Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/04/15

The needle seems to be pointing up for the Cubs’ affiliates to start the week, as three of the four have reached their 13th win of the season. South Bend is riding the extra base bat of Yasiel Balaguert as Ryan Williams’ ERA keeps getting smaller. Myrtle Beach swept a series on the road behind […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/27/15

Grabbing the attention to start the week is Double-A Tennessee and their high octane offense. Riding a four-game win streak, the “Bash Brothers” of Kyle Schwarber and Dan Vogelbach have been joined by Stephen Bruno and Willson Contreras in providing the opposition multiple headaches. South Bend evened their record over the weekend behind outstanding starting […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/22/15

With Kris Bryant and Addison Russell up with the parent club, it is time to focus on the rest of the Cubs’ minor leagues. Myrtle Beach is showing the heart of a true champion as they came from behind twice to win behind the hitting of Billy McKinney, Jacob Rogers, and Ben Carhart. The bullpens […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Option OF Matt Szczur to Triple-A Iowa, Select Contract of RHP Gonzalez Germen

The Cubs announced three roster moves prior to Sunday’s game against the Padres. The Cubs selected the contract of RHP Gonzalez Germen from Triple-A Iowa and added him to the 40-man roster. To make room on the 40-man, RHP Jacob Turner was transferred to the 60-day DL. The Cubs placed Turner on the 15-day DL […]


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Starlin Castro Delivers a Happy Ending in Extra Innings – Cubs 7, Padres 6

Game Ten – Cubs 7, Padres 6 – 11 innings WP – Zac Rosscup (1-0) LP – Craig Kimbrel (0-1) Save – None It took 11 innings and a bases loaded single from Starlin Castro but the Cubs won the middle game of the series with the Padres on Saturday afternoon. The Cubs had a […]


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Wood Silences the Reds, Cubs Take the Series – Cubs 5, Reds 0

Game Eight – Cubs 5, Reds 0 WP – Travis Wood (1-1) LP – Jason Marquis (0-1) Save – None Travis Wood allowed three Reds to reach base over the first seven innings of the game. Wood put together one of his best starts in a Cubs’ uniform. Anthony Rizzo gave Wood all the runs […]


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Cubs Go Down Swinging – Reds 3, Cubs 2

Game Seven – Cubs 2, Reds 3 WP – Anthony DeSclafani (1-0) LP – Jake Arrieta (1-1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (3) Welington Castillo hit a two-run pinch hit homer in the eighth that cut the Reds lead to 3-2. Starlin Castro singled and Matt Szczur walked against Aroldis Chapman in the ninth. With the […]


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Soler Supplies the Power, Alcantara Provides the Walk-Off Win in Extras – Cubs 7, Reds 6

Game Six – Cubs 7, Reds 6 – 10 innings WP – Hector Rondon (1-0) LP – Manny Parra (0-1) Save – None For the second time in as many days the Cubs won a game in their last at bat. With the bases loaded and one out in the 10th inning, Arismendy Alcantara singled to […]


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Dexter Delivers the Game Winner – Cubs 6, Rockies 5

Game Five – Cubs 6, Rockies 5 WP – Neil Ramirez (1-0) LP – LaTroy Hawkins (1-1, BS 2) Save – Hector Rondon (2) Down to his last strike with the tying run on first base, Dexter Fowler delivered Sunday afternoon in Denver as the Cubs won in dramatic fashion over the Rockies. And took […]


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Cubs Out Slug and Outlast the Rockies – Cubs 9, Rockies 5

Game Four – Cubs 9, Rockies 5 WP – Jason Hammel (1-0) LP – Kyle Kendrick (1-1) Save – None Dexter Fowler led off the game with a triple and set the tone for the Cubs offense. Fowler scored the Cubs’ first run and drove in the next two with another triple in the second […]


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