baez took Sunday that were more impressive than his two-home run performance. Javier Baez went 2-for-3 in Sunday’s loss in Omaha […]

Javier Baez Expected to See More Time at Second Base

Javier Baez made the first start of his pro career Thursday night at second base, a move that many thought would happen shortly after the season began. Due to struggles at the plate, the Cubs did not expose Baez to second base, in game action, until Thursday. Baez was rather impressive at second base while […]

The Daily CCO: Manny Makes Iowa Debut and Alcantara Just Keeps on Hitting

Manny Ramirez made his Iowa Cubs debut Thursday night in Colorado Springs. Ramirez started the second game of the doubleheader in left field and hit sixth in the lineup behind Kris Bryant. Ramirez now wears No. 44 and reached on an error by the shortstop in his first at bat with Josh Vitters scoring on […]