Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/13/15

Tennessee pitching drew the spotlight to start the week as Ryan Williams and Pierce Johnson did everything but sell popcorn in the stands for the Smokies. Meanwhile, Dylan Cease continues to dazzle the Arizona rookie league. Myrtle Beach remains in a lurch in the second half despite excellent outings from Jonathan Martinez and Daury Torrez, […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/10/15

Grabbing the spot light are the high-flying Eugene Emeralds, who have the best record in the Northwest League thanks to the play of Donnie Dewees and Frandy Delarosa. There was some tough luck as the Myrtle Beach offense has suddenly gone cold and squandered excellent pitching efforts from Michael Heesch and Jen-Ho Tseng. South Bend […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/08/15

After a big shakeup over the holiday weekend things seem to be settling in for the affiliates as Iowa is on a roll, winning three straight thanks to home runs from Junior Lake, Ryan Dent, Taylor Davis, Jonathan Mota, Matt Szczur, and Kyle Schwarber. Major leaguers Tsuyoshi Wada and Rafael Soriano were the center of […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Maddon Gets Meat Loaf, Bryant Puts on a Show, IFA Signings and Roster Moves Galore

While most celebrated the Fourth of July, the Cubs spent the weekend taking two of three from the Marlins and making a ton of roster moves and signings. On the field, the Cubs found a way to win two games while scoring a combined nine runs on seven hits. Kris Bryant put on a show […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Reinstate OF Jorge Soler from 15-Day DL, Option OF Matt Szczur to Iowa

The Cubs announced two roster moves Sunday morning. Jorge Soler was activated from the 15-day DL and OF Matt Szczur was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. With the latest round of moves, the Cubs’ 25-man roster currently consists of 13 pitchers (five starters, eight relievers) and 12 position players. Jorge Soler is in the starting lineup […]


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Cubs Set to Activate OF Jorge Soler

A move that was expected Saturday will happen prior to Sunday’s game when the Cubs activate OF Jorge Soler from the disabled list. According to a report from Carrie Muskat, Soler will return Sunday. The Cubs starting right fielder has been on the 15-day DL since June 3 with a sprained left ankle. Soler completed […]


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Oh Oh It’s Hendricks – Cubs 1, Mets 0

Game Seventy-Five – Cubs 1, Mets 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (3-4) LP –Jon Niese (3-8) Save – Jason Motte (3) Kyle Hendricks scattered three hits over six shutout innings. Matt Szczur doubled in Kris Bryant for the game’s only run. And the bullpen retired all nine batters they faced as the Cubs beat the […]


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Cubs Can’t Hack It in St. Louis – Cardinals 4, Cubs 1

Game Seventy-Four – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4 WP – Carlos Martinez (9-3) LP – Jason Hammel (5-3) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (23) The Cubs struggles with runners on base and in scoring position continued while Jason Hammel lacked command after the second rain delay and the Cubs were swept out of St. Louis. The Cubs […]


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Rambling About the Cubs with September in Sight

Hello again, everybody. It has been a few weeks now, but we are back in the saddle on this fine Friday morning. While the past two losses have been quite disappointing, winning four in a row was a nice treat. This team is loose, it’s having fun, it’s got each other’s backs, and most importantly, […]


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One of Those Days – Dodgers 4, Cubs 0

Game Seventy-One – Cubs 0, Dodgers 4 WP – Carlos Frias (5-5) LP – Jon Lester (4-6) Save – None If it could go wrong for the Cubs Thursday it did in front of the biggest crowd of the year at Wrigley Field. And the four-game series ended with a disappointing loss to the Dodgers. […]


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